Frequently Asked Questions
- Who is welcome?
- When can I start?
- Can I try a class before signing up?
- What should I wear to the introductory class?
- Is there a uniform?
- Do you have a ranking system? How does it work?
Who is welcome?
Everyone is welcome. Not limited to certain sizes and types of people, Waterloo Kung-Fu Academy’s versatility makes kung-fu accessible to all, regardless of fitness level.
We have Adult Programs and Children’s Programs to fit every level and age.
When can I start?
Start anytime. At WKFA there is no season; due to a high instructor-to-student ratio, our Academy accommodates new student trials and enrolment throughout the calendar year.
Can I try a class before signing up?
Yes, we welcome you to attend a Free Trial Class.
What should I wear to the introductory class?
For your free introductory class and trial membership period, you may wear a clean pair of sweatpants or track pants and a clean T-shirt (no tank tops).
Most students train barefoot but if you would like to wear shoes, please carry in a clean pair of non-scuffing athletic shoes.
Please remove any jewelry and wristwatches, etc.
Is there a uniform?
Yes, our students wear an academy T-shirt and black kung-fu pants.
Do you have a ranking system? How does it work?
Yes, students earn their rankings through regular gradings as they progress in their kung-fu studies.
View our Sash Ranking System Chart, PDF.
We have class times to fit even the busiest schedule.
You'll experience the benefits of this ancient martial art and our expert instruction!