Master Zhang is a 32nd generation shaolin master, and was born into a martial arts family. He is a direct pupil of Shi Deyang, the head coach of the shaolin warrior monks group.
He joined the shaolin warrior monks group when he was a young child. The training at Shaolin temple is very strict and requires a high level of dedication and discipline. During his years in the Shaolin temple, Master Zhang became an expert in a huge range of kung fu styles and weapons, which includes: Shaolin boxing, XingYi Boxing, Hard Qi Gong, Tiger fist, Leopard fist, Monkey fist, Crane fist, Drunken fist, nunchucks and many more different styles and weapons.
In 1999, Master Zhang represented the Shaolin temple on an exhibition trip to England, Buckingham Palace, showing what Shaolin kungfu is . The Queen Elizabeth the 2th in person watched their performance. It's the first exhibition show of Shaolin Kung fu in an European country. The audience were astonished by the amazing show they were given. From that time, the world began to slowly know more about Chinese Shaolin Kung fu. A few year later, Master Zhang also participated in exhibition shows hold in France, Australia, Singapore, America and many other countries. Master Zhang has truly contributed to the development and the spreading of Shaolin Kung fu and Chinese culture.
So far Master Zhang has shared his Shaolin Kung fu skills with more than one thousand students from all over the world. He is currently the headmaster in Dragon Mountain Martial Arts Academy.
Master Dong first started studying Kung Fu at the age of 6 with his father. At the age of 11 he got introduced to Master Wang Zhihong (by his uncle) who is renowned in China for his Cha Quan. He mainly learned Cha Quan, but he had a yearning to further develop his Kung Fu skills and took it upon himself to seek out what his heart desires and began to build his foundation for his future Kung Fu development.
In 1994 Master Dong went to Qin Huangdao to study Wing Chun and JKD. He learned the Foshan style of Wing Chun under the disciplined tuition of Master Shi Tianlong for 3 years. Master Shi Tianlong is widely known in China and also participated in several Chinese Kung Fu movies and his immensely effective combat techniques saw him teaching the military (armed police force) in Beijing in 1995. Under the dedicated and disciplined tuition of Master Shi Tianlong, master Dong became an extremely accomplished Kung Fu master and taught JKD in the Beijing Sports University in 1995. During this time he travelled to meet with many Wing Chung masters exchanging knowledge and perfecting his skills, which he put to the test by participating in numerous competitions such as:-
-Jing Ying Cup Competition, 1st Place, He Bei Province (1995)
- Yin Dun Cup in Tai’an (government special forces), 1st Place (1998)
- The international Chi Sau competition, 1st place (2003)
From 2006 till 2009 he learned the IP Man form of Wing Chun, tough by IP Chun the Son of IP Man himself and also participated in the IP Man movies. Master Dong’s decision to pursue his deepest hearts desires, 36 years later has extensive experience not only in the art and knowledge of Kung Fu but he has taught over 300 students, helping them to learn and benefit from the art of Wing Chung. His genuine will to teach and commitment to his students ensures they develop their skills quickly but his understanding that everyone is different and is ability to tailor make his tuition to suit each student has earned him the respect and admiration of all his students.
Master Yu was born into a family with deep roots in traditional chinese martial arts. He's been learning martial arts for over 30 years. Master Yu is an inheritor of Chen style Tai chi, Wing Chun, Xing Yi fist, Bagua palm, Meihua fist, Mantis boxing, Sunbin fist. During his long time of learning he's been traveling to different places in China to learn different styles from different masters, which make his martial skills and knowledge unbeatably vast.
Master Liu is from Shandong Province in Northern China. Master Liu was born into a martial arts family. He has been learning Sanda for over 20 years. He was the champion of WCK, China.(1998) He has 10 years teaching experience and is certified as master instructor.
Master Liu first began learning martial arts, Meihua fist, from his father, Master Liu ZhongLu, he is a 16th generation successor of Meihua fist. Under the strict and disciplined tuition of his father, he developed his Kung fu skill rapidly and build a strong martial arts foundation.
In 1996, Master Liu got offered to become a member of the national Sanda team. During the years in the national team, he depend his understand of martial arts and combat skills even further. At the same time, he participated in numerous Sanda and kickboxing competions, which has given him a vast fighting experience. During this time, he incorporated his own way of free fighting, and got rid of being formalistic and practical. In 1998, when getting invited to participate in the WCK, China, he won the championship. Master Liu is very interested in public martial arts activities in order to spread kung fu skill and the kung fu sprit. He is now the chairman of the martial arts association in Rizhao City.
Master Wang is the founder of China Iron Sand Palm Association and also the chairman of the Chinese martial arts world development center. He is the Guinness world-record holder of using his bare hand to break almonds.
At the age of 5, he started to study in the Shaolin temple, under the instruction of Master Yuan Jingxin who is the direct disciple of the abbot in Shaolin Temple. During years of dedicated training, he rapidly developed his Qi Gong and Shaolin boxing, especially his iron sand palm. His Qi Gong skills was fully developed when he was only 13. At that time, Chinese society still had some aggressive local Mafia-like gangs. Master Wang organized people to fight those guys, which is well known among the local people.
With his big passion for martial arts Master Wang has improved his kung fu skills continually. Except for Shaolin kungfu, he is also a master in Wing Chun. His master, Master Xi, a 15th generation successor of Wing Chun. trained him hard which led him to reach an expert level very fast. He placed first in a WingChun competition in HongKong (HongKong martial arts festival 2005) and received a gold medal. In addition to his interest in martial arts, Master Wang is also a well known philanthropist in Shandong province. His passion for kung fu and life will inspire you in your training at dragon mountain martial arts academy.