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Krav Maga & Self-defense at Krav Maga Institute - Midtown West Krav Maga Institute - Midtown West 1 Video

Programs:

  • Krav Maga Self Defense & Fighting Skills;
  • Woman’s Self Defense;
  • Kids Self Defense.
500 8th Avenue
New York City, NY
917-720-3710
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (300 ft) IND 8th Av
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (1000 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • Times Square – 42nd Street (1600 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
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2018.01.11
Iaido at New York Budo Association New York Budo Association 1 Photo 1 Video

Instructors:

  • Sensei Phil Ortiz;
  • Sensei Stanley Chin;
  • Soke Kunikazu Yahagi.
500 8th Avenue
New York City, NY
000-000-0000
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (300 ft) IND 8th Av
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (1000 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • Times Square – 42nd Street (1600 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
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2017.12.11
Sambo at New York Combat Sambo New York Combat Sambo 3 Photo

Instructors:

  • Alexius “Stealth” Phoenix — Sambo/Judo Coach. Alexius has been training at NY Combat Sambo since 2007. He holds a Shodan in Judo and Japanese JuJitsu. Alexius’ competitive record is a long and accomplished one including a Bronze Medal (Judo) at the 2011 World Police & Fireman’s Games. He has placed in numerous other events including the Good Fight, World MMA Expo Takedown Tournament, Ultimate Sambo Submission Showdown, North American Freestyle Sambo Championships, and Canadian Freestyle Sambo Open;
  • Paul Varacchi — Combat Sambo/Krav Maga Coach. Paul is a SAG-AFTRA Stunt Performer and certified Krav Maga Instructor; the only American certified by Professor Itay Gil of Protect Israeli Security Systems and the Director-in-Charge of Intelligence, Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security Studies at Hebrew University. Paul is the owner and head instructor of Flow Krav Maga, Assistant Combat Sambo Instructor at NY Combat Sambo and a Certified Freestyle Sambo Official. Paul is also a graduate of Douglas Crosby’s Fighting for Film workshop and has a life-long love of movies and stunts;
  • Victor Severin — Apprentice Sambo Coach. Victor began training at New York Combat Sambo in 2012. He has achieved many accolades including Gold Medal - Arnold Classic Sambo Championship (2017), Gold Medal - Good Fight Winter Open Submission Only (2015), Silver Medal - North American Freestyle Sambo Championships (2015), Silver Medal - Virginia Freestyle Sambo Open (2015), Silver Medal - Arnold Classic Sambo Championship (2015), and a Silver Medal - Shuai Jiao US Open (2014). In 2017, Victor joined the staff at NYCS as an apprentice Sambo coach.
225 West 36th Street
New York City, NY
917-617-5650
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (800 ft) IND 8th Av
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (900 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • Times Square – 42nd Street (1200 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
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2017.12.17
Wrestling & Grappling at New York Combat Sambo New York Combat Sambo 3 Photo

Instructors:

  • Tyga Maclin — Wrestling/Grappling Coach. Tyga started wrestling in 10th grade at Mt. Vernon High School in Mt. Vernon, NY in 1993. His first year wrestling he finished with a 14-10 record. His second year he quickly turned that around with a 29-3 record, 3 consecutive tournament championships, became divisional champion and became co-captain of the team. He accredits this to the training he received at NY Athletic Club under coach Sonny Greenhalgh (World Freestyle Champion from Iran), Hamid Kermanshah, Florian Ghinea (2x Romanian National Freestyle champion and 2x Division 3 national champion at Montclair State). In his senior year, he posted a 33-2 record, became divisional champion again and finished 2nd in the Section 1 championships;
  • Thomas “Sambo Ronin” Doyle — Grappling Coach. Tommy has been training with NY Combat Sambo since 2012. Tommy holds a Brown Belt in BJJ (Oct, 2016) and is a Level 1 coach under the International Submission Wrestling Alliance. Tommy has proven himself as an avid competitor racking up Gold Medals at the 2013 Good Fight Winter Open (No-Gi Adv) and the 2014 ADCC New York (Blue Belt Division/Gi), Big Apple BJJ Open (Blue Belt Division), Good Fight NJ Submission Only (No-gi purple - fastest submission award) and Good Fight NY Submission Only (no-gi Blue & Absolute). On November 21st Tommy made his MMA debut on the Victory VII card at Madison Square Garden. He defeated Mike Kelly via 1st round.
225 West 36th Street
New York City, NY
917-617-5650
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (800 ft) IND 8th Av
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (900 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • Times Square – 42nd Street (1200 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
Sport class for
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  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.12.17
Krav Maga at New York Combat Sambo New York Combat Sambo 3 Photo

