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MAY Greetings, Shao-Lin Students,
We’ve been having some wonderful sunny weather for our outdoor training. And this month, we have some elegant and exciting training for all levels.

Brown Belts:
Hai Loong Chang
– the Monkey King’s famous magical Sea Dragon Staff (Cane/Chang)
Black Belts:
Mei Hua Chiang – the elegant Plum Blossom Southern Spear

We will still be drilling and reviewing the Northern TAN T’UI “Shao-Lin Long Fist”, along with Ie Pu Tui Ta & Ie Pu Fa Shu – ONE-STEP Sparring Skills!
Developing timing, focus, speed, accuracy, snap & power, from many angles and distances!

And also during the month of May, the Brown Belts will continue to review the Fierce TIGER DESCENDS the GOLDEN MOUNTAIN & the Elegant and Rare Fukien WHITE CRANE System 4 Days a Week!

Our Tai Chi & Lower Belt classes also offered 4 Days a Week, and the 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 – Teaching Levels #1-14 Daily!

This month continuing to introduce the Fukien Bone Shattering Elbows featuring the Whirling, Spinning, and Crushing Close-range Techniques from the Southern Shaolin Temple.

Classical Tiger/Crane Form 

Classical Tiger/Crane Form
This is the most advanced form within the Hung Gar Style in our Shao-Lin art.
Brown Belts & Above (One Day Only!)
Sunday, May 1st, 10AM - 12Noon

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Chue’ Tao 

8 Immortals Drunken Broad Sword form
For our Denver Shao-Lin students, we begin May 2022 with one of the Famous 8 IMMORTALS Drunken Weapon Forms.
Known for its unpredictable and surprising footwork, and angles and directions of sword movement.

Starting Saturday, May 7th, (9AM - 10AM)
Brown Belts & Above (for 4 weeks)

4 Weeks of Skills/Training. Open to: Lower Belts and Above. (4th degree Black Belt advancement)

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Raleigh, NC Elder Master Annual Visit 

During the 2nd Weekend in MAY, it will be our Annual Spring Festival

We will be offering for the FIRST time in Raleigh, a rare double weapon seminar from the Northern Shao-Lin Temple.


And after the Testing, and preceding the start of the Festival, we will be Celebrating the 10-Year Anniversary of the NC School with a Banquet and Black Belt DEMO!
(Don’t Miss It!) (Senior Black Belt Panel required!)

Saturday, May 14th
Pretests/Tests: (11AM - 1:30PM)
Banquet & Kung Fu DEMO (1:30PM)
Seminar: (2:30pm - 6PM)

OPEN to: White Belts & Above
Location: Raleigh, NC

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Chao Kuo Chiu’s Sword & Plank Festival 

And ending out a month of excitement and FUN at the Denver Kung Fu School/Kwoon, we will be offering to All Belt Levels as well,
the famous Taoist 8 Drunken Immortal’s Double Weapon seminar
An Imperial Official, He carries an imperial tablet (plank will be provided).
A powerful and dynamic Drunken Dbl Weapon Form - Incorporating the Immortal’s unorthodox and unpredictable rhythm and movement with these two elegant weapons.

Sunday, May 22nd (9AM – 12Noon)
OPEN To: 3rd Browns & Above (1 Day ONLY!)

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Classical Dragon Meditation - Returns in May! 

Ancient Chi Kung / Internal Breathing and Mediation Techniques and Postures
Taught on Saturdays @ 12Noon. For 4 Weeks @ Denver.

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 #1-13 Daily.

PART 14 coming in April! The Fukien Bone Shattering Elbows Featuring the Whirling, Spinning, and Crushing Close- range Techniques from the Southern Shaolin Temple.

Thursday Morning Class: 9am-12noon  

As a reminder, to ALL Denver Shao-Lin Students:
Our Thursday classes, beginning in Feb. 2022, have moved from evenings, to Thursday mornings 9am-12noon.

Our morning classes have been quite popular and have had great attendance and success, serving those who now work from home or have untraditional schedules.

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

Online Learning 

Our OnLine videos have added a feature known as: GUIDES grouping the training for both Lower Belts and Brown Belts for their ease of learning and advancement.

100% of the Lower Belt Instructional Curriculum and 90% of the Brown Belt 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.

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 7 Star Sword, Skewer the Sun Sword Group

Shao-Lin Zen Forest Dragon Meditation Group

Shao-Lin Zen Forest Beggar Bowl and Stick Group

Shao-Lin Zen Forest 3rd Road of Hua Mountain Group

Shao-Lin Zen Forest 8 Animal PaKua Group

Shao-Lin Zen Forest PaKua Spear Group

Shao-Lin Zen Yin Dagger Group

Coming Soon:
Shao-Lin Zen Forest YANG Dagger Group

Shao-Lin Zen Forest BUDDHA FIST Group

Shao-Lin Zen Forest SIX Harmonies Staff Group

Shao-Lin Zen Forest Yang Family TAI CHI SWORD Group

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