Temple of Kung Fu Newsletter – September 2014

The Temple of Kung Fu school is now open for classes in Deerfield! Our new location is 405 Lake Cook Road, Unit A3, Deerfield, IL 60015. It is between Boston Blackies and the Secretary of State DMV in Deerfield Park Plaza. Parking is easy and access from Lake Cook Road is convenient. Please stop by and visit or train and check out our new school.

We also have updated our class schedule, adding Tai Chi classes and Beginning Kung Fu for 4-6 year olds.

New students, if you have not come by and tried a complimentary class or private lesson at our studio, then now is your chance! Come find out if Kung Fu will be your new passion. Our training includes everything you need to be more relaxed, confident, in shape, balanced, strong, adaptable, healthy and feeling younger. Kung Fu enhances your entire mental and physical life, young or old. Take away your stress, anxiety or fear and replace it with awesomeness!

 


Monday:

4:15 – 4:55 PM Tai Chi
5:00 – 6:00 PM Kung Fu (Ages 7+)
6:00 – 7:00 PM Kung Fu/Tai Chi/Meditation

Tuesday:

4:15 – 4:55 PM Kids (4-6 Y.O.)
5:00 – 6:00 PM Kids (Ages 7+)
6:00 – 7:00 PM Adult Kung Fu/Tai Chi

Wednesday:

4:15 – 4:55 PM Tai Chi
5:00 – 6:00 PM Kids (Ages 7+)
6:00 – 7:00 PM Adult Kung Fu/Tai Chi

Thursday:

4:15 – 4:55 PM Kids (4-6 Y.O.)
5:00 – 6:00 PM Kids (Ages 7+)
6:00 – 7:00 PM Adult Kung Fu/Tai Chi

Saturday:

10:00 – 11:00 AM Adults Kung Fu/Tai Chi
11:00 – 12:00 PM Kids (Ages 7+)
1:30 – 3:30 PM Advanced Training / Seminars

Sunday:

10:00 – 12:00 PM Advanced Training / Seminars


 

Please visit us on Facebook and check out our latest pictures and videos. Come and join us for classes, private lessons, or any of our intensive seminars at 405 Lake Cook Road, Unit A3, Deerfield, IL. See below for all of our upcoming events, and enjoy the many benefits Kung Fu and Tai Chi offer.

Our list of exciting upcoming events, please join us for any or all of them:

September 5 and 7: Chinese Sword seminar. Friday 4–7 pm and Sunday 2–5 pm
Learn many sword techniques, applications and form during this two day seminar! For younger students to bring their sword fighting to a new level.

September 9: Temple of Kung Fu Grand Opening. Tuesday 5–7 pm
Enjoy tasty food, dynamic Kung Fu demos and lots of fun at our official Grand Opening. Bring a dish, bring a friend and meet the Mayor of Deerfield and your fellow Kung Fu brothers and sisters.

September 13 and 14: Advanced Tai Chi seminar. Saturday 1:30-5 pm and Sunday 10 am -2 pm
Forms, fighting applications, push hands and more. Go deeper into the amazing art of Tai Chi.

September 21: Belt Test. Sunday 12 pm
Belt tests are a great way to challenge yourself and see if you are ready for the next level of Splashing Hands or Hsing-I. Watch all of your hard work pay off!

We continue to edit the first episode of “The Sifu”, a documentary/reality show showing Kung Fu training and philosophy as a powerful way of transformation. Our first episode featured Bill, a U.S. Army veteran searching for inner peace. The show was filmed at our Highland Park school, as well as other locations such as Chinatown. We look forward to its completion and will host a viewing party at our school. Here are links to the first few minutes of the show and to the show’s Facebook page. Episode Two of “The Sifu” was filmed in late March, and featured Joe, our student and a musician who has stuggled to overcome many obstacles in his life. We worked throughout the filming to help him use his Kung Fu for health, inspiration and music. Stay tuned for updates on this unique show as we continue to expand the awesomeness of Little Nine Heaven Kung Fu throughout the world.

