The branch of Chinese kung fu known as Shaolin has achieved great notoriety over the centuries for its effectiveness as a martial art. Mandarin for "Little Forest", it is one of the most widely practiced systems of kung fu in the world. Shaolin has achieved unmatched fame in modern film and lore and continues to enthrall young people to this day. There are many different styles and schools that fall under the name Shaolin and these styles can vary widely. The one common thread that binds these varied styles together would be a historical connection to the original martial stylings of the Buddhist monks of the ancient Shaolin Temple.
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The forms of the Long Fist style emphasize fully extended kicks and striking techniques, and by appearance would be considered a long-range fighting system. In some Long Fist styles the motto is that "the best defense is a strong offense," in which case the practitioner launches a preemptive attack so aggressive that the opponent doesn't have the opportunity to attack. Others emphasize defense over offense, noting that nearly all techniques in Long Fist forms are counters to attacks.
A perfect start into the world of martial arts for children ages Our Youth Kung Fu classes are divided into levels to insure the constant improvement and growth. Our classes will teach your kids confidence, self defense, discipline, a strong work ethic and self reliance. Please do not wear tank-tops or shorts.