The Houston Shaolin Temple
is home to Dasifu Shi De Shan, a 31st generation Shaolin warrior monk.
DaShifu Shi De Shan has been studying Kung Fu and QiGong for over 30 years. He is well versed in the ancient secrets that cultivate health, vitality, peace of mind, balance, and incredible power and durability. There are only a small handful of people in the world who approach his level of development.
Shi Su Yun, a 30th generation Shaolin monk, accepted him as a disciple and gave him the religious name Shi De Shan (“Shan” means “Mountain”). Shi De Shan’s specialties are traditional Shaolin Kung Fu bare hand and weapons, Hard Qi Gong and San Da (San Shou) sparring. After completing his training, he remained in residence at the Temple for a number of years as an instructor, primarily teaching Chinese military and police personnel. He took care of Shaolin monk generations 1985 through 1997. In 1998, DaShifu left China to perform in “Shaolin Kung Fu of China” a 30-nation demonstration tour.
After completing the tour, the Shaolin Temple gave him permission to remain in the United States and open a Shaolin Temple school in Houston, Texas to promote Shaolin philosophy. For over 20 years he has been instructing his students in the path of fitness, respect and honor. Thanks to him and his dedicated staff, the Temple produces world recognized athletes and martial art champions while providing his students with valuable skills and morals that will help them for the rest of their lives. His travels have garnered him international reputation and many students have sought him out.
You can find more information about Grand Master Shi De Shan on his websites:
Houston Shaolin Temple
Houston Shaolin Temple Qi Gong