• 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…

  • Zhang Hexian, 94, in Liyang Town in Ningbo City, Zhejiang Province China. She started to learn Kung Fu when she was four years old and now she is 94 years old. She is an experts in fists and legs, and her specialist weapon is the…

  • According to tales and legends, the beginning of the Chinese New Year started with a mythical beast called the Nian. Nian would eat villagers, especially children. One year, all the villagers decided to go hide from the beast. An old man appeared before the villagers…

  • Description: This is it, another New Year to celebrate! The Year of the Rooster is a really great and lucky year for everybody. Our Chinese New Year celebration 2017 for UK Shaolin Temple will be held on 28th January 2017 from 13:00 pm to 15:00 pm….

  • Drunken Fist

    The technical features of Zui Quan are based on imitating a drunkard. The main body method is called sloshing, which refers to “Hollow Body, Wine Belly” concept, as though the body is hollow and the lower abdomen (dantian) is filled with wine (instead of Qi),…

  • Can you guess what is in this original homemade cake? One of our members put many hours of hard work and skill into making this spectacular cake for our 2016 Christmas Party. Our party also included demonstrations from our Kung Fu, Tai Chi and Acrobatic…

  • A CHINESE Martial Arts competition saw talents from all over the UK descend on Hampshire. The Shaolin Temple in Southampton opened its doors to an inter-club competition on Saturday when almost 40 participants, aged between eight and 60, showed their skills in two different disciplines. They performed…