Welcome to Kung Fu Destiny

Welcome to Kung Fu Destiny 功夫命運! This site is dedicated to chronicling my journey through the martial arts. I have had the honor of studying with several great kung fu masters and as I learn and improve I enjoy sharing that information with others. This site provides information on various martial arts questions, training kung fu, philosophy, travel and more.

How to Get the Most Out of Kung Fu Destiny

Kung Fu Destiny is broken up into several sections to make it easier for you to find what you are looking for quickly. Take some time and check out all the sections so that you can enjoy all that Kung Fu Destiny has to offer.

  • Articles

    View the latest articles on many aspects of kung fu and martial arts. I write on a variety of topics including general martial arts practice, kung fu, training,travel, Buddhism and running a martial arts school.

  • My Thoughts

    Includes periodic updates on what is happening in my martial arts practice, updates to the website, travel plans and special events.

  • The Book

    Look inside my book “Kung Fu Destiny: A Pilgrimage to the Shaolin Temple” which is now available.

  • Gallery

    My pictures of kung fu, the Nine Dragon Academy, lion dancing and my trips to the Shaolin Temple and Wudang Mountain


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I sincerely hope that you enjoy Kung Fu Destiny and all that it has to offer.  I have worked hard providing what insight I can, share what I have learned through my kung fu training and some of my experiences.  As I continue on my martial arts journey I endeavor to share it with you here on Kung Fu Destiny.

Da Shi Xiong Matt Talbert
Nine Dragon Academy (Jiǔ Lóng Pài 九龍派)