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July Seminar – 8th and 9th July

Kiama Seminar – Double Daggers & Kam Na Dates: Saturday July 8th – Sunday July 9th Time: Sat 9am-5pm (with lunch break) Sun 8am-1pm (with party afterwards) Location: Kiama Masonic Hall, 46 Collins Street Price: $180 (includes daggers) Curriculum: Seung Bei Sau (Double Daggers form) and Kam Na (grappling/joint locking) techniques. While Choy Lee Fut

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Term 2 and 3 class dates

Here are the following start and finish dates for Term 2 2017: Kids/Juniors Classes: Term 2 ends Wednesday 28th June Term 3 starts Wednesday 19th July Adults Kung Fu: Term 2 ends Wednesday 28th June Term 3 starts Wednesday 19th July Qi Gong/Tai Chi: This term is a little different due to some unavoidable commitments.

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March Newsletter content

Here’s the content of the latest newsletter that just went out: Hi there There’s some important dates and fee information in this newsletter, so please read through. Also, details about this year’s winter seminar. Firstly, the term 1 and 2 start and finish dates are listed below. There’s a slightly longer than normal break for

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Summer Break and extra Kung Fu classes

This week, commencing Monday 5th December, is the last week of classes for kung fu and qi gong for 2016. Classes restart on the following dates: Kids/Juniors Classes: Term 1 2017 starts Monday 6th February Adults Kung Fu: Start back 2017 on Monday 23rd January 2017 Qi Gong/Tai Chi: Term 1 2017 starts Monday 16th

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Qi Gong/Tai Chi classes cancelled on 31/10 and 3/11

Apologies for the late notice, but the floor in the centre is finally being fixed! So I’m afraid there will be no qi gong/tai chi classes on Monday 31st October and Thursday 3rd November. ALL other classes remain unaffected and will proceed as normal. Please call or email with any queries.  

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Term 4 class dates and end of year – UPDATED

Please note, this is an updated post from the previous one. Please check your classes. 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 End of Year party this year, and Term 4 will be ending one

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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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Classes restarting and a small price change

Happy new year! I hope your Christmas and New Year period was happy and fun. We’re gearing up for all classes to start again very soon, so here’s a reminder about start dates. A bit further down are details of a small, unavoidable price change. Firstly, here are the 2016 start dates: ADULT Kung Fu

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2016 Classes start in ONE WEEK!

Just a reminder that all Adult Kung Fu and Qi Gong/Tai Chi classes start again in a week, on Monday, Jan 18th, at 6pm. See you there! Let’s train off the Xmas and New Year excess. (Kids and Juniors resume Feb 1st.) We also have a lion dance and kung fu demo in Shellharbour at

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End of Year dates for 2015

We’re winding things up a week early this year, but as term 4 is an 11 week term, the change won’t be too noticeable. Then we have to take our usual long break, due to the unavailability of the hall in early January. All classes will finish for 2015 during week ending Friday December 11th.

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No Qi Gong/Tai Chi class on Thursday September 3rd

Please note, due to an unchangeable clash, there will be no Qi Gong/Tai Chi class on Thursday September 3rd, 2015. I apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. All other classes will continue as normal unless otherwise notified. Many thanks. Sifu Alan.

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No Friday classes until further notice

Please Note: There will be no Friday Kung Fu classes until further notice. We will try to organise a new method of running the san da class as time allows. .

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South Coast Seminar – July 4th and 5th

The details of the upcoming seminar in Kiama are below. Not only does the seminar involve training with Inner Chamber Disciples Sifu Paul Nomchong and Sifu Alan Baxter in San Da and Five Element Pole vs Monkey Pole but it’s been confirmed that the seminar will include a rare opportunity to train directly with GRAND

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Class changes for April 2015

Please read carefully, as there are some changes to class times for April 2015 explained below. Sifu Alan is going to a Master’s Training Seminar in China in April, so there will unfortunately be some disruption to classes. We’ve tried to keep it to a minimum. Details are: Kids and Juniors finish term one a

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2015 Year Starts Today – 19th January

All adult classes for 2015 start again today, Monday January 19th. It will be great to see everyone back in class to train off the excesses of the holiday season. However, please note that Monday 26th January is a public holiday, so there will be no classes that day. Otherwise we’re all back to normal.

