About Us – Kung Fu Instructors
We are The Traditional School of Chinese Martial Arts; Wu Zen Dao. Founded in 1990, Dr. Ian Lee created Wu Zen Dao (The Way of Martial Arts Zen), a college where students can develop their physical body through martial arts, their mind through research and training and ultimately their spiritual body through qi gong, meditation and living the Way of Martial Art Zen.
This is our emblem for our school.
- The Chinese script reads as Wu Zen Dao (pronounced as Woo Zen Dow) which translates “The Way of Martial Art Zen.” This motto represents a combination of Mental, Spiritual and Physical development through training and living the philosophies of Chinese Martial Arts
- The octogram (8 sides) relates to Ba Gua or “Eight Trigrams” as defined by the Taoist theories of the I-Ching. The I-Ching is a three thousand year old compilation of Chinese wisdom used for the study of past, present and future.
- The five colours used in the emblem (red, black, green, yellow and white) represent the Chinese five elements (earth, metal, water, wood and fire) from Xing Yi.
- The two circles are synonymous with the Yin and Yang philosophies more commonly seen as the black and white Yin/Yang symbol. Yang represents positive, light, masculine, active energy, while Yin is negative, dark, cool, gentle, feminine strength.