Age: 31

Lives: St Genis, France. From: Larnaca

Sport: Kung Fu

 

Style: Wu Shu Kwan (WSK)

3 Favourite Things: Sun, Beach, Dogs!

Fun fact: I like adrenaline and speed... So one of the things on my to-do list is getting a skydiving certificate!

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Dr Androula Alekou

Kung Fu Black Belt second degree

CYPRUS GIRLS CAN chats with Andri, to learn about her passion for Kung Fu and what it takes to get to Black Belt - and beyond!

Interview by Natalie Christopher

Tell us, what exactly is the Wu Shu Kwan style of Kung Fu?

 

Andri: Hi! Nice to meet you! So, Kung Fu is a Chinese Martial Art. There are actually numerous Kung Fu styles.

 

Wu Shu Kwan (WSK) is a full contact martial art. We learn how to defend ourselves and counter-attack.

 

In WSK Kung Fu, you are allowed to strike the opponent wherever you like. We learn how to break legs, punch in the groin. However we are always taught to respect our opponent.