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Class end and restart dates for 2014-2015, new fees and Xmas dinner

Firstly, please excuse the length of the newsletter this time, but there’s a lot to get through. Please do read right through as there’s lots of important stuff covered, with year end and restart dates at the bottom of this post. As always, any questions about any of it, feel free to give me a

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Mid-term break

Please note that there will be a mid-term break from all classes for the first six days of November. There will be no Qi Gong/Tai Chi class on Monday 3rd or Thursday 6th November. There will be no Kids or Juniors Kung Fu on Monday 3rd or Wednesday 5th November. There will be no Adults

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Broadsword Seminar on November 8th

Broadsword Seminar – Moi Fa Darn Dao – on Saturday November 8th, from 9am to 5pm, at Kiama. Put the date in your diaries, all details on the image below – click it for a larger version. Open to all!

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Holiday dates for classes

Hi everyone School holidays are upon us again. Please note below which classes are affected and how. Also, please do all you can to help us promote our classes by telling anyone who you think might be interested. We’re offering a special at the moment: if you bring a friend to the Adult Kung Fu

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School holiday break for classes

School holidays are fast approaching again, so please note the following dates for class closures and restarts. KIDS KUNG FU The last class will be Wednesday 25th June, 2014. Classes will resume on Monday 14th July. QI GONG/TAI CHI Last class will be Thursday 26th June. Monday class will resume on Monday 7th July. Thursday

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Important changes to Adult Kung Fu Classes

Please read carefully, as there are some changes to Adult Kung Fu classes and fees detailed here. There are no changes currently to Kids or Juniors Classes or Tai Chi/Qi Gong Classes. All these changes are effective from June 1st 2014. However, there will be no class on Friday 30th May – please see below

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Help the cause!

We are doing a SPECIAL OFFER for May and June – we’re giving out vouchers for new students to try a class for free. Bring a friend to try out and you train for $10! So when you next come to class, grab a handful of vouchers and go nuts. Attendance to adult’s classes in

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Easter Holiday class times

Easter holiday classes are affected as follows: Kids and Juniors Kung Fu classes – No classes for two weeks. Classes resume on Monday April 28th. Adult Kung Fu classes will continue as normal with the exception of Easter Friday, 18th April, Easter Monday, 21st April and ANZAC Day, 25th April. Qi Gong and Tai Chi

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Ching Lung Gim – Green Dragon Sword – seminar on May 10th in Kiama

Ching Lung Gim – Green Dragon Sword – seminar on May 10th in Kiama. Click on the image for all the details. Places limited, so get in early. Kung Fu, Tai Chi, Qi Gong students all welcome.

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Happy new year and some relevant dates

Hi everyone and happy new year! Well, classes are back and we’re all trying to work off the lethargy of the Xmas break. (Kids classes start back on Monday 3rd February, but all adults Kung Fu, Tai Chi and Qi Gong classes are now back to a normal schedule.) EXCEPT, and there’s always an exception,

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Christmas party and class dates

Well, we’re fast approaching the end of another year. We’ve had some great advances this year, several adults, juniors and kids in the Kung Fu classes getting to their green sash level. Adult Kung Fu and Tai Chi numbers have dropped a bit in the last couple of months though. Of course, everyone is busy,

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Xmas party

Due to our new baby, we won’t be having a local Illawarra Xmas party this year as we don’t really have the time to organise it. However, there is a Xmas party at the Headquarters School in Sydney, to which all Illawarra Kung Fu Academy students are welcome – whether you train in the kids

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Classes suspended until Monday November 4th

Halinka gave birth to a healthy boy and we’re having a few days off to get on top of things. There will be no classes this week, and we’ll get back to classes as normal from Monday, November 4th. See you then! .

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Holiday reminder

This is just a quick reminder that there will be no classes next week – July 22nd to July 26th. We apologise for this closure, but it’s sadly unavoidable. Classes are all on as normal this week and will resume on Monday July 29th. That’s all Kid’s and Junior’s classes, all adult Kung Fu and

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Mid year break

Please note that after tonight’s San Da class (Friday 28th June 2013), we will be closed for one week (two for kids). There will be no classes between July 1st 2013 and July 7th 2013. All adult classes will return from Monday July 8th. Kids classes will resume on Monday July 15th. .

