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Kung Fu Mon - Fri 7PM & Sat 11:30AM

April 28, 2017

"Success

is no accident. It is hard work,

Perseverance,

learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all,

Love of what you are doing

or learning to do."

                    - Pele

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Kung Fu Class Times Starting May

April 25, 2017

Kung Fu All Levels ~ Monday thru Friday at 7:00 PM and Saturday at 11:30 AM.

Kung Fu students should arrive at the school planning for a minimum of 10 minutes stretch time before class begins.

"Your ability to discipline yourself to set clear goals, and then to work toward them every day, will do more to guarantee your success than any other single factor."  -Brian Tracey 

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Great Kung Fu Guidelines!

March 9, 2017
  1. Never Miss a Monday Practice ~ it will help you stay on track the rest of the week.
  2. Never Go 3 Days Without Training.
  3. Train at Least 3 Days a Week.
  4. Never Give Up!

"The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit." - Morihei Ueshiba

 

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Congratulations Kung Fu Students!

February 26, 2017

Great Job Kung Fu Students!

What a great happy team of students! We are very proud of all of you for working so hard to earn your new sashes! See you in class for some more action packed training! 

 

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Persistence

February 19, 2017

"Persistence is the ability to maintain actions regardless of your feelings.

You press on even when you feel like quitting. When you work on any big goal your motivation will wax and wane like the waves hitting the shore. Sometimes you'll feel motivated, sometimes you won't, but it is not your motivation that creates results - it's your actions."

-Zig Ziglar

 

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Thank You Students

February 9, 2017

Your red envelope Chinese New Year generosity was outstanding this year - Thank you all for your amazing school support! Please enjoy and take personal pride in some of the school upgrades that were possible because you were so supportive and generous!

We are very proud and grateful for such a strong team of students!

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Congratulations Tai Chi Students

February 1, 2017

Great Job Tai Chi Students!

Another excellent sash ranking by all the Tai Chi students.

An extra congratulations goes to Yoli for getting her Black Sash!

 

 

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Important Date!

January 16, 2017

For all adult level students, both Kung Fu & Tai Chi.

Annual Chinese New Year Training Event with class and demonstration for Tai Chi starting at 10:30 AM followed by Southern and Northern Lion Dance and Kung Fu Demonstration at 11:30 AM.

- Sigung and Sifu Sara will host lunch (right after lion dance & demonstration) at the school for all Kung Fu & Tai Chi students.

- Specialized Kung Fu Class and Training will begin around 2 PM to approx 4 PM.

SAVE THE DATE!

Saturday January 28, 2017

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Class Cancellation

January 6, 2017

Due to blizzard conditions, all classes will be cancelled on Saturday January 7, 2017.

Stay warm and safe!

-Sigung & Sifu Sara

 

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Happy New Year

December 30, 2016

May you always receive the blessing of elders, kung fu companionship, and a path of life which is full of happiness and success. Happy New Year!

- Sigung and Sifu Sara

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Holiday Class Schedule

December 21, 2016

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Congratulations to all Kung Fu Graduates

December 4, 2016

Congratulations on an awesome job in receiving your new Kung Fu sashes!
An extra congrats goes out to Ayden and John for getting their Black Sashes!

To check out some pictures - CLICK HERE

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Kung Fu Sash Ranking

November 28, 2016

REMINDER - This week is Adult Kung Fu Sash Ranking.

Advanced Kung Fu Sash Ranking will be held on Tuesday November 29th at 7:00 PM.

Beginner - Intermediates Kung Fu Sash Ranking will be held on Wednesday November 30th at 6:30 PM.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 21, 2016

The school is closed only on Thursday, November 24th.

The holiday season is a time of reflection. At our school, we are thankful for our students. For us, martial arts training is more than just an activity, it is a way of life. To have the opportunity to share the benefits of martial arts training with all of you every week motivates and encourages us to work hard everyday. Students, like a tree, need continued nourishment for growth. Our martial arts family becomes a second family unit that will help provide that nourishment through positive reinforcement and hard work in class. Our family wishes your family a safe and joyous holiday season!

And remember... "Teas" The Season! Tea is a unique and caring gift. And not only is it healthy but it is a great, easy, inexpensive gesture of support for your school. 

 

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Put Mind Over Muscle

November 17, 2016

No matter what you do, or how well you presently do it, enhanced concentration skills will always improve your performance. Once you learn to fully concentrate on what you are doing, you will begin getting the job done with far greater proficiency. Hence, better concentration skills will lead to a better quality of life. This applies to all areas of your life and everything you do on a daily basis. As martial artist, we are fortunate because we begin strengthening our concentration skills at the very onset of our training. Plus, your teachers will insure the development of your mental focus by stressing the importance of it on a continual basis. For this reason, concentration is a skill that gets stronger and stronger.

- Sifu Sara

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Congratulations to all Tai Chi Graduates

October 31, 2016

Congratulations on an awesome job in receiving your new Tai Chi sashes!
And extra congrats to Dave Foster for being the first Virginia student to make it into our Tai Chi Black Sash Program!

To check out some pictures and videos - CLICK HERE

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Reminder - Tai Chi Sash Ranking

October 24, 2016

This week is Tai Chi Sash Ranking.

Tai Chi Advanced Sash Ranking will be on Wednesday October 26, 2016 at 5:30 PM.

All Beginners and Intermediates will have their Tai Chi Sash Ranking Saturday October 29, 2016 at 10:45 AM. All students should plan to arrive by 10:30 AM. Advanced students are welcome to attend.

 

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Our Huaquan Lineage

October 5, 2016

In 1877, Cai Guiging was born. From a very young age he was trained in Huaquan by his grandfather. Cai Guiging's younger sister married into the Chen family and had a son. Cai Guigin taught him the complete art of Huaquan. When young Chen grew up, he had two sons. The younger one was Chen Hei Fuk.

In 1980, Chen Hei Fuk went to New York's Chinatown. He taught in a very secluded and private manner to only a very few students...

One of those students was Sigung Joe Maury.

To our knowledge, Sigung is the only student, from those very few students, who kept up the Chen family lineage of the rare and prestigious art of Huaquan.

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Congratulations to our Youth Kung Fu Graduates

September 27, 2016

Great job done on Saturday!

Our kids did an AWESOME job on Saturday for their sash ranking graduation.

Don't forget to check out some updated pictures at www.chesapeakekungfu.com/pictures

 

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Congratulations to our beginner-intermediate Kung Fu Graduates

August 27, 2016

Great job beginner - intermediates!

We finished off the summer with an excellent graduation class by our beginner - intermediates.

Keep up the good work!

 

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