The Qufu Shaolin Kung Fu School China is an institute for the teaching and promotion of traditional Shaolin kung fu and Chinese martial arts in China.
Shaolin Abbot Shi Yong Xin is the abbot of the Songshan Shaolin Temple in Henan Province. Supporting the promotion of Shaolin Martial Arts, the abbot gave his support and blessing for the founding Master Shi Yan Jia to set up the Qufu Shaolin Martial Arts School in 2008. Xin Shi Yong Xin was born in 1965 and joined the Shaolin temple in 1981. He took office as the Shaolin temple abbot in 1999 after a long study as a monk at the Shaolin temple and other monasteries. He became the thirtieth successor after the previous Buddhist Abbot Xue Ting Fu Yu.
Master Shi Yan Jia is a 34th generation Shaolin disciple of the current Shaolin Temple Abbot Shi Yongxin. He came to the Shaolin temple to learn Shaolin Kung Fu from the age of eight years old and stayed there for a further ten years. He is currently ranked at level seven. He has eight years of experience in teaching Kung Fu to international students from all over the world and giving performances to many people.
Master Miao is a traditional baij quan, pigua zhang, and yang style taiji master. He is 66 years old with over 55 years Kung Fu experience. He was born in Cangzhou which is nationally known as the hometown of martial arts. This provides him a chance to learn the essence and traditional Kung Fu styles such as baji quan, pigua xhang, yi quan, nothern praying mantis, yanqing quan, and some unique weapons such as long-tassel straight sword, two-handed straight sword, and miao dao.
Master Shi Yan Hua is the 34th generation warrior monk, disciple of the Shaolin Temple Abbot Shi Yong Xin. He masters broad sword, staff, and Shaolin traditional form such as dahong. He ranked six band in the nine band system of Shaolin Kung Fu. He went to the Shaolin temple when he is nine years old in 1998. He has been teaching since 2006.
Master Yu is the 34th generation Shaolin warrior monks, ranked at sixth band in Shaolin Kung Fu system. He started to learn Kung Fu in 2000 and in 2005, he was selected to be a member of warrior monks of the Shaolin temple as he managed well one of the 72 secret skills. From then on, he followed the Shaolin Abbot Mater Shi Yon Xin to a lot of different countries for performance and cultural exchange. His amazing moves won approval and great applause in Russia, Germany, Korea, and France.
Master Zhang is a traditional mantis fist master, the founder of Honglian Mantis Fist, the seventh generation inheritor of Chinese mantis fist, the first level national martial arts instructor, and band six as Chinese martial artist. Master Zhang was born in 1958 and he already trained Kung Fu for nearly 50 years. In 1980s, he created his own style: Honglian Mantis Fist, based on mantis, Honglian Fist, and Shaolin Kung Fu, and fully absorbed the essence of xingyi, bagua,taiji, wrestling, and qin'na. After this, he spent all his time to create a full system of Honglian mantis.
Master Song is the 34th generation warrior monk, first level national athlete on martial arts, ranked at sixth bank in Shaolin Kung Fu level system, and an excellent coach of the competing team in Tagou Martial Arts School in Henan Province. He specializes on Shaolin fist, spear, sword, and sanda. He started to teach Kung Fu in 2009 and has been receiving lots of positive comments from students.
Master He is a traditional xingyi and bagua zhang master. He is 63 years old and has over 50 years of Kung Fu experience. He is from Cangzhou, which is nationally known as the hometown of martial arts. In his early ages, he got started on the local Cangzhou wushu styles such as yanqing quan, hong quan, and tongbi quan. When he was 30 years old, he started to focus on xing yi and some rare and local weapons such as xigyi 13 spears and long-tassel straight sword. He won gold medal for xingyi and bagua on Cangzhou International Wushu Festival in 2014 and 2015.
Master Liu is the 34th generation warrior monk ranked at sixth bank in Shaolin Kung Fu level system. He stared to learn Shaolin Kung Fu in the year 1993 when he is seven years old and trained for nine years. He specializes in Shaolin ditang forms, staff, broad sword, and double swords. From 2003, he has been selected to the Shaolin warrior monk team and started his oversea performance and teaching area.