Shaolin Master of Songshan Shaolin Temple in China.

Shifu Chang Yuan is a 33rd generation Shaolin Kung Fu master. He is originally from Shandong Province, China. At age twelve, he left his hometown to study martial arts at the Shaolin Temple, where he later studied under the guidance of Master Shi Guo Song. As per Chinese tradition, Shifu Chang Yuan holds at heart great respect for his teacher and has followed Master Shi Guo Song's teachings from martial arts to the etiquette of everyday life.

Shifu Chang Yuan believes that practicing Shaolin Kung Fu is a way to find balance between physical and emotional peace. It is a way for one to find ways to relax and calm down in this fast-paced world. When internal harmony is found, one will start to truly live his life in contentment. Shifu Chang Yuan emphasizes on using martial arts as a bridge to establish relationships with oneself and other people. Martial arts is not a way to make enemies, but to spread compassion and help other people.

Shifu Chang Yuan continues to pursue his beliefs in serving the community and dedicating himself to helping others. In 2011, Shifu Chang Yuan came to Las Vegas under the invitation of his kung fu brother, Xing Wei. Since then, he has worked diligently to combine the wisdom of Shaolin, Tai Chi, and Confucius into his philosophy of teaching.

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Our One Year Anniversary!
  • Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 11:00am
Celebrate Our One Year Anniversary wtih us! Enjoy the Master and Student Demo and Potluck Lunch! Sign-up at the front desk. Invite all your family and friends.

What Students Say

"Learning is fun with Shifu Yuan. He can break complicated kung fu movements systematically down so they are easy to follow. All the kids love him! "

Sandra Chang-Adair, Student

"Shifu Yuan is a great Tai Chi Instructor. He is patient and thorough with every movement he teaches. Through his guidance, I am able to apply what I have learned to my every day life. My health, breathing and stress have been tremendously improved since I've trained with Shifu Yuan."

Ngoc-Chau Nyugen, Student