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Kung Fu & Tai Chi Class – Significant Dates, 2nd Half of 2013

Kung Fu & Tai Chi Class Significant Dates, 2nd Half of 2013 We apologise, but due to unavoidable circumstances, there are two weeks in July where there will be no classes. Please note the following holiday dates: Winter School Holidays: Mon 1st July to Sun 7th July – NO CLASSES Mon 1st July to Sun

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No more Friday morning Ladies-only class

Regretfully we’ve had to cancel the Friday morning Ladies-only Fighting Fit class. There hasn’t been enough attendance for us to keep this class running, so we’ve made the decision to stop running it. Our apologies in advance to anyone who will miss out due to this this decision. However, don’t forget that there’s a new

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Two new classes starting soon

We’re very happy to announce that we have two new classes starting very soon. FIGHTING FIT – We’re starting a new early morning class with a focus on fitness. It’s a class using the San Da (kickboxing) techniques from the Kung Fu curriculum, coupled with cardio and bodyweight exercises to give an hour of intense

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Illawarra Kung Fu Academy hoodies – only a few left!

Do YOU want a sweet Illawarra Kung Fu Academy/Choy Lee Fut hoodie for winter? There’s only a handful of these bad boys left – Medium, Large or XL. Get in quick if you’re interested. Click the image for details.

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Open day this Sunday at the Sydney Choy Lee Fut Headquarters School

This Sunday 21st April is the first of 2 Kung Fu OPEN DAYS for 2013. All Sydney Schools and Branches are invited once again to come together to celebrate our strong and united Sydney Chan Family! Even though it is a Kung Fu gathering, all Qi Gong members are more then welcome to join us

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Update on holiday dates

Please note the slight change to classes over the next couple of weeks. As there have been several disruptions already through March and April, adult Kung Fu classes and Fighting Fit classes will continue throughout the school holidays. Kids, juniors and Tai Chi/Qi Gong classes will have the following breaks: There will be no Kids

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Holiday, Grading and Seminars dates

First off, we will be away at the end of next week, so there are no classes on Wednesday 20th, Thursday 21st or Friday 22nd March. There are no classes on Friday 29th March or Monday April 1st, as these days are Easter public holidays. There will be no classes week commencing Monday 15th April

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Chi Kung Stick Seminar this Saturday – a few places still available

We’re running the Chi Kung Stick Exercise seminar again at the Kiama Mind Body Spirit Centre on Saturday March 2nd, from 9am until 12 noon, and there are still a couple of places left if you’re quick. Anyone is welcome, whether you’ve studied extensively or not at all. This is a series of gentle physical,

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Kung Fu & Tai Chi Class Significant Dates, 1st Half of 2013

Please not the following significant dates for Kung Fu and Tai Chi classes for the first half of 2013.   Fri Feb. 8th – House Of Canton, Kiama, Lion Dance performance   Sat Feb. 16th – Chinatown Chinese New Year Parade, Sydney   Sat Mar 2nd – Chi Kung Stick Seminar   Wed Mar 20th

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Change to Kung Fu start date for 2013

Please note CHANGE TO CLASS START DATE: Due to a problem with the training venue, Kung Fu classes will NOT resume on the 14th January as previously stated, but on Monday 21st January. Also, the Friday Fighting Fit class will not return on the 18th, but on Friday 25th. We apologise for the change, but

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End of year party and Class finish/start dates

We’re having an end of year celebration this Saturday, December 8th from 12 noon until 3pm at the Masonic Hall on Collins Street (where Kung Fu classes are held). It’s a very casual affair, just an excuse to get people from all the various classes (adults, kids, tai chi, etc.) together to celebrate another great

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End of year/Christmas get together

The Illawarra Kung Fu Academy is having a Christmas Celebration Saturday, December 8th, from noon till 3pm. All are welcome – kids, juniors, adults, Kung Fu and Tai Chi students and their families and partners. The party will be at the Kiama Masonic Hall, 46 Collins Street. Bring a plate to share, and bring your

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Kung Fu Pole seminar on Sunday, December 2nd

The primary weapon within the Choy Lee Fut Kung Fu system is the long pole. This seemingly simple weapon lays the foundation for all future weapons training and highlights any weaknesses in a student’s stance and general technique. The long pole, or gwan, can be used as a “single-headed” or a “double-headed” weapon. This six

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Qi Gong Stick Exercise seminar a great success

We held the Qi Gong Stick Exercise seminar on Saturday and it was a great success. Everyone involved seemed to get a lot from it. We’ll be organising another one soon, so if you missed out or you fancy a revision session, be sure to let us know and we’ll start collecting names. Below is

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Tai Chi article in the Illawarra Mercury

Sifu Alan was recently interviewed by the Illawarra Mercury newspaper about Tai Chi (Qi Gong) and the paper arranged a photo at Bombo headland with Sifu Alan and Si Jie Halinka. Click on the image for a clearer version. .

