Learning Kung Fu is beneficial for all types of artists, from painters, musicians, animators, dancers, actors to film producers. When you have done Kung Fu before, you will feel the power coursing through your body, the energy coursing through your blood. Yes, we call it Yang energy. You will undergo a paradigm shift when you become a fitter and more confident people, and spend time around people with powerful movements. Artists who produces paintings, drawings and computer graphics will be able to make their art more lively, when they are coming from people who knows how having powerful Kung Fu feels like.
There is a holistic concept of the Chinese arts: Calligraphy, Musical Instruments, Chess, Painting. These are arts that the Chinese scholar undertakes in his study, beyond the classics of philosophy, literature and poetry. In our modern environment, this holistic package of the arts is sure to take a different twist, with more choices; it's up to you to decide.
Kung Fu may touch another aspect of your spirit, your grit, your fighting spirit. It is both an art and a sport. You will be physically engaged with your muscles and bones. It also touches your audience physically, when they see your movement, it is body language. The nature of your movements. They hear your war cry, your energetic sound breathing. If you choose to go down the combat path, you will surely communicate through pressure and pain. It is another frontier of experience that most artists, even martial artists, will not be able to get.
Hung Gar is a great choice because there are so many techniques, it is so comprehensive. Sure to expand the artist's horizons of imagination. Learning a Northern art like Shaolin Kung Fu will introduce the fluid and flexible side of Chinese martial arts.
An example of a contemporary art is Wushu, which is a performance art created in mainland China in the 60s for promoting a nationalist image. At that time, its creators had their own preferences when adapting parts of traditional Kung Fu styles.
Now, you can have your personal preference for your expression of art. You might be able to blend our Kung Fu into your art expression! We welcome you to begin your journey of artistic Kung Fu exploration in our Kung Fu school today!