Master Shi Yan Yong is one of the 34th generation Warrior Monks of China's Song Shan Shaolin Temple in Hennan Province and started his professional training when he was 10 years old. There, he earned his Bachelor degree in Martial Arts and Sports Therapy.
Master Yan Yong has more than 20 years of experience in Traditional Shaolin Kung Fu, modern martial arts, kick-boxing, Kung Fu Yoga, Tai Chi and Qigong. He has earned more than 20 Championship titles and Gold Medals in international and national competitions. He is now ranked as National 1st Level Referee in Martial Arts in China.
Master Shi Yan Yong came to the United States in 2006 and has been teaching Shaolin Kung Fu in the Bay Area ever since.
Master Yan Yong performed and directed many Shaolin Kung Fu performances in more than 30 countries around the world. Such performances include “Magnificent Shaolin”, “Wheel of Life”, “Shaolin Prestige”, and CCTV’s “Same Song”. Because of his extraordinary achievement and reputation in the field of Martial Arts, Master Yan Yong was invited to participate in the making of more than 20 motion picture films as a martial art designer, director and stunt performer, including Oscar nominated film “Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon”, and other famous films such as “Outlaws of Water Margin”, “The Legend of the Condor Heroes”, and “Eightfold Path of the Heavenly Dragon”.
Master Zhao HaiChuan
Master Zhao HaiChuan is one of the 32nd generation Warrior Monks of Song Shan Shaolin Temple in Henan Province in China, where he had been learning his Kung Fu since 10 years of age. He started his profession as a Wushu performer in US from the year of 2012. He was recruited by Master Yanyong and started his teaching career here at Shaolin Shaolin Martial Arts two years ago.
釋延勇師父， 中國河南嵩山少林寺第三十四代弟子。自十歲起就在寺裏習武修禪。他畢業於中國廣州體育學院武術系，並同年獲得運動訓練學及運動醫學和運動生物力學學士學位。 延勇師父擁有超過二十五年的武術經驗，其中包括傳統少林功夫，現代武術，搏擊，散打，擒拿，格鬥術，功夫瑜珈，太極和氣功等。他曾在國際和全國性的比賽中獲得了二十餘項冠軍和金牌，其中包括 ”中國全國少年武士杯“ 全能冠軍三次，”中國全國專業武術錦標賽“ 五個項目（劍，槍，太極拳，太極劍，長拳，鷹爪拳）冠軍共九次，”中國全國專業武術冠軍賽劍術“ 冠軍三次，”中國自由搏擊散打擂台賽“ 冠軍，”中華人民共和國第六屆全國民族運動會武術比賽“ 冠軍，”國際飛揚武術大賽“ 美國賽區太極拳冠軍，代表中國國家武術隊參加 “亞非國際武術錦標賽” 獲得個人全能冠軍等。現被授與全國武英級，中國武術七段，並被聘任為中國國家武術一級裁判。
釋延勇法師曾多次執導和參與演出少林寺武僧團的巡迴表演，包括 “少林古韻”，“生命之輪”，“少林雄風” 和CCTV的 “同一首歌” 等。在世界各地巡迴演出的國家有英國，法國，德國，瑞士，比利時，荷蘭，日本，韓國，新加坡，泰國，馬來西亞，越南，俄羅斯，南非，澳大利亞，紐西蘭，美國，加拿大，印度，巴西，日內瓦和義大利等三十多個。
由於他傑出的成就和在武術領域的聲譽和造詣，釋延勇法師曾應邀參與二十多部影視片的武打指導，編排，演出和拍攝工作。擔任過國際巨星李連杰和劉德華的替身演員。參與作品有獲奧斯卡提名的 “臥虎藏龍” 和其它著名的 “還珠格格”，“阿虎”，“天龍八部”，“神鵰俠侶”，“射鵰英雄傳”，“新龍門客棧”，“絕代雙驕”，“黃飛鴻之男兒當自強”，“太極張三豐” 和 “新方世玉” 等多部影視片。