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Mid-session break – CORRECTION

Please note – the mid-session break dates previously posted are incorrect, as there is a public holiday that we neglected to include (Monday, October 1st.) Therefore, all the finish and restart times for all our classes are as follows: Adult Kung Fu – There will be only one break in Adult Kung Fu classes, on

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Mid-Session Break

Please note below all the finish and restart times for all our classes (NB: Adult Kung Fu and Fighting Fit classes continue without a break.): Adult Kung Fu – There will be no break in Adult Kung Fu classes. Tai Chi/Qi Gong – Last class on Thursday 20th, September, all classes back on Monday, 1st

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Chi Kung Stick Exercise Seminar

The art of Chi Kung (Qi Gong) is an ancient method of health and wellbeing, combining body movements and breathing techniques to build a healthy body and a calm mind. Within the Lohan Chi Kung system is a series of exercises using a long pole, designed to greatly improve physical condition, balance, mental focus and

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Great photo from our brother in South America

Ricardo Tevez, a Choy Lee Fut brother from South America, made this image from a photo of April’s seminar in Sydney with Master Chan. Sifu Alan is directly behind Master Chan, Si Jie Halinka on Master Chan’s left. On the right end of the back row are Illawarra Kung Fu Academy Students Eli Maguire and

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Wednesday Tai Chi in Jamberoo cancelled until further notice

It is with regret that we will be cancelling the Wednesday morning Tai Chi and Qi Gong class in Jamberoo. Sadly, numbers simply haven’t been consistent enough for us to continue running the class. We will be looking for a new Wednesday morning location and will post here and elsewhere as soon as we sort

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All classes back

The mid-year break is over and all classes are now back in session. We look forward to seeing everyone back to training. Check the Classes page for all the times and locations if you’re ready to start training! .

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Mid-Year Break

Please note that there will be a mid-year break during July. School holidays begin at the end of June and the Academy will be closed from the 5th to the 24th of July. Please note all the various class end and start dates below: Kids Kung Fu (5 – 10 years) – the last class

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New class structure for Kids and Juniors

Please note that we now have a new class structure in place for Kids and Juniors. It has been a concern to us for some time that there is a gap in our ability to cater for kids that are getting too old to train alongside young kids, but are not yet ready for the

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Training Seminar photo

Three of the Illawarra Kung Fu Academy students (Eli, Mark and Shane) accompanied Sifu Alan and Si Jie Halinka to a seminar over the weekend, run by Master Chen Yong Fa at the Sydney HQ school. The seminar covered the Ching Lung Gim (Green Dragon Sword) and grappling and tournament fighting techniques.  Here’s a shot

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Grading – April 28th

There will be an adults Kung Fu grading on Saturday, April 28th from 9am. Talk to your instructor if you would like to grade. Train hard and good luck, everybody!

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Easter holidays

Please note the following class times over the Easter holiday period: Tai Chi/Qi Gong classes – there will be no classes between Monday 9th and Sunday 15th April, first classs back is Monday 16th April. Kung Fu (Adults) – there will be no class on Monday 9th April. All other classes as normal. Kung Fu

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New Thursday evening Tai Chi/Qi Gong class in Kiama

A new Thursday evening Tai Chi class will be starting this coming Thursday, 9th February, from 6 to 7 pm at the Kiama Mind Body Spirit Centre, 42 Terralong Street, Kiama (behind Black Rock Cafe). It will be $15 per class, concessions available. Please call or email with any questions, and please spread the word

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Classes back for 2012

Just a quick reminder that all classes are back in session as from this Monday, January 16th, with the exception of Kids Kung Fu classes, which start back on Monday, January 30th. All adult Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Fighting Fit and Kung Fu classes are back from Monday. We hope everyone had a great break

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End of year and Xmas holiday details

We’re fast approaching the end of the year again. Below are the last class dates for 2011 and return dates for 2012. As ever, if you have any queries, please call or email. LAST CLASSES FOR 2011:   Kung Fu – Wednesday 21st December Qi Gong – Wednesday 21st December Fighting Fit – Friday 23rd

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All classes are back

All classes are now back in session after the mid-term break. Get back to training, everybody – see you in class. Check the Classes page for all details.

