The chief instructor of A.S.K., Doukas Dimitris and his students, Papachristos C. and Divanis G., spent 70 days in China in order to attend the 6th International Kung Fu Championship - held from the 18th to the 21st of August, in Qingdao - and the 2nd World Traditional Kung Fu (Wushu) Championship - held from the 15th to the 19th of October in Zengzhou.
During the World Traditional Kung Fu (Wushu) Championship they competed in 7 different categories and won two first, two second, one fourth, one sixth and one seventh place. Besides, they won distinctions at the International Kung Fu Championship in Qingdao and thus created a very good impression about the level of the Lily Lau Eagle Claw Kung Fu in Greece.
In Qingdao, they were taught by master Song Chang Ji the secrets of the Tang Lang sword.
Additionally, during their stay in Beijing, they had the opportunity to meet Grandmaster New Sheng Xian, who taught them Xing Yi Quan and Tai Ji.
On Wudang Mountain, they took lessons of sword and of the ancient system Tai Yi, by Master Fu Yuan Tai and Chen Li Sheng respectively.
The photo is taken at the stairs of the Purple Cloud Monastery, with the Tai Yi teacher, Chen Li Sheng.