First of all, Happy New Year! And as we’re fast approaching Chinese New Year (February 2nd) can I also say Gong Hei Fat Choy! I hope the Year of the Water Tiger is going to be good for all of us.

This post is to confirm all the restart dates for classes. Please note, Adult Kung Fu will now start on the 31st of January, not the 24th as previously stated. And the Friday morning Jamberoo Qi Gong class will not resume in Term 1 2022. So restart dates are as follows:

Adult Kung Fu Classes
First class back in 2022 – Monday 31st January
For the foreseeable future, Adult Kung Fu classes will run from 6.00 to 7.30pm for everyone, not 8.00pm as before.

Kids Kung Fu Classes
First class back in 2022 – Monday 31st January

Qi Gong/Tai Chi Classes
First class back in 2022 – Monday 31st January (Kiama)
Wednesday morning in Gerroa and Thursday evening in Kiama will both commence as from the 2nd and 3rd of February respectively.

PLEASE NOTE: These dates are subject to change if the Covid rules change, but at this point will resume and we will keep to the required distancing in class. Masks MUST be worn throughout class, and only people who are fully vaccinated will be allowed to attend. The vaccine is available for the 5 to 11 age group now, so while that isn’t a requirement at this stage for the kids class (as it’s only been available since January 10th) it will become a requirement in future. I believe we all have to do all we can to keep ourselves and each other safe.

Please remember that insurance membership fees for the year will be payable once classes resume in 2022. This is still $75 per person, payable before the end of February, please. All other class costs will remain the same for the time being. (There is a membership fee family discount for multiple members of the same family – ask me about this if it applies to you.)

We have finally organised new t-shirts (with the dragon and tiger yin yang design on the back) for the kids and adults kung fu class – they are $40 each and available in class. Just ask when you come in.

Stay safe, everyone, and let’s hope this virus calms down again asap and we can resume some kind of normality. Of course, any questions about any of the above give me a call on 0414 445 579.


Sifu Alan
Illawarra Kung Fu Academy