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(Frequently Asked Questions)


Q: How old do you have to be to take Kung Fu?

A: Our Green Dragons class takes applications for students from 6-9 years old. 

     Our Red Dragons class is for the 10-12 year old members.

Q: Am I too old to learn Kung Fu?

A: No, you are never too old to learn Kung Fu. We have active members over the age of 60      years.  

Q: What does it cost to take Kung Fu?

A: The cost ($45, $50, $99, or $109 month) depends on which program that you choose and      your level of commitment.

Q: My research shows that some martial arts schools in Tulsa costs less to attend than      Tulsa Kung Fu, why?

A: Tulsa Kung Fu is not the cheapest martial arts school in Tulsa but we are not the most     expensive either. When you compare our programs to other programs, based on what     you get vs what you pay, our monthly tuition is below the national average ($103-$169)     for martial arts classes. Consider this when making your decision: Master Hildreth has     been involved in martial arts training since 1965 and began, formal, ongoing martial arts     training in 1968. Master Hildreth is certified 8th Degree by the World Organization of     Wushu Kung Fu Masters in Hong Kong. No one else, actively teaching Kung Fu in Tulsa,     has Master Hildreth’s experience. 


Q: Do you give Family/Group Discounts?

A: Yes, we offer discount packages including Family/Group Discounts.

Q: Do I have to sign a contract?

A: No, you have the choice of a month-to-month program.

Q: What is Kung Fu?

A: Kung Fu (aka Gung Fu) is a term used to identify Chinese Martial Arts. Literally      translated it means "skill  achieved through hard work or practice." 

Q: What is Hung Gar Kung Fu?

A: Hung Gar Kung Fu, a staple here at Tulsa Kung Fu, is based primarily on the philosophy     and movements of the Tiger and Crane. The Tiger style, being prized for its close to     medium range techniques, and the Crane style, which is prized for its medium to long     range techniques.

What is Tai Chi Chuan?

A: Tai Chi Chuan literally translated means "Supreme Ultimate Fist" and is a soft style of     Kung Fu that is most often practiced, today, for its health benefits. Although written     records date back to the 16th century, Chang San Feng is given credit as the founder of     Tai Chi Chuan in 14th century China.

Q: How is Kung Fu different than Karate or Tae Kwon Do?

A: Most Karate & Tae Kwon Do systems are considered striking and kicking arts. Kung Fu      offers these techniques plus sweeps, throws, and take-downs. Consider this: Hip Hop      and the Waltz are two methods of dance but they are identifiably different in their      performance. 

Q: Which is better Kung Fu, Karate, or Tae Kwon Do?

A: Kung Fu, Karate, and Tae Kwon Do are, all, excellent methods of self-defense. When     considering this question, regardless of which martial art(s) you practice, it comes down     to the individual and not the method. In other words, how good are you at what you do?

Q: What is San Shou / San Da

A: San Shou / San Da is Chinese style Mixed Martial Arts without the grappling &     submission techniques that  are part of American MMA and UFC fighting.