Kung Fu
Tai Chi
Chi Gong
Chinna
Gun fa
Action studio
Children
Tea room
Martial Arts School

Golden Dragon

Retired Athlete Program developed at Kung Fu of Golden Dragon by Grand Master Valery Prosvirov and Dmitry Prosvirov.


The Golden Dragon is a School of Chinese Martial Arts.
We provide authentic, traditional training in Kung Fu.
We have been located in Los Angeles since 2012, and in Moscow since 2000.

Classes are held six days per week, focusing on Kung Fu, Tai Chi, Chi Gong, and Chin Na.

12217 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025

The School is led by Grandmaster Valery Prosvirov, a Hall of Fame Martial Artist who was honored by the United States government as a person with extraordinary abilities. He is the only person ever to receive a green card for his abilities as a Martial Artist.

We work with all ages: Adults, Seniors, and Children.
We offer traditional Chinese Tea Room Service.
We offer fight choreography and action studio filming.


Every exercise has a purpose (2017)
Every exercise has a purpose (2017)
Every exercise during class at the Golden Dragon has a purpose. Even the most basic exercises (a wrist rotation, a push-up, or a stretch) deserve full focus and full attention. If you do an exercise to the best of your ability, you will do it better every time. Your exciting progress will become your new normal - your technique and your physical condition will constantly improve. If you do an exercise in a half-hearted manner, you will never improve. With the minimum amount of effort, you achieve your minimum potential.
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Cyber Bullying: Liza's Prosvirova Story (2017)Kung Fu for Kids, Kung Fu og Golden Dragon at Los Angeles
Cyber Bullying: Liza's Prosvirova Story (2017)
First of all, I love my iPhone. It can do lots of cool stuff like playing videos, posting funny pictures, and you can even make mini movies with it. But I like it the most because it helps me stay in touch with friends and use the internet. It's like having the world at your fingertips. But sometimes you can find things that make the world seem bitter and dark. Some people use the internet only to make other people feel bad or threatened. Those people are cyber-bullies, and when they attack people on social media for no reason, they make the whole internet look bad. It's even worse when they can bully you by contacting you personally, because then you don't feel safe, and you feel like you can't use your phone for things that you're used to. One time I wanted to text with my friend Josh who trains with me at my dad's kung fu school, so we traded emails. I also emailed him my number so he could call or text me if he wanted to. I guess when I entered his email, I mixed up a letter, because I texted him a few days later and it wasn't Josh. I didn't know right away, because the person on the other end just texted me and started making funny silly jokes. I laughed, so I didn't really think much of it. Then he started making jokes and comments that I thought were inappropriate. I asked him, “Josh, when did you start talking like that?” He said something weird like “I always have,” so I decided to test him.
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IV International Kung Fu Seminar in Los Angeles (2017)
IV International Kung Fu Seminar in Los Angeles (2017)
GrandMaster Valery Prosvirov hosts his fourth annual Kung Fu seminar at the Golden Dragon Martial Arts School in Los Angeles.   Six days, Six hours per day. Kung Fu, Tai Chi, Chi Gong, Chin Na, Gun Fa--the complete spectrum of Chinese martial arts taught in the traditional Chinese way. For experts and beginners alike. The most challenging weeklong workout. The greatest attention to detail. Learn from the best. Those in attendance should expect to work hard and achieve great results. Learn Kung Fu, Drink Perfect Tea, Live Long, and Be Happy.
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Professional Athlete Training Program (2017)
Professional Athlete Training Program (2017)
Grand Master Valery Prosvirov offers a world-class training program specifically designed for professional athletes. Traditional Chinese Martial Arts (TCMA) combined with traditional Chinese medicine is the perfect system for achieving physical and mental excellence. The lifestyle of the professional athlete is very demanding, and an athletes training regiment must be perfect to ensure the greatest success and the healthiest career. After 40 years of intensive training, Valery Prosvirov is one of the world's greatest Masters of Traditional Martial Arts. His training and teaching has afforded him complete knowledge of the form and function of the human body. He is an authority on the philosophical and mental aspects of training the individual. Valery offers world-class personal training and