Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit is the fourth generation successor from the famous Shaolin Monastery of China, and a Grandmaster of Shaolin Wahnam International with centres in more than 35 countries, teaching chi kung and kungfu.
He received the «Qigong Master of the Year» award at the Second World Congress on Qigong held in San Francisco in November 1997.
He also holds an honours degree in humanity, and is one of the very few masters who speaks excellent English.
His books, Introduction to Shaolin Kungfu (1981), The Art of Chi Kung (1993), The Art of Shaolin Kung Fu (1996), The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan (1996), Chi Kung for Health and Vitality (1997), The Complete Book of Zen (1998), and The Complete Book of Chinese Medicine (2002) have been highly acclaimed internationally.
The Art of Chi Kung is a best-seller, reprinted three times within three years, and has been translated into many languages.
Grandmaster Wong, born in 1944, started his life-long training of the Shaolin arts in 1954 when he learned Shaolin Kungfu and lion dance from the famous Shaolin master, Grandmaster Lai Chin Wah, who was popularly known as Uncle Righteousness. Grandmaster Wong became his best disciple and helped Uncle Righteousness to teach kungfu.
To further his kungfu training, Grandmaster Wong later learned from Grandmaster Ho Fatt Nam, the third generation successor directly descended from the southern Shaolin Monastery when it was burned by the Manchurian army in China.
Grandmaster Wong also learned Wuzu Kungfu from Grandmaster Chee Kim Thong, regarded as the Living Treasure of the People’s Republic of China, and from Grandmaster Choe Hoong Choy, the Patriarch of Choe Family Wing Choon Kungfu.
Grandmaster Wong has taught kungfu and chi kung for more than thirty five years to more than 80,000 students in more than 35 countries.
Regretting that many masters were withholding secrets of kungfu and chi kung with the result that these arts have lose their essence, in 1982 he founded the Shaolin Wahnam Institute of kungfu and chi kung.
He named the school after his two teachers who had influenced him most, Grandmaster Lai Chin Wah and Grandmaster Ho Fatt Nam, with the aim of transmitting genuine Shaolin Kungfu, Shaolin Chi Kung and Shaolin philosophy.
Having won championships himself, Grandmaster Wong has trained many champions in kungfu (demonstrations as well as all styles sparring) and lion dance competitions. But he has always insisted that while Shaolin Kungfu is an exceedingly effective martial art, its greatness lies in enriching our daily life and in spiritual development.
Since 1987 Grandmaster Wong has spent more time teaching chi kung than kungfu. This is because while kungfu serves as an interesting hobby, chi kung serves an urgent public need, particularly in helping people to overcome degenerative and psychiatric illness.
In 1988 he caused a huge public controversy when he made an incredible announcement: that it is possible to transmit chi (energy) over great distance to cure people! In a public experiment conducted by an independent national newspaper in early 1989, he proved that distant chi transmission is possible. Later that year, he publicly demonstrated sending chi up to the sky to disperse clouds!
Grandmaster Wong is one of the few masters who have generously introduced the once secretive Shaolin Chi Kung to the public, and has helped literally thousands of people with their so-called «incurable» diseases like hypertension, asthma, rheumatism, arthritis, diabetics, migraine, gastritis, gall stones, kidney failure, depression, anxiety.
Now he has devoted more time on writing and teaching overseas, having successfully taught in more than 35 countries in all the 6 continents. He stresses the Shaolin philosophy of sharing goodness with all humanity, and is now dedicated to spreading the wonders and benefits of the Shaolin arts to more people irrespective of race, culture and religion.
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Enjoy this fantastic Interview to Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit held in Alicante (Spain) where he explains about the wonders of genuine Qi Gong (Chi Kung).
Many of these books are best sellers around the world and have been translated into multiple languages.
Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit books are characterized by their easy-to-read, simple, direct and entertaining language.
Without a doubt, these books provide an excellent guide to understanding what can be achieved through the practice of authentic Chi Kung, Shaolin Kung Fu, Tai Chi Chuan and Zen.
Many of Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit Books reveal many secrets about Qi Gong, Shaolin Kung Fu, Martial Arts and Spiritual Cultivation. If you are fortunate enough to read his books you will be greatly rewarded as they will offer you a route-map of what genuine Shaolin Arts can bring to practicioners.
