Friends of Shaolin

Friends of Shaolin

Committee Chair: Gigi Oh, Gene Ching
The Friends of Shaolin supports all traditional Chinese Martial Arts.

A portion of the proceeds from the sales of our documentary DVD SHAOLIN TRIPS: THE FIRST WORLD TRADITIONAL WUSHU FESTIVAL is donated to the Friends of Shaolin fund.

Donate now and receive a "thank you" T-shirt.

 

  • 2009 Internal Chinese Martial Arts and Qigong Retreat by Grandmaster Shou-Yu Liang and Helen Liang The Tiger Claw Foundation supported the 2009 Internal Chinese Martial Arts and Qigong Retreat hosted by Grandmaster Shou-Yu Liang and Helen Liang on August 2-10, 2009 in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
    In cooperation with shouyuliang.com and KungFuMagazine.com
  • 2009 Taiji Push Hands Workshop by Grandmaster Liang Shou-yu
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported Grandmaster Liang Shou-Yu for a workshop on Taiji Push Hands, Sanshou and Qigong, June 28, 2009, in Fremont, CA.
    In cooperation with shouyuliang.com, wuchikungfu.com and KungFuMagazine.com
  • China Songshan Shaolin Temple Day
    The Tiger Claw Foundation is supported China Songshan Shaolin Temple Day on March 21st, 2009 at Union Square in San Francisco, CA.
    In cooperation with shaolinusa.us and KungFuMagazine.com For more information, see our Songshan Shaolin Temple Day blog
  • Mind over Matter: Chess & Grappling Exhibition
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported Mind over Matter: Chess & Grappling Exhibition on April 12th, 2008 at the Riekes Center for human enhancement, in Menlo Park, CA. In cooperation with the hiphopchessfederation.org and riekes.org
  • The ONE Foundation and Forbidden Kingdom
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported John Fuscoís wish to donate his compensation for authoring the cover story on the film Forbidden Kingdom in Kung Fu Tai Chiís May June 2008 issue to Jet Liís ONE Foundation. Click here to read John Fuscoís unabridged cover story.
    In cooperation with John Fusco, one-foundation.com and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • Martial Arts Day for Children
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported Martial Arts Day on March 21st, 2008, at Glide Memorialís Janice Mirikitani Family, Youth, and Child Care Center, in San Francisco, CA. The event was organized by Janine Lee of Capture the Dream. Instruction was provided by Erika Balasabas, Brandon Daranouvongs, Edward Kahana Jr., Ben Lew and Sifu Philip Wong
    In cooperation with capturethedream.org, glide.org, stanford.edu/group/wushu, thestuntpeople.com and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • Shaolin Temple of Zen
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported Shaolin Temple of Zen, photographs by Justin Guariglia, on February 2nd to March 29th, 2008 at the Otis College of Art and Design, Ben Maltz Gallery, in Los Angeles, CA.
    In cooperation with otis.edu/benmaltzgallery, guariglia-chen.com and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • 2nd International Traditional Kung Fu Wushu Tournament & Mastersí Exhibition
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported the 2nd International Traditional Kung Fu Wushu Tournament & Mastersí Exhibition on August 11, 2007 in at the Oakland Convention Center, Oakland, CA, USA. In cooperation with the United States Traditional Kung Fu Wushu Federation (uskungfu.com), seattlekungfuclub.com, wahlum.com, taiyimkungfu.com and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • American Shaolin by Matthew Polly
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported the book tour of author Matt Polly for his work, American Shaolin, March 4, 2007 at Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA USA and March 5, 2007 at Cody's Books, San Francisco, CA USA. In cooperation with MattPolly.com, USAOMei.com and .KungFuMagazine.com.
  • Shaolin Small Red Fist by Shaolin Warrior Monk Shi Decheng
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported Shaolin Warrior Monk Shi Decheng for a one-day seminar on Shaolin Xiaohongquan , February 10, 2007, San Leandro CA USA.
    In cooperation with russbo.com, usaomei.com, and sdcshaolin-kungfu.com and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • Shaolin Temple Abbot Shi Yongxinís Honorary Doctorate from the United States Sports Academy
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported the United States Sports Academy in Daphne, AL, in awarding Shaolin Temple Abbot Shi Yongxin an International Honorary Doctorate, November 9-11, 2006. In cooperation with ussa.edu and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported the Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival, September 22nd-23rd, 2006 , Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA USA.
    In cooperation with sfdragonboat.com and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • First International Kung-Fu Star Reality Show Competition North American Regionals
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported the First International Kung-Fu Star Reality Show Competition North American Regionals, July 14-15, 2006, Los Angeles, CA, USA. In cooperation with the Shaolin Temple, K-Star, IronPond Entertainment, Shenzhen Media Group, The Piacente Group, Inc. and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • Grandmaster Liang Shou-Yuís ďGold MountainĒ Seminar Series
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported Grandmaster Liang Shou-Yu for a three seminar series Kung Fu Applications for Self Defense, Qigong Retreat - Medical Health Maintenance Qigong, & 5-Elements Xingyi Intensive Workshop, May 19th-21st, 2006, Fremont and Milpitas, CA, USA. In cooperation with shouyuliang.com, wuchikungfu.com, usaomei.com and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported the 10th Annual Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival, August 17-28, 2005, Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA USA www.sfdragonboat.com and www.KungFuMagazine.com.
