Events

26.02.2017
Russian Holiday Maslenitsa (2017)
On February 26th, the Golden Dragon celebrated the Russian Holiday Maslenitsa.

Maslenitsa is traditionally celebrated to mark the end of the harsh Russian Winter. It is a week-long festival of pancakes and parties, taking place in the seven days before lent. Russians expertly gather for fun and food, and we enjoy sweet and savory "blinis" (Russian Pancakes) all week as the official flavor of Maslenitsa.

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Winter in Los Angeles is certainly different from Winter in Moscow--a little more sun, a few less snowballs, and no dangerous icicles falling from the buildings--but our heritage, the coming of Spring, and delicious Blinis will always be worthy of celebration.

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01.02.2017
Welcome the Year of the Fire Rooster! (2017)
The Golden Dragon welcomed the Fire Rooster to Los Angeles at our annual Chinese New Year Party.
The taste of delicious desserts mingled with the smell of authentic Chinese tea as students and friends gathered to celebrate.
The event was highlighted by a lecture from our Headmaster Valery Prosvirov - who contemplated the excitement of the new year, and emphasized the opportunities and challenges that meet us with each and every new day.
The lecture was followed by a performance by Sky Shachory, who was introduced as the school's new instructor assistant. Sky performed both Yang and Wudang style Tai Chi in a form specially choreographed by our Headmaster.
The Golden Dragon is a community and a family. We come together daily to train, to learn, to get healthy, and to have fun. We throw awesome parties to celebrate special occasions, but we can always find reason to celebrate our enthusiasm for each other and Kung Fu.
We appreciate everyone who joined us. We hope to see you soon. May the Fire Rooster bring a great year to us all!
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07.12.2016
Kung Fu of Golden Dragon Christmas Holiday Party and Movie Premiere (2016)
In the four years since we’ve been open in the Los Angeles area, KFOGD has proven itself to be elite among martial arts training studios. But not only are we kung fu masters, we play them on TV as well! Come by the dojo on December 17th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. for our Christmas Party Movie Premiere, where we will be screening Dmitry Prosvirov’s newest documentary film, “Life of the Dragon: The Grandmaster”, based on the life and achievements of our school’s headmaster, Gdmsr. Valery Prosvirov.

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26.10.2016
Golden Dragon's Birthday Party (2016)
It is a well known statistic that about 70% of small businesses fail within the first year. After that, it's said, the best formula for keeping a successful business alive is loyalty to clients, a product that people can rely upon, and a strong network. All of those bases are covered here at Kung Fu of Golden Dragon, which is why we are proud to celebrate our 4th Anniversary in business here in the United States. Our dojo on Santa Monica Blvd. was bustling with friends and family all gathered for the awesome festivities. What's more, not only were we celebrating the school, but also the birthday of our Head Instructor, Grandmaster Valery Prosvirov.

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14.10.2016
Let's Go Hiking! Kung Fu of Golden Dragon (2016)

Family Hike Day in Malibu

Kung fu is about more than just fighting or fitness. It is about balance, unity, and spiritual awareness. Virtually nothing works better for gaining these in a pinch than getting outside and communing with nature. Come join us as KFoGD hosts its 2nd Annual Family Hike Day this Saturday, October 15th in Malibu. The hike will begin at 5:00 p.m. at... Please make sure to bring water, as well as a camera phone for some gorgeous photos of the sunset! Kung Fu of Golden Dragon focuses on many different methods to attaining self-awareness – from meditation and Tai Chi to disciplined practice of form in pursuit of formlessness, the Grandmaster's teachings are fashioned to help his students gain better understanding of the world around them and their place in it. But sometimes in order to figure out your place in the world, you have to get out into it. Come enjoy a wonderful outing with our Kung Fu family this Saturday!

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Shared route
From (34.0403724,-118.4650058) to Corral Canyon Cave via CA-1 N.

56 min (25 mi)
59 min in current traffic


1. Head northwest on Amherst Ave toward Rochester Ave
2. Turn right onto Goshen Ave
3. Turn left onto S Gretna Green Way
4. Turn left onto San Vicente Blvd
5. Turn right onto S 26th St
6. Continue onto Allenford Ave
7. Use any lane to turn left onto Sunset Blvd
8. Turn right onto CA-1 N
9. Turn right onto Corral Canyon Rd
10. Corral Canyon Rd turns right and becomes Mesa Peak Motorway
11. Arrive at location: Corral Canyon Cave

For the best route in current traffic visit https://goo.gl/maps/nvzvFtsiz8y

19.09.2016
Golden Dragon's 4th Birthday Party (2016)
Let's celebrate!!! Golden Dragon is turning 4!!! Come with family! Kung Fu performances! Fun Family Kung Fu Games! And of course Birthday Cake!

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09.07.2016
DragonFest (2016)
Since our American school's opening in July 2012, it has been a tradition of ours to attend as many functions in the Los Angeles martial arts community as we can in order to meet with others as passionate about the art as we are. One of our favorite events is the Annual DragonFest organized by the Martial Arts Museum. Each event has been more exciting than the next, and this year was no different. When Mike Matsuda promises a fun, star-studded celebration, he definitely delivers!
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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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!
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