Paul Varacchi — Combat Sambo/Krav Maga Coach. Paul is a SAG-AFTRA Stunt Performer and certified Krav Maga Instructor; the only American certified by Professor Itay Gil of Protect Israeli Security Systems and the Director-in-Charge of Intelligence, Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security Studies at Hebrew University. Paul is the owner and head instructor of Flow Krav Maga, Assistant Combat Sambo Instructor at NY Combat Sambo and a Certified Freestyle Sambo Official. Paul is also a graduate of Douglas Crosby’s Fighting for Film workshop and has a life-long love of movies and stunts.

225 West 36th Street
New York City, NY
917-617-5650
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (800 ft) IND 8th Av
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (900 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • Times Square – 42nd Street (1200 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
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2017.12.17
Taekwondo & MMA at International Martial Arts Center International Martial Arts Center

We teach Tae Kwon Do as the main art but incorporate techniques from other Asian arts to develop a complete martial art system.

Classes:

  • Kids Martial Arts  — We teach our classes by combining drills and games that our young students enjoy. Just a few of the Taekwondo skills kids grasp are how to accomplish effective kicks, sweeps, blocks, and strikes;
  • Adult Martial Arts — All experience levels and ages are welcome and encouraged to enroll.

Instructor — Andrew Hahn, 8th degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do and a 6th degree Black Belt in Hapkido. He possess more than thirty years of teaching experience.

Master Hahn won a silver medal at the 1975 National AAU Tae Kwon Do Karate Championship and was Champion of the 1976 All American Invitational Karate Championships. He has been featured in Black Belt Magazine numerous times.

297 3rd Avenue
New York City, NY
212-242-5759
  • 23rd Street (1100 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 28th Street (1700 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 23rd Street (2000 ft) BMT Broadway
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2017.12.18
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Submission Grappling at Renzo Gracie Academy NYC Renzo Gracie Academy NYC 4 Photo

Programs:

  • Kids BJJ — Aimed at kids ages 6-15 yrs old, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Kids Program integrates physical education and self-defense technique with conditioning and skill-building games aimed at improving coordination, motor skills, agility and flexibility;
  • Fundamentals Program (Blue Belt) — This program is the first level for adults (over the age of 16) beginning their Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training. Class structure is formed around a warm-up, a lesson in technique and partner training to practice the technique from the lesson;
  • Advanced Program (Purple Belt) — The Advanced Curriculum is primarily focused on sports BJJ with the Gi and No-Gi Classes. If the student would like to train self-defense they may come to the fundamentals classes as well until the level of Blue belt is attained;
  • Master Program (Black Belt) — This program is built upon three different curriculums: BJJ, BJJ No-Gi, and BJJ for MMA. The student will consolidate his/her Jiu-Jitsu game and complete the path towards their Black belt;
  • Submission Grappling (BJJ No-Gi).

Instructors:

  • Prof. John Danaher;
  • Prof. Neiman Gracie;
  • Prof. Rafael Costa;
  • Prof. Rolles Gracie;
  • Prof. Magno Gama;
  • Prof. Max McGarr;
  • Prof. Igor Gracie;
  • Prof. Rafael "Sapo" Natal;
  • Prof. Harley Flanagan;
  • Mike Torriero (Wrestling Coach).
224 West 30th Street
New York City, NY
212-279-6724
  • 28th Street (600 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (900 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (1300 ft) IND 8th Av
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  • young men
  • young women
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2017.12.18
Muay Thai at Renzo Gracie Academy NYC Renzo Gracie Academy NYC 4 Photo

Classes:

  • Beginner — Through simple but effective 2-4 strike combinations, during 2-3 minute rounds, new students are introduced to our formula of consistency, pad work, combinations, tempo and most importantly safety;
  • Advanced — This class is a more intense version of the beginner class, still working within the same formula of consistent pad work, combinations, tempo and safety;
  • Mixed Level.

