Five Family Kung Fu Academy

Five Family Kung Fu Academy Five Family Kung Fu Academy is a traditional Southern Shaolin system, Five Animals / Five Family Style (Ng Ga Kuen) and Martial Arts Supply
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Operating as usual

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! From our family to yours with Love, Peace and Joy.
12/24/2020

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
From our family to yours with Love, Peace and Joy.

12/08/2020

Five Family Fist - Small Cross Form

The Small Cross (Sup Gee) is our 2nd basic hand form that teaches four directions using the Chinese number 10 pattern (+) while utilizing the combination movements of the Five Family Style, Fut-Palming, Hung-Punching, Choy-Stances, Li-Blocking & Mok-Kicking.

Performance by Sifu Gilbert Huerta and
Sifu Orlando Ayala

11/28/2020

Southern Double Broadswords
(Part 1)

The Double Broadswords can be seen in most martial arts styles and it was a superior weapon on the battlefield against different weapons and multiple attackers at the same time.

Performance by Siu-Sifu Annie

11/07/2020

Double Short Weapons

Many short weapons evolved from farming tools and in combat where as the staffs of the long weapons got broken or snapped in half during battle and you had to keep on fighting with that broken weapon to survive and two swords are better then one sword.

Halberds, Spears, Leaf Spear, 3 Prongs, Axes, Shovels, Mellets, Butterfly Knives, 9 Rings Broadswords, 2 Sections Staffs, Broadswords, Deer Horns, Gims, Daggers, Tonfas, Shields, Clubs, Sabers, Knives, Sun & Moon Knives, Rulers, Sticks, Brass Knuckles, Rings, Sword & Shield, Hook Swords.
Other Double Weapons not shown: Cymbals, Straight Swords & Scabbard, Fans, Steel Whips, Sai, Nuchucks & Machetes Short & Long.

10/26/2020

Five Animals Kung Fu

Dragon acting is known for its ferociousness, lightness, stalks and attacks with swift counterstrike movements.

Snake acting is continuous movement that develops internal power (Chi) and uses lighting speed attacks with accuracy on the vital points.

Tiger acting is for strengthening the bones, develops external power, agility in striking and jumping.

Leopard acting develops agility and strength for destructive striking power.

Crane acting strengthen the sinews, develops alertness, balance and coordination.

Performed by Siu-Sifu Annie

09/22/2020

Five Family / Five Animals Leopard Fist

The Leopard style is to develop destructive strength, agility in jumping and strengthen the legs.

This Leopard form is from the original Five Animals sets as taught by GM Ark Yuey Wong.

Kung Fu for Health and Self-Defense hosted by Sifu Joe George (RIP), performance by Sifu Joes Luis Rosales
Kung Fu Cable Show 1990

08/27/2020

Double Hook Swords

The Double Hook Swords or Tiger Head Hook swords is a traditional northern and southern shaolin accient weapon with a lineage traced back to the Qing Dynasty. The Hook Swords can be used at a variety of ranges in multitude of ways. The dagger blades and the crescent moon guards is for close range, hooks for mid range and the swords can be hooked together for long range swinging cuts.

Filmed at the Wong Ark Yuey Kung Fu Academy, 1992

An awesome day with the Northern Eagle Claw Clan and congratulations to you Sifu Tav Byerhoff and Sifu Benson Lee for th...
06/18/2020

An awesome day with the Northern Eagle Claw Clan and congratulations to you Sifu Tav Byerhoff and Sifu Benson Lee for the achievement plaques presented to you both by Sifu Ron Quan. Many blessing to you Sifu Tav and your family and thank you for being part of our kung fu family here in So Cal ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ˜Ž

(L/R) Sifu Ron Quan, Sifu Tav Byerhoff, Sifu Benson Lee, Sifu Ed Torres, Alex Ng & Dennis Ng representing Sifu Raymond Chan

Five Family Kung Fu Snake FistNg Ga Sei Ying Kuen Snake acting is continuous movement that develops internal power (Chi)...
06/07/2020

Five Family Kung Fu Snake Fist
Ng Ga Sei Ying Kuen

Snake acting is continuous movement that develops internal power (Chi) and uses lighting speed attacks with accuracy on the vital-points or acu-points.

Wong Ark Yuey Kung Fu Academy - '86

05/02/2020

Five Family Fist Double Broadswords

Si-Jie Annie performing the original Double Broadswords set of the Five Family style.

04/26/2020
Salute Form

The Five Family Fist Salute Form

The Salute form is the first form taught which is the signature of the Five Family Fist system and by performing the Salute (salutation) form is to enter into the system.

