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International Jow Ga Kung Fu Distance Learning
& Instructor Certification Programs

Individuals who are unable to attend regular training in Jow Ga under Sifu Chan at the main school in Grand Rapids, Michigan, may take part in the Distance Learning Program and the Instructor Certification Programs. Individuals will progress through several levels of certification, each focusing on different aspects and components of the Jow Ga system.

To join the Distance Learning Program. Please complete registration form and e-mail
to Master Chan: sifu@chanskungfu.com
you will receive an invoice once your application is approved by Master Chan.
Or you can mail form to:

Master Sam Chan
3158 S. Division
Wyoming, Michigan 49548 USA

How the Distance Program Works

  1. Download the distance learning program registration form, mail or e-mail the completed form to Master Sam Chan. Pay the $75 registration fee via pal pal. Tuition is not required for this program, but you have to purchase the required study materials. And pay the testing fee each time you test.
  2. Purchase and study the appropriate Jow Ga materials listed for the level you are currently working on certification for. Required materials are available through our online store.
  3. After studying and practicing the materials, make a DVD video of you performing the required materials and mail it along with the testing fee to Master Chan. If you have questions on what to include in the video, please contact Master Chan.
  4. Master Chan will review and score your performance and skills demonstrated in the video. Each level has a minimum that you must score in order to receive certification. A certificate will be issued from the "International Jow Ga Kung Fu Federation" for your achievement of that level.

Traning DVDs required for this program:

    • Siu Fook Fu (Little tiger form) - Yellow and Orange sash level.
    • Siu Fook Fu Dui Chak (Sparring form) - Purple sash level.
    • Sub Dok Sau (Ten poison hands form) - Green sash level.
    • Siu Hung Kuen (Little Hung fist form) - Blue sash level.
    • Sheung Tao Gwan (Double ends pole form) - Brown sash level.
    • Man Chi Kuen (Ten thousand characters form) - Black sash 1st level.
    • Tat Sin Kuen (Iron wire fist form) - Black sash 2nd level.
    • Fu Mei Darn Dao (Tiger Tail Single Sword) You may purchase the complete set with discount price.

Beginner Level - Yellow Sash

  1. Study and learn the Beginner Level materials from the Siu Fook Fu Instructional DVD.
  2. E-mail a compressed video to Master Chan of you performing the Yellow Sash Level materials.
  3. Pre-pay the $45 testing fee via pay pal.
  4. Master Chan will review the video and give his recommendations. For a Yellow Sash Level Certificate to be issued, you must have a test score of seventy-five percent or higher. Test results and certificate will be mail to you within two weeks.

Beginner Level - Orange Sash

  1. Study and learn the Siu Fook fu from the Siu Fook Fu Instructional DVD.
  2. E-mail a compressed video to Master Chan of you performing the Purple Sash Level materials.
  3. Pre-pay the $45 testing fee via pay pal.
  4. Master Chan will review the video and give his recommendations. For a Orange Sash Level Certificate to be issued, you must have a test score of seventy-five percent or higher. Test results and certificate will be mail to you within two weeks.

Intermediate Level - Purple Sash

  1. Study and learn the Fook Fu Sparring Form from the Sparring Form (Siu Fook Fu Dui Chak) Instructional DVD.
  2. E-mail a compressed video to Master Chan of you performing the Purple Sash Level materials.
  3. Pre-pay the $55 testing fee via pay pal.
  4. Master Chan will review the video and give his recommendations. For a Purple Sash Level Certificate to be issued, you must have a test score of seventy-five percent or higher. Test results and certificate will be mail to you within two weeks.

Intermediate Level - Green Sash

  1. Study and learn the Sub Dook Sau Form (Ten Poison Hand) Instructional DVD.
  2. E-mail a compressed video to Master Chan of you performing the Green Sash Level materials.
  3. Pre-pay the $55 testing fee via pay pal.
  4. Master Chan will review the video and give his recommendations.For a Green Sash Level Certificate to be issued, you must have a test score of seventy-five percent or higher. Test results and certificate will be mail to you within two weeks.

Intermediate Level - Blue Sash

  1. Study and learn the Siu Hung Kuen Instructional DVD.
  2. E-mail a compressed video to Master Chan of you performing the Blue Sash Level materials.
  3. Pre-pay the $65 testing fee via pay pal.
  4. Master Chan will review the video and give his recommendations. For a Blue Sash Level Certificate to be issued, you must have a test score of eighty percent or higher. Test results and certificate will be mail to you within two weeks.

Advance Level - Brown Sash

  1. Study and learn the Double End Staff Form from the Sheung Tau Kwan Instructional DVD.
  2. E-mail a compressed video to Master Chan of you performing the Brown Sash Level materials.
  3. Pre-pay the $65 testing fee via pay pal.
  4. Master Chan will review the video and give his recommendations. For a Brown Sash Level Certificate to be issued, you must have a test score of eighty percent or higher. Test results and certificate will be mail to you within two weeks.

Advance Level - Black Sash 1st Level

  1. Study and learn the Man Chi Form from the Man Chi Instructional DVD.
  2. E-mail a compressed video to Master Chan of you performing the Black Sash 1st Level materials.
  3. Pre-pay the $75 testing fee via pay pal.
  4. Master Chan will review the video and give his recommendations. For a Black Sash 1st Level Certificate to be issued, you must have a test score of eighty percent or higher. Test results and certificate will be mail to you within two weeks.

Advance Level - Black Sash 2nd Level

  1. Study and learn the Tat Sin Kuen Form from the Tat Sin Kuen Instructional DVD.
  2. E-mail a compressed video to Master Chan of you performing the Black Sash 2nd Level materials.
  3. Pre-pay the $75 testing fee via pay pal.
  4. Master Chan will review the video and give his recommendations. For a Black Sash 2nd Level Certificate to be issued, you must have a test score of eighty percent or higher. Test results and certificate will be mail to you within two weeks.

Advance Level - Black Sash 3rd Level

  1. Study and learn the Fu Mei Darn Dao (Tiger Tail Single Sword) Form from the Fu Mei Darn Dao Instructional DVD.
  2. E-mail a compressed video to Master Chan of you performing the Black Sash 3rd Level materials.
  3. Pre-pay the $85 testing fee via pay pal.
  4. Master Chan will review the video and give his recommendations. For a Black Sash 3rd Level Certificate to be issued, you must have a test score of eighty percent or higher. Test results and certificate will be mail to you within two weeks.

If you have questions regarding the Distance Learning Course and Instructor Certification Programs, please speak with Sifu Sam Chan, contacting him either by phone (616) 475-9021 or email Sifu Sam Chan.