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JULY NewsLetter 2024

4th of July Greetings, Shao-Lin Students,
The HEAT Is ON!!!
As we have been doing Lots of our training outdoors.
And this month again, as always, we have some rare and exciting training for all levels.

Brown Belts:
Kwan Kung Tao – The Famous General Kwan’s Long Knife

Brown Belts will continue to review their SEA DRAGON STAFF, the Fierce TIGER DESCENDS the GOLDEN Mountain & the Elegant and Rare Fukien WHITE CRANE System 4 Days a Week.

Black Belts:
The dynamic “Tornado Double Broadswords”
(The shipment of double broadswords and kwan taos are now in-stock!)

Black Belts will still be drilling and reviewing the Southern SPEARS &
Developing timing, focus, speed, accuracy, snap & power!

the TEST in August is only 8+ weeks away!

For our Advanced Festival in JULY we are offering the:

Open to Brown & Black Belts

Our Tai Chi & Lower Belt classes also offered 4 Days a Week, and the Shao-Lin Wooden Man training,

Also in July, an exciting and rare Internal Martial Arts Festival

One Day Only Sunday, July 14th, 2024

The 12 Animals of Hsing I Ch’uan

And ending out a month of excitement and FUN at the Denver Kung Fu School/Kwoon,

we will be offering to All Belt Levels, the dynamic and explosive Suang Er Chie Kuen –


Saturday July 27th, 2024 10am-12noon

Coming AUGUST 3rd! Will be our ANNUAL Chinese Shao-Lin Center –

@ the Chinese Shao-Lin Center in Colorado Springs!

TAI CHI “HEAVEN & EARTH” Double Sticks (Don’t Miss This Rare Taoist Internal Kung Fu Weapon Festival!)

All belt levels of Chinese Shao-Lin students are encouraged to join us and attend.

Black Belt PreTEST & Brown Belt/Lower Belt TEST! (Senior Black Belt Panel required!)

Dragon Meditation 

(Advanced Taoist Chi Kung Training)
A Genuine Heritage from Dr Hua Taoist Immortality Training – 5 ANIMAL Flowing Energy Postures
Consisting of 18 LIVELY Chi Kung Postures – Monkey/Tiger/Bear/Deer/Crane
(In Depth Practice of Each of the 5 Animals)

Used to “Awaken” the dormant/stagnant CHI (energy) within the body!
It strengthens the internal organs and harmonizes the mind, spirit and chi flow throughout the body!
Another Shao-Lin “secret” to Health & Longevity developed by the Famous Chinese Physician from the Han Dynasty 2,000 years ago!

Dr Hua T’ou still appeared in the prime of his life when he was almost 100, and so was regarded as an immortal!

Every Saturday, beginning July 6th, (12Noon - 1PM)
OPEN To: White Belts and Above, (for 4 Weeks)

Festival Flyer

Classical Preying Mantis Pick & Play 

Advanced Mantis Conditioning & Pressure Point Applications
Saturday July 6th, (9AM - 10AM)
OPEN To: Brown Belts & Above (for 4 weeks)
(Also reviewed on Sundays & Tuesdays)

Festival Flyer

Hsing-I Shur Ar Hsing 

The 12 Animals of Hsing I Ch’uan
Chinese Mind-Body Boxing
Taoist Internal Fighting System

Dragon(Loong)/ Tiger(Hu)/ Monkey(Hou)/ Horse(Ma)/ Turtle(Kwei)/ Pheasant(Niao)/ Chicken(Chi)/ Swallow(Yen)/ Snake(Se’)/ Ostrich(Tai)/ Eagle(Ying)/ Bear(Hsiang)

Sunday, July 14th, 2024 (2PM – 5PM)
1st Blacks & Above, (For One Day Only)

Festival Flyer

Suang Ar Chie Kuen - Double Nunchaku Form 

Exciting Double Nunchaku Form
(w/Hand & Foot Strikes & Ground Techniques)
Saturday, July 27th, (10AM - 12Noon)
Open to ALL Levels (1 Day Only), and required for advancement to 1st Black Belt and Above.
(The opportunity to “TEST” over the form will available at the end of the instruction)

Festival Flyer

Thursday Morning Class: 10am-1pm 

Thursday mornings-all levels.

Our morning classes have been quite popular and have had great attendance and success.

We look forward to seeing many of you during the mornings on Thursdays, to avoid rush hour.

Wooden Man Training 

Shao-Lin Wooden Man training, which is better than ever, now that we have A total of 10 Shao-Lin Wooden Men available on-site!
Plus, teaching Levels #1-14 Daily.

And now offering PART 14, the Fukien Bone Shattering Elbows featuring the Whirling, Spinning, and Crushing Close- range Techniques from the Southern Shaolin Temple.

Online Learning 

Our Online videos have added a feature known as: GUIDES grouping the training for both Lower Belts, Brown Belts, 1st Blacks and Wooden Man for their ease of learning and advancement.

100% of the Lower Belt Instructional Curriculum
90% of the Brown Belt & 1st Black Advancement Curriculum are posted and available.

And instruction and training:
Available BOTH Virtually/On-line and at the School.
Especially nice to train in the comfort and security of your home 24/7.

Be sure to Sign Up Now to get the Early Bird Discounts!

Online and In-Person Learning 

You can always renew/update your membership on the website, or by coming into the school, or mailing in your payment: Membership

To access your Instructional Videos, be sure your membership is up-to-date, and also that you have friended me on FaceBook. You will then be sent an “INVITE” to join your specific Group.

If you do have any questions, regarding any of the above, please FB message me. David Soard – FaceBook

Regarding the Shao-Lin Zen Forest Groups specific to a Festival/Seminar that was (is being) taught at the “Denver” Chinese Shao-Lin Center, the accompanying Zen Forest Group/Virtual videos/training will be available for 2 months/60 days following the date of the Festival!

Most of these Festivals are for advancement for those 2nd Black through 8th Black, and are taught/offered once every 2-4 years. ENJOY!

As has always been the case, for those wishing/needing additional training or review, signing up for a Private Lesson: in-person or virtual is always available - just contact us any time.

We hope everyone is enjoying and benefiting from
the FaceBook OnLine “Shao-Lin” Zen Forest Groups, for all levels.
Shao-Lin “Zen Forest” Groups – There are now over “100” videos
for Shao-Lin Active students.

Shao-Lin “Zen Forest” Groups
(Please click below on the “Group” you’re interested in joining)

Shao-Lin Zen Forest Lower Belt - Tai Chi Group

Shao-Lin Zen Forest Wooden Man - Iron Monk Group

Shao-Lin Zen Forest Wooden Man Part XII+ Group

Shao-Lin Zen Forest Brown Belt Group

Shao-Lin Zen Forest Black Belt Group

Shao-Lin Zen Forest Dragon Meditation Group

Celebrating 50 Years of Kung Fu!
And 35 Years of Trips/Travel to Zhong Guo – The MIDDLE KINGDOM!

David and Sharon
9th degree Senior ElderMasters
Chinese Shao-Lin Center- Kung Fu - Tai Chi / Wooden Man
(Est. 1979)
www.Shao- Lin.com