  • Internal Power for Street Fighting and No-Holds-Barred
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported Sifu Chris Heintzman for a seminar on Internal Power for Street Fighting and No-Holds-Barred, July 30, 2005, Milpitas, CA, USA. In cooperation with usaomei.com, realhopgar.com, tibetankungfu.net and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • The Great Dao of Sin Tien Wu Gi Qigong & Tai Chi Chuan
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported Grandmaster David Chin for a seminar on The Great Dao of Sin Tien Wu Gi Qigong & Tai Chi Chuan, July 30, 2005, Milpitas, CA, USA. In cooperation with usaomei.com, realhopgar.com, tibetankungfu.net and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • Combat Locks (Xiaoyao Na) & Qigong Fundamentals Seminar
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported Grandmaster Liang Shou-yu for two individual seminars: one on Combat Locks (Xiaoyao Na) and the other on Qigong Fundamentals Seminars, July 23-24, 2005, Milpitas, CA, USA. In cooperation with usaomei.com, shouyuliang.com and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • Iron Palm Seminar
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported Grandmaster Tu Jin-Sheng for a two-day workshop on Yin Yang Bagua Iron Palm for Self Defense & Healing, July 9-10, 2005, San Jose CA USA. In cooperation with mastertu.com and KungFuMagazine.com
  • Iron Crotch Seminar
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported Grandmaster Tu Jin-Sheng for a two-day workshop on Iron Crotch, January 29-30, 2005, Fremont CA USA. In cooperation with ironcrotch.com and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • Shaolin Muscle Tendon Change Classic Seminar
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported Grandmaster Tu Jin-Sheng for a two-day workshop on the Shaolin Muscle Tendon Change Classic (yijinjing), January 22-23, 2005, Fremont, CA USA. In cooperation with ironcrotch.com and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • Chinese-Style Free Sparring Seminar
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported China’s National Champion Chen Qingsheng for a one-day workshop on San Shou (Chinese-style free sparring), January 9, 2005, San Leandro, CA USA. In cooperation with russbo.com, usaomei.com, sdcshaolin-kungfu.com and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • Shaolin Five Animals Seminar
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported Shaolin Warrior Monk Shi Decheng for a one-day seminar on Shaolin Five Animals, January 8, 2005, San Leandro CA USA. In cooperation with russbo.com, usaomei.com, and sdcshaolin-kungfu.com and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • Shaolin's Elder Monk Turns 80
    The Tiger Claw Foundation raised $1905 in donations for the 80th Birthday Celebration of Shaolin Grandmaster Venerable Shi Suxi, November 9, 2004, Shaolin Temple, Dengfeng, Henan Province, China. The SARS epidemic of 2003 and the cost of reconstruction has taken its toll on Shaolin Temple's funds, so the celebration was in need of financial support to honor one of Shaolin Temple's greatest living masters. For more information, click Shaolin's Elder Monk Turns 80 by Gene Ching (with Gigi Oh and Wang Yu Min)
  • Tai Chi Basic Push Hands Seminar
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported Grandmaster Shou-Yu Liang for a three-day workshop on Tai Chi Basic Push Hands, Emitting, Absorbing, and Healing Qigong, and Free Style Push Hands and Tai Chi Sanshou, Qinna, & Fast Shuai Jiao, November 5– 7, 2004, Fremont CA USA. In cooperation with www.wuchikungfu.com and shouyuliang.com and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • 9th Annual Northern California International Dragon Boat Championships
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported the 9th Annual Northern California International Dragon Boat Championships, September 25-26, 2004, Lake Merced, San Francisco, CA USA sfdragonboat.com and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • Traces of a Dragon
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported the “Traces of a Dragon: Jackie Chan and His Lost Family” Premiere, a benefit premiere for Self-Help for the Elderly with an appearance by Jackie Chan, April 12, 2004, 6:00 pm, Herbst Theatre, San Francisco.
    selfhelpelderly.org and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • Shaolin Internal Power Seminars
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported a Kung Fu Demonstration and Shaolin Internal Power Seminars (Yijinjing) with Shaolin Monk Venerable Shi Guolin and Chinese Film Star Shi Xiaolong, March 19th and 20th, 2004, Cupertino, CA USA. In cooperation with
    shaolin-overseas.org, TCKF.com and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • Dimensions Performing Arts, Inc.
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported Dimensions Performing Arts, Inc. production of Celebrations! 2004 -- Paper Windmill, Friday, March 12, 2004, San Jose Center for Performing Arts, CA USA. dimensionperformingarts.org and KungFuMagazine.com.
  • Shaolin Warrior Monks Seminar
    The Tiger Claw Foundation supported two Shaolin Warrior Monks, Shi Decheng and Shi Xingwei, for three instructional seminars in Shaolin Basics (Jibengong) Shaolin Form (Tongbei) and Shaolin Internal Power (Baduanjin), February 27th and 28th, 2004, Fremont CA USA. In cooperation with Russbo.com, USAOmei.com and KungFuMagazine.com.