Instructors:

  • Joseph Sampieri (Head Instructor);
  • P.J. McMahon;
  • Mike McKee;
  • Elijah Clarke;
  • Jamie Crowder;
  • Joshua Brandenburg;
  • Lucas Noonan.
224 West 30th Street
New York City, NY
212-279-6724
  • 28th Street (600 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (900 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (1300 ft) IND 8th Av
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
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2017.12.18
Taekwondo at Professional Tae Kwon Do Professional Tae Kwon Do 1 Photo

Classes:

  • Peapod (age 3 to 5 years);
  • Children (age 6 to 10 years);
  • Teen & Family;
  • Adult & Sparring.

Instructors:

  • Master Her;
  • Instructor Alex.
553 2nd Avenue
New York City, NY
212-779-4444
  • 33rd Street (1700 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 28th Street (1800 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 23rd Street (2700 ft) IRT Lexington Av
Sport class for
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2017.12.19
Taekwondo at Yang Taekwondo Yang Taekwondo 1 Photo

All the of the instructors here received their Taekwondo training and dan ranking from Grandmaster Suk Jun Kim, a 9th degree blackbelt who continues to teach in Manhattan. Grandmaster Kim received his rank from General Choi Hong Hi, the founder of ITF Taekwondo and the creator of the 24 patterns we practice and teach.

201 East 34th Street
New York City, NY
212-213-8600
  • 33rd Street (1200 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 28th Street (2100 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Grand Central (2100 ft) IRT Flushing
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2017.12.25
Taekwondo at Empire Tae Kwon Do - Midtown West Empire Tae Kwon Do - Midtown West

Programs:

  • Little Tigers (2-5 years);
  • Children (5-12 years);
  • Teen (13-17 years);
  • Adult (18 years & up);
  • Private;
  • Sparring.
437 West 53 Street
New York City, NY
212-645-5821
  • 50th Street (1700 ft) IND 8th Av
  • 59th Street – Columbus Circle (2100 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 59th Street – Columbus Circle (2200 ft) IND 8th Av
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2018.04.17
Taekwondo at mpire Tae Kwon Do - Chelsea Empire Tae Kwon Do - Chelsea

Programs:

  • Little Tigers (2-5 years);
  • Children (5-12 years);
  • Teen (13-17 years);
  • Adult (18 years & up);
  • Private;
  • Sparring.
271 West 23 Street
New York City, NY
212-645-6611
  • 23rd Street (200 ft) IND 8th Av
  • 23rd Street (800 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 28th Street (1400 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
Sport class for
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2018.04.17
Taekwondo at Suk Jun Kim Taekwondo Suk Jun Kim Taekwondo 4 Photo

Grand Master Suk Jun Kim 9th dan is teaching all the classes, It's the house of discipline, the home of traditional Taekwon-Do and the school of self defense.

31 West 46th Street
New York City, NY
646-882-0062
  • 47th – 50th Streets Rockefeller Center (800 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Fifth Avenue (1200 ft) IRT Flushing
  • Grand Central (1500 ft) 42nd Street S
Sport class for
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2017.12.25
Taekwondo at SMS Tae Kwon Do SMS Tae Kwon Do

Our classes follow Olympic sports style and also include a comprehensive education in the tradition of the Ji Do Kwan including hand fighting, self-defense, grappling, sitting and other techniques.

Tae Kwon Do Belt rules and requirements, from white to black belt, including all required forms and self-defense techniques.

Grand Master — Kyung Sup Kim, 9th Dan.

