Keep up to date with WCA... View this email in your browser Hi everyone, It's the summer holidays already and whilst classes are quiet this month, there's plenty going on behind the scenes to get you excited for September onwards - including a new weekly kung fu class for children. Read on for news of … Continue reading August Newsletter
One of the most highly anticipated events of the year was the multiple opponents masterclass, held last Saturday in Haywards Heath. The event was really well attended and we had a good mix of adults and juniors, which is always pleasing to see! Whist equipping those in attendance with tools, tricks and techniques to increase … Continue reading Multiple Opponents Masterclass Review
White Crane Kung Fu is a fantastic activity for kids and teenagers alike. The term time classes at are a great opportunity to learn valuable self-defence skills as well as keep fit and healthy, instilling a good exercise practice from a young age. Martial arts greatly help to develop concentration, control and a sense of … Continue reading Kids & Teens Kung Fu Classes at The Alternative Healthcare
I wrote a blog post for The Alternative Healthcare about kids Kung Fu (and Yoga) at the centre, where I teach classes on a Thursday at 4pm. Click here to have a read!
After a brief break following the morning classes last Saturday, we reconvened at the Haywards Heath hall for 3 hours of kung fu training. Spending the afternoon working on extra-curricular activities, is a great enhancement to our regular training. We spent some time working on San Zhan, the first kung fu form from the syllabus, … Continue reading Kung Fu Afternoon Review
It's a busy month and next up is an afternoon of kung fu training next weekend. As an addition to the regular classes, we'll be working on broadening and developing your skills and knowledge in kung fu and weapons training. Needless to say.... you won't want to miss this one!! Contact Mark or Hamish for … Continue reading Coming up next…
An update from Horsham WCA Instructor Hamish McDermid... Battlerope training compliments our kung fu training nicely. Whilst it's light enough to train outside I've introduced the rope for some lessons at the Horsham class You can't get a much more basic training aid than a rope but you'll be amazed at how many different exercises … Continue reading Battle rope training in the Horsham Kung Fu class…
The Chinese Martial Arts have a long, colourful history that is almost as fascinating to learn about as performing the arts themselves but the history/legend of the origins of the martial arts in China all lead back to one common source, the Indian monk Damo (also known by his Indian name Bodhidarma), who travelled from … Continue reading A brief history of Damo and the origins of the Chinese Martial Arts