Dominique Saatenang the first Black African Shaolin master
Former African Prince Dominique Saatenang is Africa’s Bruce Lee who learned Kung Fu at China’s famous Shaolin Temple. The Chinese call Saatenang, DMS The Black Eagle.
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Saatenang ( in yellow) is Africa’s Bruce Lee
Africa's answer to Bruce Lee, Dominique Saatenang
Dominique Saatenang, a Cameroonian tribal king's son swapped his royal robe for that of a Chinese Kung Fu fighter determined to master Kung Fu after watching Bruce Lee's “Enter the Dragon. “ His mission, he says, is to train international "ambassadors of Kung Fu ".
Saatenang soon after met a Chinese doctor living in Cameroon, who also knew Kung Fu. They co-founded a martial arts association in Gabon. Saatenang began traveling throughout the country to organize Kung Fu performances and training courses.
Saatenang is cooperating with the governments of five African countries to send two university students from each country to study at Shaolin Temple free for five years.
Shaolin temple official Kung Fu school Northern Shaolin Wushu is probably the best known of all Chinese Wushu styles, made famous all over the world by the many legends of the monks of Shaolin Temple. Shaolin Temple is the official Monk performance training school at Shaolin Temple in Zhengzhou, capital of central China’s Henan Province.
There is more than one temple on Songshan and not far from Shaolin stands the second oldest Buddhist Temple in China, the Da Fa Wang Temple. It is actually five hundred years older than Shaolin and unlike its more famous neighbor; fighting Monks are still allowed to be trained there. The thousands of martial arts styles that collectively make up Chinese Wushu, or Kung Fu, are part of World Cultural Heritage.