Kung Fu

Chinese Culture Days

Today my school the Shaolin Lohan Pai was able to participate in the Chinese Culture Days on May 17th and 18th.  This event is held at the Missouri Botanical Gardens in St. Louis, MO each year during the middle of May.  It is a wonderful event that promotes and educates the public on many facets… Continue reading.


Being a Disciple of the Art

I have heard disciple defined as ‘a student; one who endeavors to learn what another has to teach’. The meaning goes deeper than that. A pupil, learns the information and practices; they come to their class and are content. What they are doing is a hobby, a pastime. A disciple, strives to make what they… Continue reading.


What is Kung Fu?

Kung Fu, or Gong Fu (功夫), literally translates to “skill acquired through hard work”. While this is often used as a synonym for Chinese martial arts, someone may have Kung Fu in anything. One may have Kung Fu in flower arranging, serving tea, dancing, or drawing. Anyone who has spent time practicing and cultivating any… Continue reading.