1500 years ago in the Hunan province of China,
Shao-lin monks wanted to live in isolation, pursuing the peaceful teachings of Buddha. In
order to protect their freedom in a land filled with violence, they developed a powerful
system of self-preservation. This system was based on the avoidance of conflict and the
cultivation of mind, body, and spirit.
Today Kung Fu continues to fill a need in western society to
combat stress and strengthen personal health and character. This web page is dedicated to
those who wish to pursue a better way of life through the cultivation of the mind, body,
Visit the Archives and find a host of
interesting articles written over the years. After you read them you will know you have
touched the heart of Shao-lin.
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