Sifu Manuel Marquez

Board Member

Primary styles: Northern Shaolin, Southern 5 Families & 5 Animals, Seven Star Praying Mantis, Tai Chi Praying Mantis, Chen & Yang Tai Chi & Xiaoyao Systems. Teachers: Kam Yuen, Ark Yuey Wong, Stephen Tang, Zhu Tian Cai, Wen Mei Yu, Hao Xinlian, Shi De Qian, Brendan Lai, Che Cheng Chiang, & Rick Wing. I opened my first school on my own in 1987 and then had several schools after that, so for 32 years I have been helping the community to learn about Chinese Martial Arts for health and self-defense so this year is my 49th year training in various styles to become one in the future with my training. Titles: Competing in the World Championships 10 times and competing in the USA since 1971, becoming a State & National Champion. Working on TV & Cable Shows from Kung Fu the Legend Continues, Inside Pitch, Kung Fu for Health, Good Day LA, Talents of the Stars. For Movies from Blade, Kung Fu Panda 1 & 2, Paper Dragons. Performing at the Los Angeles Golden Dragon Parade, Lotus Festival, Long Beach Dragon Boat Races. Internal: Qigong, Nei Gung, Deep Tissue Massage, Moxibustion, Cupping, Herbs, Medicines & Sports Therapy.