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Founded in 1990 as the Int Kim-Loong Wushu Centre – IKLWCentre, it has since re-branded to 1MindBodyFitness and caters both locally and abroad.

Jeff Lan president, Amanda Lan vice president SAHQA


Founded in 1990 as the Int Kim-Loong Wushu Centre – IKLWCentre, it has since re-branded to 1MindBodyFitness and caters both locally and abroad. Founded in 1990, the International Kim-Loong Wushu Centre (IKLWC) has been providing quality Martial Arts training and Chinese Medicine treatment. Founded by husband and wife team Jeff and Amanda Lan; later to be joined by son Jefferson Lan and daughter Anahita Lan. Over the years we have assisted 1000s of students and patients, through the integration of the science of Chinese Medicine into the ancient authentic classical knowledge systems of the Kung Fu Teachings. Offering a variety of styles such as Shaolin, Tai Chi, Wing Chun, Qigong, Sanda. 

Our Mission

To guide clients on a profound journey of self-discovery, wellness, and empowerment. By delivering transformative experiences that preserve life’s essence, combining the elegance of Kung Fu, the tranquillity of Qigong, and the mindfulness of Tai Chi. Through our unique blend, we aspire to nurture life-preservation well-being, to enable a harmonious and balanced life.

Our Vision

Transform Lives Globally: At 1MindBodyFitness, we embrace our legacy as pioneers since 1990, evolving from the Int Kim-Loong Wushu Centre – IKLWCentre. A beacon of holistic well-being, harmonizing ancient wisdom and modern needs. Is to inspire individuals locally and globally to achieve optimal vitality, balance, and harmony through the integration of Chinese Medicine, Kung Fu, Qigong, and Tai Chi.

Meet Our Instructors

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Dr. Jeff Lan

Co-Founder and Doctor

Dr Jeff Lan, a world citizen born of Chinese heritage in Mauritius, raised in South Africa, is a revered figure in the realms of Classical Chinese Martial Arts and Medicine. His teachings and treatments, deeply rooted in classical methods and philosophies, have garnered remarkable results and profound respect from his clients of diverse ethnicities and backgrounds. With a unique and empathetic approach, Dr Lan honours the master-student lineage, preserving and sharing these “Secret Chinese Treasures” with a global audience. His dedication to imparting authentic, classical lineage-based knowledge as passed onto him by his teachers; the renowned Dr. Lin Feng-Chao and Liang Dong Sheng, to all clients and students, regardless of background, has been met with heartfelt appreciation and significant success.

As a practitioner of Classical Chinese Martial Arts and Medicine, Dr Lan conducts workshops that cater to a broad audience, discussing vital topics such as treatment, diet, exercise, meditation, and coping skills for modern-day ailments. His extensive research and development over 20 years in Integrated Ancient Chinese Healing Arts exemplifies his commitment to holistic health and well-being. Dr Lan’s contributions extend beyond practice. He is the author of the book and DVD “Tui Na & De Da,” and “The Essence of Er Shi Tan Tui,” a martial arts classic on Shaolin kung fu. Additionally, his QE jewellery inspires clients to maintain good health. The list has since grown.

As one of the few remaining classical teachers, Dr Lan is determined to ensure this rich heritage is not lost to modernization. He captures and preserves classical knowledge and unique treasures with unwavering passion.

Dr Lan holds the title of “master” (shīfu 師傅/师傅) or sīfu; and is a registered acupuncture practitioner and doctor of Chinese medicine. Mentored by the renowned Dr Lin Feng-Chao, Dr Lan played a pivotal role in legitimising Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture in South Africa. He furthered his studies at the Beijing Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture Institute, graduating with honours, and continues his lifelong pursuit of knowledge.

A distinguished martial artist, Dr Lan is certified as a 9th Dan by the World Organisations of Wushu Kung Fu Masters and holds an honorary 6th Dan in Health Qigong, Beijing. As a direct lineage holder of the Peng Nan Yong Chun Quan Kung Fu style, certified by Peng Nan and his teacher, Liang Dong Sheng, Dr Lan’s expertise enhances his ability to deeply understand and treat his patients, ensuring continued healing beyond treatment sessions. Dr Jeff Lan’s workshops and teachings on authentic ancient knowledge systems of Chinese Martial Arts and Medicine attract a wide audience, covering a broad spectrum of health and lifestyle management topics. His unwavering dedication, profound empathy, and passionate personality make him an inspiring mentor and healer.

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Amanda Lan

Co-Founder and Coach

Amanda Lan is the co-founder of the International Kim-Loong Wushu Centre (IKLWC) and a seasoned Creative Entrepreneur with a thriving business specialising in innovative products, services, and strategic business development. Her journey is one of passion, resilience, and dedication.

Born into a sports-oriented family, Amanda’s early years were filled with diverse athletic pursuits. Trained in judo by her father and excelling as a WP sprint, javelin, and discus athlete, she discovered her true calling in Kung Fu martial arts training. Her ballet training gave way to the dynamic world of Kung Fu at the age of 18, and she has never looked back.

Amanda’s expertise is deeply rooted in the ancient, authentic classical knowledge systems of Kung Fu, including Shaolin, Tai Chi, and Wing Chun. Her passion has flourished through the study of Qigong, Tiger, Sanda, Chinese Dance, and Lion and Dragon Dance Drumming. Specializing in Health Qigong, Yuan Qi Qigong, Women Specific Qigong, and Kung Fu Stretching, Amanda has dedicated her life to mastering and sharing these arts.

Her pursuit of excellence led her to train in China and Mauritius, where she honed her skills and expanded her knowledge. Amanda is an internationally certified coach, holding prestigious credentials as a Health Qigong Technical Degree Certified Instructor 4th Dan and 7th Dan in Shaolin and Sanda.

Amanda serves as the Vice President of the South African Health Qigong Association, overseeing liaison, international developments, and training with the International Health Qigong Federation IHQF. Her role includes teaching, adjudicating, and mentoring students, ensuring the perpetuation of these ancient arts with modern relevance.

As a strategic thinker and skilful practitioner, she leads projects that combine technology, nature, martial arts, and ethics, both locally and globally. Amanda Lan’s journey is a testament to her credibility, empathy, and unwavering passion. Her vibrant personality and dedication to empowering others make her a remarkable teacher and mentor for anyone interested in studying with her.

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