His principle arts include:
Tai Chi Chuan ( Taijiquan ),
Hsing-I Chuan ( Xing Yi Quan )
Traditional Chinese Qigong ( Chi Kung )
Tui Shou: Internal Style Grappling, Wrestling
San Shou: Free-fighting, Inner Boxing
Traditional Hand Weapons:
Sword, Staff, Saber, Knife, Spear
He has conducted workshops and demonstrations around the US as well as in Europe, Asia and Latin America.
He has been a training coordinator for the Los Angeles chapter of the International Yan Xin Qigong Association
, is an active member of the San Francisco Chapter of the Jing Mo (Ching Wu) Athletic Association
, has certification to instruct Cheng Hsin Tui Shou
and is certified as a Tian Gong Healer
In 2011 & 2012 he was a Presenter at the World Congress on Qigong & Traditional Chinese Medicine.
His direct Lineage Masters and principal instructors include:
- Grandmaster from the Cheng Man-Ching lineage, (Author: "Body Mechanics of Tai Chi Chuan").
- Northern Shaolin Kung Fu and Internal Martial Arts Grandmaster; Founder of the San Francisco Jing Mo Athletic Association (Ching Wu).
DR. YAN XIN
- World Famous Qigong Healer and Researcher, (Author: "60 Characters on Traditional Chinese Qigong" and numerous articles on Traditional Chinese Qigong in medical and scientific journals).
GESHE TSULTIM GYELTSEN
- Tibetan High Lama; Representative of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to the US.
WAYSUN LIAO, Temple Style Grandmaster (Author: "Tai Chi Classics", "CHI - How To Feel Your Life Energy" and "The Essence of Tai Chi").
Sifu Michael Shaman hosts and narrates a series of non-public instructional Videotape and DVD presentations for the exclusive use of his students. A version of some of these is currently in production for public release.