Author: Matt

Cool Because of Kung Fu

Kung Fu Kids Say the Darndest Things… “Man, I’m cool” Sifu said. “Yes you are cool, Sifu, ’cause you do Kung Fu!” said a young girl student. “But what if I don’t do my Kung Fu?” Sifu asked. “Well, then… not so...

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Wong People Tournament 2010

Sifu Gary Lachapelle organized the Shaolin Kung Fu Centers of Worcester, MA to attend the Wong People Tournament for the first time this year, bringing our Simo, Sije Cheyenne, Sihing Bengie, Dylan, and me (Matt). We all had a blast, kicking the big road trip off with an early morning meet up at the Kwoon (5am Saturday, June 26) where the sleep-shocked crew packed themselves into their two-car caravan and motored their way down to Washington, DC. After a bit more time on the road

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Bumps

Kung Fu Kids Say the Darndest Things… A kid punching the bag while Sifu was holding it… “Hey, that was a good punch!  Have you been working out” – Sifu 7-yr-old replies… “Yeah, I’ve already got...

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Happy Meals

Kung Fu Kids Say the Darndest Things… “Down for sit-ups!… Everyone weill be getting rid of those happy meals!” – Sifu “Yeah, this is the best way to get rid of those happy meals!” “Why would you want to get rid of a happy meal?” “To get rid of the calories.” “If you really want to get rid of a happy meal, the best way is to get sick and throw...

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Flying At My Face

Kung Fu Kids Say the Darndest Things… Sifu was tossing a punching pad in front of kids, one at a time, so they could punch it across the room. One of the youngest little boys had a pad fly past his head and yelled in his high-pitched tiny voice… “Hey!!! That was flying at my face!” “Then don’t put your face in the way!” – Sifu said (Of course the very soft pad was nowhere near hitting him. But kids are...

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