Monday, October 6, 2008

Li Jun Feng

Master Li Jun Feng is a qigong master, the founder of Sheng Zhen Qigong and a world-renowned coach. He has also starred-in and choreographed several Chinese martial arts films.

Early life

Li Jun Feng was born in , , China . As a youth, he earned a position on the professional rifle team.

In 1960 he enrolled in Beijing Physical Education University’s department and was the captain of the school’s team. In 1964 he was featured in the French TV documentary ''Day in the Life of a Chinese College Student''.

Wushu Coaching Career

After graduation in 1965 he became a coach at Shichahai Sports School. In 1973 the Chinese Central Documentary Film House produced the documentary ''Beijing Sports School Team'' that includes footage of Li Jun Feng coaching a young Jet Li. After the school won the national competition in 1974, Beijing accepted Wu Bin’s and his proposal to establish the Beijing Wushu Team, a professional team consisting of students mostly from the Shichahai Sports School.

From 1974 to 1988 Li Jun Feng was a head coach of the Beijing Wushu Team. During this time the team won the national championship in the group category for 12 straight years and his students won 56 individual gold medals. In 1984 his students won 10 of the 16 gold medals at the National Competition in Shanghai, setting the record for the most number of gold medals won by a coach’s students. Li Jun Feng also traveled internationally as a national team coach and at the first Asian Championship in 1987 his team won 13 of 16 gold medals and 3 silver medals .

During his career as a coach, Li Jun Feng was awarded one Second Medal Certificate and four Third Medal Certificates from the State Physical Culture and Sports Commission. He was also the Deputy Director of the Chinese Coach Committee ; the Commissioner of the China Association; and Councilor to the China Society.

Film career

In 1982 Li Jun Feng was selected for the leading role in Wu Lin Zhi, a Chinese martial arts film, and was ultimately awarded a Chinese National Award for “Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role.” The film was selected as the “Motion Picture of the Year” by the Chinese Ministry of Culture, translated into five languages and released in the United States as ''The Honor of Dongfang Xu''. Li Jun Feng has appeared in three additional films, was a film action choreographer and hosted the television series, ''Learning Wushu'' .


In 1988 the Philippines Federation invited Li Jun Feng to become the national team’s head coach. He held the head coach position until 1991 where he began teaching qigong and full time. The team's greatest achievement came shortly after this, winning 10 gold medals at the 16th Southeast Asian Games in Manila.

Sheng Zhen Qigong

Li Jun Feng was first drawn to qigong and as a university student and has practiced and taught these disciplines throughout his adult life. He began practicing Sheng Zhen Qigong privately in 1987 and began teaching it in 1994. In 1995 the International Sheng Zhen Society was founded to promote Sheng Zhen Qigong to the world. Li Jun Feng is the society's chairman and principal teacher.

Since the founding of the International Sheng Zhen Society Li Jun Feng has taught Sheng Zhen Qigong in 25 countries spread across 6 continents. In 2002 Omni Film Productions created the documentary ''Quiet Mind: Healing Qigong'' about Sheng Zhen Qigong and Li Jun Feng. In 2002 Li Jun Feng moved to the United States and accepted a position teaching qigong at the Academy of at . He has delivered the keynote address at several conferences including the National Qigong Association Conference in 1999 and 2000; the International Psi Conference, Basle, Switzerland in 2005; and at the American Acupuncturist Association of annual conference in 2006 and 2007.

Li Jun Feng is a Counselor to the World Academic Society of Medical Qigong and an Advisor to the Qigong Science Research Association of China .


* Li, Jun Feng. ''Sparring with Long Fist & Single Broad Sword/Spear''. China, 1982.
* Li, Jun Feng. ''Learn Wushu Series''. China, 1985.
* Li, Jun Feng. ''Martial Arts on Ba Gua Zhang''. China, 1987.
* Li, Jun Feng. ''Sheng Zhen Wuji Yuan Gong: A Return to Oneness''. Manila, Philippines: International Sheng Zhen Society, 1995.
* ''Sheng Zhen Wuji Yuan Gong: A Return to Oneness'' . Manila, Philippines: International Sheng Zhen Society, 1996.
* Li, Jun Feng. ''Sheng Zhen Healing Qigong: Removal of Disease in Three Parts''. Manila, Philippines: International Sheng Zhen Society, 1999.
* ''Sheng Zhen Healing Qigong'' . Manila, Philippines: International Sheng Zhen Society, 1999.
* Li, Jun Feng. ''Awakening the Soul''. Manila, Philippines: International Sheng Zhen Society, 2008.

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