Kung Fu Academy Continues Thirty-Five-Generations-Deep Tradition
To call what Shifu Shi Hen Chao does a family business is an understatement. Thirty-five generations of Shaolin masters have come before Chao, who continues his family tradition in Denver at his Shaolin Kung Fu Academy. As a youngster, Chao trained at the Songshan Shaolin Temple in China and became a Kung Fu master before moving to the States. Now he runs a Kung Fu academy that has recently opened its doors to Westerners. We took a look inside.