Li Jing was born in Beijing, China. She grew up in a well-known Wushu family. Her father, Li Jun Feng was the chief coach of the Beijing Wushu Team for 16 years. He won with his team the national championship in China for 12 continuos years. Li Jun Feng was also the chief coach of the Chinese National Wushu Team. Li Jing started to practice Wushu when she was 8 years old. She became a member of the famous Beijing Wushu Team when she was 11. At the age of 16 she won her first Taiji national championship in China.
She also practices Taiji sword, Ba Gua, spear, double sword and others. As one of the Beijing Wushu Team members, she joined many national competitions and aside from individual competition, she was also one of the team members who won the group championship for Beijing Wushu Team. In 1996 and 1998, she also joined International Taiji competitions in the US and Asia, where she won four gold medals and a silver one.
Jing started learning Wushu from her father. When she was practicing in the Beijing Wushu team, her coaches Zhang Gui Feng, Ge Chun Yan and Yin Yu Zhu trained her to become a professional Wushu athlete. As Jing was 14, she learned Chen-style Taiji from Master Feng Zhi Qian, Master Zhu Tian Cai, Master Gao Fu and Professor Kan Gui Xiang. One year later, she also studied Yang-style with Master Ye Shu Xun, Liou Gao Ming, Yang Zhen Duo, Professor Li De Yin and Men Hui Feng. Her Wu-style Taiji was taught by Master Li Bing Zi. Jing studied traditional Taiji from these Masters. Her Professors and her coaches perfectioned her skill for the competitions. She learned Ba Gua from Master Sun Zhi Jun, who is the representative for the 4th generation of traditional Ba Gua. His great skill and humbleness enabled Li Jing to gain deep understanding and profound knowledge in this ancient Chinese tradition.