consultation for professional athletes—guaranteed to improve speed, strength, endurance, flexibility, coordination, and all around bounce. TCMA is a time-tested, 5000-year-old technology of human health and wellness. When practiced correctly, it will clear the path towards limitless human potential--ultimately perfecting the health of the body, and prolonging an athlete's playing day career. Do not allow age or injury to limit you from living up to your full potential. In the current world of professional sports, doctor's and trainers have incorporated countless new technologies and trendy methods of physical development, but have these methods really worked? The constant headlines of devastating injuries and careers-cut-short are a sad reminder that very few athletes today are actually being trained and treated the right way. Traditional Chinese Martial Arts is the right way. Hard work can get you very far as a professional athlete—but working smarter, staying healthy, and getting the most out of your time and effort is what will separate you from your opponent. You can do this when you join forces with Grand Master Valery Prosvirov. The world's best should work together.
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Valery is so knowledgeable and so thoroughly authentic--anybody with interest in real Martial Arts should meet him (2016)
Valery is so knowledgeable and so thoroughly authentic--anyb...
Valery is a true master of Kung Fu. He might be the only real one on earth. His programs and classes are amazing for body development, health, coordination, and technique--I have discovered a lot more of the perks of being human since I began training at the Golden Dragon. I have been coming here nearly every day for four months. The classes are always challenging and always fun. It's a lively, focused environment. The teaching is dedicated and inspired and extremely professional-- and I think everybody in class feels inspired by eachother. It seems almost everybody that comes here has a story about why they chose to take their health and well-being more seriously. We all faced harsh truths and felt a call to action--and somehow it seems to have led us all to the Golden Dragon. Valery is so knowledgeable and so thoroughly authentic--anybody with interest in real Martial Arts should meet him. Anybody looking to become healthier and more physically capable should come talk to him. His technique is something to see--he has so much knowledge and fighting experience to share, and his physical condition is unmatched by anybody else in town.  Kung Fu is much more than a business for him--it is his life, his path to reality, self-realization, and proper health . I think he is keeping Kung Fu and Tai Chi and Chi Gong alive for the future. It is a serious undertaking and classes here reflect this dedication.  
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The Main Concept
The Main Concept
Internal and External are not two familys. There is no most important part of a whole, and by dividing a whole in parts we forever exclude the possibility of stepping on the path of wisdom and self-perfection. It can be compared to standing in front of a pile of bricks trying to imagine what kind of house they made. Difficult isn’t it? Division of Internal and External does formally exist, but only within the limits of one tendency. Here the External work is aimed at developing the outer strength (Li), flexibility, coordination, stamina etc. Internal work is developing of effort (Jing) and all that, covered by Chinese meaning Neigong (inner work): developing strength of thought, spirit and mind, power of chi etc. But it is important to remember that one without the other is nothing. Ing and Yang don’t exist without one another – those are the basics. And if you want to achieve something worthwhile those cannot be neglected. Dividing the styles into External and Internal families is complete rubbish, especially in the interpretation that is used today. It is strange, but there is an opinion (for some reason considered an axiom) that External – is a strength involving tendency requiring literally bull’s force to perform effectively. But even that would not be enough if you lack “inborn capacity”. And that Internal family is a “fine technique”, no force required, because there is “super chi” that will do everything instead of you, and no need for press-ups till unconsciousness. Talking about the use of it (in a fight and not only), it is being thought that the External can be used to fight, and the Internal is not applicable. Ravings of a madman, but people believe it. Why? The answer is quite simple – ignorance, that is: absolute lack of understanding what martial arts are.
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our instructors
  • Headmaster
