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Kung Fu Champion Comes to Madeira

Former 1986 World Champion and Principal Director of the ‘Shaolin Kung-Fu Dragon Dance School of Chinese Martial Arts,’ Master Yunis Zapata will be visiting Madeira next month.

This internationally renowned school has branches all over the world, including Madeira, and as such Madeiran Master, João Nelson Gonçalves de Sousa has organised for the master to come to the region to promote Kung-Fu, which is also known as Wu-Shu, in both its martial and therapeutic forms.

João Nelson Gonçalves de Sousa initiative is to encourage adults and children who have no martial art experience to take part and learn the fundamentals and therapeutic benefits of Kung Ku. The first sessions will take place on the 16th and 17th of November, in Porto da Cruz. A second session has been scheduled for the 23rd and 24th of November in Funchal.

The cost of the course is €30 for a single day, €50 for the weekend and €100 for those who wish to participate in every session.

Samantha Gannon

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Madeira Weekly