Kung Fu


Getting your child into positive activities like Kung Fu will help set the foundation for their growth and development throughout their entire childhood.

In addition to self defense, we concentrate on these skills that include focus, teamwork, control, memory, balance, discipline, fitness, and coordination.

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Kung Fu


Whether your child is very shy, or extremely outgoing, this age-specific program blends a healthy balance of lessons and training.

Our dynamic program focuses on teaching Kung Fu to children in a way that emphasizes a healthy body and mind, with the added benefit of self-protection.

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Sanshou is a martial art which was originally developed by the Chinese military based upon the study and practices of traditional Kung fu and modern combat fighting techniques.

It combines full-contact kickboxing, with wrestling, takedowns, throws, sweeps, kick catches, and even elbow and knee strikes.

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Choy Lay Fut

Adult Kung Fu

"Choy Lay Fut is the most effective system that I've seen for fighting more than one person. It is one of the most difficult styles to attack and defend against. Choy Lay Fut is the only style that traveled to Thailand to fight the Thai boxers and hadn't lost."

–Bruce Lee

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I Love


John Wai Kung Fu Academy is a firm believer that all aspects of your life can be enhanced by a healthy lifestyle. Our success is based on how many successful students we have and being part of their journey.

That’s why we are thrilled to announce that we partnered with ILoveKickboxing.com, America’s premier kickboxing network!

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

No Gi

“To control and overcome greater size, strength and aggression with lesser size and strength is the keynote of the sport. This is done by utilizing superior leverage, grip and position upon your opponent "

Students benefit from greatly increased physical fitness, problem-solving ability, self-knowledge of their body and mind and the many social benefits of working within a large group of like-minded fellow students as you learn and have fun together." -John Danaher

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Welcome to John Wai Kung Fu Academy

It is our strongest desire to bring the best out of you, mentally and physically.

John Wai has over 30 years of martial arts experience and understands that there must be perfect balance to run a successful school.

John Wai Kung Fu Academy has been a highly respected industry leader in martial arts for over a decade in Plantation, Davie and Sunrise area. With a reputation for being one of the best Kung Fu schools available in Southern Florida, John Wai has set the standards for all other martial arts facilities. Our programs are traditional and true to their origins but taught with innovative techniques. By focusing on physical fitness as well as personal growth, we are consistently developing well rounded athletes, strong in mind, body and spirit.

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Our Trainers

Our instructors are professional, dedicated and inspirational.

Our Classes

It is our mission to provide the entire family a facility to train martial arts.


This age-specific program blends a healthy balance of lifeskill lessons and Kung Fu training for kids aged 3-7.

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Our dynamic program focuses on teaching Kung Fu to children in a way that emphasizes a healthy body and mind, with the added benefit of self-protection.

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This will be the beginning of a Kung Fu journey rich in culture, tradition and gratifying accomplishment.

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Our kickboxing isn’t just for losing weight and burning over 800+ calories!  What we teach are actual self defense techniques and because you will work on a bag and practice various combination, the lessons stick!

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Sanda/Sanshou Full Contact is Kickboxing with takedowns.  We specialize in striking, kicking, elbows, knees, leg kicks, leg catches, sweeps, takedowns and throws.

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a discipline that focuses on grappling and ground fighting.

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This high intensity full body workout will get you fit from head to toe.

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