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:

 
Monk Wise Kung Fu School USA

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

Tai Chi

Youth

Kung fu 

Kung fu 

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

Tai Chi

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:

Youth 

Youth 

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:

 

Qigong

Weapons

Functional Fitness

Qigong

Qigong

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. The basic types are moving or static chi gong. Both types are meant to help you focus your mind and your energy. In Taoism, the monks will practice the dǎo yǐn, nà dān shù ( 導引、內丹術 )which also means qi gong. In Buddhism’s zen and meditation also are the qi gong. Qi gong is usually practiced together with martial arts and meditation..... READ MORE:

Weapons

Weapons

There are many different types of the weapons that were used during different times and different dynasties. There are four main weapons in Chinese Martial Arts. They are sword, spear, broadsword, and staff. There are 18 common weapons including ax, hook, hammer, and whip .  These 18 main weapons also change in each dynasty. There are other special weapons as well but they are less common.

Here at Monk Wise we offer a variety of weapons training from the most ancient to modern. We offer instructive clinics throughout the year and practice the main four in regular classes.......READ MORE:

Functional Fitness

Functional Fitness

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 no activity at all, they all still lead to a specific focus. This is why athletes, for generations, have participated in cross training. Cross training is defined as training in multiple sports, tasks, or skills. The Chinese Martial Arts taught at Monk Wise are all inherently cross training. You will train with forms, weapons, cardio workouts, weight lifting, endurance training and many other areas with martial arts....... READ MORE:

 

Meditation

Sanda

Culture

Meditation 

Meditation 

Meditation is a practice of health of the fitness. Close your eyes, cross your legs and sit. Adjust your breath, keep your hands in one position, and don’t think about anything. Mediation is one of the basic practices in Taoism and Buddhism. In Chinese martial arts, meditation is one of the ways to practice the mind to rich the mind, and enhanced intended to force. The primary feature of meditation is stillness and quiet. Staying still will be set, moving will be exhausted(久静则定,久動则疲). That is why after the meditation need to move the body by doing a form, playing with the sword or even massaging yourself, to let stillness and movement come together.( 動靜結合 ) ...... READ MORE:

Sanda

Sanda

Sanda is a modern martial art that used some of the traditional martial art skills and move in there. It also used boxing and Thai boxing’s ideas and move in there. Sanda is a great way to practice the skills and movements you have in martial arts. This is where you can see if your practicing correctly or not.  It is also the practice that is closest to real fighting. Sanda is a way to practice courage and perseverance. The reason to practice sanda is not because you want to fight people, but rather it is a way to sharpen your character..... READ MORE:

Culture

Culture

Forms are one of the most important things in Chinese martial arts. All the country’s around the world have their own martial art, but not many countries' martial arts have a from system. Even if the country was influenced by Chinese culture, many of them still don't have a form system. The reason for that is because traditional Chinese culture takes the 道 Tao (rules) really important. Everything needs to work with Tao, follower the rules. Not just Chinese martial art’s forms but also the Chinese poetry, dance,  drama, calligraphy, painting and architecture......  READ MORE: