PRAYING MANTIS KUNG FU


Welcome and thank you for visiting MANTIS KUNG FU ACADEMY AUSTRALIA. Mantis Kung Fu Academy started its journey back in 1998 when we opened in Palm Beach then moving into our full time MARTIAL ARTS headquarters at BURLEIGH HEADS, GOLD COAST in 1999.

We are the longest established SOUTHERN PRAYING MANTIS KUNG FU ACADEMY of TONGLONG, Qigong, Tai Chi, Weaponry, Traditional Chinese Lion Dancing, Women empowerment and Anti-bullying programs in Queensland. We deliver a traditional yet modern self defence style of CHINESE KUNG FU that is adapted into today’s lifestyle.

Our goals are to pass on the knowledge of traditional Southern Praying Mantis Kung Fu through our teachings of RESPECT, DISCIPLINE, BEING KIND TO OTHERS, SELF CONFIDENCE, POSTURE, CORRECT BREATHING, SELF DEFENCE, HEALTH AND FITNESS.

All lessons are held in a safe and regulated training environment taught directly by Sifu Matthew Hansen or senior instructors, who constantly pride themselves on providing the best possible training.



We are a very family orientated academy catering for 5 years of age and beyond. The uniqueness of our academy is we all train at the same time in structured classes, Individually grouping the WOMEN SELF DEFENCE AND EMPOWERMENT, ADULTS and KIDS KUNG FU at the same locations.

Sifu Matthew Hansen started his journey of learning this unique art of Kung Fu in 1989 - 2009 from Grand Master Henry Sue.

Mantis Kung Fu Academy operate with an indoor recreation licence through the GOLD COAST CITY COUNCIL, with registered Blue Card holders, first aid certificates and certified martial arts instructors and personal trainers.

Another unique part of the MANTIS KUNG FU ACADEMY is that you can train and travel anywhere in the world knowing you will be guided and trained in a pure art of self defence from the best martial art in the world. Skype lessons direct with Sifu Matthew Hansen available @sifublackmantis and all ONLINE VIDEOS at www.learnkungfuonline.com.au

Interested in TRADITIONAL CHINESE LION DANCING? Mantis Kung Fu Academy provides GOLD COAST LION DANCE teams performing for all occasions. Restaurants, weddings, shopping centres and private functions are some of the events we cater for, covering GOLD COAST, BRISBANE AND NORTHERN NSW. The Chinese LION DANCE is an event not to be missed. You can make a booking by contacting Sifu Matthew Hansen via our contact page.

Health Benefits with Mantis Kung Fu

There are many external and internal health benefits that are hidden behind ancient kung fu techniques trained within the MANTIS KUNG FU ACADEMY system.

The best thing about training with us is you don’t have to be a kung fu practitioner or even interested in martial arts to obtain these health benefits.

MKFA offer a wide range of classes that suits all individuals from TAI CHI, QI GUNG, FITNESS, PERSONAL WELL BEING, SELF EMPOWERMENT, PERSONAL TRAINING, SELF DEFENCE AND CHINESE LION DANCING.

For you to participate and get involved, take the first step and call Sifu Matthew Hansen now, 0402888892.

Techniques will appear SOFT AND GENTLE, YET POWERFUL, while notably improving overall body, mind, strength and emotional stability along with other GENERAL HEALTH BENEFITS listed below.

We have great interactive social aspects that provide a comforting, friendly, HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT. We love creating the positive and enjoyable ambience in a relaxed atmosphere to help you on your journey in achieving your destiny.

In general, we invite you into MKFA knowing you will become more self-aware of your body and mind, thus enabling you to UNDERSTAND YOURSELF and your body’s needs and requirements clearly.

JOIN US NOW, ACHIEVE YOUR INNER PEACE


General Health Benefits

  • Stronger ligaments, joints and bones
  • More stamina and energy
  • Flexibility
  • Self confidence
  • Weight loss, muscle gain
  • Relieve anxiety
  • Improved blood circulation to prevent stroke and heart attack
  • Qi gong breathing for longevity
  • Mental stimulation and positive thinking
  • Inner peace and balance
  • Better, deeper sleep
  • Stress relief, relaxed mind
  • Release endorphins
  • Emotional stability

“Feel it is to know it, Do it is to own it”



Health Benefits of Kung Fu