PGB White Crane is a martial arts practice that traces its roots to the temple kung fu of Shaolin, Wudang, and Shandong. Our local branch in San Francisco offers adult classes every Saturday from 10am-12pm in Noe Valley. Learn to develop and improve your physical health, strength, flexibility, balance and grace alongside other dedicated practitioners in a welcoming, collaborative community.
Take a look at a documentary project from one of our students who traveled to our center in West Java. This chapter takes a deep dive into our sparring style, called "tui cu":
Here is a closer look at some weapons practice and other conditioning:
Cheryl has studied PGB Silat since 1986. Her passion for teaching children for 8+ years helped form training ideas that had to be kept fun and interesting. It is exciting to watch people find the connection to their body and enjoy the martial arts movement system of our school.
In addition to overseeing the SF cabang, Cheryl teaches Tao Kung, our health system, in the East Bay on Sunday mornings. Tao kung cultivates body awareness and overall physical and mental health, which are just a few of the many benefits of our PGB White Crane Silat School.
Ross started training PGB Bangau Putih in 2006 with the Boston Cabang and has around 10 years of total experience. After moving to the Bay Area in 2007 he has continued training with PGB groups in Oakland, Berkeley, and San Francisco and has spent more than half a year of his career training directly under Grandmaster Gunawan Rahardja and other senior trainers in Bogor. In the summer 2017 Ross became certified as an assistant trainer at the head training center in Bogor. Ross is grateful to have found a martial art where practitioners value community as much as the technique and personal development. The rest of the week Ross works at Eventbrite as a software engineer.
Say hello to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (415) 347-6662 (though email is better)
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