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Kung Fu Classes For Adults in Reading

  • Do you want to be fitter?
  • Would you like to be able to defend yourself?
  • Can you be relaxed and stay relaxed under pressure?
  • Then join our fun and friendly kung fu classes for adults in Reading.

Kung fu is an extraordinary art. It covers so many different practices, training methods, forms, weapons, philosophies and so on. But they all have one aim.

To get you to move and fight with effortless, relaxed power.

Paul Chapman kung fu training

I should know. I’ve been studying these arts for nearly 40 years and teaching them for 25 years. I’ve never even considered switching to another martial art, or even any other sport or activity. This gives me everything I could possibly want. It will for you too.

  • Effective combat training
  • Physical conditioning to make you strong and flexible
  • Structural training to help you stand and move with effortless power
  • Breath training to build your energy levels and stamina and control your stress
  • Weapons training to strengthen your body in many ways
  • Mental control to focus your mind and use visualisation skills

See our full amazing syllabus here.

What is Kung Fu?

How to choose a martial art

Kung Fu Classes For Adults in Reading
kung fu syllabus

Why Kung Fu Classes with the Jade Dragon School?

If you’ve read the article on what is kung fu you’ll have seen that there are very few real, traditional schools left anywhere in the world. This is one of them.

In our kung fu classes for adults everything can still be learned and trained as it was centuries ago. Nothing is taught here that can’t be used in real combat. Every single movement in every single form is applicable with real, whole-body power. Nothing is held back. This is incredibly rare.

  • Study under a master with nearly 40 years experience
  • Learn 8 animal styles properly with all their training methods, forms and fighting skills
  • Expert tuition that focuses on the specifics of how to gain maximum power effortlessly. Most schools just focus on basic physical training or telling you to go harder and faster
  • Learn a range of weapons to strengthen the body in different ways
  • Train your body, mind and breath using old methods that give you a strong supple body that won’t deteriorate as you age.
  • Adult only classes – no children to distract from training

Our Syllabus in full

Powerful kung fu skills

Our Eight Animal Styles

Monkey – Agility, core strength, close in striking and locking skills. The most fun animal to train.

Crane – Flexibility, balance, kicking skills, powerful arms. Learn to stand without fear.

Tiger – Strength that flows through your body, move like a cat. The movements are simple but with awesome whole-body power.

Leopard – Speed, ferocity, lightness. The best style for taking on multiple attackers.

Mantis – Fast reflexes, use of every part of the body, learn all the pressure points. The ultimate, most terrifying style for close in fighting.

Eagle – Awareness, powerful defensive wing moves, ripping talons, the best defence of all the animals. Become sensitive to your environment and react to threats instantly.

Snake – Penetrating strikes, constricting holds. Take flexibility to a whole new level.

Dragon – Move like water, takes elements from all other animals and merges them into the ultimate movement and fighting system.

 Caversham Hall, St Johns Rd, Caversham RG4 5AN
Thursdays 8.00 – 9.30pm
Cost: £12 per session payable in cash or by booking online.

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Contact Paul Chapman on 07788 588815 or click here to email the school

kung fu syllabus

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