US Junior Wushu Team Member
Wushu National & Int'l Champion
Wushu Southern Styles & Lion Dance
Wushu National & Int'l Champion
Wushu Southern & Northern Styles
US Kung Fu Team Member
Wushu International Champion
Coach Janel Tjiong was born in New York City, New York. Janel began her martial arts training in 2001 and has studied Wushu, Tai Chi, Shaolin Kung Fu, Hung Ga Kung Fu, and Tae kwon do. She is a recipient of the President’s Award for Educational Achievement.
COACH JANEL VIDEO
Coach Jared Tjiong was born in New York City, New York. Jared began his martial arts training in 2001 and has studied Wushu, Shaolin Kung Fu, and Tae Kwon Do.
Coach Patrick Cueto has been training martial arts since he was 13 years old. He has expertise in Wushu (Chinese martial arts), Karate, Taekwondo, and Sikaran. Coach Patrick is a national champion and certified professional instructor recognized by the Chinese Wushu Association and International Wushu Federation in Chengdu, China. He received his training from renown Wushu Masters – Zhang Xiao Peng (former Beijing Wushu team member), Vicky Ting, Tsing Tsong Tsai, Michael Co, and Jerome Calica.
Coach Patrick served as a Philippine National Team Coach from 2005 to 2015 and developed Wushu athletes who have become world champions in several categories including Straightsword (Jianshu), Spear (Qiang), Southern Staff (Nangun), and Southern Broadsword (Nandao). His expertise in international compulsory and optional routines for hand and weapons forms has guided Wushu-Kung Fu Fitness Center students to win highly competitive positions on the United States Wushu Team and numerous awards. Sifu Patrick has been invited to judge at major martial arts tournaments and perform at numerous master demonstrations.
Coach Patrick specializes in Long Fist, Southern Fist, Wushu Weapons, Duilian (fighting routines), Sparring, and Tai Chi Chuan.
SPARRING CLASS with Coach Patrick
every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Coach Sam Zhang has been training Kung Fu from an early age and mastering the Wing Chun (詠春) system under the lineage of the late Grandmaster Yip Man (業問) as Official Disciple and Instructor. He is also an instructor of Yang Style Tai Chi and Chen Style Tai Chi (陳氏太極) with expertise in Chen traditional long forms and weapons forms. Coach Zhang also has great passion for training and teaching Chinese Exotic Weapons including the Meteor Hammer (流星錘), Double Head Double Spear (雙頭雙槍), Bagua Deer Horn Swords (八卦子午鴛鴦鉞), Bagua Broadsword (八卦刀), and Kwan Dao (關刀). He has performed at numerous Master’s demonstrations and invited to be Judge at major Wushu - Kung Fu tournaments in the United States and abroad.
TUESDAY 8:00pm to 9:00pm
THURSDAY 8:00pm to 9:00pm
SATURDAY 10:00am to 11:00am
*Registration Required at Wushu-Kung Fu Fitness Center
TUESDAY 7:00pm to 8:00pm
SATURDAY 8:00am to 9:00am
COACH SAM ZHANG VIDEO
Dr. Henry McCann (馬爾博中醫博士) is a licensed doctor of acupuncture and Oriental medicine, and has practiced Asian martial arts and health preservation movement systems for over 30 years. Dr. McCann is a formal indoor disciple of Qigong and Taiji master Wang Fengming. His training includes the Daoist Taiji Stick and Ruler Neigong, Six Sounds for Nourishing Life practices (Six Healing Sounds), 24 Seasonal Node Daoyin, Chen Style Silk Reeling, and other classical and modern Qigong systems. Dr. McCann’s lineage of Daoist Neigong (Qigong) originated with the Song Dynasty sage Chen Tuan and was transmitted to the modern period by Hu Yaozhen, one of the most prominent exponents of Qigong in the 20th century.
Dr. McCann began his martial arts training in 1982 with Okinawan Karate, and has a 3rd degree black belt in Isshinryu, a 3rd degree black belt in Kobayashi (Shorin) Ryu, and a 2nd degree black belt in Ryukyu Kempo. He trained at the Kyudokan while living in Okinawa from 1995-1996. After his initial expertise in Okinawan systems, Dr. McCann studied Chinese Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan), starting with Yang family Taiji under Chu Gin Soon (1996-2001), and then transitioned to Hunyuan Chen Style Taiji. In 2014 Dr. McCann became a 12th generation lineage holder of Chen Style Taijiquan and a 3rd generation lineage holder of Hunyuan Chen Style Taijiquan.
In addition to Qigong and martial arts, Dr. McCann has practiced traditional Chinese medicine for 16 years. He is a well-known teacher of Chinese medicine who lectures regularly throughout the United States and abroad, and has taught in Ireland, Germany, Austria, Holland and Indonesia. Dr. McCann is a faculty member of the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (NYC) and the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (Portland). He has written numerous scholarly articles and textbooks on Asian medicine. Dr. McCann is the director of the Institute for Classical Asian Medicine, and maintains a private practice in Madison, NJ.
Saturday 8:00am - 9:00am
Monday 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Hunyuan Tai Chi
Saturday 9:00am - 10:00am
Monday. 8:00pm - 9:00pm
*Registration Required at Wushu-Kung Fu Fitness Center
Coach Eddy Martell was born in New Jersey and grew up with a strong passion for martial arts and computers. He attended Passaic County Technical - Vocational High School and New Jersey Institute of Technology where he studied Computer Science and Computer Engineering.
