Come in for 2 free classes!

Song's Kung-fu Academy is the premier school for traditional praying mantis and Shaolin-style kung-fu in the midwest. We offer classes for both adults and children in two cities: Chicago and Champaign, IL.

The school teaches a variety of traditional self defense techniques, empty hand forms, and weapons designed to improve one's overall physical abilities and mental discipline, as well as benefit health and physical fitness.

If interested, please call or stop by. Our schedule can be found at the right.


Posted Apr 30, 2016

That time of year: The Combined May Promotion Test in Champaign. For those who needed an extra week, you have it! That's right, the promo test is slated for Saturday May 28, 2016, starting at 10am at the Champaign school. Come and share your joy of martial arts and support your promoting brothers and sisters. Look forward to seeing you there.

Tai Chi Praying Mantis, Ba Chu.
Posted Mar 6, 2016

Grandmaster Song will be teaching black belts from the Shao-Lin and Tai Chi classes one of the Tai Chi Praying Mantis forms. Slated for Saturday March 26th, at 10:15 am, following the regular Tai Chi class. Please sign up in the school. Please see Sajo Song for financial assistance for this 3-4 week seminar as some help is available.

Meditation and Tai Ji Techniques Classes
Posted Sep 18, 2015

Sifu Steve Vick will be leading classes on Tuesdays from 6:30-7:30pm for all students interested in Meditation and Tai Chi techniques. See flyer at the school. Bring a friend and share the art!