No previous knowledge of qigong is required to understand this book; all concepts and expressions are explained in a style and vocabulary easily understandable to the Western reader.
You will be introduced step by step to all the important aspects of the body, mind and spirit work of qigong until you reach, towards the end of the book, quite advanced concepts.
In a work in which the author does not overlook the cultural and ideological differences between the environment in which qigong originated and the reader’s environment, Wong Kiew Kit gives us descriptions that may seem incredible to the eyes of any Westerner; however, most of the examples mentioned in this book have been verified by the experience of the Grandmaster’s students, as well as by his own.
But no element of this work should be accepted based solely on the faith or reputation of the authorities cited; rather, the principles and practices suggested should be approached with an open mind, and their benefits should be evaluated after they have been put into practice for an adequate amount of time.
At the more advanced levels, qigong takes on spiritual aspects, transcending the physical, but there are many people who practice it and benefit greatly only from its physical aspect, neglecting some or all of its spiritual nuances.
If you want to enjoy the enormous capacity of a clear mind, a healthy and vital organism, Qigong for health and vitality will open the doors to a new world full of energy and well-being.
The practice of Qigong can bring you, among others, the following benefits:
– Manage stress
– Cultivate health
– Enhanced sexual vitality
– Enhance the creativity of the mind
There is a growing recognition of the benefits that the Chinese art of Qigong (or Chikung) brings to the improvement of physical and mental capacity. Its continued practice, in addition to promoting vitality in the sporting and sexual spheres, contributes effectively to the cultivation of health.
Over the centuries, Chinese culture deepened this knowledge and developed special techniques aimed at acquiring chi, or vital energy. Some of these techniques were used in the martial arts; others served to preserve health, cure illness and provide vigor in old age. But all of them were kept secret.
This clear and profound book teaches us the Qigong techniques for energy cultivation, offering a program of simple exercises designed to enhance physical, mental and spiritual well-being, equally suitable for both novice and expert practitioners.
For traditional Chinese medicine, the human body is the mirror of the universe, insofar as its constituent elements are the same as those found in nature and are governed by the same laws.
It is often mistakenly believed that Chinese medicine is nothing more than acupuncture and herbal medicine.
In reality, Chinese medicine is a very broad field that encompasses many other aspects, such as external medicine, therapeutic massage, traumatology, qigong, and mental and spiritual health, which are explained in this book in a way that is as accessible as it is accurate and profound.
This lavishly illustrated work enables the Western reader to become familiar with this ancient healing tradition and is also of great use to health professionals.
Considered as one of the most suitable oriental martial arts for the search of balance and emotional, mental, spiritual and physical harmony, Tai Chi Chuan reaches in the West a greater diffusion every day for its proven effectiveness.
This guide gathers the essence of the secular Chinese wisdom of Tai Chi Chuan, pursuing its most outstanding aspects as well as the benefits that it generates for the integral health of the body and mind.
Written in a clear and fluid style and complemented with abundant drawings, this book makes a detailed tour through the different levels of knowledge and practice.
This book is a practical guide that introduces the reader to the history, philosophy and various styles of Kung Fu and accompanies him step by step from the establishment of training objectives to the highest level to which Shaolin Kung Fu leads: Zen.
Specialized areas for combat training are introduced in a progressive manner with detailed explanations and illustrations showing the sequences of movements.
Specific techniques provide knowledge and practice for overcoming combat situations; combat sequences allow application of those techniques to continuous fighting, with training in decision making and quick thinking to successfully overcome changing situations in combat.
Combination series allow for improved space and time management, balance and fluidity of movement; strength training provides the power, speed and agility that are crucial to winning a fight; and principles of tactics and strategy help use the brain as well as strength to secure victory.
Zen leads to spiritual fulfillment because it allows us to find joy and meaning in daily life. This knowledge of cosmic reality is within everyone’s reach because it is the expression of our mystical essence.
In The Complete Book of Zen, the renowned Shaolin master Wong Kiew Kit explains the principles of this discipline through a rigorous journey through the fables and stories of the tradition.
