Steve Carbonneau (LONG YI WEN)
Certified Primary Instructor: Level 1
Valid: September, 2014 — September, 2016
Actual: Founder of Institut Long Feng (established in 1994), Chief instructor
Shifu Carbonneau has been training in martial arts since 1982. From Montreal to Beijing, he is taught traditional Kung Fu, Qi Gong and Tai Chi by Grand Master Shi Ching Wei and Master Huong Ming Cha of Beijing, who granted him his discipleship in 1991.
Shifu Carbonneau has been awarded numerous medals and competed in several Kung Fu competitions in Asia such as the Deng Feng Wushu Cup and WKFC, just to name a few.
For 23 years, Shifu Carbonneau has been teaching martial arts. He founded, in 1994, Institut Long Feng, now a well-respected Kung Fu, Qi Gong and Tai Chi school. Following on his needs for transmission of knowledge, he trains Canadian Junior and Senior champions, in all-around categories. The next decade, from Shaolin Temple to Beijing Sports University to the high mountains of Vietnam, Shifu Carbonneau added to his expertise of traditional Kung Fu, Qi Gong and Tai Chi by meditative retreats, workshops and specialized advanced training in numerous disciplines such as Qin Na, Sanda, Tui Shou, etc, while continuing to teach and train in Repentigny.In 2006, at the foot of the Song Mountains, he meets Shi De Cheng, 31st generation Shaolin monk, with whom he has been training in traditional Kung Fu on a regular basis in China as well as at the Institut as an honored guest and seminar leader.
In 2009, he is introduced to Chen Tai Chi by Master Leon (Li) Xu. From that moment on, once again led by his convinced passion and determination, he trains with Master Leon (Li) Xu on a regular basis. He has also trained in Chen Village with Grand Master Cheng Zheng Lei and Master Chen Bin and lately, in Yangshuo, with Master Fu Neng Bin. Eager to promote Chen tai chi, he hosted in 2013, at his school – Institut Long Feng – a Chen Tai chi seminar with Grand Master Cheng Zheng Lei as the guest of honor.
Since 1996, Shifu Carbonneau holds the position of treasurer for the ECCMAF.Also, twice a year since 2005, Shifu Carbonneau organizes and leads adventures and martial arts tours to China to several sites of relevant interests such as Shaolin Temple and ChenJiaGou. These tours are open to everyone, students and non-students.
Institut Long Feng
Address: 114 Boul. Industriel, Repentigny PQ J6A 4X7