Master Shao Zhao Ming
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Qualifications: Master of Medicine and Tai Chi/ Qi Gong Instructor.
Personal History: Master Shao began training in Chinese Martial Arts at the early age of five. By the age of six, he was selected and trained under the guidance of China's renowned Grand Master Zhang Tong & Grand Master Ma Xian Da.
Master Shao was awarded National Open Champion of China in 1989 & 1990. Due to his achievements and knowledge, he was appointed Senior Coach of China's prestigious Beijing University of Physical Education Tai Chi and Kung Fu-Wushu team.
Dedication to his studies and training has resulted in his attainment of ‘Wu Ying' (the highest level of Kung Fu-Wushu) awarded by the Sports Commission of China.
Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chinese Martial Arts are closely related and Master Shao has studied and graduated from Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Beijing University of Physical Education, and holds a Master Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine - Acupuncture. He is the author of "The Study of Therapeutic Massage for Injury", which is now a text-book and subject at Beijing University of Physical Education.
Master Shao has founded the Tai Chi Kung Fu Institute and the Chinese Healing Centre. At the institute, selected instructors conduct Chinese martial art classes across Victoria, teaching his specially designed programs to people of all ages and fitness levels. At the Chinese Healing Centre, the team is dedicated to healing patients with Traditional Chinese Medicine - Acupuncture and natural therapies.
In recent years, Master Shao has been the Team Coach for the Australian National Tai Chi Wushu team, and was commissioned by international publisher Hinkler Books, to create a Tai Chi book and DVD program for Beginners which was released in 2009.
Master Shao's combined expertise in Chinese martial arts and Traditional Chinese Medicine is unparalleled in Australia. His unique knowledge enables him to design more effective programs.