• Another successful workshop was held on Saturday at the UK Shaolin Temple in Southampton. We had visitors from all over the country, including families and friends of our students. In a friendly and open atmosphere, everyone participated in exercises and games that improve strength and…

  • The Venerable Hai Deng  (海灯法师) (reportedly 1902–January 11, 1989) was a Buddhist monk, martial artist and pro-tem abbot of Shaolin Temple during the 20th century. He was born Fan Wubing (Chinese: 范无病) in Jiangyou County, Sichuan province. His parents gave him the name “Fan Wubing”, which means Fan the Never Sick, in hopes that…

  • Member of the Month

    Liz has been training at the temple for a very long time. You will see her in Kung fu classes and in advanced training. In the demos you will see she is very graceful and dangerous with the fan. Liz has been an amazing support…

  • Taster weekend into the Shaolin Way of Life

    Last weekend the UK Shaolin Temple in Southampton hosted a Shaolin Retreat offering anyone interested the chance to get a taster in the Shaolin Way of Life. A lot of students and people new to the UK Shaolin Temple attended the activities at the weekend….

  • Anne and Richard have been with the temple for about a year since we opened. You would see them both practicing hard in there Tai Chi classes. They have been nominated because of there continual support in the Temple. They regularly help to maintain the…

  • Alex has been with UK Shaolin Temple for many years you may see him around in Sanda classes, he’s quite a tall chap with green Celtic boxing gloves. His is actively involved with the temple helping with building and sharing his amazing wood skills. It…

  • The day aims to educate people of its health and wellbeing benefits as well as encouraging people to try the form of the martial art. Southampton’s UK Shaolin Temple, will host a half-hour class suitable for people who have never tried the sport which encompasses…

  • Whilst UK Shaolin Temple has been running for over 10 years, last Sunday 9th April 2017 marks our 1st birthday in our Temple in Southampton. We marked the occasion by holding an open day for anyone and everyone to come and try some taster sessions…

  • Chinese New Year Display Leaves Portsmouth Shoppers Stunned

    HUNDREDS of shoppers were left amazed by a performance to celebrate Chinese New Year. Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth was given a Far Eastern makeover to bring in the Year of the Rooster. A traditional Chinese dragon paraded through the designer outlet shopping centre to music…

  • UK Shaolin Temple Chinese New Year Celebrations 2017

    Southampton celebrates the Year of the Rooster Today is Chinese New Year, with 2017 being the Year of the Rooster. Celebrations have been taking place across the region. Richard Slee sent this report from Southampton. Richard spoke to Shi Yan Min, the founder and master…