    Valery Prosvirov - Owner, Founder and Headmaster of the School of Martial Arts "Golden Dragon". Year of birth 1966. He began studying martial arts (Kyokushin Karate and Sambo) in 1978 at the age of 11. From the summer of 1979 to September 1985 he studied the basics of Chinese kung fu...
  • The Colombian branch head Instructor
    Kirill Nesterenkov started his martial arts training in"The Golden Dragon" school in 2003, he trained simultaneously in External (Hung Gar) and Internal (Tai Chi Chuan Yan) systems of traditional Kung Fu. Kirill started his training as a professional instructor in 2007, in this year he a...
  • Head Instructor
    Dmitry was born in September 1987 to Valery Prosvirov and Elena Prosvirova. To say that kung fu was in his blood would be an understatement, since he started training at the age of 4. Ever since he could throw a punch, his father has been telling him, 'Faster! More focus!' From childhood, his f...
  • Instructor
    Born on September 23 1971, in suburbs of Moscow. First contact with martial arts was in childhood – studied in judo section. Wanted to learn how to protect myself and my friends. In judo I achieved first success on a way of martial arts – won first places in championships and was in Moscow judo...
  • Instructor
    16.07.1986. I started to study martial arts when I was 8 years old - Karate-Do and Kyokushin Karate. I was learned it for about 5 years and participation in the competitions were successful. My trainings began in The Golden Dragon in 2009. Trainings were difficult but the joy...
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  • Instructor assistant
    “When the student is ready, the master will appear.” Bohannon Orr was born on November 25, 1980. Though he was eldest among his two siblings, his impish charm and silly, vibrant attitude constantly had him mistaken as the youngest. He has been one of the fortunate souls who has known what he's...
  • Rehabilitation Physician
    1999-2002 - Medical School. 2001-2002 - Courses of general and therapeutic massage. 2002-2003 - Work in intensive care in city clinical hospital №79. 2004-2005 - A course of rehabilitation massage. 2011 - A doctor. Graduated RSMU class of 2011. Each of us wants to live ha...
Our Awards
  • Business Award (2017)
  • Small Business Excellence Award (2016)
  • Best Kung Fu School for Kids in Los Angeles. Award (2016)
  • Business Award (2016)
  • Valery Prosvirov Kung Fu Grand Master of the Year (2016)
  • Dmitry Prosvirov Kung Fu Instructor of the Year (2016)
  • Kung Fu Master's of the Year (2016)
  • Business Award (2015)
  • Valery Prosvirov Grand Master of the Year Kung Fu (2015).
  • Valery Prosvirov Grand Master of the Year Kung Fu (2015)
  • Dmitry Prosvirov Kung Fu Instructor of the Year (2015).
  • Dmitry Prosvirov Kung Fu Instructor of the Year (2015)
  • Business Award (2014).
  • Business Award (2014)
  • Valery Prosvirov Chinese Martial Arts Master of the Year (2014)..
  • Valery Prosvirov Chinese Martial Arts Master of the Year (2014).
  • Valery Prosvirov Chinese Martial Arts Master of the Year (2014)
  • Dmitry Prosvirov Kung Fu Instructor of the Year (2014)..
  • Dmitry Prosvirov Kung Fu Instructor of the Year (2014).
  • Dmitry Prosvirov Kung Fu Instructor of the Year (2014)
  • Business Award (2013).
  • Business Award (2013)
  • Valery Prosvirov Kung Fu Master of the Year (2013).
  • Valery Prosvirov Kung Fu Master of the Year (2013)

People often say that the martial arts have their own philosophy, but the truth is that the philosophy of the Martial Arts cannot be isolated from Philosophy in general.  Philosophy can be defined as everything that surrounds us. Philosophy is reality: where we live, what we breathe, and what we think. Therefore, the Martial arts are a part of philosophy, and not vice-versa. Popular conception divides philosophy by time and territory— Eastern Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, Religion, etc… These beliefs often stand in opposition to each other, but they have a general purpose that unites them all—Their effort to explain the truth. If all of these philosophies removed the subjective and fictional, what remained would be the truth. The truth is the same for all people—and so reality itself is our one universal human philosophy. Morality is a part of this philosophy—success for a human life demands doing the right thing:  Do not oppress the weak, do not kill, do not steal—all of these actions are terrible for the mental and physical health of the perpetrator and society as a whole—this has been known for thousands of years. The desire to make the world a little better, and to better one’s self, is innate to all healthy humans.

The practice of Kung Fu lends itself to a greater health and a greater understanding of reality—This is what we strive to do at the Golden Dragon Martial Arts School in Los Angeles.