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Mid-session break

Please note that there will be no classes during the week October 3rd to October 9th. The Academy will be closed for that week. Classes will resume on Monday, October 10th. As usual, any problems or questions just give us a call. .

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Next grading – 22nd October 2011

It’s a bit later than we intended, for which I apologise, but there are certain factors outside our control. However, the date for the next grading has been fixed and it’s Saturday October 22nd, from 9am till noon. The grading will be held at the Kiama Masonic Hall and will cost $30 per person. If

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Updated Class Times

Please note that some class times have changed slightly. Please see below for all currently running classes: KUNG FU Kids – Monday & Wednesday 4.00 to 5.00 pm (during school terms) – Kiama Adults – Monday & Wednesday 6.00 to 7.30 pm (8.00pm after Level 1) – Kiama TAI CHI Monday 9.30 to 10.30 am

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Tai Chi classes – start time change

Please note that as from September, Monday and Wednesday morning Tai Chi classes will start at 9.30am rather than 9.15am. Hopefully this will give morepeople a chance to get to class. Tai Chi classes will be, as from September: Monday – 9.30 to 10.30 am in Kiama. Tuesday – 6.00 to 7.00 pm in Kiama.

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Fighting Fit Ladies Only class starts September

We are starting a new class in September. Every Friday morning, from 9.30 to 10.30 am, starting Friday 2nd September, there will be a ladies-only Fighting Fit class held in Kiama. All the details here. Classes will be $10 each and the focus will be on fun and fitness using striking techniques from the Illawarra

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Mid-year Break

Please note that today, Wednesday 29th June, marks the last day before the mid-year break. Adult Kung Fu classes will continue every Monday and Wednesday as normal. Kids Kung Fu and Tai Chi/Qi Gong classes will take a two week break after today, recommencing on Monday 18th July. Call or contact with any queries. .

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June 13th Public Holiday

Just a quick reminder that next Monday, June 13th, is a public holiday, so no classes that day. All other classes running as usual.   .

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Open Day at Sydney HQ School

Some members of the Illawarra Kung Fu Academy recently travelled up to Sydney to take part in an open day at the HQ School in Chinatown. Teachers and students from branches all over NSW gathered for Lion Dance, Kung Fu demonstrations and socialising. It was a great day and hopefully the first of many, giving

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Adult Kung Fu grading, April 9th

Congratulations to Mark Andersen, Dav Cossa, Mick Grogan, Shane Gribble, and Sam Knott, who all passed their Level 2 grading on Saturday! Also congratulations to Eli Maguire, Sarah Rebbeck and Ashley O’Neill who passed their Level 1 grading. Well done, everybody!

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Easter break

The Easter break is coming up. Please note that all Kids and Tai Chi/Qi Gong classes are on holiday until Wednesday, April 27th. Adult Kung Fu classes will continue throughout the break. Please call or email with any queries.

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Kids Grading

The Academy would like to congratulate all the kids that passed their gradings last night: Kalani Maguire – Level 1 Shanti Pillai, Liam Morrison, Liam Hedges, Aidan Hedges, Golden Soth and Summer Soth – Level 2 Well done, everybody. Enjoy your Easter break, practice hard and we’ll see you all back next term, when you’ll

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All classes back in session for 2011

Please note that all classes are now back, including Adults and Kids Kung Fu and Qi Gong classes in Jamberoo and Kiama. Check the Classes pages for details of all the relevant times and locations. .

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Qi Gong Workshop this Saturday

The Qi Gong workshop scheduled for this Saturday will only go ahead if people book in and leave a deposit. If you’re thinking about attending this, and I strongly encourage you to do so, get in touch now. Here are the details: On Saturday January 22nd, 2011 from 9.30am to 12.30pm, Sifu Alan Baxter will

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End of the year

The Illawarra Kung Fu Academy has wrapped up classes for the year. Thanks for a great 2010, everyone. Here’s hoping we all go from strength to strength in 2011. Be sure to check here to see when classes resume, and don’t forget the Qi Gong seminar on January 22nd. Details here. Happy Christmas to you

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Introduction to Qi Gong seminar in January

