Kung Fu Master
Traditional Shaolin Kung Fu Shifu Masters
Shaolin Temple Kung Fu School is under the auspices of the Songshan Shaolin Temple Abbot the Venerable
Grandmaster Shi Yongxin is the Abbot of the Songshan Shaolin Temple in Henan Province. Supporting the promotion of Shaolin Martial Arts, The Venerable Abbot Shi Yong Xin shifu is renowned for his work in promoting Shaolin Buddhist culture, his writings as a scholar, and for his continuous efforts of restoring the Shaolin Temple.
Shifu Shaolin Shiyanxiu the 34th generation monk of Shaolin Temple; Former Chief Instructor of Shaolin Temple Martial Monk Troupe; Former head coach of the International Department of Shaolin Temple; He is a representative inheritor of national intangible cultural protection projects; National Intangible Cultural Heritage Inheritor; President of the Chinese Songshan Martial Medicine Association; Awarded by the Chinese Martial Arts Federation as the inheritor of Chinese martial arts; China Dengfeng Martial Arts Association awarded: Shaolin Martial Arts Master; Received the National Social Sports Instructor Certificate issued by the General Administration of Sport of China; Honorary Dean of the North Shaolin Kung Fu Academy in the United States; Honorary Dean of Shaolin Kung Fu Academy in Italy; School of Shaolin Kung Fu College in Canada; National level six stage martial arts, one of the top 100 Chinese martial arts.
Shi Yanxiu shifu 's loved martial arts since he was a child. He started his lifelong martial arts career at the age of nine. With the persistence and pursuit of Shaolin martial arts, he came to Shaolin Temple to worship and practice meditation under the door of great monk Shi Yongxin. Severe cold and heat, morning bells and evening drums, practice hard, hear the chicken dance, learn from the strengths of all families, and practice the body of the diamond. "The sharp edge of a sword comes from sharpening, and the fragrance of plum blossoms comes from bitter cold." Master Shi Yanxiu stood out from many Shaolin disciples after several years of diligent study and practice. He performed Shaolin boxing and various weapons superbly and exquisitely. , fighting, etc., and become an excellent inheritor of Shaolin Kungfu. Over the years, in order to promote Shaolin culture and bring Shaolin Kungfu to the world, Master Shi Yanxiu followed Venerable Master Shi Yongxin to visit abroad many times to conduct Shaolin cultural exchanges, and his footprints spread all over the United States, Britain, Germany, Switzerland, Canada, Australia, Italy, etc In many countries and regions, the superb martial arts has won warm reception from the leaders of various countries.
In order to inherit and carry forward the excellent traditional Chinese culture and cultivate the increasingly scarce modern professional martial arts talents for the country, Shi Yanxiu has established the Shaolin Kungfu Inheritance Base since 2009. Over the years, several batches of outstanding disciples have been trained. Some of these apprentices have entered the military camp and become glorious fighters who defend their homes and the country; Teachers; some entered the middle and primary school campuses and became martial arts coaches who inherited the past and the future; some went international and became coaches to promote Chinese martial arts in some countries and regions. Master Shi Yanxiu is also actively involved in the excavation and sorting of Shaolin martial arts secrets. The establishment of "Kung Fu" magazine is under intensive preparations and will soon meet with martial arts lovers. This move is of great benefit to the dissemination of Shaolin culture and traditional Chinese culture.
Shaolin Shi Yanhao also came from a strong background in martial arts, and his grandfather started his training from a very young age. By age twelve he was studying full time in the Shaolin temple. Turn into 34th Generation Shaolin Warrior Monk， & 6th generation of Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan.
By age twelve he was studying full time in the Shaolin temple. Here he gained proficiency in traditional Shaolin kung fu fighting skills, sanda, Shaolin boxing and fighting skills, Qi Gong, wudang kungfu ,qinna,Bagua, traditional forms such as Ba Duan Jin, Yi Jin Jing, Shaolin Luohan, Tong Bei Quan, to name a few.
His weapon forms include: drunken sword, Shaolin Pudao, Shaolin Spear, Shaolin gun, whip, broadsword, three section, double spear, straight sword and many, many more!
It is clear that there is no one favoured weapon for a Shaolin. Master Xu has his favourites: drunken sword, pu dao (a large metal staff with a large clever like blade at the top), double spears and the whip. He states that he prefers these weapons as they are his specialities, and especially enjoys the whip forms he has learnt.
Because of the international fame of the Shaolin temple it receives a multitude of requests from film companies who wish to film in the area and use the students and masters as extras or casts members. Master Xu has participated in some films, most notably 鸿门宴 (the English title is listed as 'White Vengence), and you can see pictures from his time filming in his gallery page.
He has participated in martial arts competitions and large scale performances obtaining excellent results in the General Assembly Shaolin Boxing Tournament in Dengfeng (the home of the Shaolin temple) as well as traditional routine competitions, the Sanshou Exchange Games, a performance at the highly acclaimed Shanghai Expo and many performances at the Shaolin Temple stage ground. He spent some time in Zhengzhou to participate on traditional routine form and undertook Buddhist theory at the Shaolin temple during his time there.
Because of the accomplishments throughout his training and his undoubtable skill, Master u has received commendation from the temple's abbot and the head masters - a great and hard won honour for any maestro.
In 2010 he began to teach martial arts, namely to foreign students and has quickly built up a large range of experience. His training uses a no-nonsense approach, keeping students on their toes with many different teaching methods to help increase their abilities in all areas of kung fu. A great master with a friendly personality and an open outlook. When he takes on new students, he quickly gains them as friends.