Shaolin is a 1400 year old Chinese Buddhist tradition of self-defence. A form of moving meditation (tung ch'an) it is an expression of Ch’an (Zen) and Esoteric (Mi-tsung) Buddhism. Developed as a self-defence tradition for monks early in the 6th century AD, it rapidly spread beyond the Shaolin monastery reaching throughout China and East Asia.
Our practice is based on the relationship between intent and action. You are welcome to join our meetup group if you wish to actively participate in person or engage in our online discussions & other communications. We discourage passive (inactive) membership and ”mere spectators”.
Please do not join this group if you do not intend to participate. Our forums are still open for the public as ”read only".
Each meetup event is a complimentary introduction to our regular training. You're welcome to attend 3 free training session. After this, you are invited to join regular classes and training fees will then apply. Regular classes are held on weekday evenings throughout the year at the University of Sydney.
We practice Shaolin Inner Work (nei-kung), an expression of the identity of body-mind. This includes yogic exercises, fighting techniques and the Buddhist philosophy & psychology that underlies them. Specialist workshops are also held at various dates and locations throughout Australia. These are open to regular or casual participants alike.