Kung Fu Blog

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.
12.03.2016
Crepe Day Celebration Report (March, 12, 2016)
On Saturday, March 12th, Kung Fu of Golden Dragon celebrated Crepe Day, or Maslentitsa, one of the oldest Russian folk holidays. The family festivities were fun for all, with culture lessons and conversation for the adults, games for the children, and plenty of crepes for everyone!
11.03.2016
Laurence Kalinsky: "If you are looking for more than the belt - this is the place" (2016)
  • When looking for a martial arts school it is very easy to be blinded by flashy names, colorful belts, and the promise of learning Bruce Lee moves. It is even more of a challenge to weed through the numerous options available in a city like Los Angeles especially when you have a precocious 5 year old who is taken in by martial arts. But for those of us lucky enough to have been welcomed into the Prosvirov family at Kung Fu of Golden Dragon, we surely understand the value of the gem that is hidden on Santa Monica Boulevard just passed Bundy. My family and I came to the school looking for an alternative to my daughter's physical therapy in January after searching for a bilingual Russian and English school, and in just two months the progress we have seen has been nothing short of astounding. Unlike in any other school, both my wife and I (I am 40) were able to sign up for lessons as a package with our daughter - turning kung fu into a family activity with the three of us partaking in classes together. It has become the highlight of our week.

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11.03.2016
Anti-Bullying: Solving the Whole Problem (2016)
At Kung Fu of Golden Dragon Martial Arts School in West Los Angeles, we understand that one of the biggest challenges for children growing up is dealing with bullies. Feeling like a victim can hamper one's ability to learn, grow, and contribute in school and other areas. However, we also understand that the problem goes further than simply teaching self defense to those who are being bullied. Bullies usually pick on others because they feel unsafe or inadequate; they may be getting bullied themselves, feel insecure about something in their own lives, or just don't know how to express themselves.
26.02.2016
Kung Fu of Golden Dragon Awards Ceremony (2016)

Even in youth, some kids struggle with what to give their moms for Mother's Day. At Golden Dragon Kung Fu School, our students will be giving one of the best gifts a child can give a parent; a sense of pride in their accomplishments. On May 7th, we will be holding our 2nd annual Kung Fu awards Ceremony at Kung Fu of Golden Dragon, and once again, all students are welcome and invited! Event time from 1:00pm-3:00pm

25.02.2016
Kung Fu of Golden Dragon Receives Los Angeles Award (2016)
Los Angeles Award Program Honors the Achievement

LOS ANGELES February 18, 2016 -- Kung Fu of Golden Dragon has been selected for the 2016 Los Angeles Award in the Martial Arts School category by the Los Angeles Award Program.

Each year, the Los Angeles Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Los Angeles area a great place to live, work and play.