Kids Kung Fu

(4 – 12 years old)

Kung Fu is not just about learning self defence skills, it’s also about emotional & physical development of a child. At Chi Wai we aim to develop your child’s motor skills, flexibility, co-ordination, fitness, confidence & positive attitude in a fun & safe environment.


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Martial Arts

(12 years +)

Chi Wai martial arts is about learning how to react in real life risky situations as well as improving fitness, agility & co-ordination. Chi Wai Kung Fu  (Self Defence Combative Skills) is based on some techniques from Wing Chung Kung Fu, Wado Ryu Karate, Boxing, Kick Boxing to name a few.


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Fitness Classes

(12 years +)

Should you want to lose weight, get the elusive six pack or become a professional athlete – our level 3 trained instructors run both individual & group fitness classes. Our aim is to make each session fun, continually different & physically challenging.


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Chi Wai Martial Arts Cheltenham

Chi Wai is a family friendly martial arts & fitness centre run by master dan black belt Master Sifu Lee Kent and his wife Lisa. The Cheltenham based centre specialises in teaching a modern, progressive self defence system with some of  its techniques originating from the syles of Wing Chung Kung Fu, Wado Ryu Karate, Boxing, Kickboxing, Systema to name but a few. Taking these techniques and simplifying them into a single system that is design to cover “all the ranges”. Chi Wai Kung Fu translates to English as self defence combative skills and this accurately describes the ethios and drive of the system and its continued development.

The skills that you will be taught as part of your Chi Wai Kung Fu syllabus will equip you to:

  • Spot and avoid potential danger
  • Render attacks ineffective
  • Sharpen mental and physical skills
  • Bring an attacker under control
  • Understand and work around your limitations
  • Keep yourself safe

“Having practised in a number of Martial Arts I have merged what I think to be the more direct techniques into the system called ‘Chi Wai Kung Fu’. Using the skills gained from Traditional Kung Fu, Karate, Kick Boxing and other systems, I have developed a dynamic, practical and realistic self-defence system which can be adapted to suit adults and children of most ages and fitness levels.

“By keeping some of the traditional values found in Karate and Kung Fu I feel that Chi Wai is a well-rounded, progressive system that would suit all. Giving the right balance of FUN, fitness, respect, flexibility and a ‘Black Belt Attitude’ with the underlined importance of a practical self-defence.”

Master Sifu, Director of Chi Wai Martial Arts & Fitness Centre.