• A new Shaolin Kungfu Zen school has opened in Flushing, NY. Run by Grandmasters Li Tailiang and George Crayton, it promises to provide the best in world class sanda and free fighting instruction.

    New School Opens in New York

    A new Shaolin Kungfu Zen school has opened in Flushing, NY. Run by Grandmasters Li Tailiang and George Crayton, it promises to provide the best in world class sanda and free fighting instruction.


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  • Once Upon a Time in Kung Fu

    (The Huffington Post) – There’s a Chinese saying that, when you drink the water, you should remember the place from where it flows. Following this principle, The Grandmaster reveals the legend that lies behind martial arts movie icon Bruce Lee. Visionary filmmaker Wong Kar-wai’s new masterwork combines luminous lensmanship and stunning stylized action scenes to tell the story of Lee’s teacher, Ip Man. Click here to read more The Huffington Post – August 12, 2013


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  • Proclamation awarded to the US Open Martial Arts Championship by Senator John Flanagan

    Citation awarded to the US Open Martial Arts Championship by Senator John J. Flanagan

    In Recognition of U.S. Open Martial Arts Championship 2013 Whereas; a Great State is only as great as those persons who give exemplary service to their community, whether through partication in voluntary programs, through unique personal achievement in their professional or other endeavors or simply through a lifetime of good citizenry; and, Whereas; The U.S. OPen Martial Arts…


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  • Citation awarded to the US Open Martial Arts Championship by Senator Eric Adams

    Citation awarded to the US Open Martial Arts Championship by Senator Eric Adams

    Honoring Zen & Kongfu Association Inc. Exemplary Service Whereas, A great state is only as great as those organizations that perform exemplary service on behalf of their community, whether through unique achievement in professional or other endeavors, or simply through a lifetime of good citizenship; and Whereas, It is the sense of this legislative body that when organizations of…


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  • Learning San Shou from Grandmaster Li Tai Liang

    (Examiner.com) – San Shou or Sanda is a Chinese self-defense system and combat sport. San Shou is a martial art which was developed by the Chinese military based upon traditional Kung Fu and modern combat and fighting techniques; it consists of full-contact punches, kicks, wrestling, takedowns, throws, sweeps, kick catches, and in some competitions, even elbow and knee strikes. Click here to read more Examiner.com – May 16, 2012


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  • Inside the Life of a Shaolin Monk

    (The Huffington Post) – Most martial artists are familiar with the extraordinary powers of the Shaolin monks. They train in the use of 36 weapons, and each monk picks two animal movements and styles to specialize in. (See my previous article “The Transformative Powers of Kung Fu.”) When I first watched the mesmerizing DVD “Shaolin: Wheel of Life,” I got goosebumps. The monks seemed to be beings of pure spiritual energy (chi) that perform kung…


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