To promote and advance both internal and external martial arts as a means for individuals to achieve self-betterment, self-discovery, and self-discipline via the Northern Shaolin and Northern Praying Mantis systems of Kung Fu.
VALUES AND PRINCIPLES
To teach the art to anyone regardless of age, sex, race, color, religion, beliefs or nationality who is willing to learn and have no motives to defame and/or disrupt the class or use the art for unethical and/or illegal purposes.
To spread the teachings of the art via the most efficient and economic means, thereby reaching as many willing students as possible.
To present the martial arts in all aspects. i.e., as a means for self-defense, sport, physical training, philosophy, entertainment, performance, science, health, healing, discipline, meditation, mental development, confidence building, sportsmanship, art, history, culture, etc.
To cultivate the martial arts as a vehicle for developing friendships, teamwork, communications and cooperation, and not as a means for dominance, suppression, control or undue influence over others. We discourage egotism and aggressive attitudes.
To present the art in its most realistic form refraining from trickery, myths, deceptions, and supernatural claims.
To produce students that appreciate and understand the martial arts and who practice and perform to the best of their abilities.
To develop successors through proper teaching, who will carry on the responsibility of continuing and expanding the missions, principles and most important of all, the philosophy and ethics of the art.
To continue the betterment of the martial arts taught at the School of Shaolin Kung Fu via the processes of actual practices and applications of the teachings leading to re-evaluation, discovery, and understanding of the arts.
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We make martial arts accessible to everyone no matter what level of fitness or physical ability.
Our courses incorporate all the key aspects of the martial arts but central to our curriculum are forms. Each form we teach is a composite of several self-defense techniques put into a sequence of movements. We also teach Chin-na (self-defense), Sparring, Shuai Chaio, (Chinese wrestling).
We offer individual and family training programs for all ages and skill levels from the beginning student to those with many years of training in other systems. We also offer private and corporate lessons plus self defense courses.
The School of Shaolin Kung Fu works to promote social harmony by welcoming all people regardless of gender, marital status, disability, age, race, nationality, sexuality or religious and political beliefs
At The School of Shaolin Kung Fu we strive to provide world class training. Whether looking for weight control, fitness, flexibility, improved balance and coordination, self- defense, competition or just some fun in our friendly atmosphere, it is our goal to give our students the highest quality martial arts training possible.