A significant part of this site is dedicated to the public education, history and philosophy of the
Shaolin Kung Fu, Martial Arts and Tai Chi Chuan. This is a fun, exciting and fulfilling lifestyle for
all ages and circumstances. We encourage all to be involved. Often, these Arts seem too mysteries to
comprehend, but we each can enjoy the Arts and still keep the "awe". In fact, you can become one of
the reasons there is awe.
Each of us can discover this wonderful world with correct instruction and honest effort. Yes, it can take
a lifetime, or more correctly said, there is a lifetime worth of rewards, growth and enjoyment available
in our programs, starting with our first lesson. At Shaolin Arts, we do offer a lot. Take the piece
within a time period you want or take it all: the confidence of having true Self Defense, the feelings
of complete Fitness, the mysteries of traditional Kung Fu, the energy of Tai Chi, Weapons play, the
variety of Mixed Martial Arts, the Fun, the Success, the Discovery. Enjoy the journey only you can take,
because each of us is unique, with our own set of circumstances, interests and backgrounds. So keep your
strengths strong, have fun, play, feel and share. It's really worth it!
A note: we will use the term, "the Arts", to represent all the areas of possible study namely, Kung
Fu, Fitness, Self defense, Tai Chi Chuan, healing, meditation, Qi Gong and Mixed Martial Arts during our
This, the Shaolin Arts web site has areas for all to enjoy.
Sections like, "Consumer Information" will explain terms, costs, expressions, uniforms, types or
styles of Arts, ranking systems, professional credentials, pros and cons of tournaments, what to look
for in an instructor, studios, etc.
"History and Philosophy" will review classic history sharing the philosophy behind 3,000 years of
successes, failures, and cultures, the human endeavor for freedom and personal growth. How peaceful
Shaolin systems designed for health, longevity and personal development were also discovered to be the
greatest tools for self defense. So much so, military were first defeated, and then adopted these
principles to become a Martial Art.
"FAQ", frequently asked questions, will summarize and address common concerns, misinformation, things to be aware of, and what to expect.
"Locations" will display maps and contact information of our locations in Utah and Arizona.
"Current Events" will list dates, times and places for our special events, retreats, clinics and a newsletter.
"About Shaolin Arts" will review us, Shaolin Arts; how we became, what we are, and where we are going.
"Areas of Study" explains the focus of study our students are involved with: Kung Fu, Self Defense, Fitness, Mixed Martial Arts and Tai Chi.
As you enjoy this web site please realize, it is good to read, talk and watch but it is in the doing that completes us.