146 West 29th Street
New York City, NY
212-268-4300
  • 28th Street (300 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 28th Street (1200 ft) BMT Broadway
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (1200 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
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Iaido at Byakkokan Dojo Byakkokan Dojo 1 Photo

Class is broken down in 3 aspects:

  • Kata is the practice of basics and forms;
  • Tameshigiri (or test cutting), in Toyama Ryu Batto Jutsu, is to test the cutting ability of the sword, gain experience in striking a solid object and improve timing, distance, angle and grip;
  • Gekken is free play or sparring. We use foam swords, but although they do use foam, they are not flexy or soft. They have a dense center and can do some damage and understand gekken is not for everyone.

Head teacher — Sang Kim sensei (6th Dan Renshi - Toyama Ryu ZNTIR, 6th Dan - US Battodo Federation, 4th Dan - Seizan Kai).

Assistant instructors:

  • Henry Kim — 3th Dan - ZNTIR, 3th Dan - US Battodo Federation, 2nd dan - Seizan Kai;
  • Dan Park — 3th Dan - ZNTIR, 3th Dan - US Battodo Federation, 2nd dan - Seizan Kai, 3th Dan - Kendo;
  • Kyle Kim — 3th Dan - ZNTIR, 3nd Dan - US Battodo Federation;
  • Zach Biesanz — 3th Dan - ZNTIR, 3th Dan - US Battodo Federation, 2nd dan - Aikido;
  • Kevin Raz — 3th Dan - ZNTIR, 3th Dan - US Battodo Federation;
  • Charles Choi — 3th Dan - ZNTIR, 2nd Dan - US Battodo Federation;
  • Ron Duponte.
4 West 18th Street
New York City, NY
000-000-0000
  • 14th Street (1000 ft) IND 6th Av
  • 14th Street – Union Square (1200 ft) BMT Broadway
  • Sixth Avenue (1200 ft) BMT Canarsie
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2018.02.16
Kendo at New York Kenshinkai Kendo New York Kenshinkai Kendo 1 Photo

All instructors are members of All US Kendo Federation and All Eastern US Kendo Federation:

  • Joshua Caroll Sensei, Kendo 6 dan;
  • Koichiro Sudo Sensei, Kendo 6 dan;
  • Kevin Yong Sensei, Kendo 6 dan;
  • Junko Inoue-Winters Sensei, Kendo 6 dan;
  • Madoka Wakaiki Sensei, Kendo 5 dan;
  • Shinichiro Fukui Sensei, Kendo 5 dan;
  • Donhun Lee Sensei, Kendo 5 dan;
  • Yoichiro Tsunoda Sensei, Kendo 5 dan.
500 8th Avenue
New York City, NY
917-626-5918
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (300 ft) IND 8th Av
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (1000 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • Times Square – 42nd Street (1600 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
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2018.02.17
Fencing at South Brooklyn Fencing South Brooklyn Fencing 1 Photo

Programs:

  • Mini-Musketeers — For 5 years old kids who have never fenced before. Classes are once a week 45 minutes;
  • Kids Beginner Class — For students (from 6 to 12 years old) who have never fenced before or are still working through the fundamentals;
  • Kids Intermediate Class — For students who have mastered the basics of fencing and are ready to begin more competitive training;
  • Kids Advanced Class;
  • Open Bouting — Experienced kids, juniors and adults are welcome;
  • Footwork Class — For kids and teens. Open to any students in group classes or enrolled as club members;
  • Adult Group Class;

  • Summer Camps.

211 21st Street
New York City, NY
929-337-8097
  • 23rd Street (1300 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Third Avenue (1800 ft) BMT Canarsie
  • 28th Street (2100 ft) IRT Lexington Av
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.02.19
Fencing at Fencers Club Inc. Fencers Club Inc. 1 Photo

All classes are taught by our Master Coaches who have earned Maestro degrees from internationally-acclaimed programs and who have extensive coaching experience with all levels of fencers, from beginners to Olympians.

Private lessons are approximately 20 minutes in length. Group classes are approximately 1.5 hours in length.

Summer Training Camp — Join Fencers Club’s Olympic and National-level coaching staff and our world-class athletes for an intensive training camp on the picturesque 400-acre campus of Berkshire School in southwestern Massachusetts. The camp is open to fencers of all levels and experience.

