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The content of this website is owned by:

  • Shaolin Chi Mantis                         Shaolin Gongfu and Taijiquan
  • Shaolin Communications                 Book Publisher
  • Shaolin Film                                         Website Graphics and Photography
  • Shaolin Records                                   Multimedia Production
  • Shaolin Music                                           Music Publisher
  • and their affiliated companies, licensors, and suppliers

The Content is intended for the personal use of users of the Service only. While you may interact with or download a single copy of any portion of the Content for your personal, scholastic, or entertainment purposes, you may not reproduce, sell, publish, distribute, modify, display, repost or otherwise use any portion of the Content in any other way or for any other purpose without the written consent of Shaolin Communications or Shaolin Music.

You acknowledge that the Content includes certain trademarks and service marks owned by Shaolin Communications and Shaolin Music, and certain logotypes, as well as trademarks owned by other information providers. You agree not to copy, use or otherwise infringe upon these trademarks or service marks. You further agree that you will not alter or remove any trademark, copyright, or other notice from any copies of the Content.

Requests regarding use of the Content for any purpose other than personal, or non-commercial use should be directed to
Richard Connor,
Shaolin Communications


You expressly agree that use of the Service is at your own risk. Neither Shaolin, nor any of its employees, agents, Instructors, counselors, content providers or licensors makes any representations or warranties of any kind regarding the Service, the Content, any advertising material or the results that may be obtained from use of the Service. The Service is provided on an "as is" basis and Shaolin specifically disclaims any express or implied warranties, including without limitation, warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, warranties of merchantability or warranties against infringement.

Shaolin, its affiliates, employees, agents, content providers and licensors shall in no event be liable for any damages or losses, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, consequential, special, incidental or punitive damages, resulting from or caused by the Service or its Content, including, without limitation, losses related to: your use or inability to use the service; any errors, omissions or defects in the Content; or any interruptions, delays in transmission, or computer viruses.

In any event, any liability of Shaolin, its employees, agents, content providers and licensors shall not exceed the amount paid by you to the Service in the 12 months prior to the claimed injury or damage.


Shaolin Communications and Shaolin Music and Shaolin Chi Mantis reserve the right at their discretion to change these Terms of Service and will notify users of any such changes by online postings on this page. A date at the bottom of this page will indicate the last date this page was uploaded, edited, or updated.

Your continued use of the Service after the posting of any amended Terms of Service shall constitute your agreement to be bound by any such changes.

Products purchased may or may not include warranties. Memberships and tuitions are nonrefundable. Seminar fees may be refunded or credited to another seminar if canceled in advance.

The Service may modify, suspend, discontinue or restrict the use of any portion of the Service, including the availability of any portion of the Content at any time, without notice or liability.

These Terms of Service will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions with any other States, or other Countries.

You hereby agree that any cause of action you may have with respect to the Service must be filed in the federal or state courts located in Los Angeles, California within one year after the cause of action arises or the cause is barred.


We have created this email privacy policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy and the protection of your information.

If you received a mailing from us, (a) your email address is either listed with us as someone who has expressly shared this address for the purpose of receiving information in the future ("opt-in"), or (b) you have registered or purchased or otherwise have an existing relationship with us. We respect your time and attention by controlling the frequency of our mailings.

How we protect your privacy

We use security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of data used by our system.

Sharing and Usage

We will never share, sell, or rent individual personal information with anyone without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law. Information submitted to us is only available to employees managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you emails based on your request for information and to contracted service providers for purposes of providing services relating to our communications with you.

How can you stop receiving email from us?

Each email sent contains an easy way for you to cease receiving email from us, or to change your expressed interests. If you wish to do this, simply follow the instructions at the end of any email, which is usually just clicking the "opt-out" link with it's pre-programmed SUBJECT= Please remove me from this email list... or something to that same effect.

 Privacy Policy Changes

This Email Policy was created on September 4, 2002.
This Email Policy was last revised on May 9, 2007.

Terms & Conditions

This Internet website is the property of Shaolin Communications. References to "Shaolin Comm. ", "", or "this website" shall also be deemed to be references to Shaolin Communications and


: All material on this website, including, but not limited to, text, data, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, video clips, links, digital downloads, data compilations, and software is owned, controlled by, or licensed to Shaolin Communications, and is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property rights. Material on this website is made available solely for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be copied, reproduced, republished, modified, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, including by e-mail or other electronic means, without the express prior written consent of Shaolin Communications in each instance. You may download material intentionally made available for downloading from this website for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that you keep intact any and all copyright and other proprietary notices that may appear on such materials.

CODE OF CONDUCT: The following rules, policies, and disclaimers shall govern and/or apply to your use of the Shaolin Communications Online Services on this website (including, without limitation, any bulletin boards, chat rooms, or other online services provided on this website).

We do not review every message, nor do we confirm the accuracy or validity of information posted. We do not actively monitor the contents of the postings, nor are we responsible for the content of any postings. We do not vouch for, nor do we warrant the validity, accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any message or information posted. The contents of the postings do not represent the views of Shaolin Communications, its labels, or any person or property associated with Shaolin Communications, the Shaolin Communications Online Services, this website, or any other website in the Shaolin Communications family of websites. If you feel that any posting is objectionable, we encourage you to contact us by email. We will make every effort to remove objectionable content if we deem removal to be warranted. Please understand that removal or editing of any posting is a manual process and might not occur immediately.

