MASTER SHI GUO SONG
Master Shi Guo Song
34th generation Shaolin Wushu (Martial Arts) monk
7th generation Shaolin Fo Han Boxing Master
One of the Ten Famous Arhats (Top Temple Guards) in Shaolin Temple, Songshan Mountain, Dengfeng, Henan Province, China; hold the post of the Chief Coach of Shaolin martial arts monk group.
Guo Song began learning martial arts at the age of six and was accepted into the Shaolin Temple, Songshan Mountain, Dengfeng, Henan Province, China at the age of thirteen. Under Shaolin martial arts monk Master Shi Yong Ding, he studied Shaolin Kung Fu, whereas he also studied Buddhism and become a monk under Master Shi Sheng Ci.
Guo Song has been trained in martial arts for over 25 years and has mastered many different martial arts styles, including Shaolin boxing and weaponry. He has been invited to visit over twenty foreign countries such as Malaysia, Japan, Korea, America, Canada, Germany to perform martial arts for cultural exchange.
1992 visit Singapore with “Shaolin Buddhist Cultural Delegation” of Songshan Shaolin Temple for cultural of Buddhist and martial arts exchange.
1993 he won the championship of male sword in China North and South Shaolin Wushu (martial art Competition.
1995 visited Canada with Martial Arts Monk group and participate multicultural function to perform Martical Arts, in Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton and Vancouver.
1996 he founded the Shaolin Temple Quanfa Institute in Deng Fong, Henan, China
1997 he has been invited by Japan Shaolin Quanfa (boxing) Association to participate their 50thAnniversary Conference for Martial Arts exchange.
1998 on teaching martial arts tour around Italy
1998 he was awarded one of “Shaolin Ten Greatest Martial Arts Boxing Style” Boxer and was given the title of “Shaolin Eighteen Luohan (Arhat)” by Shaolin Temple (China). Invited to join TV Learning Video Production of “Shaolin Ten Greatest Martial Arts Boxing Style – Mei Hua Quan”. Help editing the book “Shaolin Temple Tradition Wushu Encyclopaedia”.
1999 he won the Gold Prize of male boxing in the Wushu (martial arts) World Tournament in Canada
2000 invited by Russia TV to take part of a documentary about the cultural of Shaolinmartial arts.
2001 he was awarded championship of China Dengdian Cup National Shaolin Martial Arts Contest in male Boxing and Cudgel Playing
2002 he was recognized as a qualified Wrestling Coach and a qualified Boxing Coach by National Athletic Bureau in China.6th Degree Expert (Dan) as acknowledged by the National Athletic Bureau in China.
2003 leaded Shaolin Martial Arts Monks in Malaysia to perform Martial Arts for Chinese School Fundraising.
2004 he was awarded championship of The First World Traditional Wushu (martial arts) Festival in male Boxing and 2nd runner up in Cudgel Playing
2004 Abbot of “China Songshan Shaolin Temple” in San Francisco U.S.A. and founded the “Shaolin Foundation” in San Francisco U.S.A.
2005 awarded by the Government of USA California. Also awarded by the Government of San Francisco proclaimed May 12 as a “Master Guo Song Day” in San Francisco.
2007 he has been invited by US Alonzo King Lines Ballet to participate the opera “Long River High Sky”. This is the first time Chinese Shaolin Martial Arts fused with ballet. And the performance in San Francisco resulted with great success.
2007 June – he has been invited by Canada city of Markham, Federation of Chinese Canadians in Markham and Association of Progressive Muslims of Ontario to perform Shaolin Martial Arts in the event 5th Anniversary of Taste of Asia 2007.
2007 July – invited by city of Markham Government to perform Shaolin Martial Arts in National Day.
2007 he founded the Shaolin Temple Quanfa Institute in Toronto, Canada, taught Shaolin Wushu, Qi Gong, Meditation and promote China Shaolin Temple culture.
2009 founded Shaolin Luohan Temple non-profit charity organization in Toronto, Canada; helped weakness, valetudinarians and raising these engrossed with Wushu (martial arts).
2010 June – lead his students in Toronto to perform in the event 8th Anniversary of Taste of Asia 2010.
2011 promote “Children Meditation”, help to further develop os children’s wisdom and enhance the concentration on learning. By this topic, he has been interviewed by Fairchild Television of Canada.
2013 invited by CBC Television of Canada to take part of a documentary “Master of the City”, to promote Shaolin traditional martial arts and the spirit of “Chan”.
2013 to start “Stretching Exercise” free class for seniors and chronic pain sufferers to help them improve the quality of life.
2014 October – leaded 35 students from Markham, Toronto and Montreal school to compete in the 10th International Shaolin Wushu Festival at Zengzhou. China. Event attracted 1870 athletes from 63 countries, we have brought over 60 medals back to Canada.
2015 leaded his students to perform in “2015 CNTV Chinese New Year Gala” of Canada National TV, and gains awards for < The Best Choreographer for 2015>, <The Excellent Program for 2015>.
2015 invited by Fairchild Television of Canada to take part of a documentary “Mandarin Profile” to share his experience of his Chan and Kung Fu life.
2016 leaded his students to perform in “2016 CNTV Chinese New Year Gala” of Canada National TV, and gains awards for <Excellent Program Award>, <Most Popular Program Online>.
2017 leaded his students to celebrate 150th Canada, to perform in “The Chinese Communities Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Canada Live TV Gala and also leaded 150 students to support the Government of Canada Ontario Richmond Hill to celebrate 150th Canada, to perform in the community activity “The Richmond Hill Times Square Summer Carnival 2017”. Awarded by the Government of Canada Ontario Richmond Hill.