Shaolin Kung Fu

New class Shaolin Kung Fu, Level 1
Start: August 17th, 2017 at 7 pm (trial lesson)

The first lesson is free of charge. Afterwards you can decide if Shaolin Kung Fu is right for you.

It may be necessary to set up a waiting list in order to maintain an appropriately sized class. If you are interested, please sign up. No strings attached. Three weeks before the class starts, you’ll receive more information via e-mail.

(Please note: The waiting list is limited! If you change your mind, please ask to be removed from the waiting list so that others can have the opportunity to join. Thank you for you consideration.)

Sign up for a trial lesson at: wahnam@operamail.com

Shaolin Kung Fu
with Sifu Kai Uwe Jettkandt and other Sifus

Training is divided into levels. Each level has its own particular contents. Once these have been acquired, the student moves on to the next level. Levels last between three and six months. Students may be tested in order to show what they have learned.

Shaolin Kung Fu 1
"Fundamentals of Shaolin Kungfu"

TimeThursdays, 7:00-8:30 pm

Contents:

FormBasic patterns (8 basic patterns of hand attack and defense), stances (Horse-Riding, Bow-Arrow, False-Leg, Single-Leg, Unicorn, Goat) and footwork (forwards, sideways, backwards)
ApplicationSpecific Techniques (against simple punches, kicks, holds on wrist, and throws from standing position)
ForceBasic stances (Zhang Zhuang), One Finger Shoot Zen (Yi Zhi Chan), The Art of Flexible Legs
PhilosophyDimensions, aims and brief history

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Shaolin Kung Fu 2
"Lohan Asks the Way"
(Lor Hon Man Lou)

TimeWednesdays, 7:30-9:00 pm

Contents:

FormBasic set — Lohan Asks the Way
Application4 basic hand attacks and defense from poise patterns
ForceZhang Zhuang with hand forms, Spacing, Timing, Breath Co-ordination
PhilosophyPrinciples of Attack and Defense

Shaolin Kung Fu 3
"Black Tiger Steals Heart"
(Hak Fu Thow Sum)

TimeThursdays, 8:30-10:00 pm

Contents:

FormApplication Set 1 — Black Tiger Steals Heart
ApplicationHand attacks in three-step sequences (sparring in pairs with changing patterns)
ForcePrinciples of Force Training (Kung)
PhilosophyGradual Progress, Perseverance, Techniques and Skills

Shaolin Kung Fu 4
"Fierce Tiger Speeds Across Valley"
(Mang Fu Kor Leng)

TimeThursdays, 8:30-10:00 pm

Contents:

FormApplication Set 2 — Fierce Tiger Speeds through Valley, Patterns for kicks and defense
ApplicationFurther hand attacks in three-step sequences, One-step kicking attacks and defense
ForceLeg-Stretching Exercises as Chi Kung
PhilosophyTechniques, Tactics and Strategies

Shaolin Kung Fu 5
"Happy Bird Hops up Branch"
(Hei Choek Tang Chee)

TimeWednesdays, 8:00-9:00 pm

Contents:

FormApplication Set 3 — Happy Bird Hops up Branch
ApplicationCombat sequences with kicking attacks
ForceUse of Tactics
PhilosophyTactics Feign weakness, Pressing attack, Breaking opponent's momentum

Shaolin Kung Fu 6
"Felling Tree with Roots"
(Tou Shue Phoon Kern)

TimeWednesdays, 8:00-9:00 pm

Contents:

FormApplication Set 4 — Felling Tree with Roots
ApplicationCombat sequences with holds and falls
ForceElegance and Speed
PhilosophyUse of Strategies
NoteStrategies based on "Know Thyself, Know your Opponent"

Shaolin Kung Fu 7
"Cross-Roads at Four Gates"

TimeWednesdays, 9:00-10:00 pm

Contents:

Form"Cross-Roads at Four Gates" is a treasure of Shaolin Kungfu from the Southern Temple, enabling us to experience profundity in simplicity
ApplicationCombination Set of Four Gates
ForceSolo performance as well as sparring with picture-perfect form, force, speed but without panting
PhilosophyDifferent levels of combat

Shaolin Kung Fu 8
"Flowing Water Staff" Shaolin Staff
(Chin Wah Stock)

TimeWednesdays, 9:00-10:00 pm

Contents:

Form"Flowing Water Staff" - Safety, certainty and decisiveness, Avoiding strength and attacking weakness. "When there is a bridge, go along the bridge; when there is no bridge, let the water flow."
ApplicationAgainst staff and other weapons
ForceHit, Thrust, and Eye sight training
PhilosophyPrinciples of weapon combat

Shaolin Kung Fu 9
"Plum Flower Single Saber" Shaolin Saber
(Siu Lam Mui Fa Tan Tou)

TimeWednesdays, 9:00-10:00 pm

Contents:

Form"Plum Flower Single Saber"
ApplicationAgainst saber, spear and other weapons
ForceAccuracy and "saber force" to cut an apple or any suitable object for testing
PhilosophyCharacteristics of major weapons
Major weaponstaff, saber, spear, sword, dagger, big knife, trident, soft whip

Private lessons/ Personal Training

Private lessons can be booked on all topics with Sifu Kai Uwe Jettkandt. Appointments made when booked.

Shaolin Kung Fu
with Sifu Wong Kiew Kit

Großmeister Wong Kiew Kit voraussichtliche 2012 wieder nach Frankfurt. Für weitere Informationen schauen Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit is expected to come to Frankfurt again in 2012. For further information see "Seminars".