San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
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The search is on for the next KSF Warrior! There has been a long line of now well-known and famous UFC and Pro MMA fighters who started out as KSF/US Open Challenge Champions, such as Cung Le, PattrickBarry, Scott Sheeley and Melvin Guillard, among others.
Sanshou fighting competitions began with Grand Master Shi DeRu (Shawn Liu) back in the early 1990's. Martial artists will have the opportunity to express and test their skills in a positive sportsmanship atmosphere. Patrons will have this unique opportunity to witness this ancient art. The full day event will consist of Kung Fu/TaiChi forms, weapons and light contact competitions as well as continuous light sparring. The evening event will feature high level Kung Fu performances and SanDa competitions.
The challenge will give every amateur Martial Artists and light contact competitors a platform to test their courage, skills, and their confidence of their self-protection abilities but also good fighting experience and training opportunities to improve their skills. Those who win in this competiton will have the opportunity to go on to compete in China as a part of the National and International team.
The event is organized by KSF (Kung Fu Sanshou Federation) and sponsored by Shaolin Chan Foundation. KSF is part of SCF (Shaolin Chan Foundation), a registered 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization promoting martial arts events world-wide.
SCF is operated under Shaolin World Federation to promote and carry out the Chan (Zen) Arts Teachings & Chan Way of Living to include Chan philosophy, Chan meditation, Tai Gong for Healing, Chan Nutrition, Fine Arts, Music and internal and external Gong Fu (Kung Fu) to preserve the art and culture of the Shaolin Chan Gong Fu around the world. Establish Shaolin Chan Philosophy and Culture and Gong Fu athletes’ networks world wide
Disclaimer: Event end time will depend on the number of matches and competitors registered.
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The Shaolin Institute is a martial arts school based on traditional Shaolin teachings and techniques in Kung Fu, Sanshou (kickboxing) and Taiji under the direction of Grand Master Shi Deru, 31st generation Shaolin grandmaster.