10 of the Best Places to Learn Kung Fu in Melbourne

10 of the Best Places to Learn Kung Fu in Melbourne

Kung Fu is an exciting way to get fit mentally & physically. The gyms listed below specialize in Kung Fu instruction in Melbourne, so why not check out a class?

1. Wing Chun Universe Oakleigh

Established in 2006 by Master Joe Sayah, currently the youngest red sash Master. Master Joe believes that Wing Chun Kung Fu is not a martial art, its more of a way of life. He personally trains all instructors in his Melbourne academies to ensure they train in the correct ways of Wing Chun Kung Fu.

The aim of each class taught at the Wing Chun Universe is to ensure students leave feeling confident, relaxed & are able to continuously improve their skills.

Unit 3/1 Eskay Road,
Oakleigh South, VIC 3167

Phone 0411 177 269
E-mail oakleigh@wingchununiverse.com.au


2. Cheung’s Wing Chun Kung Fu Academy

Open 7 days a week for group, private & introductory classes. Also offering regular seminars in sparring, kicking, chi sao (contact reflexes), grading skills, Butterfly Swords, Wooden Dummy techniques & more. Featuring free one-on-one introductory session for anyone wanting to join the Academy.

Melbourne CBD
Level 2
111 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Phone 61 3 9663 3588
E-mail academy@cheungswingchun.com


3. Six Harmonies Martial Arts – Melbourne Kung Fu

Providing students the opportunity to strengthen mind, body & improve flexibility. In addition to learning traditional forms, they place importance on students learning practical applications of techniques.

1/78 St Kilda Rd
St Kilda VIC 3182

Phone 9537 0620
E-mail info@sixharmonies.com.au


4. Mindfulness in Motion

A Melbourne kung fu school teaching Wuji I Liq Chuan Kung Fu. WJILC is a traditional Chinese Internal Martial Art designed to train body as well as mind. Following Tai Chi principles, their Kung Fu teaches students to use their opponents energy against them.

Their training is rooted in self defence methods, like identifing threats & understanding how humans respond to dangerous interaction. Students are guided through the process & gradually expand their comfort zone.

6 Oakover Rd
Preston VIC 3072

Phone 0412 765 694 (Guy)
E-mail guy@auskungfu.com


5. The Golden Lion

The leading Academy of Chinese Martial Arts & Self Defence. Teaching traditional values to build personal character & keep you safe. Designed to improve fitness & vitality, their classes emphasize balance & harmony.

2 Laser Drive
Rowville VIC 3178

29 Intrepid Street
Berwick VIC 3806

98 B Murrumbeena Road (1st floor)
Murrumbeena VIC 3163

Phone 61 3 9796 1066
E-mail richard@goldenlion.com.au


6. Chinese Kung Fu Academy Melbourne

Southern Praying Mantis Kung Fu is fast, vicious, direct & effective. Their style turns defence into attack by striking first & denying opponents a chance to deliver more than one blow. The mantis philosophy is to hit until your opponent is disabled or down.

Training Tuesdays 8:00pm – 9:30pm & Thursday 7:30pm – 9:00pm. Bring a drink, a towel & if it’s your first session, please arrive 15mins early for quick paperwork.

St John Anglican Church
1 Burgundy Street
Heidelberg VIC 3084

Phone 0447 090 474
E-mail Melbourne_CKFA@Outlook.com


7. Wing Chun Bing Fa Kung Fu Academy

Located in the Melbourne CBD & providing a family environment for teaching of a principle based martial arts system, Wing Chun Kung Fu. They share knowledge in faith with tolerance, compassion & respect. The academy expects students to exercise these values within & outside of the school. Come get fit in the city & learn self defence skills for life.

Level 4 Sth, Curtin House
252 Swanston St
Melbourne VIC 3000

Phone 03 9650 8280
E-mail wingchunbingfa@gmail.com


8. Wing Chun Kung Fu Melbourne Martial Arts

Teaching traditional Wing Chun Kung Fu, Wooden Dummy, Chi Sao, Wing Chun Forms, Self Defence, Qigong & Tai Chi. Located in the Abbotsford & Greensborough suburbs of Melbourne. A branch of the Shaolin Jee Shin Wing Chun Association.

96A Hoddle St
Abbotsford VIC 3067

24 Lorimer St
Greensborough VIC 3088

Phone 61 401 530 643


9. Tai Chi Kung Fu Institute

Whether you want to improve health, compete or cultivate your spirituality, they can help you get what you want. Conducting beginner to advanced Tai Chi Qigong, Kung Fu Wushu & Internal Kung Fu classes. Passionate about bringing the health benefits of these arts to their participants. Classes are designed for people of all ages & skill levels.

PO Box 189
Chadstone Centre
VIC 3148

Phone 03 9569 0881
E-mail home@taichi-kungfu.com


10. Ultimate Martial Arts Academy

Strengthen your mind, body & spirit with powerful Applied Wing Chun classes, teaching self-defence & getting you in great shape. In this program, students learn effective self defence techniques that help develop confidence. The energetic pace of this class ensures participants gain pyiscal benefits, like getting toned & losing weight. Train under the guidance of specialist instructors, whose Kung Fu lineage traces back to Grandmaster Yip Man.

Unit 3, 82-84 Melverton Drive,
Hallam VIC 3803

Phone 0411969182
E-mail sifuhenry@ultimatemartialarts.com.au


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.


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