Shao Lin Kung Fu - Beginners

  • Fee: $90-100.00, based on session
  • Age: Adults
  • Location: CPASS Multipurpose Room, 375 Birch St, Morgantown, WV 26505
  • Dates: Jan. 7 – Mar. 4 and Mar. 25-May 6
  • Day and Time: Mondays, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Class Description

No prior experience is needed for this beginners class, which is an introduction to Basic Traditional Chinese Kung Fu. The class will focus on conditioning, stance, traditional drills in blocking, punching and kicking. Material presented will include both hard and soft, open hand and animal styles. Possible advancement three levels toward a black belt.

Detailed Schedule

Day and Time: Mondays, 5 – 6:30 p.m.

Dates: Jan. 7, 14, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25, Mar. 4 (Weather cancellation makeup date is March 18.)

Number of classes: 8

Fee: $100 per participant

Session 2

Dates: Mar. 25, Apr. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29,  May 6

Number of classes: 7

Fee: $90 per participant

Additional Information

Note: Six (6) or more participants must enroll within  24 hours of first Session date or class will be canceled. Maximum enrollment is 15. 

Your credit card payment will list as   WVSTO-eGov on your account statement.

Kung Fu Instructor: Allan Embrey MA LPC

Allan is a Masters Level Family and Marriage Counselor, who is focused on helping others find ways to improve the quality of their lives. He has been studying Chinese Shao Lin Kung Fu with the Chinese Shaolin Center, for more than 25 years. Allan is a second degree Black Belt who has studied under 7th Degree Elder Masters David and Sharon Soard at the Chinese Shao Lin Center, based in Denver, Colorado, which was founded under Grandmaster Sin Kwang The', a 10th degree Black Belt. 

Allan lived and studied for two years in mainland China, in Xian, the last ancient walled city. He studied Tai Chi, and Ba Gua, specifically, as well as Kung Fu, Chinese culture, history and philosophy, from several teachers across China. While in China, he was employed as a professor at the Xian Foreign Language University, where he taught tourism, business and English. He traveled extensively throughout China, which included areas of historical importance in the development of Kung Fu, such as the original Shaolin Temple.