This course in Kungfu teaches you the ancient martial arts of China.
Increase your strength, flexibility and coordination with our Kung Fu Martial Arts Class. Learn traditional Chinese martial arts movements and techniques which can help towards health and fitness whilst being a fast and controlled sport. Learning a wide range of conditioning exercises such as stances, stretching, striking and meditation which will prepare you and work this into a defence routine. This course starts from beginner level whilst developing the level throughout the weeks.
Lv Dawei will introduce students to the internal art of Xingyi (5 element boxing) and instruct on the health benefits of martial arts. Lv will also teach simple exercises that you can use to help create strength and flexibility.
Why Study this Course?
- Increase strength, flexibility and coordination
- Improve your game - the movements of martial arts translate to many sports
- Learn traditional Chinese martial arts
- Learn techniques for health and fitness
The following participants are eligible to receive a 15% discount. Concessions are available for Goldsmiths’ staff and students, over 60s, Jobseeker’s Allowance and Income Support claimants and local Lewisham residents.
Please note that our short courses sell-out quickly, so early booking is advisable.
We are committed to providing reasonable teaching adjustments for students with disabilities that may impact on their learning experience. Please be advised that in order to provide an assessment and plan appropriate support we require as much notice as possible and, in some circumstances, up to 3 months. If you are planning to book, or have already booked, onto a short course please contact Goldsmiths Disability Team (firstname.lastname@example.org) at your earliest convenience.
If you have any questions about this course please contact confucius (@gold.ac.uk) .
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About your teacher, Fu Zeng
Fu Zeng is a Kung Fu master and martial arts athlete, he passes on his skill and wisdom in this ancient martial art to students with enthusiasm and passion.
Fu won first prize at the 2013 China Sports Lottery Cup (Shandong) Martial Arts Championships and achieved third place at the 2012 National Youth Wushu Routine Championships and the 2014 Shandong Chinese Wrestling Championships.
Fu is our resident Kung Fu Teaching Assistant at Goldsmiths Confucius Institute.
About the department
Goldsmiths Confucius Institute for Dance and Performance is an academic department of Goldsmiths, University of London.
We specialise in Chinese language and culture as well being the first and currently, the only CI to specialise in dance, performance and the arts, and the proud winner of the Global Confucius Institute of the Year Award 2017.
- Undergraduate degree courses in Chinese language - BA (Hons) International Relations & Chinese BA (Hons) Sociology & Chinese
- Credit courses in Chinese language, Chinese history, Chinese arts and culture and Chinese philosophy
- Evening and weekend short courses in Chinese language, Chinese dance, Chinese music and Chinese martial arts
- HSK examinations and training
- Outreach for Schools program