Student Referral bonus for Students

Students who bring in a friend or acquaintance who become a member of our school will receive a free private lesson with Sifu.

Classes may be cancelled or changed without notice. Please call or text Sifu Rich at 847-702-7581 or contact us for a current listing of classes.

Private lessons are available in Hsing-I, Chen Style Tai Chi Chuan, Splashing Hands, Ba Gua, Tzu Men Chuan, Qigong, Iron Hand, Traditional Chinese Healing, Taoist Meditation, Street Fighting, Self Defense, Chinese Weapons, and a variety of other martial skills. Lessons are available at our studio in Deerfield, or at your home or office. Call 847-702-7581 for prices and details.

Students should be prepared for the introduction of contracts and some variation in prices, as well as new deals to make your Kung Fu training more affordable and consistent. We also offer price discounts and scholarships for students in need who show dedication to their training.

Any missed or canceled lessons without 48 hours advanced notice by phone will be charged. There are no refunds. A late charge of 10% of the balance owed will be assessed to any late account.

We now have instructors in the Northern, Western Suburbs, Downtown Chicago, and Cicero teaching private lessons call or email for details.

Best Regards,
Sifu Rich
Phone: 847-702-7581

New School Address:
405 Lake-Cook Road, Unit A3 Deerfield, IL 60015

Temple of Kung Fu – Summer 2014

Dear Friends and Students,

The Temple of Kung Fu school is moving! Beginning July 1, our new location will be just 11 minutes away at 405 Lake Cook Road, Unit A3, Deerfield, IL 60015.

It is between Boston Blackie’s and the Secretary of State DMV in Deerfield Park Plaza. Parking is easy and access from Lake Cook Road is convenient. Please stop by and visit or train and check out our new school.

This summer we are offering an afternoon Kung Fu Camp in the post day-camp hours of 3 PM to 6 PM. Children and parents are welcome to attend and train. We promise an excellent Kung Fu experience for all and the opportunity for great personal growth and chance to make many new friends. Please call Sifu Rich at (847) 702-7581 for details, we would love to spend the summer training with you!

We continue to edit the first episode of “The Sifu”, a documentary/reality show showing Kung Fu training and philosophy as a powerful way of transformation. Our first episode featured Bill, a U.S. Army veteran searching for inner peace. The show was filmed at our Highland Park school, as well as other locations such as Chinatown. We look forward to its completion and will host a viewing party at our school. Click here to watch the trailer,  and here to visit the show’s Facebook page.

Episode Two of “The Sifu” was filmed in late March, and featured Joe, our student and a musician who has struggled to overcome many obstacles in his life. We worked throughout the filming to help him use his Kung Fu for health, inspiration and music. Stay tuned for updates on this unique show as we continue to expand the awesomeness of Little Nine Heaven Kung Fu throughout the world.

Please visit us on Facebook and check out our latest pictures and videos. Come and join us for classes, private lessons, or any of our intensive seminars at 405 Lake Cook Road, Unit A3, Deerfield, IL. See below for all of our upcoming events, and enjoy the many benefits Kung Fu and Tai Chi offer.

New students, if you have not come by and tried a complimentary class or private lesson at our studio, then now is your chance! Come find out if Kung Fu will be your new passion. Begin your journey into the Empowerment that is Kung Fu.

Our list of exciting upcoming events, please join us for any or all of them:

  1. June 16 – August 14 Camp Kung Fu
  2. July 4 Highland Park 4th of July Parade
  3. July 19-20 Splashing Hands Butterfly Form
  4. August 15-17 Kung Fu Retreat Wisconsin Dells

Temple of Kung Fu – August and September 2013

Dear Students and Friends,

The pursuit of Kung Fu will transform you and put you on the path to even more excellence and awesomeness. We would love to have you come and visit our new training studio at 1770 First Street, Suite 100, Highland Park, IL. This is the old Nova/HP space that has been transformed into a beautiful Kung Fu temple. Come and say hello and check the place out.

