Kung Fu Blog

24.06.2016
Star Wars Summer Camp – Day 5 (2016)
Today was the big Wrap Day. After such a high-paced week, we decided to start shooting earlier so the kids could relax for the second half of the day.

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After we got the Martini shot, everyone still felt the power of the Force. So what better way to use that energy than games, right? The teachers were also pleased with the students' curious nature; kids were asking questions about how the filming and editing process would work, how the fight scenes were supposed to come together – all while hinting toward the next camp!

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23.06.2016
Star Wars Summer Camp – Day 4 (2016)
Thursday proved to be the most challenging day for everyone, and the students impressed their teachers with their positive attitude and hard work.

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Along with fill-in scenes, we filmed the featured fight scenes for this episode, as well as the next episode, Spark in the Shadows. Luckily we found time before filming for fun and games, including new acting games for the entire group. If any this week could give the kids an idea of life on a big-time movie set, this would be it.

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22.06.2016
Star Wars Summer Camp – Day 3 (2016)
Today was extra fun because we received some extra help from two awesome individuals, Michele Prymicz and Natasha Kalinsky.

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Prymicz served as 1st Camera and AD, while Kalinsky stepped into her role as the Sith villain Shuma, and even helped with cinematography and fight scenes.

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Both of these ladies' help was indispensible, and they helped to bring out a new energy in the students that made their performances that much better. As a side project, three of our actors even put together their own fight scene, complete with backstory and choregraphy done all own their own.
21.06.2016
Star Wars Summer Camp – Day 2 (2016)
Kicking off the second day was even more fun than expected!

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After training and a quick costume parade, the cast took group photos and warmed up with acting games and kung fu before the first day of shooting. The beginning was hectic, due to EVERYBODY (including the director) getting cases of the giggles, but once the laughs were out, the work came together well.
20.06.2016
Star Wars Summer Camp – Day 1 (2016)
Today marks the first day of our Star Wars Force Summer Camp at Kung Fu of Golden Dragon! We have lots of fun and hard work planned this week, so today was all about PREPARATION! Our young padawans began their day with kung fu and lightsaber training, followed by an intensive fight choregraphy seminar led by Dmitry and Bohannon. After lunch, the kids broke off into groups for acting games and script reading. Everyone was excited about building their character for the upcoming shoot. They even got to design their own costumes! With our cast ready, and the crew helping to put things in full swing, everyone went home anxious for the next big day (after group games, of course).
09.06.2016
III International Kung Fu Seminar in Los Angeles (SEP 05 2016)

IS AT IT AGAIN!!!

Master Valery Prosvirov would like to cordially invite you and yours
to our 3 Annual International Kung Fu Seminar in Los Angeles, CA!
On September 5, 2016, our third seminar in America begins with
ULTIMATE KUNG FU WORKOUTS!
6 full days, 6 hours per day, intense training
To SHARPEN the BODY and MIND
Do you have what it takes?
Come have a fun-filled week with our Kung Fu Family!

September 5 – 10, 2016
Price $ 350

More info here:
RSVP via phone (310) 207-5260 or email inbox@kungfu-school.com

19.05.2016
Russian Festival in Plummer Park (2016)
On May 15 2016 we attended the Russian Festival in Plummer Park. Dmitry performed solo demonstrations as well as a partner demonstration with young pupil and prodigy Zoya Kalinsky. He even taught the spectators a thing or two. We can't wait until the next event!

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07.05.2016 18:00:00
Kung Fu Award Ceremony report (May 7 2016)

  • At Golden Dragon Martial Arts School, the only thing we love more than kung fu is teaching others to love kung fu as well. This is why we hold such high esteem when promoting our students and awarding them for a job well done. On May 7, 2016, we held our 2nd Annual Golden Dragon Award Ceremony and Demonstration at our Santa Monica location. While all of our students exhibited exceptional growth and improvement, our shining stars were the young Pandas who have been moving up the ranks as fast as greased lightning. Our two youngest pupils, Emma Dorner and Zoya Kalinsky, were awarded with the titles of Dragon Warriors, making them the youngest to receive the titles at our school.

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05.05.2016
My teacher, Valery Prosvirov really cares about teaching the art of Kung Fu correctly (2016)
My name is Claudio Alessandro Izzo and I'm a person who as a child I loved martial arts and Chinese culture. The discipline that kung fu fans show is amazing.

Kung Fu is a very difficult art that requires many years of practice, but (in my opinion) it's also the most beautiful and useful art.

Kung Fu is not just a martial art where you kick and punch, kung fu is much more than that. It's a lifestyle, and it's the lifestyle that I most recommend. To learn that style, the first thing you should do is stop thinking and let your teacher guide you along the way and the tradition of Kung Fu by having complete confidence in him.

Kung Fu is divided into more than 300 types but all have the same philosophy in common. The end of Kung Fu is to teach self-discipline and self-control.
18.04.2016
A short time ago, at a dojo not so far away... (2016)
Kung Fu of Golden Dragon will be holding its next Star Wars Summer Force Camp on June 27 2016. Improve your child's skills and abilities in Kung Fu and acting with the Force! Our last workshop was a sweeping success, and we're planning even BIGGER things for the upcoming sessions.
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