On Saturday January 22nd, 2011 from 9.30am to 12.30pm, Sifu Alan Baxter will be running a Qi Gong workshop at the Kiama Mind Body Spirit Centre, at 42 Terralong Street, Kiama. The course will teach the basics of Lohan Qi Gong (a form of Tai Chi) and will be beneficial for beginners and the more

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End of year class times and fees for 2011

Please note below all the times for classes over the Christmas and New Year break. A new Qi Gong class will be starting February 2011, details also below. Don’t forget that Kids Kung Fu classes now run on Monday AND Wednesday from 4 till 5pm. All kids are welcome in one, other or both classes

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No Qi Gong on Tuesday 23rd November

Please note – there will be no Qi Gong class in Kiama next Tuesday, 23rd November. Class will resume as normal the following week. All other classes remain unchanged. .

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Kiama Kung Fu classes changing to 6pm start

In an effort to make things easier for more students to get to class after work, the Monday and Wednesday adults’ Kung Fu classes will both start at 6pm as from Monday 22nd November. Classes will run from 6.00 to 7.30pm for beginners and 6.00 to 8.00pm for Level 1 and above. Kids’ classes remain

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Grading, 1st November 2010

Congratulations to the following students in the Kids Class: Sam Clowes Golden Soth Summer Soth Christian Spong Liam Morrison Liam Hedges Aidan Hedges and Shanti Pillai And, from the Adults’ Class: Mark Andersen and Matt White all of whom passed their Level 1 grading last night. Well done, everyone! .

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No Kung Fu classes on Wednesday 27th October

Due to unavoidable circumstances there will be no Kung Fu classes (kids or adults) on Wednesday 27th October. Qi Gong in Jamberoo will go ahead as usual. All classes will return to normal next week. Apologies for any inconvenience – please call if you have any questions.

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Tuesday night Qi Gong class now starts at 6.00pm

Please note that the Tuesday evening Qi Gong class at Kiama Mind Body Spirit Centre will now run from 6.00 till 7.30pm, as from Tuesday 12th October 2010. Hopefully this will allow more people to have time to get to the class after work. Please spread the word. All details on the Classes page. .

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New Kids Kung Fu class starting

The Illawarra Kung Fu Academy is pleased to annouce a new kids Kung Fu class starting on Wednesday October 20th. Thanks to the great success of our Monday kids class and several enquiries for a class on an alternate day, we are starting a Wednesday Kids Kung Fu class, beginning Wednesday October 20th from 4

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September school holidays

The school holidays are upon us again. Kids Kung Fu classes will take a two week break, so no classes on September 27th and October 4th. Classes will resume on October 11th. Wednesday morning Qi Gong classes will also take a break, so no classes on September 29th and October 6th. Classes will resume on

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No Kids class on September 6th

Due to unavoidable circumstances, there will be no Kids Kung Fu class on Monday September 6th. Classes will resume as normal on Monday September 13th. All other classes are unaffected and will run as normal. Apologies for any inconvenience. .

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All classes back in session

All Kung Fu and Qi Gong classes are now back after our mid-year break. Also, don’t forget that the new Qi Gong class in Kiama on Tuesday evenings starts this week, 5.30 to 7.00 pm at the Kiama Mind Body Spirit Centre, 42 Terralong Street, Kiama (behind Black Rock Cafe). .

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Mid-year break – 18th June to 18th July

Please note that the Illawarra Kung Fu Academy will be taking a break for four weeks in June/July. The last Kids Kung Fu Class will be Monday 14th June, with classes resuming on Monday 19th July. The last Jamberoo Qi Gong class will be Wednesday 16th June, with classes resuming on Wednesday 21st July. The

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New Qi Gong class starting soon in Kiama

After much searching we’ve finally found a place in Kiama for a new Qi Gong class. We’ll be starting an open class (anyone welcome, beginner to advanced) on Tuesday evenings from 5.30 to 7.00pm, from Tuesday 20th July. Classes will be at the Kiama Mind Body Spirit Centre at 42 Terralong Street, Kiama (behind the

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Grading and T-Shirts

Our first grading will be held between 9am and noon this Saturday, 1st May at the Kiama hall. Best of luck to everyone taking part. Also, Illawarra Kung Fu Academy t-shirts are now available to buy at $25 each. Please contact me if you want one or ask at any class. .

