Focus for learning: Levels/Years F-12 - Health and Physical Education, Intercultural Understanding/Capability, Asia and Australia’s Engagement with Asia

Cost: Free for schools in NSW, ACT, QLD, SA, WA, NT & TAS. (normally $9.90 per student). 

Duration: 45 minutes

This program provides opportunities for students to participate in a real-time training session and practice basic Kung Fu movements. The content of the program is relevant to Health and Physical Education, particularly, the Movement and Physical Activity strand descriptions:

  1. Moving our body
  2. Understanding movement
  3. Learning through movement

This virtual incursion is facilitated live by a Shifu master who demonstrates safe ways to use this ancient art form to develop strength, balance and mindfulness. The instructor also introduces students to the origins and health benefits of Wing Chun Kung Fu.

Through participation, students can learn to:

  • appreciate and engage with the diverse cultures, traditions and belief systems of the Asia region through the development of communication and interpersonal skills that reflect cultural understanding, empathy and respect.
  • examine the meaning of health and the mind-body-spirit connection across the cultures of the Asia region through wellness practices. These include physical activity and traditions of medicine and health care.
  • recognise the influence within Australian culture of traditional and contemporary movement activities from the Asia region and explore health and movement in the context of Asia.

The program is facilitated live by a Shifu master via Zoom, MS Teams, Webex, or the video-conferencing platform recommended by your education jurisdiction. Pre and post activities to consolidate student learning experiences, are included in the museum's LMS.

Terms & Conditions: A free Digital Cultural Adventure is one session (max. 50 students). Schools can book no more than 3 free sessions.  The free Digital Cultural Adventure session/s must be spent between 8th Nov 2021-1st May 2022.  There is a total of 20 free Wing Chun Kung Fu sessions available. There is a total of 100 free sessions available overall. 

Booking Enquiry Form

To discuss your options for a booking, call (03) 9662 2888 (and Press 1) or email [email protected] 

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