Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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