While emphasizing forms-training, the solo empty hand or weapons routines which have always been of great importance in Kung Fu, Master Jianye Jiang blends basic and complex movements inherent to the art, including stances, kicks, punches, balances, jumps, sweeps and throws. Master Jiang is one of the most respected martial arts instructors currently teaching in the US. In addition to an unparalleled knowledge in the martial arts, it's his personality which people cite as his finest quality. Soft spoken, warm and passionate, Jianye exemplifies the finest qualities in a teacher that a student could hope for. He received his BA and MA degrees from Qufu University and the Shanghai Physical Education Institute, has many very popular professional DVDs and is known for his mastery in calligraphy as well.