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Kung Fu offers physical exercise for health, discipline and blending of body, mind and spirit.

Welcome Kung Fu offers physical exercise for health, discipline and blending of body, mind and spirit. With regular practice, the student achieves confidence, patience, endurance, self-control and self-awareness. The longer it is practiced, the greater the benefits.Two styles of Kung Fu, Hung Gar Kuen and Tai Chi Chuan, are offered at the Seattle Kung Fu Club. Both styles […]

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Kung Fu is not just fighting

Sifu John S.S. Leong Sifu John S.S. Leong, originally from Kwantung Province China, began his kung-fu training at the age of 12. He later studied Hung Gar Kung-Fu in Hong King under the late Master Wong Lee. In 1963, Sifu Leong began teaching in Seattle and established the Seattle Kung-Fu Club where he continues to […]

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Southern China has been dominated by five Kung Fu styles

Historically, Southern China has been dominated by five Kung Fu styles: Hung, Lau, Choy, Lay and Mok. Hung Gar is most widespread and popular of these. Gar means clan or family in Cantonese, whereas Hung refers to the family name of the man who invented the system, Hung Hei Kwon, a Fukien tea merchant. According […]

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