Some names of the movements:

Young Maiden throws the flowers
Open Horse (mount the horse)
Punch & Shoot the Wing
Twin Dragons
Twin Dragon shows its tails
Iron Fingers
Twin Dragon comes out of the sea
Tame the Tiger
Grinding Wheel
Rolling Dragon

04/23/2020
Five Family Kung Fu Weapons

Five Family Kung Fu Weaponry

Friday night weapons training -
Broadsword, Shield & Sword, Spear, Double Head Spear, Double Sun & Moon, Double Short Spears, Double Broadswords, Double Axes, Butterfly Knives, Double Rings.

Five Family Fist Awaken LionNg Ga Kuen Sing SeeOur 10th year celebrating Chinese New Year at Monterey Highlands School i...
02/10/2020

Five Family Fist Awaken Lion
Ng Ga Kuen Sing See

Our 10th year celebrating Chinese New Year at Monterey Highlands School in Monterey Park.

Wishing you and your family Joy, Good Health and a Prosperous Year!
01/25/2020

Wishing you and your family Joy, Good Health and a Prosperous Year!

01/12/2020

~Grandmaster Ark Yuey Wong Day~

Celebrating Grandmaster Ark Yuey Wong's Birthday January 11, 2020

GM Ark Y. Wong is known as the father of American Kung Fu for being the first Kung Fu Master to teach openly to non-Chinese in the late 1950s and also paved the road to help acupuncture to become legal in the mid 1970s. Today GM Wong's Five Animals / Five Family Kung Fu influence is evidence around the world through his many lineages.

The Secret of Kung Fu (The Yellow Book),
"To receive a Master in Kung Fu you must know and able to do kwan do, spear acting, steel whip, dagger acting, 3 sectional staff acting, Chinese six foot staff, tiger fork and all styles of fighting, also lion and dragon dancing. You must be tested and everything must be letter perfect before you can get a master".

Ark Yuey Wong

Happy 120th Birthday Sifu!!!

Five Family Kung Fu 12 Animals + 2 basic forms5 Family basic forms: Butterfly, Black Bird5 Animals main core forms:Drago...
01/09/2020

Five Family Kung Fu 12 Animals + 2 basic forms

5 Family basic forms: Butterfly, Black Bird

5 Animals main core forms:
Dragon, Snake, Tiger, Leopard, Crane

Extra 3 Animals forms: Eagle, Bull, Monkey

Secondary 5 Animals:
Lion, Elephant, Horse, Monkey, Panther (tiger/cat).

All the Animals are individual forms and some combination sets and the main 5 Animals has up to 5 forms each.

Combination Forms: 5 Animals (main 5),
Tiger/Leopard, Tiger/Dragon, Tiger/Dragon/Crane

2 Man Animals Fighting Sets: Tiger vs Crane,
Crane vs Snake, Tiger vs Bull, Tiger vs Dragon

Golden Dragon ChampionshipsEast LA College (ELAC) Nov 2, 2019Everyone did an excellent job on bringing home the Gold!
11/06/2019

Golden Dragon Championships
East LA College (ELAC) Nov 2, 2019

Everyone did an excellent job on bringing home the Gold!

09/30/2019

2 Man Double Head Staff Fighting Set

Here's a short clip of our 2 Man Fighting Staff (1st part) with my kung fu brother and workout partner Sifu Louie Martinez RIP at the Wong Ark Yuey Kung Fu Academy, L.A. 1993

Five Family Kung Fu - Kwan Do Seminarin Albuquerque, New Mexico 2019
09/16/2019

Five Family Kung Fu - Kwan Do Seminar
in Albuquerque, New Mexico 2019

~ Kwan Do Seminar ~September 7th & 8th, 2019Saturday 7th 10:00-4:00Sunday 8th 10:00-12:00Time is getting closer so reser...
08/20/2019

~ Kwan Do Seminar ~

September 7th & 8th, 2019
Saturday 7th 10:00-4:00
Sunday 8th 10:00-12:00

Time is getting closer so reserve your spot now, space is limited.
$110.00 Prepay discount will end Aug. 31st
$125.00 Sept. 1st - 7th

This Kwan Do set is an authentic form from the Five Family Kung Fu Style taught by Sifu Ed Torres

New School Location:
Mountain Path Kung Fu Academy
7528 4th St. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 8710

The Kwan Do is well known in the Northern & Southern Shaolin, Wu Shu and some other styles and has many different forms and fighting sets but still the Kwan Do still has its uniqueness and traditional aspects from General Kwan Yu.

Five Family Kung Fu Academy and the amazing Amanda with her Guzheng will be performing at the Greater Monterey Park Cham...
07/06/2019

Five Family Kung Fu Academy and the amazing Amanda with her Guzheng will be performing at the Greater Monterey Park Chamber of Commerce this Saturday the 6th, 5:00 pm for the Chamber of Commerce El Encanto's 90th Anniversary and Installation of board members.

