BOTH TERMS REFER TO MARTIAL ARTS SKILLS
is taught for body development and reaction skills.
translates to English as “martial art” or “war art” and is the real definition
of Chinese Martial Arts. Kung Fu
means ”work and time” and has been used to
describe Wushu because of the time and work needed to achieve superior skill.
This program is suitable for children, teens, and young adults.
WHY CHOOSE WUSHU?
Wushu is very exciting to
watch fun to learn, and challenging to practice. Wushu training helps develop
speed coordination, concentraion, and flexibility.
are also taught how to cooperate, how to make friends and avoid making enemies,
how to resolve conflict in
a positive way, and how to channel aggression into
a healthy outlet. Students learn the skills necessary for survival in
current society: self-defense, self-control, and self-respect.
program is beneficial to all young people-from the outgoing child who wishes to
become the next martial arts superstar to the quiet youth who needs more self-confidence.
Students learn the physical and mental tools that help them succeed in life and
achieve their dreams.
wushu program's main purpose is to promote the sport of wushu through physical
conditioning, self defense
techniques, and traditional training methods, while
focusing also on teaching the moral character building that is
martial arts. Our aim is to create better students, better citizens, and most
importantly, better communities.
WUSHU TRAINING PROGRAM
places major emphasis on basic techniques, self-defense, and two-person work.
Barehand forms and
weapons routines are a series of movements representative
of the wide range of skills necessary for self-defense.
include northern longfist (changquan), southern (nanquan), baijiquan, and preying
• hand techniques
• kicking techniques
• broadsword, Northern and Southern
• staff, Northern and Southern
• advanced: spear, straight
sword, flexible weapons, others
Progression of belt levels
• empty-hand forms
• simple self-defense techniques
• intermediate and advanced
Sparring is a type of training appropriate to advanced students.
The instructor makes the decision as to when a
student is sufficiently prepared
for sparring. Students are expected to be respectful of each others and of the
instructor at all times. Partner work and training in reaction skills represent
an opportunity to learn, not a chance to
show off. Skill development and safety
for students are our primary considerations.
The purpose of belt testing is to ensure that students accomplish
certain goals in their training.
WUSHU CLASS SCHEDULE AND FEES
Mondays and Wednesdays
Level One: Little Tigers
Ages 6-9, white
and yellow belts
for once a week,
intermediate belts, adults
for once a week,
$75 for twice
As students enroll and progress, the instructors
will have the authority to assign or re-assign them to the
or skill level group.
are accepted any time. To register, arrive 10-15 minutes before the start of any
class. Minimum age 5.
Students under the age of 18 are required
to have written parental permission to enroll or to participate in one free class.
Parents are encouraged to observe classes.
Registration fee: $25.00
includes FREE school t-shirt.
Black sweat pants
or athletic wear, white athletic socks, white athletic shoes, school t-shirt.
One FREE school T-shirt with registration.