Master Coaches:

  • Alexey Cheremsky, Ukrainian State University of Physical Education and Sport. He was the National Team coach from 2000-2005. Alexey moved to the United States in 2006 and was named the Cadet and Junior National Team Coach in 2011. Many of Alexey’s students are nationally and internationally competitive. Among them are top-3 Junior world fencers, 7 NCAA medalists, and numerous US Cadet and Junior Team members;
  • Kornel Udvarhelyi, Hungarian Institute of Physical Education. As the Hungarian National Junior Epee Coach, his top student won the Cadet World Championship, Junior World Cup Championship, and a silver medal at the Junior World Championships. His American students have had similar success at the Cadet and Junior World Championships, as well as US National and NCAA Championships. He is a former US Women’s Epee National Team coach, and he coached one of his students, Kamara James, at the 2004 Olympic Games;
  • Boris Vaksman was awarded the title “Master of Sport” at the age of 17. One year later, Coach Vaksman became Ukrainian National Champion and Soviet Union Championship, both of which he went on to win 3 times by the age of 21. In total, Vaksman earned 56 medals in International and Soviet competitions between 1978 and 1983. After moving to the U.S. in 1989 he began his coaching career in New York. Since 2006 as Assistant Coach at St. John’s University, He has lead the Red Storm Fencing Team to one 3rd and three 2nd place NCAA finishes. His recent NCAA accolades include recruiting Ukrainian men’s epee fencer, Yevgeniy Karyuchenko, and coaching him to a 2014 Individual Championship title;
  • Eduard Elterman was born in Minsk, Belarus, and fenced on both the Cadet and Junior National Teams. Elterman came to the United States in 1989. 1989 - 1991 he was a foil coach at Blade Fencing Club in New York. He became the foil and epee coach for New York University, where he developed 12 NCAA All-Americans. Elterman joined the Fencers Club as a coach in 1991;

  • Simon Gershon, Kiev Institute of Physical Education. He was a coach of both the Ukrainian Men’s and Women’s Foil Squad and the Soviet Union Women’s Foil Team (Gold Medalists at the 1986 World Championships). Simon Gershon continues to develop students who achieve international results, including 2012 Olympians Miles Chamley-Watson and Nicole Ross. He was also a coach at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, and has served as the US National Men’s Foil Coach;

  • Irene Gershon, Kiev Institute of Physical Education. She was a Regional and Collegiate Coach in Ukraine and assistant coach at St. She supervises several youth developmental groups in addition to training many top men and women foilists at Fencers Club, including 2012 Olympians Miles Chamley-Watson and Nicole Ross. Miles was also the first US man to win an individual foil World Championship in 2013;

  • Mikhail Petin, Institute of Physical Education (Lviv, Ukraine). Since arriving in the United States, his top students have won a Silver Medal in Olympic Games (Beijing, 2008), 4 Gold and 4 Bronze Medals at the Junior and Cadet World Championships, as well as numerous international, national and NCAA Titles. Mikhail is a former U.S. National Women’s Foil Coach, and he was also awarded the 2003 Fencing Developmental Coach of the Year by the United States Olympic Committee;

  • Sean McClain & Alex Martin.

229 West 28th Street
New York City, NY
212-807-6947
  • 28th Street (500 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 23rd Street (1200 ft) IND 8th Av
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (1400 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
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2018.02.19
Kung-Fu at Chinese Kung-Fu Wu-Su Association Chinese Kung-Fu Wu-Su Association 1 Photo

Class begins with approximately 45 minutes of general exercise aimed at developing the strength, endurance and other skills. While this usually takes the form of calisthenics, emphasis is also given to flexibility, balance, concentration, breathing and coordination. The remaining 1 hour and 15 minutes is spent learning new techniques or refining old ones. Forms, meditation, practical applications and fighting are also covered.

Each class may be divided beginner, intermediate and advanced groups. Each of these is lead by a qualified instructor and each class is supervised by a senior instructor or Master.

