An external style of the Chinese martial arts composed of performance routines known as taolu 套路 and self-defense techniques known as sanda 散打. Wushu emphasizes detail, speed, power, and agility. Each taolu simulates self-defense techniques as well incorporating acrobatic movements that enhance the spectacle of the routine. All students begin by learning the basic movements, followed by taolu that progress in complexity and difficulty as they advance. More advanced routines include the use of demonstration weapons. Some contact involved. More information…

A form of internal chinese martial arts that focuses on harvesting and utilizing the individual’s internal energy. Movements are typically slow and gentle in comparison to other styles while also simulating applicable self-defense techniques. Known to reduce stress, improve balance, circulation/respiration, intellectual capacity, strength and mobility. All students begin by learning the basic techniques, followed by taolu and progressing in complexity and difficulty as they advance. More advanced routines include the use of demonstration weapons. Some contact involved. More information…

Wing Chun Kung Fu is a Chinese martial art based on simplicity, directness, and efficiency.  It is a branch of kung fu from the Shaolin Temple.  Legend has it that Wing Chun was developed by a nun from the Shaolin Temple as a method for someone with less upper body strength to defend oneself against more strength based kung fu systems.  This nun, named Ng Mui, taught her style to Yim Wing Chun, who’s husband named the system after her. More information…