Austin Adult Kung Fu


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A Life Changing Martial Art

We’ve been teaching Kung Fu in Austin for over 30 years now, and we’ve seen the many ways it has improve countless people’s lives. 





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About Us


After moving to Texas for grad school, Joe Schaefer and Sheryl Schaefer decided to switch gears and start teaching one of their favorite hobbies: Kung Fu. They wanted to build a community that was fun, friendly, and supportive, where people of all ages could learn traditional martial arts without any hidden prices or big egos. Now, 30 years later, Austin Kung Fu is a strong and supportive family that’s still growing every day. Thousands of students have passed through their school, and the martial arts community they helped build has expanded into several more cities.


The Essence Of Austin Kung Fu & Tai Chi

This video, shot in 2017, showcases the positive community we strive to create in our school. After being at this location for 10 years, we went fully online for most of the pandemic. NOW, we’ve moved to a new, bigger studio space in North Austin and are excited for the future. 

Read Some Inspiring Posts From Master Joe’s Blog

The Benefits of Tai Chi For Seniors In Austin TX

The Benefits of Tai Chi For Seniors In Austin TX Exercising as a senior can feel difficult and daunting, and the idea of learning martial arts may sound especially intimidating. However, the ancient art of Tai Chi is actually perfect for seniors and comes with...

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Reasons To Do Tai Chi

5 Excellent Reasons To Do Tai Chi There are hundreds of people of all ages improving their lives through Tai Chi classes in Austin, TX. But what are some of the specific ways that this ancient martial art can serve you? Here are just five of the many, many health and...

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Hero Quest

Whether you know it or not, you're on a classic Hero's Journey. If you ever get the chance to read Joe Campbell's "The Thousand Faces of the Hero" you won't be disappointed. However, if you don't have time for that, then listen to it in your car on CD or watch "Joe...

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