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What is Kung Fu?

Kung Fu is a Chinese martial art which bases some of its styles are on animal traits, while others focus on Chinese philosophies. Some of the most common styles of Kung Fu are Eagle Claw, Monkey, Praying Mantis, and Five Animals. A lot of people from various cultures have started to embrace this art for a variety of reasons.

What are the benefits of Kung Fu?

There are many benefits to learning the Chinese art of Kung Fu such as:

- It is a unique workout, learning Kung Fu will add an element of fun to your workout routine.
- Kung Fu is very beneficial for your health and helps one improve their stamina, strength, flexibility as well as coordination.
- Kung Fu is a great way to also become mentally more alert and have better control over the physical aspects of your body.
- Learning Kung Fu is great for self defence, self defence is an important skill in a dangerous world
- Since the moves involve extensive movement of the body to achieve the poses of various animals, practice improves flexibility as well as strength of the body.
- One of the first changes which regular practice of Kung Fu brings is improvement in the joint mobility and loss in joint stiffness.
- Many forms of Kung Fu are based on Chinese philosophies which makes it a great way to learn about Qi, Yin and Yang, and many other facts and theories which are important in the Chinese culture.
- The will to master the moves so they look perfect is one of the biggest gains anyone who is artistically inclined will get from Kung Fu.

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