Shifu Shi Yan Du (Kanishka Sharma) is the Official Buddhist Name (Darma Name) given by Shaolin Temple under the Guidance of Abbot Shi Yongxin, is a Shaolin Warrior from Shaolin Temple, China. He is the First Indian To be Trained at Shaolin Temple Under the Guidance of Shifu Shi Heng Jun who introduced him to legendary Grand Master Suxi and his kungfu Brother Shifu Shi Deyang.
Under Shifu Shi Heng Jun Guidance Shifu kanishka got trained in Shaolin jiben gong ShibaShi, Shaolin Tai Tzu Chang quan, Shaolin Wu bu Chuan,Shaolin Qi Xing Chua, Shaolin Xiao Hong Chuan, Shaolin Luohan Shi Ba shou, Shaolin Luohan Duanda, Shaolin Luohan chuan, Shaolin Wuxing Bafa (5 animal 8 movement), Shaolin Rumen chuan, Shaolin Kung Chuan, Shaolin Yin Shou Gun, Shaolin 9 Section whip Chain, Shaolin Broadsword (Dao), Shaolin Jian( straight sword),Shaolin Fun Mo Gun, Shaolin XinYi Quan , Shaolin Ba Duan jin and Shaolin yi jin jing Qi Gong. Shifu Kanishka also studied Shaolin San Sa liu Duanda( 36 short fighting combination of Shaolin kungfu) and Shaolin 36 Yin Chin-Na( locking system)
In the year 2005 Shifu Shi Hengjun Travelled to France to spread the knowledge of Shaolin Chan Wu. Since then Shifu kanishka became disciple of Legendary Grand Master Shi Suyi (Liang Yiquan) who Deputed his Disciple Shifu Shi Yanfang who trained him in Shaolin Mehiua Chuan, Shaolin Pao Chua, Shaolin Hu chuan( Tiger fist), Shaolin Eagle Fist, Shaolin Tanglang Quan, Shaolin Kan jia chuan, Shaolin Yangjia Shi San Qiang( 13 Spear), Shaolin Moon Spade, Shaolin Drunken Stick, Shaolin Tong Bei Chuan, Shaolin Da Hong Chuan, Shaolin Rinso Tongbei Chuan, Traditional Combat like Shaolin Tang fang ba, Hubpuba and introduced him to highest level of Shaolin Fighting called Xin Yi Ba.
Shifu Shi Yanfang also trained Shifu kanishka intensly in Shaolin Sanshou( Free Fighting) specially in Shao Jiao( wrestling) and Shuai Fa( Takedowns)
In the year 2008 Shifu Kanishka got the honor to train with Da Shifu Shi Yanzi ( a famous monk who has spent 15 years in Shaolin Temple and was known as the Iron bull and has achieved the highest level of shaolin skill called Xin Yi Ba.)
Under the guidance of Da Shifu Shi Yanzi Shifu Kanishka Studied Xiao hong Quan a version which included Xin Yi Ba move called Pi Tui Xie Xing which is one of the most powerful move for Combat. Once mastered this move alone can counter 1000 movements or kicks and punches.
Shifu Kanishka during the year 2006 under the Guidance of Grand master Wang studied the Southern Shaolin 18 Luohan System which was very Secretly Taught at that time and was made famous by lengendary Fighter called Hongxi Guan of Southern Shaolin Temple.