Headmaster Hua is the current head of the school. Hua Shifu (with Buddhist name Shi Yan Chun) was born in Dengfeng, Henan province. That city is one of the most renowned spiritual centers of China and famous as “the heart of the Kung Fu”. The world famous Shaolin Monastery belongs to this area as well as many other temples, historic gates and others. Hua Shifu studied Shaolin Kung Fu, Zen and Buddhism for over 10 years at The Shaolin Temple since he was 7 years old. After many years of intensive and dedicated training, he acquired mastery in Shaolin Kung Fu Fist, Staff, Sword, Spear, and other weapons. Hua Shifu has specialized in hard qigong (iron shirt) and has reached a very high level in this field as a practitioner and teacher. Later in his study he added to his mastery the knowledge and experience of two more styles - Wing Chun and Wudang Tai Chi. The combination of external and internal kung Fu styles makes Hua Shifu’s Kung Fu unique and inimitable. Hua Shifu is dedicated to the Kung Fu training hard and constantly as well as to his students and disciples. He has over 30 years of teaching experience with different levels and nationality of students.
1985 - three gold medals in Shaolin Drunk Fist, Luohanquan and Spear in the Kung Ku competition organized by four provinces (Henan, Shandong, Jiangsu, and Hubei) in Henan province. 1990 – first places in Shaolin Staff and Hard Chi Gong at the forth Henan Provincial Sports Meeting.
1992 - two gold medals in Wing Chun competition held in Guagdong Provincial. 1993 - two gold medals in Tai Chi forms and one gold medal in Bagua at Chinese Wushu Festival in Kaifeng, Henan Province. 1996- two gold medals at the International Shaolin Wushu Festival held in Zhengzhou, Henan Province. 1998 - three gold medals at the Second Global Kung Fu Conference on Chinese Kung Fu and Martial Arts Development and Protection Forum at Liangshan, Shandong Province, China. 2010 - One gold medal in Shaolin Sword, one gold medal in Hard Chi Kung, and one gold medal in Shaolin Spear at the Third Global Kung Fu Conference on Chinese Kung Fu and Martial Arts Development and Protection Forum at Liangshan, Shandong Province, China. 2012 - two gold medals in Tai Chi forms and one gold medal in Tai Chi Sword at the third Chinese Wudang Kung Fu Conference.
Master Guo teaches both Shaolin Kung Fu and also Meihua Quan. Master Guo was born in Xinxiang, Henan Province which is a famous hometown of martial arts in China. Raised in a family of martial artists, his Kung Fu study started from a very young age. From the age of 7, he became grandmaster Han Baiguang’s disciple in the Kung Fu style Meihua Quan. He followed his training for many years learning Kung Fu only taught to disciples and became very skilled in the Meihua Poles. To deepen his understanding of other Kung Fu styles he went to shaolin temple to train Shaolin Kung Fu at the age of 15. Still young and very talented, he added Shaolin Quan as a major style next to Meihua Quan and Meihua Poles training. He is highly skilled at traditional Meihua Quan forms and Meihua Quan unique weapons and Shaolin forms and Shaolin 18 weapons. He has been rich teaching experience. 2005 – Special contribution prize on the ‘National Qi Gong and Kung Fu Skills Competition’.
2006 – First place in Shaolin Sword and Fist sword at an International Martial Arts competition in Deng Feng. 2007 – First place in Shaolin Stick and Shaolin Sword for ‘Martial Arts on Mountain Shizi Shan’ in Hong Kong. 2008 – Unique weapons First place of Meihua Quan in National Martial arts competition in Guangzong, Hebei province. 2009 – First place of Qi Gong in martial arts competition in Xingtai city, Hebei province. 2010 – First place of boxing for males in Tangshan international salon martial arts competition. 2011 – First place of Hufa fist in Liangshan Meihua Quan Performing Competition, Shandong province.
Master Han is also an expert in Shaolin and Meihua Quan. Master Han is from a martial arts family of Shaolin Quan in Puyang, Henan province and started to practice Shaolin Kung Fu with his father when he was 6. At the age of 12, he went to Shaolin Temple for further training. At the age of 17 years old, he followed the great Meihua Quan master Hanbai Guang to learn Kung Fu. He has got a very deep understanding of Meihua Quan theories and Meihua Poles training. 2006 – he got the first place of both double whips and spear in teen-aged martial arts competition in Hui county,Henan province. 2007 – he got the first place of Xiao Meihua fist in China Mount Liang Meihua Quan Performing Competition.
2008 – First place in Qi Gong and Shaolin Broadsword at the International Shaolin Wushu Festival in Zhengzhou, Henan Province. 2011 – First place in Chun Qiu Broardsword (Chun Qiu Da Dao) at the International Wushu Festival in Changsha, Hunan province. 2012 – First place in the 62 kg open combat categories at the National Wushu Festivel held in Foshan, Guangdong Province. 2013 – First place in Shaolin drunk fist and drunk sword at International traditional Shaolin Martial arts Competition held in Chengdou Sichuan Province. 2014 – First place in Meihua Staff and Meihua Sword at the International Traditional Martial Arts Competitions held in Liangshan, Shandong.
Wang Shifu is a renowned traditional Chinese Kung Fu Masters and a top-nationally ranked coach in the internal arts of Tai Chi, Ba Gua, Xing Yi, and Meihua Quan. In addition to this master Wang specializes in teaching combat applications, meditation and Meihua Pole Training. Born in Shanghai in 1953 Master Wang began studying martial arts at the age of 8. Since then he studied under a famous Kung Fu master named Chen Zhenya who was the bodyguard of the National Government Chairman. From Master Chen Zhenya he learn Xing Yi Quan, Meihua Quan, and Baguazhang for 20 years winning numerious competitions during the 1980's.
After studying with Chen Zhenya, Da Wang decided to further his martial arts training and he began studying Chen and Yang style Tai Chi. Once he had achieved a certain level and absorbed the essences from a number of different traditional Kung Fu styles he created his own Kung Fu forms. Since then he has been awarded a number of golden medals at National and International competitions from 1970's to the 2000's. Currently Da Wang Shifu has disciples who teach traditional Kung Fu in Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and even abroad in the USA, Canada, and Australia.
Grand Master Han Baiguang – 16th generation successor of Meihua Quan Kung Fu Grand Master Han Baiguang Grand Master Han Baiguang Han Shiye (Grand Master Han Baiguang) is born in 1949, Xinxiang, Henan province. He is the highest ranked Master in Meihua Quan and the 16th Generation successor. He has a very deep understanding of Kung fu theory, Chinese Culture, Literature, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism and Calligraphy. He is an honorable patron of Tianmeng Academy and follows the development of the students of the Academy as well as supporting students who have a deeper ambition in the art of Kung Fu. Han Shye does not permanently reside at the Academy, but visits on a regular basis.
Currently he has the following functions:
Executive Director of the Painting and Calligraphy Institute - General Counsel of the Shaolin Martial Arts and Wushu Association - Consultant for Hong Kong Chinese Kung Fu Magazine - Chief inspector of the USA National Wushu Association