At Immortal Dragon Vancouver, we seek to train mind and spirit through physical exercise. We value Respect, Compassion, Humility, Fortitude, Patience and Confidence. Through the rigorous practice of kung fu, we want to achieve control over body, mind and spirit.
Sifu Matthias Klenk has more than 15 years of martial arts experience and has studied Shaolin Kung Fu for over 10 years. He has been teaching for many years, and received his black belt in 2015. At that time, he was already the lead instructor for several years under the guidance of Sifu José Guillén. Besides Traditional Shaolin Kung Fu he studied Tai Chi, Qi Gong and traditional acupuncture. His Sifu, José Guillén, still guides and teaches him. Before studying Kung Fu, Sifu Matthias trained Shotokan Karate as a teenager and later on Philippine Esgrima and Box. Besides that, he competed and won multi-disciplinary tournaments in Mexico.
Outside martial arts, Sifu Matthias studied Political Science and Film in Germany and Mexico and holds a PhD in Sociology and Communication. Besides his efforts to teach Shaolin Kung Fu in Vancouver he also follows his passion for film and arts.