New Pictures and Other Updates

I have not been posting new articles and updates with the frequency that I would like for the past several months. I have been spending the majority of my spare time working on updates to some of the back end of this site as well as the the site for my new kung fu school… Continue reading.

Chinese Culture Days 2009

This past weekend was the Chinese Culture Days at the Missouri Botanical Gardens in St. Louis.  This festival is a yearly event that celebrates the diversity of St. Louis and the unique culture of China.  The Chinese community gets very involved with making this event such a success. Although the event was almost a month… Continue reading.

Qing Ming Jie

Qing Ming Jie (QÄ«ng Míng Jié 清明節), commonly known as Tomb Sweeping Day in English, is a time for families to get together and honor their ancestors.  This day is a day for families to come together spending time in reflection for those that have come before them.  The family will tend to the grave… Continue reading.

Return to China

I have decided to return to China in September of this year.  Sigung Eric Lee is hosting another trip to China.  This year the tour will go through Canton, Hong Kong, and the Wudang Temple.  I have always wanted to visit the Wudang Shan temple.  For Chinese martial arts enthusiasts, the Wudang Temple holds as… Continue reading.

Birth of Nine Dragon Academy

On March 3rd, 2009 was the inaugural class of the Nine Dragon Academy (JiÇ” Lóng Pài 九龍派).  Da Shi Xiong (Dà ShÄ« Xiōng 大師兄) Kevin Sears and myself have been working diligently for the past several months to finalize the details necessary to open our school.  It has been a dream of ours for many… Continue reading.