Kung Fu Sabre Classes for Fire Performers w/ Firegroove
Beginning October 6, 2007
Kung Fu Fire Sabre: Beginning and Intermediate
Instructor: Anna Maltese
This fun and intense intro-level class is designed for fire performers of all levels and offers a comprehensive education in the basics of Kung Fu Sabre (broadsword), with special emphasis on training in stances, poise, and flow. The class also covers the origins and history; it’s techniques, aspects, and parts; as well as proper handling and sword etiquette. The 1 1/2 – hour classes begin with a half-hour warm-up period of chi kung for training in proper breathing, stretching and meditation techniques in order to cultivate the strength, flexibility and proper mindset necessary for learning the martial arts.
The 7 – week course will move through basic stances and movement drills to more complex techniques of striking and parrying. The course will also cover fire sabre safety, including proper methods of dipping, lighting, and extinguishing. At the end of the course students will have learned and be able to perform a basic fire sabre set, and will have the opportunity to purchase their own fire sabre at a discounted price.
Kung fu is the mother of all other martial arts. Beautiful and flowing, yet kinetic and powerful, it is a truly exhilarating art form upon which to build a skill set in fire performance.
Dance Studio No. 1
2037 Granville Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
OCT 6th – NOV 18th
NOV 27th – FEB 3rd (canceled 12/15 – 1/5)
Sundays – 3:45 – 5:15 PM
If you have any questions, please visit www.firegroove.com