ISLAND KUNG FU WELCOMES YOU
The Cowichan Valleys leader in family martial arts
We are the experts in martial arts education for children, adults and families! We teach a comprehensive character development program that focuses on Confidence, Respect, Focus, Self-Control and Self-Discipline.
CLASSES AND COURSES
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Ages 5 & up and all levels welcome
learning & growing together
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Our family orientated school encourages parents to take an active role in their child's training and development by offering family rates so that the entire family can benefit from the program, and have fun together. Island Kung-Fu is a positive place to train, promoting an atmosphere of respect and self-discipline. It is this environment at our school, without macho or aggressive behavior, that is appealing to so many families.
Our classes are fun and yet challenging to both body and mind. Learning self defense skills that will enable you to defend yourself in almost any situation, as well as strengthening your body and increasing flexibility. Whatever your current level of fitness, we start you from your own level helping to set goals along the way to Black belt.
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ISLAND KUNG FU SPOTLIGHT
In the spotlight right now is our newest addition to the Island Kung Fu family, Lily Clarke! As our new junior instructor she is excited to be part of the IKF team! Make sure to give her a warm welcome next time you are at the Kwoon!
NEW COURSE SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED
The schedule has now changed! We have added some new exciting classes! Fitness Kickboxing Monday's, Wednesday's, Friday's from 6:30-7:15 ages 13+
10 ESSENTIAL TIPS FOR BEGINNERS
1. Practice at home
2. Stay relaxed
3. everything comes in time
3. Keep focused
4. Stretching is important
5. Never be afraid to ask questions
6. Don't be afraid to ask your partner to slow down
7. Come to class 5- 10 minutes early
8. Bring water
9. Control is key
10. Make sure your'e having fun
Shifu Emma has been training in Chuan Fa Kung Fu for approximately 15 years. She started in our Little Ninja program, and excelled all the way to Black Belt. She has been an instructor for over 7 years, with her classes always full of energy and fun. Emma is always adding to and furthering her knowledge in Shoalin Chuan Fa Kung Fu.
SHIFU IAN CLARKE
Chief Instructor / Owner
Shifu Ian has 34 years experience training in martial arts, with 18 years in Shaolin Chuan Fa Kung Fu specifically. Shifu Ian teaches our Shaolin ( Black Belt) classes only, but is always available for questions and stories!
Shifu Lily has been training at Island Kung Fu on & off since she was 5, and has now stepped up to be our new junior instructor. Shifu Lily will be seen running fitness and warm-up sessions, as well as assisting in basic and intermediate classes.
when she isnt on the mat she is playing Rugby or Volleyball!