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19th April 2010

Kids Classes start again today after the Easter break. 4pm at the Kiama Masonic Hall. Wednesday morning Qi Gong classes recommence this week too, 9.15am on the 21st April at the Jamberoo Youth Hall. Adults Kung Fu continued throughout the Easter break and will continue as normal from 5.30pm Monday and Wednesday. .

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Easter break

Please note that children’s Kung Fu classes are now on Easter break. Kids classes will resume on Monday 19th April. Qi Gong classes are also on break, resuming on Wednesday 21st April. Adults Kung Fu classes will continue as usual every Monday and Wednesday. The Kung Fu grading will be held on Saturday 1st May

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18 Lohan Qi Gong workshop, April 10th

We’re running a Qi Gong workshop on Saturday 10th April, 2010. The workshop will be three hours on Saturday morning from 9am till noon and will look in detail at the 18 Lohan form. This is a great refresher for people learning the form as well as a good introduction to people interested in getting

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Tuesday Qi Gong classes suspended

Please note that Tuesday evening Qi Gong classes in Jamberoo are currently suspended. If you’re interested in this time class, please contact us to let us know and if enough interest is shown we’ll get it going again. In the meantime we’re looking for a location in Kiama for another Qi Gong class. .

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New Year Lion Dance in Kiama

The Illawarra Kung Fu Academy was proud to do a Chinese New Year Lion Dance for the House Of Canton restaurant in Kiama on Friday 19th February. We had help from our good friends at Sydney CLF and Pennant Hills CLF (links for those guys on the Contact page). .

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Kids Classes back 1st February 2010

Kid’s Kung Fu classes will be starting again on Monday 1st February, 2010, from 4pm till 5pm at Kiama. Class details here. See you all soon! .

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Adult classes all back for 2010

Just a quick reminder that all adult classes are back in session now: KUNG FU CLASSES KIAMA ADULT CLASSES Kiama Masonic Hall, 46 Collins Street Monday & Wednesday – 5.30 to 7.00pm Cost: $30 Annual fee (insurance, pay on joining then each January) then $100 per calendar month or $15 per class casual (cash only)

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Christmas and New Year break

Kung Fu and Qi Gong classes will be taking a break over the Christmas and New Year period. Also, a new Qi Gong (Tai Chi) class will be starting on Tuesday evenings in the New Year. All details below: Last Kid’s Kung Fu class in Kiama will be Monday 14th December 2009 and classes will

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All classes now back

All Kung Fu and Qi Gong classes are now back in session. Monday Kids Kung Fu Class – 4 till 5pm at the Masonic Hall, Kiama. Monday & Wednesday Adults Kung Fu Class – 5.30 till 7pm both days at the Masonic Hall, Kiama. Wednesday Qi Gong – 9.15 till 10.30am at Jamberoo Youth Hall,

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No Kung Fu or Qi Gong classes on October 19th & 21st

Please note that there will be no Kung Fu or Qi Gong classes on Monday October 19th or Wednesday October 21st. All normal classes will resume the following week, commencing Monday 26th October. All Kung Fu classes will continue as normal on Mondays and Wednesdays until 14th October, with the exception of Monday 5th October,

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Kids Kung Fu classes starting in Kiama 21st Sept.

Kung Fu classes for kids will be starting in Kiama on Monday, 21st September 2009 at the Masonic Hall on Collins Street. Kids classes are one hour long from 4 till 5pm. The emphasis is on fun. Kids will learn the same Kung Fu techniques as taught in the Adult class, but many of the

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Kiama classes under way & Kids classes coming soon

The Kiama Kung Fu classes on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Masonic Hall on Collins Street have been running for a couple of weeks now and already we have a few regular students. This is great news and very promising for the future. The Kiama classes are on from 5.30 to 7.00pm every Monday and

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Kung Fu classes in Kiama start today

The first Kung Fu class in Kiama is on today, 20th July, from 5.30pm at the Masonic Hall on Collins Street. Drop in and have a look and try out the class for free if you’re so inclined. Tell your friends and spread the word. Tonight’s class marks the beginning of regular Monday and Wednesday

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Illawarra Kung Fu Academy

This is the official website of the Illawarra Kung Fu Academy. We teach Shaolin Choy Lee Fut Kung Fu and Lohan Qi Gong Tai Chi. Qi Gong classes are currently running in Jamberoo. Kung Fu classes for adults will be starting on Monday July 20th in Kiama. Kung Fu classes for kids (under 15s) will

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