Kung Fu is exploding in popular culture. Like most other martial arts, Kung Fu is as captivating to watch as it is to experience. Kung Fu movies are plentiful these days, and we’re a culture of people who’ve come to idolize Kung Fu and martial arts stars. We know names like Jackie Chan, Jet Li, and Bruce Lee. We’re fascinated by uberfast punches, mind-bending flips and kicks, and trick stunts. These movies often aren’t for the youngest crowd, as violence is an inherent part of a Kung Fu film. But there are movies about the martial arts for kids!
If you’re looking to inspire your child to consider an education in the martial arts, Kung Fu Panda, The Karate Kid, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are just a few titles to interest the tykes. I...more
One can learn more than martial arts in a Kung Fu academy. In fact one could treat Kung Fu as a way of living. In truth, Kung Fu itself is more than a martial arts practice, and the proof is in the derivation of the term Kung Fu. Let’s try to understand what Kung Fu truly means..
Modern culture often neglects the true definition of Kung Fu - and its universal application across the pursuits of life. Kung Fu is derived from the Chinese compounded word: gōngfu. Gongfu is an amalgam of the words gōng “功” - which translates as “work,” “merit,” or “achievement” - and fu “夫”- which loosely translates to “man” with vast subconnotations and meanings. In this way, Kung Fu - when translated literally - means the achievement of man. And interpreters point out that Kung Fu and gōngfu...more
Migraines hurt. Between the headache, nausea, and sensitivity, migraines can be overwhelmingly painful. This is why we take preventative measures to avoid migraines. There are plenty of fixes out there, but which solution is the best? There are medicines, surgeries, and relaxation techniques.
Now, instantly I’m drawn towards relaxation techniques. What’s better than feeling relaxed? But let’s take a look at the other two options briefly - for each has its own issues. Medicines are excellent for recovering from a migraine. If you’re in the midst of an attack, there are medicines that can aid a quick recovery. Medicines, however, come with a litany of side effects. There are health risks inherent in taking chemical treatment as a preventative measure. Research on...more
Here at Kam Lee Acupuncture & Martial Arts Center, one of the area's top sources for martial arts for kids, our open, friendly and practical teachings have produced many top gold medalists and helped many students achieve a high level of understanding and performance in their martial skills.
Activities like tae kwon do, kung fu and aikido are a fun way for both boys and girls to achieve fitness and focus. Some parents may think they also promote violence, but that's a myth, according to experts. The martial arts actually help teach self-discipline and socialization skills. In fact, many parents whose children have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) report great success with these programs because self-control and concentration are exactly the skills...more
Here at the Kam Lee Acupuncture & Martial Arts Center, our classes are challenging, fun and exciting, while learning safety and confidence to meet your daily life’s challenges. We are committed to providing you with the highest quality instruction and training in the martial arts industry. There are many reasons why you might want to learn Kung Fu at our Kung Fu Academy. The benefits of training are not exclusive, meaning that if you are interested in training for one reason you might get some of the other benefits listed as well.
- It's a great workout! Tired of the same old gym routines or the newest craze in fitness that is just like all the others. Why not try some Kung Fu training? Kung Fu is not new, in fact it is ancient. It strengthens the body and the mind....
Established and helping the community since 1994, Kam Lee Acupuncture & Martial Arts specializes in natural pain relief and exercise to help you feel healthier, stronger and more balance in your life. Kam grew up absorbing the nectar of this traditional discipline. His philosophy and approach to wellness is based on educating the patients and planting the seed of knowledge to prevent illnesses and diseases. Knowledge is an invaluable tool in today’s world and we’re here today to debunk some top myths that are associated with Chinese acupuncture.
Unfortunately, the myths associated with this form of medicine are vast and common. A lot of people have false notions about Chinese medicine which may be due to their lack of knowledge of the same. The following are some of the top...more