Varied benefits

PUBLISHED : Monday, 30 May, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 30 May, 2011, 12:00am


Wan Kei-ho, who teaches kung fu in Western, shares his views on traditional Chinese martial arts.

What should parents consider?

Parents must determine if children are interested in learning martial arts, as it requires dedication and hard work.

Are there any styles of kung fu that suit youngsters of different ages?

Northern Shaolin is ideal for youngsters, as it is an active style, helping them build good bone structure and muscle development as they grow.

What else can children learn?

Chinese martial arts also train discipline, respect for a sifu (teacher) and others, good conduct and gives moral guidance.