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.


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.

Promotion Test at the Chicago School
Posted Feb 14, 2016

Promotion Test for the Chicago School is slated for Friday February 26th, at 7pm. We all look forward to seeing you there. If you are not promoting, please come to demonstrate your favourite form and support your brothers and sisters.

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!