Grandmaster Kongjie Gou

Good evening Black Dragon family. As you may or not know our beloved grandmaster Kongjie Gou has sadly passed away. Many of you have trained with him, many of you called him friend. It is a truly sad time for everybody.

Please try to take a moment to remember grandmaster. Think of a happy memory that made you smile or a time when he helped you most. As long as we remember his teachings and carry on the Chen legacy grandmaster’s memory and teachings will always live on in us.

We received a message from Grandmaster’s representatives ;

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Team Shaolin Championships 2015

imageOn Saturday 26th September members of the Black Dragon Family were lucky enough to be invited to compete in the Team Shaolin Championships 2015 at the Tang Long Chinese Cultural Centre in London.

On arrival at Tang Long we immediately felt at home and welcomed as the cultural centre has the same feeling as our very own school. Being a Shaolin competition it was very well organised and with only one arena, competitors who were in multiple categories did not have the stress found in other competitions of being in different places at the same time. For spectators this meant… Continue reading

The 3rd Cultural Shaolin Festival


On Saturday 11th October the Black Dragon Competitors ventured out on an early morning trip up to The London Soccerdome to take part in the competition as part of the 3rd Cultural Shaolin Festival.

Taking part in the prestigious competition were: Ruby Pierce, Ashleigh Wykes, Harry Adaway and Liam Fitz-Patrick; all of whom were most excited to see the world famous Abbot Shi Yongxin and perform in front of the renowned Shaolin monks.

Teams came from far and wide from countries like America, Slovakia, Spain and many more including the U.K. Black Dragon; one of the smallest clubs… Continue reading