Please join us for exciting Summer Events:

After-School Kung Fu

Temple of Kung Fu Fall after-school program begins August 26 with Open Enrollment.
Mondays – Thursdays 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM at Highland Park school.
We are signing students up now; call us at (847) 702-7581.
Daily training in:

  • Confidence: Kung Fu and Tai Chi
  • Empowerment: Self Defense and Sparring
  • Wisdom: Qigong and Meditation
  • Personal Balance: Chinese Weapons

Poison Fingers Intensive Seminar

July 27th and 28th
Over this weekend, we will be increasing student’s knowledge of basic to intermediate skills in Poison Fingers (Tzu Men Chuan) Kung Fu. If you have never done one of these Intensive seminars, this would be a great time to try one! Raise your skill level and get new insights into the art.

Temple of Kung Fu Housewarming Party

Saturday, August 3 evening at the Highland Park School
Come join us for food, movies and Kung Fu fun and see how our new school has grown. Students, families and friends are all welcome.

Intro to Chinese Weapons Seminar

Ages 6 – adult
Saturday, August 10 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Students will learn how to use a variety of Chinese weapons such as straight sword, broad sword, staff and more. Fighting techniques, strategy and applications will be practiced. Sword fighting is by far the most popular activity in our children’s classes! Give your Dragon Warrior a chance to learn how to use them effectively!

Tai Chi Weekend Trip to Wisconsin Dells, WI.

August 16th – 18th
This is a great opportunity to get in-depth training in Chen Tai Chi, Chi Gong, Tien Gunn, Meditation and more! Last year’s weekend trip was a lot of fun with all-day training, great meals and campfires with students and families. Don’t miss the chance to join us this year! Plan your weekend now.

Belt Test

Sunday, September 15 at 1:00 PM
Challenge yourself to learn and perform your techniques, forms and applications. Move forward in your training and be able to learn new and exciting material.

Psychic Healing Intensive Seminar

September 21-22
Qi or Energy can be defined by many different types of measurements. In Kung Fu, many legends exist of powerful healers able to use their energies to help others with various ailments or heal themselves with this same power. Chinese Psychic Healing is an ancient practice that if a student works hard at it they can not only improve their own health but also be strong enough to be there for others.

In this first part of the class, we will carefully go over the exercises needed to build up your energy to be strong enough to help others. We will also begin to teach you self hypnosis qigong exercises to deepen your meditation experience and spiritual life.

Student Referral bonus for Students

Students who bring in a friend or acquaintance who become a member of our school will receive a free private lesson with Sifu.

New students, if you have not come by and tried a complimentary class or private lesson at one of our studios, then now is your chance! Come find out if Kung Fu will be your new passion. Begin your journey into the Awesomeness and Empowerment that is Kung Fu.

Special Seminars Advanced Curriculum Topics include….

  • Splashing Hands Butterfly Form
  • Hsing-I Staff
  • Chinese Broad Sword (Dao)
  • Advanced Hsing-I
  • Tzu Men Chuan – Poison Fingers Kung Fu
  • Two Person Fighting Sets
  • Chinese Twin Butterfly Sword Seminar
  • Advanced Sparring and Fighting Applications
  • Beginner Iron Hand Seminar
  • Advanced Tai Chi
  • Advanced Splashing Hands
  • Kung Fu Animal Forms
  • Advanced Self Defense
  • Advanced Qigong
  • Weapons Sparring
  • Push Hands
  • Chinese Psychic Healing
  • Advanced Meditation and other topics within Chinese Martial Arts and Healing

Contact us for details and pricing

Please be sure to tell us which classes you want to attend and times you would like other classes to be held.

Classes may be cancelled or changed without notice. Please contact us for a current listing of classes.

Private lessons are available in Hsing-I, Chen Style Tai Chi Chuan, Splashing Hands, Ba Gua, Tzu Men Chuan, Qigong, Iron Hand, Traditional Chinese Healing, Taoist Meditation, Street Fighting, Self Defense, Chinese Weapons, and a variety of other martial skills. Lessons are available at our studio in Highland Park, or at your home or office.