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Teaching self respect and discipline

“We don’t teach young kids Kung Fu, we teach them self-respect and discipline while practicing Kung Fu,” said Bao, founder of Win-Win Kung Fu Cultural Center in Squirrel Hill. Win-Win Kung Fu offers classes to youth beginning at age 5 and free lion dance training and Chinese language classes for students.

Layal Kusti, 6, of Jefferson Hill, practices Chinese martial art at Win-Win Kung Fu Cultural Center in Squirrel Hill.
Martial art students slaute to masters Krista Angiler, left, and Jing Wu prior to their class.
5-years-old Justin Lee Kragten, of Squirrel Hill, shouts out loud while practicing Chinese martial art.
Hesheng Bao, founder of Win-Win Kung Fu Cultural Center, practices Tai Chi sword at the center in Squirrel Hill. “We don’t teach young kids Kung Fu, we teach them self-respect and discipline while practicing Kung Fu,” said Bao.
9-years-old Oliwia Saykiewicz, of Squirrel Hill, grimaces while balancing and squatting at the same time in a Chinese martial art class.
Layal Kusti, 6, of Jefferson Hill, practices Chinese martial art with her classmates.
Master Jing Wu adjusts the gesture of Oliwia Saykiewicz,  9, of Squirrel Hill, in a Chinese martial art class.
Ebtehal Badawi of Jefferson Hill, practices Tai Chi with some traditional Chinese weapons in the background.