Kung Fu Programs for Body and Mind

  Age Groups  

All students over the age of 12 are eligible to enroll in our Kung Fu Program. These classes are private lessons which are 30 minutes in length. Students attend 1-2 classes per week.

  Progression  

At each rank the student will learn both hand forms and weapons forms and must master the aspects and movements contained within before progressing and learning new material. Students of Kung Fu wear a Kung Fu Uniform and the ranks in Kung Fu are demonstrated through sashes rather than a karate belt.

Sash Ranks:

  1. White Sash
  2. Yellow Sash
  3. Orange Sash
  4. Purple Sash
  5. Blue Sash
  6. Green Sash
  7. Brown Sash
  8. Red Sash
  9. Black Sash
  Benefits  

Kempo Academy's Kung Fu Program instills and cultivates the following characteristics in all students:

  • Stress Relief
  • Flexibility
  • Spiritual Harmony
  • Balance
  • Internal Power (Chi)
  • Breathing Technique
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Self-Defense
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Mental Focus
  • Cardiovascular Fitness
  • Footwork
  • Speed
  • Timing
  • Coordination
  • Accuracy
  • Reflexes
  • Confidence

The goal of our Kung Fu Program is to strengthen the body with Kung Fu animal exercises and drills, to strengthen the mind though the development of internal energy, and to promote stress relief utilizing Qigong breathing exercises and stretching. Students will learn Kung Fu through the study of the Tam Tui Wah Lum (Northern Mantis) and Fu Jow Pai (Black Tiger Claw) styles. These systems focus on balance and awareness of surroundings moving with speed and striking with immense force that is generated through powerful circular movements.