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Why Jow Ga Kung Fu?


If you are serious about learning an authentic and traditional martial art or want to sharpen your self-defense, there’s nowhere else in Virginia that can offer you the combination of expert instruction and talented training partners that you will find at Jow Ga Kung Fu.  Whether you’re looking to become a world champion or just looking to lose a few pounds, you’ll quickly see how beneficial Jow Ga can be for everything ranging from sport fighting to physical fitness to self-defense. You’re not just getting a phenomenal workout--you’re also learning one of the most famous styles of kung fu practiced around the world!  Jow Ga Kung Fu system precisely incorporates elements from 3 Kung Fu systems (Hung Ga, Choy Ga, Bak Siu Lum), creating just the right combination of fluidity, speed, and devastating stopping power. 

Philosophy



Safety is one our greatest priorities.  Instructors are dedicated to providing the best instruction in a safe and family-friendly environment.
We avoid the superficial and teach the essentials, and our philosophy centers around making sure that you learn the correct technique.  We give every student personalized instruction and advice to ensure that they get the most out of their training. No prior experience is required—our teaching style caters to your comfort level.



Curriculum



The class curriculum is specifically designed to enhance one’s self-defense and basic survival skills.  The greatest aspect about Jow Ga Kung Fu is that there is so much to offer!  If you like competitive sport fighting, you will learn full contact San Shou techniques to take down opponents with minimal effort.  Those who are passionate about Chinese culture can participate in traditional Chinese lion and dances or take part in instrumentals.  Others may enjoy the philosophy and artistry of Jow Ga by practicing the intricate forms passed down from generation to generation for over a century. There are over 100 forms including short and long empty hand movements, animal techniques, and an extensive range of traditional Chinese weaponry.  When it comes to your training, Jow Ga incorporates modern and traditional fitness exercises and explosive strength training to enhance flexibility, muscular and cardiovascular endurance, agility, and strength.



 

Other Benefits



Jow Ga Kung Fu is unique because there is no hierarchal belt system, therefore, there are no testing and no hidden fees.  Each student progresses at their own pace—reflecting on the amount of training and practice one dedicates.  We encourage students to practice as much as possible, thus facilities are open past class hours for additional training and assistance from instructors.  Membership allows you to participate in many other classes such as the Jow Ga Kung Fu Demonstration Team or San Shou (full contact sparring) Team. Lastly, joining will allow you to access our multiple locations at no extra cost.



 

What are you waiting for?

Jow Ga Kung Fu is a lifelong art.  Students continue to practice for over 10 years, still learning and honing their techniques.  Therefore, the adult’s kung fu class is an all-around program that cultivates the mind, body, and spirit.  If you think Jow Ga Kung Fu is right for you, don’t hesitate to contact us to get started!