You agree, by using this website and/or the Shaolin Communications Online Services, that: (1) you will not use this website or any of the Shaolin Communications Online Services to post any material that is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, harassing, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of one's privacy, or otherwise in violation of any law; (2) you will not restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying this website or any of the Shaolin Communications Online Services provided hereon (for example, by means of hacking or defacement); (3) you will not post any copyrighted material on this website or any of the Shaolin Communications Online Services provided hereon unless you own the copyright in and to such material; (4) you will not post or transmit any information or software that contains a virus, worm, timebomb, cancelbot, trojan horse or other harmful, disruptive, or deleterious component; (5) you will not post or transmit materials in violation of another party's copyright or other intellectual property rights; (6) you will not utilize any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or any other manual or automated technique to scrape, index, data mine, etc., or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of this website, the Shaolin Communications Online Services, or the contents of such website or services; and (7) you will not impersonate any other individual or entity in connection with your use of this website or any of the Shaolin Communications Online Services.

Although we cannot and do not review all posted messages, we reserve the right to remove (or not) any message for any (or no) reason whatsoever. You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages, and you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Shaolin Communications and their agents with respect to any claim based upon the transmission of your message(s) and/or posting(s).

We reserve the right to reveal your identity (including whatever information we know about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any message posted by you.

Posting of advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, solicitations, and the like, are inappropriate and forbidden on the Shaolin Communications websites and any related Shaolin Communications Online Services (including bulletin boards and chat rooms).


Shaolin Communications has provided links and pointers to internet sites maintained by third parties (Third Party Sites) and may, from time to time, provide third party materials on this website. Neither Shaolin Communications, its parent or subsidiary companies, nor their affiliates, operate or control in any respect any information, products, or services on these third party sites. The materials in this website and the tirhd party sites are provide "as is" and "as availble" with no representaions or warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but no limited to, any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and noninfringement. You assume total responsiblity and risk for your use of this website and the Shaolin Communications online services.

Shaolin Communication, its affiliates, and its sponsors are neither responsible for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive or other damages arising out of or relating in any way to this website, the Shaolin Communications website, the Shaolin Communications online services, and/or any third party sites. Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with this website is to stop using the website(s) concerned and/or those services. Shaolin Communications does not warrant that the functions contained in this website, the Shaolin Communications online services and/or any third party sites will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will corrected or that this website or any third party sites, or the servers that make them available, are or will be free of viruses or other harmful components. Shaolin Communications does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials on this website, the Shaolin Communicats online services, or any Third Party sites in terms of therir correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability, or otherwise. You (and not Shaolin Communications) assume the entire cost of all necessary mantenance, repair, or correction of such matierials.

Shaolin Communications makes no representaions or warranties regarding how often he materials or information posted on this website will updated (if at all) or the number or identification of the recording artists or other individuals (if any) that will be featured on this website.


Although this website is accessible worldwide, not all products or services discussed or referenced on this website are available to all persons or in all geographic locations. Shaolin Communications reserves the right to limit, in its sole discretion, the provision and quantity of any product or service to any person or geographic area it so desires. Any offer for any product or service made in this website is void where prohibited.


By posting messages, uploading files, inputting data, or engaging in any other form of communication through this website, you are granting Shaolin Communications a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to: (1) use, copy, sublicense, adapt, transmit, publicly perform, or display any such communication; and (2) sublicense to third parties the unrestricted right to exercise any of the foregoing rights granted with respect to the communication.

The foregoing grants shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such communication, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, service mark, or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction.


If you wish to purchase products or services described on this website, you may be asked to supply certain information including credit card or other payment information. You agree that all information that you provide will be accurate, complete, and current. You agree to pay all charges, including shipping and handling charges, incurred by users of your credit card or other payment mechanism at the prices in effect when such charges are incurred. You will also be responsible for paying any applicable taxes relating to your purchases.


You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Shaolin Communications and its affiliated companies, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers from and against all losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation by you of these Terms and Conditions. Shaolin Communications reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.


This Agreement is entered into in the State of California and shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, exclusive of its choice of law rules. Each party to this Agreement submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in the city of Los Angeles, in the State of California, and waives any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. Each party to this Agreement further agrees as follows: (i) any claim brought to enforce this Agreement must be commenced within two (2) years of the cause of action accruing; (ii) no recovery may be sought or received for damages other than out-of-pocket expenses, except that the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and attorneys' fees; (iii) any claim must be brought individually and not consolidated as part of a group or class action complaint.

In the event that any of the provisions of this Agreement are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and effect.

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties hereto pertaining to the subject matter hereof, and any and all written or oral agreements heretofore existing between the parties hereto with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement are expressly canceled. Shaolin Communications may modify the terms of this Agreement.


The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) provides a mechanism for notifying service providers of claims of unauthorized use of copyrighted materials. Under the DMCA, a claim must be sent to the service provider's Designated Agent. If you believe in good faith that Shaolin Communications should be notified of a possible online copyright infringement involving any Shaolin Communications website, please notify Shaolin Communication's designated agent:
Richard Connor, Copyright Administrator, Shaolin Music    

Please be aware that, in order to be effective, your notice of claim must comply with the detailed requirements set forth in the DMCA. You are encouraged to review them (see 17 U.S.C. Sec. 512(c)(3)) before sending your notice of claim.

Any reproduction, publication, further distribution, or public exhibition of materials provided at this site,
in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.
For permission to reprint portions of this site, graphics, poetry, music, or information;
please contact our Shaolin Communications publisher:

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