Chief Instructor: Sifu John C. Loupos - Since 1968

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Jade Forest is a multi-resource martial arts training facility. We offer core curriculums in the Praying Mantis and Bak Sil Lum (Northern Shaolin) styles of Kung Fu as well as programs in traditional Yang Style Tai Chi and the rarer internal Liu Ho Ba Fa system. In addition to our regularly scheduled classes, we also offer workshop / seminar presentations on related martial and healing disciplines.

Jade Forest Kung Fu/ Tai Chi/ Internal Arts is the South Shore's finest martial arts training facility. Sifu John C. Loupos founded Jade Forest as an autonomous entity in 1995 after having taught in affiliation with other teachers and organizations since 1968.

Jade Forest offers separate programs for Pee Wee's, Children, Juniors, and Adults (Kung Fu or Tai Chi), and prides itself on the friendly, family-like atmosphere that characterizes our school. READ MORE...

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Liu He Ba Fa Performance Video

Sifu John Loupos performing a brief excerpt from the rare Liu He Ba Fa form. This excerpt shows Sifu Loupos as a featured guest performer at the Shaolin Kung Fu Monks exhibition at Harvard University's Sanders Theater, 3/25/16. Watch the Video...

New Somatics CD: A Zillion Points of Contact

In this learning series John Loupos introduces a sixth installment to his expanding repertoire of original Somatics movement patterns. Utilizing the body’s natural boney prominences, along with their associated muscular attachments, the lessons in A Zillion Points of Contact will have you standing straighter and taller with an enhanced postural awareness. Order your CD online today...

New Feature: Distance-learning

Sifu John Loupos is now offering live online instruction in Kung Fu, Tai Chi, & qigong via Skype and FaceTime. Students from around the world have been availing themselves of this convenient feature. Online lessons can be structured in increments of 30, 45, or 60 minutes. Please contact Sifu John directly to discuss how this feature can help you realize your full potential.

Best Of The South Shore

Since 2009 - 6 Years as South Shore Living Magazine
Reader's Choice Award

2015 marks my 31st year in business at our Cohasset location, and the six consecutive year that Jade Forest has been voted by South Shore Living Magazine readers as the South Shore's Very Best Martial Arts Studio. I want to express my appreciation... Continue Reading...

Product Update

Jade Forest is now carrying ASTAXANTHOL (pronounced asta-zan'-thol) a uniquely designed, nutriceutical formulation that is an extremely potent, highly bio-available, broad spectrum, anti-inflammatory complex that provides significant, anti-aging protection for the brain, eyes, heart, blood vessels, joints, skin, and all cells, tissues and organs from injury by free radical-induced oxidative stress, esp. that produced by toxic chemicals, and ultraviolet (UV) solar radiation.
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Book: The Sustainable You - Somatics and the Myth of Aging

Latest Book Release:

Sifu John Loupos' latest book, "The Sustainable You - Somatics and the Myth of Aging" is now available for purchase. Order your copy today!

Now Enrolling All Youth Classes

Our classes will help your child achieve his or her best. Emphasis is on critical thinking/ problem solving, motor skills, self-esteem/ selfcontrol/ self-defense, non-violent conflict resolution, fitness, healthy exercise, & FUN. More information...

On DVD: Tai Chi Connections Video

In this Tai Chi Connections DVD, Master-Teacher John Loupos teaches a traditional Yang style Tai Chi Chuan (taijiquan) form, with a unique emphasis on revealing the underlying principles that characterize higher level Tai Chi practice, no matter what style of Tai Chi you're interested in studying. Also included is John’s guidance on on mindfulness and stress relief, along with a section on stretching and Tai Chi warm ups. More Information...

School Year Class Schedule Available Online

Please see the current school year class schedule. Classes include Pee-Wee's, Kids, Advanced Kids, Juniors, Adult Kung Fu, and Tai Chi. Check the schedule for full details...