This treatise offers reflections drawn from the author’s own wisdom and long experience. Practicing Zen:
– Intensifies our concentration
– Enhances our intuition
– Brings emotional balance
– Strengthens the body
– Provides inner vitality
– Cultivates health
– Leads to supreme spiritual wholeness
As its title indicates, the most comprehensive work on Zen and an indispensable guide to making the most of spiritual energy.
Sakyamuni Buddha taught the Amitabha Sutra more than 2000 years ago. It is one of the most important sutras of Mahayana Buddhism. It teaches how a person can be reborn in Sukhavati, also known as the Western Paradise of Eternal Bliss.
In Sukhavati, Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit explains the principles and practice of Pure Land Buddhism. He introduces and discusses the various Sutras and Mantras that are important to Pure Land practitioners.
The book includes:
– Buddha Amitabha and Sukhavati’s description.
– The majestic grandeur of Buddhism.
– Other Buddhas and Bodhisattvas in all directions.
– Heaven and enlightenment.
– Methods of gaining rebirth in Sukhavati.
– Resolution of doubts.
– Commentaries on the classics.
This is the first kungfu book by a Shaolin grandmaster, Sifu Wong Kiew Kit, who has become a legend. It gives a complete introduction to Shaolin Kungfu, including:
– The philosophy and history of Shaolin Kungfu.
– A basic set of Shaolin Kungfu with many secrets revealed.
– Combat application.
– Internal strength training.
– Kungfu weapons.
– General principles of kungfu.
It is a book that any Shaolin Kungfu practitioner should have.
This is the true story of a boy who has become a world legend.
The book, which is divided into three parts, gives a detailed account of the life of Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit, an expert in the Shaolin arts:
The Formative Years – Collects Grandmaster Wong’s early years and how he learned Shaolin Kungfu, Taijiquan, Zen, chi kung and Chinese medicine from the patriarchs of the arts.
Building the Foundation – Describes how Grandmaster Wong founded Shaolin Wahnam and began teaching the Shaolin arts to the public.
Spreading Health and Happiness – Records Grandmaster Wong’s travels to numerous countries to teach the Shaolin arts to more than 80,000 students in over 35 countries, helping people suffering from so-called incurable diseases regain their good health, and giving vitality, longevity, mental clarity, peak performance and spiritual joy to people who are already healthy, regardless of race, culture and religion.
Grandmaster Wong is also an international best-selling author. His writing is clear and a pleasure to read. Even if you are not interested in the subjects he writes about, you will enjoy reading his autobiography, which is full of fun and humor, and you will benefit greatly from the real-life stories that illustrate many invaluable lessons to enrich our daily lives.
Shaolin Kungfu has been considered by many as the best martial art in the world. But Kung-fu is only one of the «three treasures» of Shaolin, the other two being Qigong and Zen.
For the first time, this inspiring book, written by an internationally renowned Shaolin Grandmaster, brings you the crystallization of Shaolin wisdom and practice spanning many centuries.
Its scope and depth are astounding, touching on, among many other things, poetry and enlightenment. Yet it is written in easy-to-understand language. Profound concepts and difficult techniques are systematically explained with many illustrations.
The book includes: The background and scope of Kungfu; Applications of form and combat; Principles and methods of strength training; Energy training and mind training; Secrets of the masters; Traditional Chinese weapons; Maintaining health and vitality and curing so-called incurable diseases; Interesting stories and legends of Shaolin; Zen and spiritual development.
The Shaolin Arts (Masters’ Answers Series) is a selection of answers to questions written by various people from around the world to Sifu Wong, who is a celebrated Shaolin Grandmaster. The publication of these questions and answers will be of great value to all those interested in the Shaolin arts.
This book introduces Shaolin Kungfu, Taijiquan, Qigong and Zen Buddhism, as well as the different styles of these arts and training methods.
The book includes:
– The legends, history and personalities that were behind the development of these arts.
– An in-depth study of these arts, including the training of form and inner strength, energy management and healing, weapons, strategies, tactics, spiritual joy and meditation to achieve enlightenment, which is the ultimate prize.
– Case studies showing that practitioners of these arts, especially qigong, can successfully overcome so-called incurable diseases, maintain their health and manage stress effectively.
– Stories about the «Satori» or Awakening experienced by Sifu Wong’s students and disciples.
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