Colorado Shao-Lin Martial Arts
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Though there was no true separation for "external" "internal" in Chinese martial arts, many people believe they are separate. Simply put "external" works on the muscles and outward of the body, "internal" works on the inner body and mind!

External Arts

The Chinese Shao Lin for traditional Kung Fu is comprised of various colorful styles of skill and training, making up the extensive Shao-Lin System available today!

Whatever your body type and condition, we have a variety of options for you to choose from.

Some of the styles within the Shao Lin Art are:
Northern and southern Fist (Pei Chuan/Nan Chuan)
Hua Fist (Hua Chuan
Drunken Fist (Pa Hsien-8 Immortals)
Chin Na (Holds & Counters) well as, Animal styles such as:

  • Black Tiger (Hei Chuan)
  • White Crane (Pai Hao)
  • Monkey (Hou Chuan)
  • Preying Mantis (Tang Lang)
  • Eagle Claw (Ying Jow Ch'uan)
  • Snake (Se Ch'uan)

...Many more

and classical forms, such as:

  • Tiger/Crane form (He/Hu Suang Hsing)
  • Shao Lin Origial Five Animal form (Shao Lin U Hsing Chuan)

Also, within the Shao Lin system are the Classical Weapons, such as:

  • the Monk's Staff (Pang)
  • the Broadsword (Tao)
  • the Kwan Tao
  • the Spear (Chiang)
  • the Double-edged Sword (Chien)
  • the Tiger Hook Swords (Hu Tou Gou)
  • the Butterfly Swords (Tie' Tao)
  • the Iron Fan (San)
  • the 3-Sectional Staff (San Chie Kuen)
  • the 9-sectional Steel Whip (Chou CHie San Pien)

to name a few


Qigong or Chi Kung is an aspect of traditional Chinese medicine involving the coordination of different breathing patterns with various physical postures and motions of the body.

Our school teaches Tai Chi, Pa Kua, Hsing I and more

Shao Lin is also unique for it's depth of Internal Breathing training:

  • Ta Mo's I Chin Ching (Muscle-Tendon Change Classic
  • Hua To's Five Animal Frolics (Wu Hsing Chuan)
  • Yueh Fei's 18 Continous Postures (Se Pa Kwan)

...including, numerous Tai Chi Styles such as:

  • Tai Chi Chuan (Grand Ultimate Fist)
  • Combined Style
  • Yang Style Tai Chi
  • Chen Style Tai Chi
  • Tai Chi Weapons - Straight sword, Fan... well as advanced Internal Classical Styles, such as:

  • Pa Kua Chang (8 Changes of the Palms)
  • Hsing I Chuan (Mind/Form Fist)
  • Fu Chia Chien (Buddha Family Fist)

again to name a few.

For more information about these and other styles of Kung Fu taught within the Shao Lin Art, please come by and visit our Chinese Shao Lin school, during class hours

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