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Kung Fu Long Staff for All

July 27 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM CDT

Whether you are new to weapons training or are very familiar with the long staff, this workshop has something for everyone! Throughout the workshop, we will explore a series of drills to get at the heart of several questions: How does the long staff “like” or “want” to move? What are the key ways to guide the long staff where we want it to go? We will also do some partner work and learn a form from the kung fu tradition.

Bring: Please bring your own long staff, if possible. If you are not used to handling a long staff, it is strongly recommended that you wear thin, flexible gloves to protect your hands from blisters. Band-aids, gauze, and athletic tape will be available for participant use.

Wear: Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes for physical movement (uniform/gi is optional).

Appropriate For:
  • All Ages, All Genders
  • All Experience Levels
  • Moderate Exertion
Areas of Focus:
  • Armed Techniques
  • Martial Arts
  • Drill
Wentz Science Center – Stevenson Hall


July 27
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM CDT
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Wentz Science Center – Stevenson Hall
-- 131 S. Loomis St.
Naperville, IL 60540 United States


Tamara Machac


Appropriate for
All Ages, All Genders
Recommended Experience Level
All Experience Levels
Exertion Level
Moderate Exertion

Please be courteous to those who are masked by offering to mask when working with them in class or in other venues.

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