Kung Fu is the living tradition of Chinese martial arts that has been passed down from generation to generation of dedicated practitioners for more than 1400 years. It is the application of science body mechanics and energy dynamics. Its drills, movements, tenchniques and forms are application of a deep understanding of how the body works, how power is generated, how energy is transformed - and how fitness and longevity can be achieved.

 

It is a way of life and a way of fighting, a method for total self-development, as well as a collection of effective combat techniques. It is both sport and art. Learning Kung Fu means undertaking rigorous training to learn specific stances, hand techniques and footwork.

 

Kung Fu is also a community. It is a family of dedicated practitioners who share a love of Kung Fu and who have committed themselves to one another, to the teachers before them, and to the art and its preservation.

What is Kung Fu?

Hua Yan Temple in Qingdao, China
Hua Yan Temple in Qingdao, China

Grandmaster Lee Kam Wing and students from the California Martial Arts Academy in front of the statue of Wong Long, the creator of the 7 Star Mantis Style

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Double Short Staffs
Double Short Staffs

"Walking Flowers"

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Hua Yan Temple in Qingdao, China
Hua Yan Temple in Qingdao, China

Grandmaster Lee Kam Wing and students from the California Martial Arts Academy in front of the statue of Wong Long, the creator of the 7 Star Mantis Style

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