Shaolin Wahnam was founded by Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit to spread the wonderful arts of Shaolin Kung Fu, Tai Chi Chuan, Chi Kung and Zen to deserving disciples all over the world. Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit has direct linage back to the Shaolin Temple in China.


Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit

Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit is the founder and Grandmaster of the Shaolin Wahnam School and the First Patriarch of Wahnam Tai Chi Chuan. He is the fourth generation successor of the Venerable Jiang Nan  from the famous Shaolin Monastery. He was awarded the “Qigong Master of the Year” award at the 2nd World Qigong Congress in 1997.

Grandmaster Wong has taught Chi Kung, Wahnam Tai Chi Chuan and Shaolin Kung Fu to more than 60,000 students all over the world. He is an internationally acclaimed author of books on the Shaolin arts, Buddhism and Tai Chi Chuan.

Grandmaster Wong’s website is https://shaolin.org/

Sifu Joan Browne

Shaolin Wahnam Ireland was founded by Sifu Joan Browne to help spread the Shaolin Arts to deserving students in her home country.  She overcame a serious back and neck injury by practicing Shaolin Cosmos Chi Kung, taught to her in Malaysia by Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit in January 2000.

She is also the Chief Instructor in Ireland and has helped hundreds of individuals overcome chronic and degenerative illnesses through Chi Kung and has helped many students change their lives for the better through the art of Wahnam Tai Chi Chuan. She has also taught internationally in London, Manchester, Tel Aviv and Tokyo.

Sifu Joan’s website is http://www.smilefromtheheart.ie

Sifu Dominic Roche

Dominic started his journey in Wahanm Tai Chi Chaun with his Sifu, Sifu Joan Browne 10 years ago due to him being faced with stress and health issues including a shoulder injury, hypertension, anxiety, constant blushing and confidence issues.

This art has completely changed his life, eliminating his health and stress issues and improving his life in so many wonderful ways. Dominic continues to train with his Sifu, attends yearly courses with his Sigung, Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit during th Valentines Festival in Killarney and has attended intensive training in Malaysia.

Dominic is eternally grateful to his Sigung, Sifu and all the past masters for the opportunity to learn and teach the wonderful art of Wahnam Tai Chi Chuan.