Our club, Northern Shaolin Traditional Martial Arts, meets three times a week
in Vancouver, B.C.

We train in traditional northern Shaolin martial arts (kung fu) and southern style lion dance.

Tuesdays & Thursdays
8:00 – 10:00 PM


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Archive for February, 2007

Chinese New Year 2007 YouTube Clip

Friday, February 23rd, 2007
Hi guys! I was searching Youtube and found 2 short video clips of us during the Chinatown New Year parade. 1) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEk9rI6aqK4 (sorry...this is the correct clip now) Watching how Raymond and Collin shows off with the flag!!! 2) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wV0S8lrnVZw Watch Brian exchanges lion with Ricky! Ricky delights the crowd of kiddies! Please keep control of the ladies!

Recent Events

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007
We had a good turn-out for the Chinese New Year's Parade this year. There were many new members who came and participated. We especially want to thank the parents of the younger members who greatly helped this year. The number of spectators was up this year and was estimated at 60,000 people. There were also more participants marching in the parade than in last year and the parade still finished on schedule. Congratulations to our sifu who was the chief co-ordinator for this year's parade. This year, in addition to two lions we included a choreographed routine with Hoy Ping flags. Both our lion dance and flag routine were featured in the Channel M broadcast. After the parade we took the lions to honour the Chee Dack and Sam Duck societies with lion dances. At the Kwantlen College performance and at this event, we were pleased to have Vincent Taylor taking snapshots for a photographic display he is assembling. He has done previous collections on other multicultural events in Vancouver. We will soon have a selection of his photographs in our Photos section. If anyone has interesting photographs of our group in the parade please send them to (or email us to make arrangements). We have some new material we are getting ready for the Photos and Videos sections. Unfortunately, our member that was taking photos of us during the parade lost her camera afterwards. We hope to add the Channel M footage to our site. Other recent media coverage we have received were a picture of our lion dancers (taken at the Hoy Ping site) in the Vancouver Sun , several photos by the Kwantlen student newspaper and a reference in the Lieutenant Governor's website... stay tuned. There will be no class this Thursday as we will be doing a lion dance in Metrotown for the Accenture group.

Chinatown New Year Parade, Sunday Feb 18th!

Saturday, February 10th, 2007
We would like to wish everyone a Happy Chinese New Year! We would like to remind everyone that our annual Chinatown New Year Parade is happening Sunday February 18th 2007. It's a special day this year as it is occuring on the actual New Year day and we hope everyone will come out and have a lot of fun. Friends and famliy are welcome and there is a huge turnout every year so come early if you can! If this is the first time you are attending the parade, we meet at our Hoy Ping Association location on 440 Main Street Vancouver BC. Time: Doors open at 9:30am. (Please do not come later than 10:30am) Place: Hoy Ping Association (click for map) Uniforms: will be provided 🙂 So kids and parents come down and celebrate the Chinese New Year with everyone, have fun, eat, and maybe you'll even get on TV!