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  • Writer's pictureRowena Lee

Student Hall of Fame: Edward W.

When Edward first started Kung Fu, we knew that there was something special about him. Since day one, he has been one of the loudest and most energetic in class! It has been a great pleasure of ours to teach this youngster and watch him grow into the confident Kung Fu warrior he is today! During his journey as a Tiger, he has competed in tournaments, increased his striking power to break boards, and become one of the loudest students in class.

With his hard work, bravery, and dedication he is ready to take the next step in his training and train with the older DRAGON TEAM class! After about a year of hard work and dedication, I am proud to introduce the fourth TIGER inductee into our Student Hall of Fame... Edward W.!

At age 5, he has attained all FIVE TIGER Achievement Patches (Split Club, Power Kick, 1st Weapon, Academic, Strong Stance). You can read more about them here.

Below are a few words from Edward regarding his training and motivation!

Name: Edward Wai-Poi

Age: 6 years

Q.  How long have you been practicing Kung Fu?

1 year

Q.  Do you do any other physical activities besides Kung Fu?  If yes, how has Kung Fu helped you?

Soccer, swimming and riding my bike. Kung Fu has helped me as I am more focused and can balance better and teaching me not to give up easily.

Q.  Why did you start practicing Kung Fu?

Because my mommy signed me up

Q.  What has been the most significant benefit or change since you’ve been practicing Kung Fu?

Kung fu has helped me to challenge myself and set goals.

Q.  What is your favorite thing about practicing Kung Fu?


Q.  What is your least favorite thing about Kung Fu?

To stand still

Q.  What advice would you give someone who is hesitant to try start Kung Fu?

Just do it.

Q.  What is your most sought after Kung Fu goal?

Become a black belt

Q.  What do you enjoy doing outside of Kung Fu?

Playing with my toys, playing with daddy and mommy and brother, going hiking with my family. Riding my bike and scooter and doing science experiments.

Q. Any advice you would give your younger self about practicing Kung Fu?

If you work hard, you will get better.

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