Adult-Beginner Classes

Introducing adult students to the martial art of kung-fu.

Geared to all adults of varying abilities and ages, the adult-beginner class is specifically designed to introduce the student to the martial art of kung-fu. Each class provides a moderate workout at a pace that the novice student can adjust to their own ability. See the Adult-Beginner Schedule below.

Students learn the foundational stances, strikes, blocks and their first form. During these orientation classes, you will have time to learn the traditions and etiquette of the Academy. You will enjoy the camaraderie with other adult students as you all begin your kung-fu journey together, often resulting in friendships that last for years to come.

After attending six of the Adult Beginner Novice I classes, students are welcome to also attend any of the seven adult daytime classes; for times, please see below or refer to Adult-All.

Adult classes are open to male and female teens and adults 15 years and older.

Adult-Beginner Schedule

Day Level Time Notes
Mon Beginner 7:15pm – 8:15pm Evening
Wed Beginner 7:00pm – 8:00pm Evening
Fri Beginner 7:30pm – 8:30pm Evening
Tue, Thu All adult levels 6:00am – 7:00am AM
Mon, Wed, Fri All adult levels 12:00pm – 1:00pm Noon
Sat All adult levels 12:30pm – 1:30pm Noon+
Sun All adult levels 10:30am – 11:30am Noon

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Adult Student's Corner

Fu-For-You Articles & Important News


My last article identified that different types of flexibility are achieved through different types of stretching. This article provides examples of the different types of stretches and outlines how to use them to increase flexibility and range of motion.

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Are you really focused?

We all know that being successful in Kung Fu is about more than just physical strength and agility — your mind plays a key part in your performance.

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Flexibility is needed to perform everyday activities with relative ease…things like getting out of bed, lifting children, or sweeping the floor. Better flexibility improves athletic performance and can decrease risk of injuries by helping your joints move through their full range of motion and enabling your muscles to work effectively.

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Training Through Injury

You need to train smarter, not harder sometimes, until you are physically able to continue. As we advance in physical age, our technique changes again as we can no longer move as fast, dip as low, or move as smooth. Sometimes, we have to train through injury.

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The mental theme in August was Motivation. It’s timely given that the lazy hazy days of summer are wrapping up and we are heading into the action-packed season of autumn with the usual higher levels of activity associated with back to school, and a return to a more stringent routine. I think it’s safe to say that most people experience a slow down or some absences in their training over the summer months, given vacation time and the opportunity to take advantage of other seasonal activities in lieu of time in class. So, how do we regain and maintain our pre-summer momentum as the summer comes to a close? Here are some thoughts….

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Benefits of Outdoor Training

With the summer heat waning, now is the perfect opportunity to change up your training routine by stepping out to the great outdoors. Whether it be simply in your own back yard or a larger open space, outdoor training has numerous benefits.

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Why is respect important?

Adult Student’s Corner
In Part 1, we talked about the pervasiveness of this concept in kung fu, and we discussed some different facets of respect, in a quest for a deeper understanding of its meaning. Onward…
Why is respect important?….

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Adult Student’s Corner
Balance in Kung Fu is more often than not associated with the physical sense of the word. In fact, from the day a new student walks onto the kwoon we begin to help them understand their bodies in order to develop, amongst other things, balance. But physical balance isn’t the only form of balance a martial arts student should hone….

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