Choy Lee Fut 蔡李佛

Choy Lee Fut is a well-rounded Chinese Martial Art system that combines animal hand techniques from Southern kung-fu and extended, circular, and agile movement from the Northern kung-fu. Choy Lee Fut system is a practical and effective self-defense system known for being able to defend against multiple attackers.

Choy Lee Fut 蔡李佛 in Vancouver- early 1980s
instructed by Master Sifu Wong Ha

Choy Lee Fut classes begin with basic light warm up before moving onto stretching. After the body is prepped and warmed up, speed training begins. Speed training consists of basic punches, kicks, and combinations to condition the body and train for pratical use for self-defence. And from thereafter, forms/sets are practiced to furthermore condition the body for technique, coordination, and strength. Forms/sets are a series of movents that utilize a variety of punches, kicks, and footwork. Each technique in a form/set can be put into a practical application. As for the weapon forms/sets, they require the practice of the basic hand sets/forms since the weapon forms/sets are based on the fundamentals of the basic hand forms/sets.

Choy Lee Fut is for self-defence, improvement of health, and conditioning of body, mind and spirt. The way of Choy Lee Fut is to gain a better understanding the your own body, mind and spirit. Choy lee Fut will help you train on focus, relaxation, muscle usuage, stamina, agility, and body coordination. This will help you through your daily life, whether it is for school, work, sports, etc. The order of training which all Choy Lee Fut practitioner follows is technique, speed, power, accuracy, and timing.

"Choy Li Fut is the most effective system that I've seen for fighting more than one person. It is one of the most difficult styles to attack and defend against. Choy Li Fut is the only style of kung fu that traveled to Thailand to fight the Thai boxers and hadn't lost." –Bruce Lee

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