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Welcome to Monk Wise, by Grand Master Lien-Shun Huang
Learning martial arts is like fate. If you or your kids are interested in learning it, then you are starting a fate with the martial art. How long does this fate keep going? One part depends on the kid, but it also depends on the parents. In this modern world everyone’s concerned with how fast we can get stuff done, how we can make things work faster. It is important that parents teach their children to conquer all this stress and trouble, to make sure their kids are able to not jump around and learn to stay so can accomplish something in the martial art...................1500 years ago Bodhidharma came to China and built the Shaolin temple. Monk Wise martial arts academy started in March 2010, restarting the kung fu legend, Monk Wise is the realest, most traditional martial arts center. Monk Wise is built by my two great students Adam and Wei Fo, who both have a great knowledge about martial arts and life. If you are looking for traditional martial arts and traditional Chinese culture, Monk Wise is the place for you to study. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE:
Our commitment to you at Monk Wise is excellence and balance in all things at an affordable price. We offer the most competitive membership value in Utah. We offer classes 6 days a week, we carry no contracts, and we have no attendance restrictions. Our programs can be tailored to your specific needs and interests. We cater specifically to Adults, Children, Teens, and Families. We invite you to come and see how the Chinese Martial Arts were always meant to be.
Kung Fu is the martial art from which all modern day martial arts developed. Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Krav Maga, Aikido, Kenpo (Kempo), Jujutsu, and Judo to name a few, ALL have traceable beginnings in Chinese Martial Arts. Why not go to the source.
It began as a simple system of exercises to improve a Buddhist monk’s focus during meditation and to .........READ MORE:
Tai Chi, also known as Taiji or Taijiquan, is one of the most ancient forms of Chinese martial arts. It is known as The Grand Ultimate and is possibly the most widely practiced martial art in the world today due to its profound influence on the natural body. Tai Chi is a term for the Chinese philosophy of yin and yang. It is an internal style with emphasis on .........READ MORE:
If you have children and live in the Salt Lake City area it's time to visit Monk Wise. No other program for youth in Utah will challenge, stimulate, and instill confidence in your child like ours. Youth enter a fun yet challenging environment great for expressing self while learning boundaries and life skills. Programs at Monk Wise provide youth with defense against bullying as well as ........READ MORE:
Qi gong it is a exercise that uses the breathe along with body movement and mental direction to adjust, strengthen, and regulate the body and mind....There are many different types of the Qi Gong, but we can divide it into two ways to practice..... In Taoism the monk will practice the dǎo yǐn 、nà dān shù （ 導引、內丹術 ）also mean qi gong. In Buddhism’s zen and meditation also are the qi gong. Qi gong usually will practice with martial art and meditation together..... READ MORE:
Chinese martial art it have a really large information and culture in there. Except the empty hand form, there are many differ type of the weapon in the different time and different dynasty. Each weapon is being used and test for hundred and thousand years. When we talk about chinese weapon there are 4main weapon（ sword, spear, broadsword, staff), and there are 18 different weapons(, spear, ax, hook, hammer, whip…) . This 18 main weapon are also change in each dynasty. And there are other special weapons but that is not that common to see.
Here at Monk Wise we offer a variety of weapons training from the most ancient to modern firearms. We offer instructive clinics throughout the year and during our weekly classes. There is a weapon for every style and body-type..........READ MORE:
We are what we repeatedly do. Lifting weights makes us good at lifting weights, running makes us good at running, climbing makes us good at climbing, etc. While most physical activities are better than none they all still lead to a specific focus. This is why athletes, have for generations, participate in cross training. The Chinese Martial Arts taught at Monk Wise are all inherently cross training....... READ MORE:
Meditation it is a way of the health of the fitness. Eyes close cross your leg and set. Adjustment breath, hand put in one position, don’t think about anything. Mediation it is one of the basic practice in Taoism and Buddhism. In Chinese martial art meditation it is one of the way to practice the mind to rich the mind, and enhanced intended to force. The feature of the meditation it is still and quiet, because stay still will be set, stay moving will be exhausted(久静则定，久動则疲). That is why after the meditation need to movie the body like do a form, play with the sword or even massage your self, to let the still and move become together.（ 動靜結合 ) ...... READ MORE:
Sanda is a modern martial art that used some of the traditional martial art skills and move in there. Also it used the boxing and Thai boxing’s ideas and move in there. Sanda it is a great way to practice the skill and move you have in martial art, this is the time you can see is your practice Correct or not. Also it is the most practice that is close to the real fight. Sanda it is a way to practice the courage and the perseverance. The reason to practice sanda is not because want to fight people it is a way to sharping your character..... READ MORE:
.....Form it is one of the important thing in Chinese martial art, all the country’s around the world have it own martial art, but not that many country’s martial art have a from system, even it is the country that got influence by Chinese culture still don’t have that many of the form system. The reason why for that is because traditional Chinese culture take the 道 Tao ( rules ) really important, every things need to work with Tao, follower the rules. Not just Chinese martial art’s forms also the Chinese poetry, dance, Drama, Calligraphy, painting and architecture...... READ MORE: