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Zhen Xun

Zhen is a term for thunder, a primal energy. It’s opposite is xun or wind. Thunder is loud, shocking and brief. Wind is quiet, gradual and constant. When equal they create a balance of energy, which endures. Zhen Xun is an image of the balance of natural energy.

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Kung Fu

The term kung fu was used to describe great skill or achievement of exceptional ability. It acknowledges the elevation of a practice to the level of artistry through consistent, long-term effort. Kung fu is excellence or mastery. It is gained through striving to achieve understanding, to hone skill and to create. Kung Fu is an achievement.

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Classes

Classes are currently offered on Monday and Thursday evenings at the Nyack Center. Private instruction is also available. For more information contact the instructor.


Not your grandmother's tai-chi. Great classes. Chris DeTora offers serious, quality martial arts instruction with a smile. –Mark Bergman

Chris is engaging and knowledgeable. He addresses individual strengths and weaknesses, meets everyone at their level and takes it as far as you are willing to go.  I have learned much about kung fu over the past three years. I have also learned a lot about myself.  I often find parallels between the challenges I face in my kung fu practice and the challenges I encounter in daily life. That work has translated into great personal growth.–Jackie Urra

Chris DeTora is a fantastic teacher who demonstrates great KungFu and Tai Chi techniques. He is always eager to explain the principles and concepts of self defense. I have been taking KungFu for the past six years and Tai Chi for three, since then I have developed physical endurance and strength in addition to gaining knowledge. At first, I was apprehensive about Tai Chi but now I am really excited by it. Try one of his classes, you won’t regret it!–Sharon Dacres