Somerset PTSA Family Kung Fu

After-School Program 2023-2024 Winter Session

For questions during registration, please email  Somerset PTSA VP Programs

This program is provided by Shaolin Kung Fu Chan Academy. In this class, you will learn:

  1. Kung Fu etiquette and discipline training. 
  2. Body coordination training
  3. Martial arts forms training
  4. Speed, strength and explosive power training
  5. Self-defense skills and combat training

Teaching children Shaolin Kung Fu isn’t about making them fighters but about building their character through martial arts. Every martial arts move involves the coordination of hands, eyes, body posture and footwork, which help a child’s flexibility, coordination, speed, strength and explosiveness.Kung Fu etiquette are also highly emphasized aspects of discipline,respect and focus training.The master hopes that children learning martial arts can cultivate both their inner and outer qualities.

Class Sessions

K through 5 grades and Adults in Somerset Community

Day:  Monday 

Time:  6:30pm - 7:30pm  

Dates:  1/8,1/22,/1/29,2/5,2/12,2/26,3/4,3/11,3/18,3/25,4/1(11 sessions)

The class is open to all Somerset families, including siblings. However, in the case of a non-Somerset student enrolling, we require their parent to be present at all times. Please note that it is a drop-off event for Somerset students.

Registration Process

Registration link: 

We highly recommend that you maintain an active PTSA membership.

Somerset PTSA member early registration opens at 10 am Wednesday, Dec 13th. Please purchase a membership prior to starting the registration process. Create/Renew PTSA Membership. (Please note that new memberships may take up to 24 hours to be reflected on the website. )

General registration opens at 10am Friday, Dec 15th. This registration will be opened to all families in Somerset at this time.

Please check and update your child's grade and teacher's name prior to registration through My Account. 

Cost: The tuition rate is $300(with an additional 3% transaction fee that will be added during the checkout)
There is a small chance that this needs to be adjusted if the enrollment number is lower than expected.
Starting on Monday, Dec 18th, registrations for the course will be available to Somerset families and Somerset siblings (ages 3 to 5 and students in kindergarten through 5th grade). Parents are required to be present at all times during the course if a non-Somerset student registers. Parents are also welcome to register for this course.
(If a student is running around and not following the coach's instructions discreetly, the coach will request that the parents dismiss the student from the session.)

Payment Method

Tuition fee of $300 will be collected during registration. You will be redirected to PayPal at the end to submit payment information.

Refunds are on a case-by-case basis and are not guaranteed. You agree that you are registering for this program with no expectation of receiving any refund should you choose to withdraw your child.

Program Enrollment Capacity

Minimum: 12 Maximum: 40 (Please note that one spot will be reserved for the Club Chair, if applicable.)

Parent Participation

Parents must be available to attend at least one to two sessions during the year for each enrolled student to assist the coaches. This participation is required. Parents will help to run the class and make sure rooms are clean at the end of class. As volunteers, parents are free to join classes and learn martial arts with kids together on that specific volunteer day.

Use the following link to reserve your Parent Volunteer spots: 

The SignUp Genius is set up with all the sessions. It is a first-come, first-serve basis so please sign up for the dates that work best for your schedule. After Jan 8th, in order for us to have at least two volunteers per session, we will assign dates to parents who have not signed up.

Parents must complete the Bellevue School District Volunteer background check and check-in at the Somerset Office on their volunteer day. 

Club Chair Sign Up

As the Club Chair, a special arrangement will be made to reserve a spot in the club for your student. We appreciate your commitment and look forward to your active involvement in shaping a positive experience for both your child and the entire club.

If you are interested in signing up as the Club Chair and contributing to PTSA's club organization efforts, please register at  here . For any inquiries about the role of PTSA after-school club chair, please feel free to email

As a chair, your responsibilities will include:

  1. Managing Parent Volunteers: This involves creating a sign-up sheet for parent volunteers to assist with the class.

  2. Communication with Parents: Sending out emails to parents regarding class information to keep them informed.

  3. Addressing Parent Inquiries: Responding to any questions or concerns that parents may have by email.


Shaolin Kung Fu Chan Academy Link

Our mission is to support the education, health, and welfare of each and every child at Somerset Elementary School. As part of the Washington State PTA, we are a nonprofit membership association bringing together the home, school, and community on behalf of our children.