This class allows students to learn all of the basic exercises of the
Hung Fut System. Stretching and strengthening exercises, basic stances,
punches, kicks, and short routines are emphasized. This class focuses on
the fundamentals necessary at any level in the Hung Fut System. All
students are required to attend 2-3 times per week.
Handset (Empty Hand Forms)
forms are based upon the 10 Animal Styles. The handset classes teach
self-defense techniques while developing speed, power, and endurance.
Each form is designed to build upon previous skills and prepare the
student for the next form in the system. The handset curriculum has been
refined to allow an accelerated yet thorough learning sequence from
beginning to advanced forms.
are an extension of your arms and, therefore, more advanced than
handset forms. Students learn to move with different sorts of weapons
and thus develop different types of physical coordination and muscle
groups. The first weapon a student learns is the staff form. The Hung
Fut staff is one of the most famous staff forms in Chinese history.
Other weapons include broadsword, spear, ja ma do, and straight sword.