Shaolin Temple Cultural Center – Austin

  • April 16, 2015

Teaching the traditional Shaolin Kung Fu, Tai Chi and Wushu
of the Song Shan Shaolin Temple
The Shaolin Temple Cultural Center of Texas is officially sanctioned by Abbot Shi Yong Xin of the Shaolin Temple in Henan, China. With two locations – Houston and Austin – we are dedicated to promoting the martial arts and culture of Shaolin Temple, and are proud to be a part of the Shaolin network of centers across the world. We are the only authentic Shaolin Kung Fu School in Austin, Texas that teaches the current Shaolin Temple martial arts curriculum. Our School was founded in 2001 by Shi Yan Chan, 34th Generation Shaolin Warrior Monk, who is based out of his school in Houston, TX.


Classes offered for children and adults Looking for an extremely challenging and intense workout? Why not try the Shaolin workout. Results guaranteed. We offer a unique total body workout, and at the same time, you will learn self defense, improve your stamina, gain flexibility, and improve focus and determination. Who could ask for more?

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World Star Chinese Martial Arts Tournament 2016

  • March 21, 2016

Congratulations to all of our Champions at the World Star Chinese Martial Arts Tournament this weekend. We had a banner day, including two Grand Champions.

  • Shraddha Kroehnert 2 Gold Medals
  • Ramani Kroehnert 1 Slver Medal
  • Jonathan Simon 5 Gold Medals & Kids Traditional Grand Champion
  • Ariel Whitehead 3 Gold 2 Silver Medals & Teen Girls Traditional Grand Champion
  • Alex Vu 1 Gold and 2 Silver Medals
  • Soloman Howard 1 Gold and 3 Silver Medals
  • Tony Wang 1 Silver Medal

Congratulations to the Demo Team, you all did a great job during the Masters Demonstration on Saturday Night. I am very proud of each and every one of you. Congratulations to Joshua Gao of International Shaolin Wushu Center Houston Tx, Teen Boys Traditional Grand Champion P1000764

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  • September 6, 2015

Testing and the seminar were a great success. Congratulations to all students who passed to the next level. You all were very impressive. Many thanks to all who participated in the seminar. From the looks On your faces it was very strenuous, but you all looked very satisfied. Again thanks to all, and a big thanks to Shifu, Shi Xing Ying.
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Shaolin Drunken Fist Seminar Sat. Aug. 29th 1:00pm

  • August 18, 2015

Master Shi Xing Ying will be here for a Seminar on Sat. Aug. 29th at 1:00pm. The Seminar will cover Drunken Fist and is open to all. You do not have to be a Member to attend. Contact school for details.



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Parents Night Out

  • July 30, 2015

Friday August 7th we will be hosting a parents night out for our parents and their friends. It will run from 7 till 11:00pm. We will provide pizza, a movie, … Continue Reading

Shaolin 2016! We need your help

  • July 22, 2015

Help us reach our goal so we can send as many students as we can to Shaolin Temple for training this year. For many of our kids, this will be a once in a lifetime experience. Please Donate, and share.



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Testing May 11, 2015

  • May 13, 2015

Congratulations to all who tested yesterday! However, don’t forget, with higher rank comes higher responsibility. You must now train harder, and learn more. You all did a wonderful job. See full gallery here.

Testing May 11, 2015 - by Aaron Ham

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World Star Chinese Martial Art Tournament – Mar 21-22, 2015

  • April 16, 2015

Congratulations to all of our students from both the Houston and Austin Schools. Together we earned many, many medals and produced a total of 4 Grand Champions. Three of the Grand Champions were from our School here in Austin. Each Student medaled in every event they were registered in I am so proud of each and every one of you. Your hard work and determination paid off. Here is the Austin School medal count. You could not have given me a better birthday present.


Jonathan Simon – 6 Gold Medals Junior Traditional Grand Champion
Skylar Johnson – 4 Gold Medals, 3 Silver Medals, Kids Traditional Grand Champion
Aaron Ham – 2 Gold Medals, 4 Silver Medals, 1 Bronze Medal Adult Mens Traditional Grand Champion
Ariel Whitehead – 3 Gold Medals
Solomon Howard – 2 Gold Medals
Lane Pittman – 2 Silver Medals
Tony Wang – 2 Silver Medals
Kennan Wu – 2 Silver Medals
Cris White – 2 Gold Medals
Krista Angilieri – 1 Gold Medal, 2 Silver Medals
Alex Vu – 1 Gold Medal, 1 Bronze Medal
Congratulations to James Yeung from our Houston School Men’s Wushu Grand Champion.


photos by Aaron Ham

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Happy New Year!

  • March 3, 2015

It has been a busy new year for us here at ISWCATX with both public and private performances celebrating Spring Festival. Check out some of the highlights below.
photo by Liath Appleton – Fo Guang Shan Xiang Yun Temple, Austin TX
The girls wait for their performance.  

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