Grandmaster Shi De Qian (deceased) was the dearly beloved and highly respected master, teacher and friend of Master Bao, the founder of the academy, and his teachings are applied throughout the academy to honor his spirit and to pass on his great teachings to students who are just as passionate about Kung Fu as he was.
Grandmaster Shi De Qian was the Vice President of Henan Martial Arts Association; Secretary Chief of China Shaolin Quan Research Center; President of China Shaolin Wushu University. Shi De Qian was born in Henan, China, at the foothill of the Shaolin Temple. His birth name is Wang Chang Qing.
He is also named “Evergreen”. He became a disciple of the Shaolin Temple as a child, when he learned martial arts from Master Shi Su Xi. He stayed in the Temple for 31 years, until 1992 as a protection monk. After that he lived outside of the Temple as a layman monk.
Grandmaster Shi De Qian not only learned Shaolin Kung Fu from his master Shi Su Xi – former Shaolin Abbot, but many Chinese Martial Arts, Acupuncture and Qi Gong bone treatment. He excels in Lohan style, Hei Hu Quan, Yi Jin Jing, and Chinese herbology. In the last twenty years Shi De Qian has done an enormous amount of research on martial arts, and has searched over 17 Chinese provinces and south-eastern countries collecting data.
In 1992 Shi De Qian finished his two books “Complete Encyclopedia of Shaolin Martial Arts” and “The Secrets of Shaolin Healing”. To date Shi De Qian has written over 57 books on martial arts. Now considered a professor of martial arts Shi De Qian writes for the Martial Arts Society, and has been a guest speaker to the United States, Japan, Singapore, and New Zealand.