• 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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