An exciting & powerful way to increase fitness levels, Kung Fu is suitable for all ages. The gyms below feature Kung Fu specialists, why not try out a class today?
1. Shaolin Temple of Los Angeles
Founded in 2008 by the Venerable Shi Yanfan, Cultural Ambassador commissioned by the Shaolin Temple of China. Focused on preserving the traditions & practices of Shaolin culture. Featuring Dharma Meditation, Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Tea & Philosophy, Chan Buddhism, Shaolin Kung fu, weapons training, performance training, traditional forms, internal healing & community outreach programs. Their training style is non-competitive & non-combative.
13457 Ventura Blvd
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
2. Golden Dragon Martial Arts School
Features training for traditional Kung Fu in Los Angeles since 2012 & Moscow since 2001. Classes are held six times a week.
12217 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025
3. California Academy of Martial Arts
Their Kung Fu curriculum focuses on Wing Chun as taught by Ip Man & his sons. Their lineage goes back through Ip Man to the monks of the Shaolin Temple.
Featuring private & group classes 7 days a week, for ages 3 Through Adult. Their chief instructor is a Wing Chun master & fight choreographer.
101 N. Victory Blvd Unit L
Burbank CA 91502
4. Chinese Shao-Lin Center Los Angeles
Their Kung Fu classes cover many areas of Chinese martial arts, ranging from self defense to ancient breathing regimens & health exercises. This training has been preserved & passed down through generations by monks, priests & practitioners from Shao-Lin temples & teachers throughout China’s history.
Featuring training for various Internal Styles, External Styles, Animal Styles, Buddhist Styles, Taoist Styles, Northern Fist, Southern Fist, Grappling, Iron Bone Training, Qigong, Chinese Yoga & Weapons.
14823 1/2 Oxnard St.
Van Nuys, CA 91411
5. Beijing Tai Chi & Kung Fu Academy
BTKA is located in Santa Monica & was founded by Sifu Jonathan (Weizhang) Wang. The premier Chinese martial arts training school in the LA area. They emphasizes health, fitness & self-defense through the study & practice of Kung Fu, weapons, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Xing Yi, Ba Gua, San Da, Qin Na, Duan Bing & Gong Li. Private training & group classes are offered, visitors welcome.
1718 Twenty-First Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
1737 Twenty-First Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
6. Benson Lee’s Eagle Claw Kung Fu & Wu Tai Chi
Teaching traditional Northern Eagle Claw Kung Fu & Wu Tai Chi for the enhancement of health, ability, strength & quality of life. Their curriculum follows a step by step process in a positive environment, building a foundation in Kung Fu & Tai Chi. With emphasis on the precision of movement & excellence.
2775 W Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90041
7. Eternal Sunshine Wing Chun Kung Fu
The ideal scenario for learning is a combo of group & private training, & each one has specific benefits. Group classes provide exposure to different training partners of varied skill levels, ages & sizes. Helping develop adaptability in movement. Private training provides highly focused one on one training, with a more personalized approach.
Featuring group classes Monday – Thursday. Basic Training is designed to introduce new students to the fundamentals & allow intermediate or advanced students to deepen their understanding.
4505 W Jefferson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90016
8. Wushu Shaolin Kung Fu
Among the leading Chinese Martial Arts schools in southern California. Their curriculum features many martial arts styles, with an emphasis on Wushu & traditional Shaolin Kung Fu. Their facility is equipped with pro Martial Arts equipment. Many students have exceled in national tournaments, winning Grand Champion titles.
13626 Normandie Ave
Gardena, CA 90249
9. The Los Angeles Traditional Wing Chun Kung Fu Academy
Located in Sherman Oaks, they encourage walk-ins to see what Wing Chun is about. Featuring private & group instruction.
4625 Van Nuys Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
10. King Fu San Soo
Teaching the art of Kung-Fu San Soo since 1980 to both adults & children. Their mission is to preserve the principles & foundation of the art the way Grand master Woo taught it.
5555 Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
5555 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90401
If you know of another great Kung Fu school that isn’t listed above, let us know & we’ll add it to our next list.