Kung fu in Chinese literally means “hard work”. The kung fu is an ancient art that originated in China. Its origins are so backward in time that is complex to trace an exact date of when it was created. It knows, howewer, that today the kung fu is practiced by thousands of people around the world, not only in the East, thanks to the desire to pass it down and spread it to teachers as the grandmaster Cheok.Kung fu, as ancient martial art, is related to philosophical and cultural very ancient. His practice taught to know ourselves, our limitatons and overcome them. Kung fu develops in us self-control, it help us put aside the ego, unlike what happens in many sports clubs, even martial, where sport competition takes on a predominant role. Kung fu, mainly serves to keep us healthy.
Is advisable to attend two weekly classes as arranged gyms of our association. Kung fu in China is practiced daily, and many chinese masters are of the opinion that only a regular and constant effort can ensure a proper learning. In the west, life is different, but a student moved by the spirit will be able to give good results.
After learning the main two forms with bare hands, the practitioner will be able to start using the staff and then, in relation to its structure and preparation, he can choose a weapon at will to be deepened.In hong gar there are many weapons and so many forms. There are then forms in pair with weapons, that is, where two people are facing each other, both with different weapons, both equal. There is no specific period of time, it is very important the factor pf predisposition to learn, but certainly some weapons least three years of practical.
Self-defence is a complicated topic, as you have to keep in mind various aspects such as reflexes, fear, determination and the ability to assess the danger.A pratictioner of kung fu after a few years, so will be able to handle these situations. Kung fu is useful to acquire these skills, but it remains an art that serves to those who practice it to achieve self-control and to avoid possible situations of danger.
Kung fu is a complete phsyco-pèhysical.We can find gymnastic exercises, such as running, stretching, strenght, training, and fighting techniques that bring into play strenght, flexibility and muscle tone. From this point of view, even if not primarily oriented, kung fu is useful to improve the fitness of those who decide to practice it.