Within 2 to 3 years, a student may be eligible to take the test for her or his first degree. The test takes approximately 7-8 hours to complete and is given once a year in two parts: written and physical. Satisfactory completion of this test earns the student the title of Assistant Instructor. A student may be eligible to test for her or his second degree 3 to 5 years after being awarded the first degree rank.

Masters:

  • Master Robert Thomas has been a member of the Chinese Kung-Fu, Wu-Su Association since 1974. Born in Queens and growing up in the Bronx, he began his training as a high school student. His training garnered him the discipline to work his way through college, while continuing to attain his present position of Kung-Fu, Wu-Su Master Instructor and Co-Director;
  • Master Oswald Rivera has been a member of the Chinese Kung-Fu, Wu-Su Association since 1973. He has been instrumental in bringing attention to the Association through his editorial and advertising efforts; writing for various publications such as Black Belt Magazine and Inside Kung-Fu;
  • Master Paul Johnson eventually attended the Queens Academy of Aeronautics, obtaining an Associate’s Degree in Aircraft Technology as well as several specialized licences in 1976. Since 1983 he has worked as a Car Inspector for the MTA. Paul joined the Chinese Kung-Fu, Wu-Su Association in 1974, studying alongside Master Robert Thomas;
  • Master Jerome Cook has been a member of the Chinese Kung Fu, Wu Su Association since 1968. Born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, he began his training during elementary school, practiced intermittently during high school and college, and returned to the Association after his university studies;
  • Master Luc Dorsinville began to experiment with weight training and sports including an informal introduction to Karate and Judo. In the late 1960’s however martial arts were outlawed in Haiti prematurely ending this first exposure to fighting systems. In 1984 he joined the Kung-Fu, Wu-Su Association. In 2010 Luc was awarded his Master Instructor title;
  • Master Sidney Camille joined the Kung-Fu, Wu-Su Association in August 1988. Sidney’s first formal introduction in the martial arts was at Brooklyn Technical High School where he was a member of the school’s Tai Kwon Do club. Later, while studying at Polytechnic University he learned some elements of Judo.
28 West 27th Street
New York City, NY
212-725-0535
  • 28th Street (400 ft) BMT Broadway
  • 23rd Street (1100 ft) IND 6th Av
  • 23rd Street (1300 ft) BMT Broadway
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2018.02.22
Kung Fu at Shaolin Kung Fu Training Center Shaolin Kung Fu Training Center 1 Photo

Utilizing the Shaolin Kung Fu tradition, incorporated with Cha’an Buddhism, the Shaolin Kung Fu Training Center uses no ranking or belt systems. Master Hengxin teaches there is no end point to a student's training, rather the potential for improvement is limitless.

Incstructors:

  • Shifu Hengxin (Shifu is Mandarin for Master) was introduced to martial arts at an early age when his uncle first brought him to the Songshan Shaolin Monastery. After years of training in Shaolin Martial Arts and philosophy under Shi Yanling, Shi Yanbo, Shi Yanzi and Shi Yansi, Shifu Hengxin attained the highest levels of Shaolin expertise. During the early 1990's, Shifu Hengxin toured the world with other members of the Shaolin Monastery in the Monk's delegation tours. In 1996, Shifu Since relocating to New York, Shifu Hengxin has appeared on the Discovery Channel, in magazines, and has participated in numerous demonstrations and seminars throughout the United States;
  • Shimu Arlene Y. Fan was born and raised in Hong Kong, where her childhood was surrounded by the Martial Arts influence. In 1999, Shimu Arlene, as a dedicated practitioner of Shaolin Kung Fu, entered the teaching side of the Art. As Director of the Center, Shimu’s primary goal was towards the development of a Teen and Youth program, where she can cultivate the mind and body early on in childhood. Her participation in many community services, performances and numerous cultural outreach programs has prompted the Y.M.C.A. to ask her to develop and oversee a Shaolin Kung Fu program involving our younger generation.
109 West 27th Street
New York City, NY
212-242-7308
  • 28th Street (700 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 28th Street (800 ft) BMT Broadway
  • 23rd Street (1200 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
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2018.02.22