Master Zong Jianmei has extensive experience teaching Taiji and other forms of Wushu in China, Argentina and the U.S. She has been practicing Taiji and Wushu for over 30 years. From 2005 to 20007 she was the co-chief judge of the Greater Hartford International Wushu Competition.
At the age of 10 she attended the Zhejiang Wushu Institute in eastern China and started taking the full time Wushu training program. At the age of 18 she became the head coach for the children's team of the Zhejiang Provincial Wushu Institute. In 1981 she became a certified international Wushu judge, the only female Wushu judge in Chinese National Wushu Competition.
In 1991 Master Zong moved to Argentina and established the Chinese Wushu School in Buenos Aires, Argentina together with her husband, Master Hu Jianqiang. She was also the head coach for Taiji and Wushu at the center. In 1997 the family moved to the United States and founded the Shaolin Wushu Center, originally in South Windsor, CT and now also in Los Angeles, CA. In addition to her teaching and administrative duties at the Shaolin Wushu Center, Master Zong also teaches Taiji at UCLA.