Golden Lion Martial Arts Academy

The Golden Lion Martial Arts School teaches the traditional Chinese arts of Choy Li Fut Kung Fu, a Shaolin system, and Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan. We are a member of the Plum Blossom International Federation. Parking lot and street parking available.

Hey Golden Lion Fam! Hopefully you’re keeping up your training while staying at home. Keep an eye out for different challenges throughout the month. Post your photos or videos doing the challenge and tag us to be featured in our stories! #albanyca #stayathome #trainathome #goldenlionmartialarts

Grand Opening of Noodle Fresh in Berkeley. Their food is great.

A special thank you lunch recognizing the assistant instructors - Auggie, Marcus, Hitoshi, Jelani, Lillian and Holly - for teaching the next generation.

Congratulations to Uudam, Kiana, Jeremy Keralena, Paris , Matthew , Isha and Gabriela on their promotions.

At least the Niners won in our special kung fu skit today for Lunar New Year on Solano Ave. #albanyca #lunarnewyear #solanoave #goldenlionmartialarts

Join us on Feb 1st, 4th Street Berkeley(12pm - 1pm) and Feb 2nd Albany Twin Theater (10am - 1pm) to celebrate the Chinese New Year.

Some more of our December testers. Congratulations everyone!

Congratulations to Matilda, Jack, Uudam and Malcom on their promotion.

Congratulations to Edna and Marty Larson on their Tai Chi promotion Adv 2 and Adv 1. Edna and Marty are students of Si Hing Mund in Carson City, Nevada.

[10/31/19]   Happy Halloween. Be safe.

Congratulations to Amiel, Justin, Elie, Irene, Kaylee and Ari on their promotion test this week.

This past Saturday at the Plum Blossom Banquet Blanca Hall went thru the Sifu Ceremony. Congratulations to her. She continues to motivate herself and others.

Solano Stroll is tomorrow!! Sunday, September 8th. Special martial arts challenge! Check out our booth for details on how to spin the wheel. Kung fu and tai chi demos at 12 and 2. Find us at the corner of Masonic and Solano (under the BART tracks). #albanyca #solanostroll2019

Tomo and Khalil came by to say hi. They remembered their forms!!

Congratulations to Chris - newest black sash member; and to julius and Casey on their promotion.

It was a great day at the annual Golden Lion BBQ picnic. Plenty of food and fun. Grandmaster Doc Fai Wong, Tai Sifu Jason Wong, Sifu Evelina Lengyel, Sigeung Andre Lengyel, Sifu Terrance Thorton, and Sifu Munzer Dajani came to have fun too. The theme this year was Impersonating Lo Si.

Congratulations to our testers this past week!

Congratulation to Leah, Lucian and Rohnoc for passing their test this week.

Congratulations to Django for earning his blue fringe! He demonstrated he is ready for the next level! #albanyca

Maddox is the first student to max out the splits machine! 👍 Stretching is important to keep the muscles flexible, strong, and healthy, and that flexibility helps with the range of motion leading to high kicks. #albanyca

Congratulations to Jaron for earning his black sash jr. blue fringe!

Mr. G getting his red white and blue on for the demo.

Golden Lion demo team at the San Pablo Multicultural 4th of July celebration. Great crowd!

New on the Golden Lion website! You can now sign up for our introductory class special at Thinking about trying a class? It’s easy to sign up! Get ready to make a change and start your intro today!

Two new young black sash club students this month! Congratulations to Lucian and Lexington, who both demonstrate strong determination and perseverance! Their class has such a strong bond and loving support. Keep motivating each other and you will go far 👊

Congratulations to our many testers today! Fantastic focus, powerful moves, keep it up so you get even stronger by the next test! 👊

“Let’s Eat” some meat!

Let’s Eat Golden Lioners!! Make sure to pick up your orders by 3. The studio smells delicious!

And a the couple that trains together became black sash club students together! Congratulations to Phoebe and Nathan!

Congratulations to Jay for becoming our newest teen black sash club student!

Hope everyone is training hard! Tournament is just over a week away. Make sure to get your applications in ASAP. Grand champion gets a cash prize! 💲🏅💰Look forward to seeing everyone there 👊

Congratulations to all our kung fu and tai chi testers this month!

Videobombing kung fu style at the Concord Kung Fu Annual Skills Tournament on Saturday

Congratulations to all of our March testers! Keep up the focus to intensify your training 👊

Congratulations to this month’s powerful testing group! Keep up that drive to keep getting stronger 👊

First form workshop of the year! Sign up now to have the opportunity to learn this fun, short double weapon form. Movements are swift and powerful and can even be used with every day items found in your environment (for example, chopsticks!)

[02/14/19]   The studio is closed on Saturday, February 16th as we will be performing on Fourth Street for their Lunar New Year Festival! Our kung fu and tai chi demonstrations will take place from 12-1:00 p.m. Always a fun festival on Fourth Street!

Golden Lion demo group that made it to the top of the parade for Solano Avenues Lunar New Year Celebration 🎇

We have performances tomorrow between 10-12 at the Albany Twin Theater. Come by and celebrate the Lunar New Year! We will have lion dancing, Kung fu and tai chi performances. There will be other groups doing dance as well.

Gung Hay Fat Choy!! Health and Prosperity to all!!!

We will be there! Always full of great performances at the Lunar New Year celebrations on Solano Ave.

We had some first time testers and some more seasoned ones. Everyone did a great job so make sure to keep up the hard work throughout the year!

Congratulations to our Tai Chi testers today! Great way to end the year demonstrating the mindfulness of your movements at the last test of the year. Keep up the hard training throughout the course of the next year.

A big congratulations to Golden Lion’s newest Black Sash Club student, Auggie!

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1031 San Pablo Ave
Albany, CA

Opening Hours

Monday 14:30 - 21:00
Tuesday 12:30 - 20:30
Wednesday 11:00 - 21:00
Thursday 14:30 - 19:30
Friday 11:00 - 20:30
Saturday 09:00 - 14:30
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