Kungfu is a term composed of 2 words:
- GŌNG (功) means work.
- FŪ (夫) means achievement.
Work requires patience, energy and time in order to reach a high level of achievement.
Wushu is a term composed of 2 words:
- WŪ (武) means art.
- SHŪ (术) means military or martial.
Competitive wushu is composed of 2 disciplines: Taolu (套路; codified forms) and Sanda (散打; chinese kickboxing).
Chinese Martial Arts (Kungfu Wushu) are a mix of traditionalism and modernity.
WHAT IS KUNGFU ?
Kungfu utilizes kicks, blocks, open and closed hand strikes for self-defense, joint locks and throws. Authentic Kung Fu uses Yang – hard (force with force) and Yin – soft (uses the opponent strength against them) techniques combined.
Chinese martial arts consist of about 400 sub styles. Northern style has characteristics kicks and wide stances while the Southern style is more about hands and narrow stances.
- Northern Styles: Shaolin, Long Fist, Eagle Claw, Monkey Style
- Southern Styles: Wing Chun, Hung Gar, Choy Li Fut
There are numerous other styles such as: Tai Ji, Baguazhang and Xing Yi which are internal styles.
WHAT WE TEACH IN KUNGFU WUSHU ACADEMY ?
Shifu Freddy, the Head of the Academy teaches the combination of Yin and Yang styles, which means a very balanced approach to Chinese Kungfu. It is the authentic way to learn real Kungfu.
Freddy have trained in several styles (in France, the USA and China). Each lesson is very balanced and is focused on best results in short amount of time.
You can choose the style that suits you.
IF YOU WANT TO STUDY CHINESE MARTIAL ARTS WITH US THEN TAKE ACTION AND BOOK A COURSE WITH US NOW !
WE ARE ALWAYS HAPPY TO WELCOME NEW STUDENTS TO OUR ACADEMY.