Kung Fu new training center Greece – a great place to learn and train Traditional Kung Fu. In April 2014, the Athletic Club Shaolin Wu-Gong and Shifu Konstantinos Mathiopolus become our Sole Representative for Greece. Since than, Shifu Yanjun traveled twice to Greece for Seminars and Grading of the students. This project started with one club and now become a Union of more than 10 Martial Arts Clubs, each club with at least 100 students! It is impressive to see the hard work the Greek Team lead by Shifu Konstantinos Mathiopoulos! Only the real love for Traditional Martial Arts can achieve this outstanding results.
This summer in Iraklio, Shifu Mathiopolus created a state of art environment for learning Traditional Martial arts. The inauguration of the new center took place on 10th of October. At this event participated the students of the Club and of the Union, Shifus which are part of the Union, representatives from the local Government, The Mayor of the Iraklio City Mr. Nikos Babalos as well as representatives from the Chinese Embassy in Greece.
There is a saying: “Team work makes the dream work!” In Greece, Shifu Mathiopoulos established a great team which has the same love for Martial Arts: Mr. Vassilis Stefas, Mr. Panagiotis Asprodinis, Mr. Krikis Panagiotis, Mr. Vaios Papaevthimiou, Mr. Psilakis Pavlos and Mr. Stathis Dokos (photograph).
This winter Shifu Shi Yanjun will travel to Greece for grading and seminars. He is certain that the Greek students of the Athletic Club will show even a greater improvement in this new environment.
The location of the new center is on the 417 Iraklio Avenue, Neo Iraklio, Code 14122, Athens. There is also a new website for the Athletic Club with lots of updates: www.kungfuart.gr
Shifu Shi Yanjun – Headmaster of Songshan Shaolin Traditional Wushu Academy