The Kwan Do is well known in the Northern & Southern Shaolin and Wu Shu styles and has many different forms and fighting...
06/26/2019

The Kwan Do is well known in the Northern & Southern Shaolin and Wu Shu styles and has many different forms and fighting sets but still the Kwan Do still has its uniqueness and traditional aspects from General Kwan Yu.

~ Summer Program Special ~         (June, July, August)Come and learn the authentic Southern Shaolin Five Animals Kung F...
05/31/2019

~ Summer Program Special ~
(June, July, August)

Come and learn the authentic Southern Shaolin Five Animals Kung Fu style.

ยท Summer Classes now forming
ยท We have a great kids program
ยท Good for Men, Women & Children

Crescent Moons Snake Head SpearOne of my favorite heavy long weapon's
05/03/2019

Crescent Moons Snake Head Spear

One of my favorite heavy long weapon's

Traditional Chinese Martial Arts Federation3rd Annual Golden Dragon AwardsDinner Banquet and Martial Arts performances
04/15/2019

Traditional Chinese Martial Arts Federation
3rd Annual Golden Dragon Awards

Dinner Banquet and Martial Arts performances

03/06/2019

The Twin Dragons performing the Double Head Spears during our Chinese New Year Celebration 2019

From our Family to yours we wish everyone a wonderful Lunar New Year filled with Love, Happyness and a Prosperous New Ye...
02/05/2019

From our Family to yours we wish everyone a wonderful Lunar New Year filled with Love, Happyness and a Prosperous New Year!

01/26/2019

Five Family Kung Fu Monkey Fist

The Monkey is an advanced style that develops agility, flexibility, coordination and utilizes ground fighting techniques.

In the Five Family System there are 12 different Animals styles, Dragon, Snake, Tiger, Leopard, Crane, Bull, Eagle, Lion, Elephant, Horse, Monkey, Panther and each Animal may have up to 5 or more individual forms.

At the Wong Ark Yuey Kung Fu Academy
Big Monkey by Grandmaster Ark Y. Wong
Golden Monkey by Sifu Frank Servillo
Smart Monkey by Sifu Ed Torres

01/17/2019

Five Family Butterfly Form
(The Butterfly is our 3rd basic hand form)

Jarett wins Gold Medal in Empty Hand Division

International Chinese Martial Arts Championships (ICMAC) 2014
Pasadena, California

01/12/2019

~Grandmaster Ark Yuey Wong Day~

Today we celebrate Grandmaster Ark Yuey Wong's birthday January 11, 2019

Grandmaster Ark Y. Wong is known as the father of American Kung Fu for being the first Kung Fu Master to teach openly to non-Chinese in the late 1950s and also paved the road to help acupuncture to become legal in the med 1970s. Today GM Wong's Five Family Kung Fu influence is evidence around the world through his many lineages.

The Secret of Kung Fu (The Yellow Book)

"To receive a Master in Kung Fu you must know and able to do kwan do, spear acting, steel whip, dagger acting, 3 sectional staff acting, Chinese six foot staff, tiger fork and all styles of fighting, also lion and dragon dancing. You must be tested and everything must be letter perfect before you can get a master".

Ark Yuey Wong

Happy Birthday Sifu!!!

01/06/2019

~ Monterey Park Play Day Parade ~
Commemorate Monterey Park's 102nd Birthday 5/12/18

18 Lion Cubs of the Five Family Fist Awaken Lion (Ng Ga Kuen Sing Si) with lots of kung fu action wins the Mayor's Award Trophy

Five Family Tiger Fist Ng Ga Fu Kuen
12/30/2018

Five Family Tiger Fist
Ng Ga Fu Kuen

From our Family to yours may your Christmas be filled with much Love, Peace and Blessings
12/23/2018

From our Family to yours may your Christmas be filled with much Love, Peace and Blessings

11/09/2018

The Young Dragons - Kaitlyn and Annie

Friday night weapon training - Double Head Spear

Address

1476 Monterey Pass Rd
Monterey Park, CA
91754

Opening Hours

Monday 17:30 - 20:30
Monday 11:30 - 13:00
Tuesday 17:30 - 19:00
Tuesday 11:30 - 13:00
Wednesday 17:30 - 20:30
Wednesday 11:30 - 13:00
Friday 17:30 - 20:30
Friday 11:30 - 13:00
Saturday 11:30 - 15:00

Telephone

(626) 731-3898

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great site I have a lot of the late gm ark wongs forms excellent sifu Shergold
this is great I have a lot of gm ark wongs forms he was a great martial artist I train the bak fu pai so we are both training authentic kung fu I have ark wongs family tree its very interesting sifu Shergold
What a great page this is. Nice.