Shaolin Choy Lee Fut Kung Fu and Lohan Qi Gong (Tai Chi)

Get fit, flexible and learn self-defence skills with Choy Lee Fut Kung Fu – a practical, fluid system with its roots in Shaolin and practised world-wide.

Improve health, learn breathing and relaxation techniques, increase mobility and balance with Lohan Qi Gong (Tai Chi) from the Choy Lee Fut system.

Learn from Sifu Alan Baxter, an International Master (Inner Chamber Disciple) of Choy Lee Fut Kung Fu & Lohan Qi Gong. Sifu Alan teaches classes with great benefit for any age, right here in the Illawarra.

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Whether you want to get fit, de-stress, learn self defence or just have fun in a supportive environment, our classes have so much to offer everybody. Training with us isn’t like training at the gym, it is so much more. Our aim is to provide a range of classes that increase the health, fitness and holistic wellbeing of our students while preserving a rich cultural heritage. Sifu Alan Baxter is an International Master of the Choy Lee Fut system and a fully qualified Personal Trainer. Along with an impressive understanding of this traditional martial art he brings professional knowledge of general health, fitness and safe training practices to his classes. You don’t need any previous experience to have a go, we cater for all levels and ages, men and women. Our school is a licenced member of Chan Family Choy Lee Fut International, with its headquarters in Sydney, where it has been a well-respected part of the international kung fu community for many years.

We encourage you to join us and experience the many ways Choy Lee Fut Kung Fu and/or Qi Gong and Tai Chi can enrich your life. Please browse the site using the menu above for information or use the contact details at the top of the page for any questions.

What We Do

Kung Fu

Kung Fu

Traditional Shaolin Choy Lee Fut

Qi Gong

Lohan Qi Gong

Tai Chi


Private Lessons Available

Latest News

Term 4 Class dates and End of Year

Partly due to extended commitments on our part (including Sifu Alan’s other life as an author and a book tour in November), we will be skipping our own End of Year party this year, and Term 4 will be ending one week early. Then we have to take our usual long break, due to the

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Kung Fu and Qi Gong holiday dates

Kung Fu and Qi Gong holiday dates Please note the following relevant dates: The Fighting Fan seminar is this coming weekend, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June. There are one or two places left as a couple of people had to drop out, so if you want in at the last minute let us know

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The Choy Lee Fut Steel Fan

As we have a seminar coming up in June for the fighting fan, specifically the two-person Sui Sau Sin, or Hand Breaking Fan, I thought I’d write a few quick words about the fan as a weapon. Firstly, and most importantly, the fan is not to be under-estimated as a weapon. Its greatest strength is

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Qi Gong/Tai Chi class interruption

My huge apologies, but there will be no Qigong/Tai Chi class on Monday April 4th. The last Monday class for this term will be Monday April 11th, then we return on Monday May 2nd. Thursday Qigong/Tai Chi will run on April 7th and 14th, then break to return on April 28th.   I’m really sorry

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South Coast Seminar in June – Fighting Fan

Kiama June Fan Seminar Dates: Saturday June 25th 9am to 5pm, and Sunday June 26th 9am to 1pm. Location: Kiama, jointly hosted by Illawarra Kung Fu and Choy Lee Fut Sydney Taught by: Sifu Alan Baxter & Sifu Paul Nomchong Topics: Another rare chance to learn a fighting weapon form, we will be going through

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Illawarra Kung Fu Academy 2016 Calendar

Please find below all the relevant terms dates for the coming year and a few other items of interest (seminars, etc.) Please also note that all annual membership fees are due now, so if you haven’t paid your annual $75, please try to get onto that asap. Have a chat with Sifu Alan if there

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