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Master Wu practicing Hidden Immortal style Sword Form at HuaShan 华山 Mountain (Flower Mountain), which lies in the Shaanxi Province of China. 

HuaShan is one of the five sacred mountains in China, each representing one of the five elements. Also known as XiYue 西岳 (Western Sacred Mountain), HuaShan is a symbol for the Metal element.   

Master Wu's Lineages

In China, traditional arts and disciplines are passed on through a discipleship system. In this system, the acknowledged Master of a given discipline teaches a small circle of close students.  Traditionally, the Master will always design many obstacles for the students, making it difficult to continue studying.  Most students will eventually drop off because of these obstacles. 

When the Master feels the time is right, he (or she) will select the next “lineage holder” from the close-knit circle of students who have had the perseverance to carry on.  The lineage holder is then responsible to preserve the entire system of knowledge and pass this knowledge to others.

Master Wu is the lineage holder of four different schools of Qigong and martial arts: