Sifu Shane Hancock
Sifu Hancock began training in the martial arts over 26 years ago and has taught the martial arts for most of that time. He has trained in various styles including Chinese Kenpo, Kickboxing, Wrestling, Traditional Kung Fu and Tai Chi. He currently trains under Master Michael Kaneen, Master Tamara Kaneen, Grandmaster Jerry Cook and Grandmaster Xiao PuQuan.
Master Instructor Michael Kaneen
Master Kaneen began his training in the martial arts at the age of 14 and has been training now for more than 20 years. He has been blessed to learn under amazing teachers that range from Shaolin Monks to Martial Arts Hall of Fame Members to Olympic Athletes. Master Kaneen has trained in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Pilipino and Western boxing systems and is currently ranked as a 5th Degree Black Belt and Master Instructor. He is also a member of the Martial Arts Hall of Fame.
Master Instructor Tamara Kaneen
Believing that Health and Wellness is the balance between our bodies, the foods we eat, our emotional state and our daily habits, Master Tamara Kaneen has focused her teachings on the internal arts of Qigong, Tai Chi, Nutrition, and lifestyle habits that enhance longevity.
Bringing the latest information, merged with the ancient wisdom of the past to each of her classes, seminars, and videos are key ingredients in helping her students achieve health and wellness. In her effort to continually learn and ensure the effectiveness of her efforts, Master Kaneen studies and attends seminars and workshops with some of the worlds leading experts.
Teaching Classes, Seminars, and providing Private Coaching, Master Kaneen's passion for Health, Wellness and the art of Kung Fu is inspiring and contagious. She dedicates her time to teaching others while continually learning and training under other Masters and Grandmasters such as Grandmaster Jerry Cook and Dr. Grandmaster Puquan Xiao. She is also a member of the Martial Arts Hall of Fame.
Grand Master Jerry Cook
Jerry Cook started the martial arts in 1971. In Junior High he studied Boxing, Wrestling and Shotokan under Master Charles Dixon. In 1974, he taught Parker's Kenpo Karate through High School eventually receiving a black belt from the AKKA. In 1980 he studied Akido with John Takagi. During 1984, he received a balk belt in Okanawan Go-Ju-Ryu with Sensei Alverez. Then in 1985, he learned Tiger and Crane from Buck Sam Kong and later Masters such as Hung and Ru Hu Zhu. He also learned the 116 Wing Chun Mokjong from Master Fong. In 1987, he learned 108 Ba-Kwa from Dr. Wong and later Masters such as Hsu and Ting-jue. He received a black belt in Green Dragon Kung Fu / Shuai Chiao / Chang 108 Tai Chi from Master Chicoine, and 108 Long Fist 1-10 Fighting Methods from Master Ma and later Pan Qing Fu's 18 Combat Style. In 1990, he received a black belt in Budo Kan Ju-jitsu from Dr. Anglen. During 1992, he starred work with Jin Heng Li in Wu Shu receiving a black sash. In 2002, he received a 7th degree black belt in Kajukenbo certified by c-jo Emperado and Grandmaster Pierce. He also started his studies with Shaolin Monk Shi Yong Kkai in styles of Yi-chin-ching, Baji and Chen Tai Chi; he also worked with Chen Xaio Wang, Chen Bing and Chen Zhang. In 2005, he received "One of the Most Knowledgeable Master's" award from the Martial Arts Hall of Fame and was put on the International Grandmasters Council. In 2007, he became a Doh-yi Master with Daoist priest Jaing Jing Sun Baek specializing in Wu-Tang sword and Dao-in. In 2008, he received grandmaster scrolls from Ninjitsu Grandmaster Ashida Kim and Grandmaster Lawrence Day Black Dragon. During 2011, he received IMACC professorship, grandmaster in Grandmaster John Wong's Tanglang Lotus Clan and received a 9th degree black belt in the Pierce Combat Method, Kajukenbo and the Black Dragon Fighting Society. He helped build the Yang Tze Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona under Master and Dr. Xiao Pu Quan. Jerry Cook has won over 50 national black belt championships and has produced over a dozen books and videos in the arts. Master Cook specializes in teaching and certifying martial arts instructors in more than 200 schools. He has learned from some of the greatest teachers of the time and enjoys sharing that knowledge with others.
Grand Master Xiao Puquan
LAC, OMD, PH.D
Sifu Xiao Pu-Quan Member of National Research Institute for Shaolin Martial Arts, China Member of Qigong Research Institute, Yulin, Guangxi China Member of Shaolin & Qigong Research Institute, Wenshan, Yunan Province, China Staff Member at Nanhai Shaolin Martial Arts Center, Guangdong, China Training Coach for Sichuan Chang Kai Martial Arts Team, Sichuan, China Graduate of Chang Chun University of Chinese Medicine, China.
Major concentration: Traditional Chinese Acupuncture and Internal Healing Arts. - Clinical Specialty: Bone injury and surgery, Martial arts medicine/ sports medicine. Martial Arts Specialty: Shaolin Wushu/ Kung Fu, Shaolin Hard Qigong, Traditional Tai Chi Quan, Shaolin Fighting Arts and Advance Shaolin Warrior Fighting Techniques etc. Master Xiao has been honored as an emissary to promote Shaolin Martial Arts and Chinese Healing Arts to the World. He has been invited to lecture tours all over China including Tibet, Yunan Guanxi, and more than 20 other provinces and regions in China. Master Xiao has come to the United States from China. He is here to promote his unique system of healthy mind and body development through the seminar and workshop programs at 9 Dragons Kung Fu.
Master Xiao was born into a martial arts family, and began his kung fu training at an early age. He had learned various wushu kung fu fighting techniques under a number of well-know martial arts instructors. At a young age, Master Xiao entered the Songsan Shaolin Temple in Henan Province China to study Shaolin Kung Fu under the Reverend Shi Xing Chang, who was also a disciple of the famous Abbott De Chan. Master Xiao is the 33rd generation disciple of the Shaolin Temple. His Buddhist title is Shi Yong Kai.