Eddy's martial arts training began in 1990. He trained in Hapkido and Tae Kwon Do under the tutelage of Sa Bom Nim Jose Nacarrato at a private Han Moo Kwan school. Eddy was introduced to kung fu in 1992 and began training under the guidance of Sifu Pedro Cepero Yee at Yee's Hung Ga Kung Fu Academy. In addition to Hung Ga Style kung fu, Eddy has expertise in traditional Chinese Lion Dance and currently teaches the lion dance class at the Wushu - Kung Fu Fitness Center. Chinese lion dance is performed during Chinese New Year celebrations, business grand openings, kung fu demonstrations, and other special events.
Saturday 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Saturday 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Coach Annie Shen has been training martial arts with Wushu-Kung Fu Fitness Center since she was eight years old. She also trained Wushu at the East China Jiaotong University (ECJU) as part of an on-going partnership and exchange program between ECJU and WKFFC. Prior to Wushu, Coach Annie danced ballet for four years. Her training includes Long Fist, Snake Fist, Straight Sword, Spear, and Chain Whip.
COACH ANNIE'S VIDEO
Coach Henry McCann Jr started training at the Wushu-Kung Fu Fitness Center at the age of seven. He also studied Taijiquan at the 20th International Chen Style Hunyuan Taijiquan and Neigong Seminar in Hangzhou, China. Coach Henry is an active member of our Lion Dance and Demonstration Teams. His training includes Long Fist, Straight Sword, Spear, Xingyi Quan, Double Dagger, Nunchaku, Taiji Quan, Taiji Jian (Straight Sword), and Push Hands. Aside from martial arts, Coach Henry is an accomplished musician who plays guitar, clarinet, and saxophone.
COACH HENRY'S VIDEO
Coach Jenny Tjiong was born and raised in Manila, Philippines. She attended Jose Rizal College High School and New York University. Jennifer began her martial arts training in 1998 and has studied Wushu, Shaolin Kung Fu, Hung Ga Kung Fu, Tai Chi Quan and Taekwondo.
Eleven time gold medalist in state, national, and international martial arts tournaments for hand forms and weapons.
USAWKF Wushu Team Coach at the 2017 7th World KungFu Championships in Emeishan, China.
Judge - University Wushu Games (2015 to Present)
Karate Tournament Of Champions Nationals (2012 to Present)
“Each One, Teach One Martial Arts Tournament”
NYC Department of Parks & Recreation
Arnold Schwarzenegger Martial Arts Festival (2011)
Certified and Licensed Zumba Instructor (2015 to Present)
Inside Kung-Fu Magazine 2007 Competitor of the Year and Hall of Fame inductee
The first Filipina to be awarded these honors in the magazine’s 35-year history.
Inside Kung-Fu Magazine 2007 Calendar – Ms. December
3rd Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo
World Taekwondo Federation Certified Instructor and Referee
Profiled in Inside Kung-Fu Magazine September 2006 issue.
Nominated Ms. Philippines USA 2006 by the Federation of Philippine Societies.
Filipina Women’s Network (FWN) 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the United States
Coach Allen Tjiong was born and raised in New York City, New York. He received his BA from Columbia University and MA from New York University. Allen grew up with a strong interest in martial arts and following his father, Tjiong Wing Tak, began training at the early age of ten years old. He was further inspired by the legendary Bruce Lee - a close family friend who starred in movies with Allen’s mother, “Yan-Yan”, when they were child stars in Hong Kong.
Allen has trained in three styles of kung fu (Wing Chun, White Crane, and Pak Mei / White Eyebrow System) and Shotokan Karate. He is a gold and silver medalist at the US International Kuoshu Championships, USA Wushu–Kung Fu Nationals, Wong Fei Hung All Kung-Fu Championships, Tiger Claw National Elite Championships, and the Disney Martial Arts Festival.
Four time gold medalist and 1 time silver medalist in national, and international martial arts kung fu and karate tournaments for hand forms.
Inducted into Action Martial Arts Magazine 2012 Hall of Honors for “Outstanding Achievements in the Martial Arts” award.
Judge - Arnold Schwarzenegger Sports Festival
Karate Tournament of Champions
NYC Department of Parks and Recreation
JET LI RINGS NYSE CLOSING BELL
ARRANGED BY ALLEN TJIONG
Coach Allen Tjiong was honored today to meet with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach at the inauguration ceremony announcing the creation of a new fitness and recreation center at the United Nations Headquarters generously sponsored by the IOC. Coach Allen, a United Nations official, has devoted great effort supporting Wushu to become an official Olympic sport and expressed to President Bach that Wushu's acceptance would generate even more excitement in the Games while promoting peace, friendship, and health through martial arts.
In 2011, Coach Allen organized/hosted the New York City visit by the China World Champion Wushu Team, officials of the Chinese Wushu Association and International Wushu Federation, and international action star JET LI. The delegation's visit to New York City was to celebrate the 40th anniversary of China’s membership in the United Nations and included a Wushu performance in the UN General Assembly (Wushu in UN - Peace, Friendship, and Health), an award ceremony with New York City officials emphasizing martial arts for health and fitness, and a visit to the New York Stock Exchange highlighted by Jet Li’s Closing Bell ceremony which focused worldwide media attention on Wushu’s efforts to become an Olympic sport.
A SCENE FROM THE MOVIE
A SCENE FROM THE MOVIE
紅線女 "HUNG SIN NUI" (SITTING)
SALLY "YAN-YAN" TJIONG (LEFT)
BRUCE LEE (KNEELING)
DAD (TJIONG WING TAK)
BRUCE LEE'S LETTER
TO MY MOTHER