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About Us

About Us

Who we are

We are a family owned business focusing on keeping our Chinese Culture alive through kung fu and lion dance. We pride ourselves on being team focused and giving our full focus/energy/devotion/attention.


– We have regular training schedules

– We start from ages of 5 and continue training

– We are Brisbane’s longest standing kung fu & lion dance troupe.

– We are the Southern Shaolin International Wushu Academy

Our History

About Master Chen

1965 1965
Starting Practice

Master You Nan Chen began to practice martial arts from the age of 6.

1977 1977

He attended college and became the first group of sports students of the Guangdong Sports Institute.

1979 1979

He won the National Martial Art Competition, competing with the 3 Section Stick form.

1981 1981

He graduated from the Guangzhou Institute of Physical Education, majoring in Martial Arts.

1980 1980
Performing & Film

Throughout this period he was the Martial Arts Stunt Coordinator of many film including: ``Nan Quan Wang`` and ``Iron Bridge III``. While also participating in cultural performances that included travelling to Europe and Japan.

1988 1988
Moving to Australia

He went to Brisbane, Australia to establish the International Wushu Academy, where he has began teaching Chinese martial arts. His company has performed on many special occasions but the most memorable would be for the Queen of England when she visited Australia.

2000 2000
Maintaining traditions

He has a long standing teaching relationship within Martial Art schools in China and has taught within the Chan Wu Wushu School in Guangzhou and the Shaolin Temple in Fu Jian. His continual pursual and establishment of Chinese Tradition in Brisbane has allowed him to become a Guangdong Overseas Ambassador.

Academy History

The International Wushu Academy has now become a multi-functional Chinese Cultural Center for Tai Chi, Qigong, Acupuncture and Sports Trauma, and Chinese Medicine. Master You Nan Chen is committed to spreading Chinese culture and hopes that his legacy will continue past his years.

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What sets us apart

We strive to be the best in Brisbane and give 110% to each performance. We cater to our clients needs and would go above a beyond to make an outstanding performance. We are Southern Shaolin International Wushu Academy

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