STQI Scarborough School

Markham instructor training

Markham gong bu punch girls

Shaolin Retreat 20160713-245

Dao & Chuan

3 brothers

Group Picture with Shi Yong Xin

Abbott Shi Yong Xin Demo

Master Shi Guo Song 34th Generation Shaolin

Master Shi Guo Song demonstrates a pose from the Mantis style

Praying Mantis

Master Shi Guo Song demonstrating praying mantis style at the Shaolin Temple at Song Mountain

Hi there, I am Shi Chang Chuan, a 35th Generation Shaolin Disciple, member of Shaolin Team Canada, and International gold medalist. For over a decade I have been studying under Master Shi Guo Song, and in that time have honed my Kung Fu and teaching skills, and helped spread the Shaolin culture to countless students, friends, and family. I try to create an energetic, focused, and yet fun environment to keep you motivated to reach your personal and fitness goals. I speak English, Mandarin, and Cantonese, and am always looking for ways to help you improve every day, so my job is never done!

The Shaolin Temple Quanfa Institute (STQI) was established in China in 1996 by Grand Master Shi Guo Song, a 34th generation warrior monk from the Shaolin Temple and World Kung Fu Champion. He is an authentic Shaolin monk who practices traditional Shaolin kung fu martial arts, qi gong, and ch’an. He established the Canadian head branch in Markham in 2007, and I established STQI Scarborough under his guidance in 2018.

Our schools use traditional Shaolin Kung Fu methods, which balance hard training for power, speed, and flexibility, with soft training for internal health, inner peace, focus, and patience. I am proud to be sharing our Master’s teachings with the people of Scarborough and surrounding areas, and hope to help people of all ages and skill levels to reach their personal goals.

Instructor Chuan, Head Coach of STQI Scarborough

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STQI at the World Gym

Classes at the World Gym have been going well, with some regular students I see almost every week plus new people trying each time. It was a smaller class today (and I forgot to take a photo while everyone... Read More »

Community Stretching Program

I’m proud to introduce a new stretching program to reach out to the Scarborough community, and cutting the startup fees to make it more affordable. I’m starting with a free 3 class program before officially launching in June, and... Read More »

The Secret to Shaolin Levitation

These kids worked really hard today to work on their kicks and also learn some more of #WuBuQuan. I don’t think they all got the memo to jump on the count of three, but at least one seems to... Read More »

Admirable students

View this post on Instagram My Kung Fu brother told me that when I started my own school I would attract students who had similar personality as myself. But I would instead say it's the other way around, and... Read More »

Cute kids

View this post on Instagram How can you not have fun with such a cute bunch of #ShaolinKids? They were all smiles but also all working hard this weekend to learn their fundamentals and build discipline through the routine... Read More »

Demos in Scarborough

View this post on Instagram Over the last few weeks I've participated in various demos across the city in celebration of #ChineseNewYear or #LunarNewYear. I was able to see numerous #LionDance performances, special Chinese characters and Gods, and even... Read More »

World Gym Scarborough

View this post on Instagram I've been working on my editing skills and here is a small shareable promo I created for my class at the #WorldGym in Scarborough! Looking for Shaolin Kung Fu in the Scarborough area? Come... Read More »


View this post on Instagram These two little #warriors have been coming to the Sunday kids' class and seem to be having a lot of fun challenging each other during the class. There's nothing quite like training with others... Read More »

Chinese New Year 2019 in Scarborough

View this post on Instagram I gave a Kung Fu demo at the Lunar New Year's celebration at the CCC, where we also had a visit from Choy Sun (God of Wealth) who gave out lucky envelopes to everyone.... Read More »

World Gym Scarborough

Next week, I’ll be bringing this fun and upbeat #cardio class to #worldgymscarborough to introduce some Kung Fu drills to the local #fitness community. If you or anyone you know are interested in a fun way to get fit... Read More »
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