Chris Friedman is a professional Martial Arts instructor and author. He has had over forty articles on Asian culture and Asian martial arts published, and lived in China for twelve years.
While living in Asia, Chris also did occasional acting jobs. He appeared in over twenty commercials, as well as having worked on several films. He was also interviewed for newspapers, magazines, and television, including VICE China. He has had a Swedish documentary filmmaker make a film about his life and training in China that has yet to be released, called Living the Dream.
His first novel, Mommy, I Don’t Want To was written while living in the mountains of Songshan Shaolin China, home to the famous Shaolin Temple. He has a degree in psychology and spends his time teaching, learning and writing.