Mind, Body, Spirit

Martial Arts Classes

MONDAY : 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
WEDNESDAY : 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Pushing hands (tui sao)
Progressive & effective

Training Curriculum

Our training develops self-defense skills and martial arts competency through the practice of application drills, progressive sparring, and technical refinements. We train martial arts techniques to work effectively, even in high-pressure situations.


Our curriculum is influenced by Chinese martial arts of the southern regions, these styles are known for their aggressive, dynamic hand techniques and powerful footwork. Southern styles have a distinct appearance compared to their northern counterparts.


In our training, we include methods such as energy redirection and touch sensitivity.  These methods teach how to connect and establish control of the opponents center for safer transitions between striking and grappling ranges.  As you advance you will become comfortable in each range of combat, gaining the ability to execute techniques with proper structure and timing instinctively even while under pressure.  

  1. Stillness and moving meditation forms.
  2. Partner application and pad drills.
  3. Structure and stability development.
  4. Energy redirection and touch sensitivity application.
  5. Technique refinement and theory discussion.
  6. Progressive sparring and realistic scenario simulation.
  7. Dynamic application under pressure.

龍形拳 Long Ying Boxing

Dragon Shape Boxing, is characterized by its signature movements, strong stances, and powerful techniques. This style emphasizes the development of internal power and the integration of soft and hard techniques, making it an effective and versatile martial art.

詠春拳 Wing Chun Fist

An efficient martial art that emphasizes simultaneous attack and defense. Known for its direct and straightforward approach, this style prioritizes economy of movement with rapid, close-range techniques and low kicks.

白眉功夫 Bak Mei Kung Fu

Also known as White Eyebrow, this style combines swift, aggressive movements with powerful strikes and grappling techniques. It emphasizes the generation of explosive power through precise body mechanics and the application of the Four Energies.

太極拳 Tai Chi Chuan

Yang Style Tai Chi, known for its gentle and visually fluid movements. It’s practice emphasizes balance (yielding & advancing), whole body awareness, and structural integrity. This style is particularly suitable for those seeking to improve their structure and balance.

木人樁法 Wooden Man Method

Muk Jong, also known as the Wooden Man, is a training tool utilized in various styles of kung fu. Practicing with a Wooden Dummy will help you to develop a perspective of distance, positional awareness, while also improving your bone conditioning to sustain strikes and blocks.

客家功夫 Hakka Kung Fu

The Hakka styles encompass a collection of martial arts systems originating from the Hakka people of southern China. These family-based styles were passed down through generations often staying within the originating family. These styles are known for their dynamic and effective techniques, providing practitioners with a versatile range of skills.

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Become a Member

The benefits of martial arts training extend beyond just learning how to ‘fight‘. Our memberships offer a unique and enlightening experience, providing an opportunity for you to learn effective kung fu martial arts and meditation.

bridge sparring / five star conditioning

Frequently Asked Questions

Does kung fu really work in a fight?
The techniques taught at Sun State Martial Arts Center are practical and effective for self-defense and combat sports. Our coaches focus on teaching members how to apply their skills in real-life situations, while under pressure; preparing them to handle various types threatening scenarios.
Do I need a certain level of fitness or skill to participate?
Our classes are available to practitioners of all fitness levels. Beginners are welcome, our coaches will work with you to ensure that you progress at a pace that is appropriate for your current abilities. Advanced practitioners are also encouraged to join and refine their abilities our experienced coaches will introduce you to new techniques and refine the ones you’ve learned already.
How do I know if the kung fu I'm practicing is good quality?
High quality kung fu can be defined by several factors: martial effectiveness, proper root & structure, underlying concepts & principles. While maintaining combat effectiveness with martial arts techniques (blocks, parries, strike, kicks, sweeps, traps, locks, etc.), it must also contain a fundamental practice of rooting in the stance and moving while maintaining this structure. At higher levels it should also contain principles and concepts related to the management of kinetic energy; how to sense, control, and disturb the structure or path of motion that the opponent creates.
What is a typical class like?
A typical class begins with a short sitting or moving meditation, followed by pad or partner drills, sensitivity training, and concluding with a dynamic application or progressive sparring session. Classes also include elements of footwork and posture development, bone conditioning, and discussions about martial arts concepts and philosophies.
Can I try a class before signing up?
We offer a trial class that will give you a chance to experience our program and decide if it’s right for you.