Grandmaster Shi De Qian (deceased) is the dearly beloved and highly respected Kung fu Master and founder of the Maling Shaolin Kungfu Academy in China. Today, his teachings are applied throughout the academy and they honor both his spirit and pass along his lessons and passion for Kung Fu styles.
He was born in Henan, China, at the foothill of the Shaolin Temple. Named “Evergreen,” he became a disciple of the Shaolin Temple as a child and learned many martial arts styles from Master Shi Su Xi. He stayed as a protection monk in the Shaolin Temple for 31 years, until 1992 where he moved outside the Temple as a layman monk.
Grandmaster Shi De Qian initially learned Shaolin Kung fu but was also well versed in many different Chinese martial arts styles, acupuncture, and Qi Gong bone treatment. During the last twenty years of his life, he completed an enormous amount of research on Shaolin martial arts and the different kung fu styles, journeying over 17 Chinese provinces and countries to collect data.
Shi De Qian wrote over 57 books on martial arts, including the “Complete Encyclopedia of Shaolin Martial Arts” and “The Secrets of Shaolin Healing.” Grandmaster Shi De Qian was the Vice President of Henan Martial Arts Association, Secretary Chief of China Shaolin Quan Research Center, and the President of the China Shaolin Wushu University.
Considered a Shaolin taichi master and professor of martial arts, Shi De Qian wrote for the Martial Arts Society and was a guest speaker on this topic
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