Adult Class Times

Adults may train every weekday from 6:30-7:30pm, and Saturday morning.

  • Monday - Thursday 6:30p to 7:30p

  • Friday 6:30p to 7:30p but contact Sifu your intention to train.

  • Saturday morning 10:00a to 11:30a

  • Mon - Thurs. 6:15pm is a good time to appear if you want to try a class or just check out the school.

  • Weekdays from 4 to 6p are usually busy with children's programs, unless it is a school holiday.

 

Adult Class Fees:

  • One time fee of $50 for uniform (shirt, sash, pants)

  • $90 / month

  • No startup up fee or initiation fee

  • No payment contract / no direct debit

How to Get Started:

  1. Show up in loose clothing and sneakers.

  2. Take a free first class.

  3. Show up again and work hard.

 

What to Expect:

  • Warm up of running, leg swings, punches
  • Stretches of big muscle groups, instruction of stretches to do at home
  • Pushups, crunches, leg lefts, all with variations
  • Basic kicks; advanced kicks come as you progress
  • Stances to develop endurance and leg strength, sweeps, heavy bag work with gloves, and later handwraps
  • Technique drills, strengthening of wrists, hands, and forearms
  • Forms, and understanding of moves within the form
  • Breathing exercises and meditation
  • Drumming and later how to build agility and awareness through lion dance
  • Discussion of the cultural roots of Kung Fu
  • Sparring, after demonstrating sufficient strength and control
  • Backward and forward rolls
  • Self defense comes through hard work, working with others with control, making techniques your own, and of course sparring.
  • Invitation to perform at public and private events, performance is encouraged but not mandatory
  • You will learn, over time, with hard work, how to become stronger, faster, slimmer, smarter without equipment.
  • Expect to sign a liability waiver, otherwise, there are no contracts, and no financial time obligations.

Sifu Abdur-Rahim Muhammad, or just "Sifu":  htcmrahim@aol.com, 202-232-2387.

Ask about our free after-school programs and full-day summer camp for DC children 5 to 13 years of age.