The origin of Shaolin Club
The Shaolin Club has been established for the purpose of bringing this great Chinese martial arts into the 21st Century. With a philosophy focused on meditation, concentration and dedication, they believe one can overcome and succeed in anything. In a general sense, Shaolin Martial Arts can be described as the integration of the External (physical) and the Spiritual. Training for all students begins with External development. Physical development is achieved through a combination of conditioning, stretching, learning fundamental techniques, correct breathing, and open hand forms. The mastery of the fundamental techniques of Shaolin Kung Fu provides a student with a strong foundation on which to build their martial arts skills. To ensure that students truly internalize the mechanics of Shaolin Martial Arts, much emphasis is placed on the details involved with proper basic techniques. As students gain physical conditioning and progress in the basic techniques, they are taught more advanced traditional open hand forms. Training in traditional weapons is introduced into the curriculum to further develop coordination, to strengthen the body and to further a student’s martial skills. As they train, students increase their strength, energy, and martial techniques while increasing concentration and self-discipline. This takes place in an atmosphere where integrity, discipline, hard work, and humility are valued and emphasized. As a whole, Shaolin Club teaches not only physical movement, but also self-respect, self-discipline, self-awareness and self-evaluation. These qualities are necessary not only to succeed as a martial artist, but also to succeed in every aspect of life. The club also welcomes beginners, the learned, the old and the young.
Master Guo Zhifeng
Guo Zhifeng, born in Han Dan, Hebei, China in 1982. He began learning Shaolin Wu Shu with the old Buddhist monk, Shi Yong Di in the Shaolin temple from the age of eight years old. Master Guo achieved good grades at the Shaolin temple. He started performing some Kung Fu demonstration shows at 13. By 15, he stood out and was quite famous in the Shaolin temple. He became a Wu Shu master when he was 17 years old. Master Guo became the top office master at the Shaolin Wu Shu college in the Middle East when he was 19 years old. At 21, he joined the Shaolin Kung Fu Monk Corps, the highest institution in the Shaolin Temple. He soon became the office master of Shaolin Kung Fu Monk Corps. During this period, he visited each state many times, communicating, observing and teaching. In 2006, he was invited to serve as martial arts action director in Singapore and represented the Singapore martial arts association for large-scale performance. Master Guo represented the Shaolin temple and became the Shaolin Wu Shu master in Morocco. He also was the Shaolin Kung Fu Senior Consultant in Germany. And was the consultant for Shaolin Martial Arts Association in Netherlands. Master Guo was a top monk responsible for protecting the Shaolin temple. He was a top-level master in the Shaolin Kung fu Monks Corps. He excels at Shaolin Kung fu, Tai chi, qi gong , Kick-boxing and various the traditional martial arts.