Spirit Dragon Institute

Authentic Traditions ~ Modern Teaching

Online Lessons Since 2010

Backed By Over 20 Years of Teaching Experience

High Quality Step By Step Video Instruction in Authentic and Traditional Arts

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Why Choose Spirit Dragon Institute?

Authentic Traditions

Authentic Direct Transmission of Traditional Arts

Our Online Lessons allow you to learn Authentic Traditions without moving half way around the world or breaking your bank account to travel and take seminars. You can develop a close long term relationship with a traditional teacher and learn authentic material in a modern and convienent way!


We Have Been Offering Online Lessons Since 2010!

A lot of people are offering online lessons now. But do they really know what they are doing? Do you really want to waste your money and time to find out? You can rest assured that at Spirit Dragon Institute we have been doing this for a long time and we know what we are doing.

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External Styles

  • Ng Ga Kuen
  • Splashing Hands
  • Shaolin Quan Fa

Internal Styles

  • Tai Chi
  • Xing Yi
  • Bagua

Internal Power

  • Nei Kung Set
  • Internal Power 1,2,3
  • Essential Neijia

Energy Training

  • Qigong
  • Taoist Meditation

Traditional Healing

  • Acupressure
  • Tui-Na
  • Energy Healing


Sifu Fick Yang style Taiji

Taiji Quan As Internal Cultivation

Taiji Quan is an art with Taoist origins. Like the Tao, Taiji Quan is hard to talk about because it encompasses so many different aspects. Taiji Quan can be described as a physical exercise, qi gong, a martial art, and a spiritual practice. The origin of Taiji Quan is very obscure but the benefits gained […]

Sifu Fick Yang style Taiji Snake Creeps Down

Taiji Breathing Techniques

When you first start practicing Taiji Quan your emphasis is on perfecting the form. Usually on the first day you are taught the basic Wuji posture and told all the requirements that you must fulfill to hold the posture correctly. Just standing still it feels awkward, uncomfortable, and some times overwhelming to get everything right. […]

Ng Ga Kuen Salute

Kung Fu Training Prohibitions

Anyone who’s been in the Chinese martial arts for a period of time will be familiar with some sort of training prohibitions. Some of these prohibitions make perfect sense like don’t exercise with a full stomach. But, other prohibitions seem very far-fetched and almost mystical. To the Western mind some of these don’t make any […]

Ng Ga Kuen Goddess Palm Form

Why are Kung Fu Stances Important?

Good Kung Fu comes from good stances. Stances are fundamental and important for all Kung Fu practitioners. Because stances are the first thing learned it is easy to try to move on to the next thing. The striking, throwing, kicking, and joint locking of Kung Fu is exciting. Correct stances provide the proper base for […]

Sifu Fick BaDuanJIn Qigong

Understanding Qigong

Qigong is a deep and very rewarding field of study. Qigong actually refers to a class of exercise originating in Ancient China. These exercises have been long regarded for their ability to offer practitioners good health and longevity. If you want to find out more about Qigong please keep reading. What is Qigong Qigong is […]

What is Qi?

There is endless discussion about what Qi is. If you research on the internet you can become very confused, because it seems no two people will ever agree. On top of that their are people who even say that Qi doesn’t exist. The reality is that understanding Qi is not difficult. Just keep reading to […]

Sifu Fick Xingyi Santi

Why is San Ti Shi important in Xing Yi Quan?

San Ti is at the same time the most fundamental aspect of Xing Yi Quan and also advanced training. This seems like a contradictory sentence. In the West we have a hard time equating something that is fundamental training with something that’s important and high level. But we must remember that it is the fundamental […]

Sifu Fick Xingyi Beng Quan

Origins and Characteristics of Xing Yi Quan

Xing Yi Quan is an internal styles of Chinese martial arts. Internal styles of Chinese martial arts are known for their emphasis on Qi development as well as martial capabilities. In modern times many people practice Internal styles for health and fitness. Xing translates as form or shape and Yi translates as intention or mind. […]