Shuai Chiao Kungfu Club at The Ohio State University (return)
OSU Kungfu Club Events: 2010 - 2006
Chi-Hisu D. Weng, founder of the OSU
November 11th, 2010: Dr. Weng
accepts a gift watch from Taiwan's President Ma
as a token of his selection as a recipient of the Chinese Martial Arts
Award in the
16th Global Chinese Culture and Arts Awards ceremony in Taipei.
Dr. Weng received the award in recognition of his tireless promotion of
culture and tradition through the martial arts of Tai Chi and Shuai
Autumn 2010 Shuai Chiao Kungfu Club
Held at the OSU RPAC
building, Thursday, November 18th, 2010
Congratulations to Sean Duffy,
5th Chieh; Amir Ahmed, 4th Chieh; Marya Barrios, 5th Chieh; and
Fabricio Castellano, 5th Chieh.
And special thanks to Sifu Raymond Trepanier and Sifu Tammy Lake for
serving on the Belt Test Committee.
to all the
Martial Arts Clubs
and the RPAC Staff
at the RPAC
Thursday, Sept. 23th
Tan-Tui Kungfu and
Tang Soo Do Rope Technique Seminars: August 14th, 2010
Master Mark Holtman of Buckeye Tang Soo Do, and Master Mike Grigsby of
the Shuai Chiao Kungfu Club
presented back-to-back Tan-tui and Tang Soo Do Rope Technique seminars
for members of both Clubs.
Chen Tai Chi Master Jeff Radcliff leads a Chen Tai Chi
Ohio ComFest 2010, Saturday, June 26th
OSU Sifu Mike Grigsby is
instructed by Master Radcliff
OSU RecSports Department Sport Club Banquet and Awards Ceremony
Sunday, May 23rd, 2010
Shuai Chiao Kungfu Club members share a table with the OSU Judo Club
Annual Great Lakes
Kung-Fu Championships and Shuai Chiao Nationals
Saturday, April 24th, 2010
Congratulations to all participants for a
thanks to Tournament Director Sifu John Ervin, and to Mr. James Van
Doren and the Case Western Kung Fu Club for the venue.
Sweidan scores in a
hard-fought match against
Canadian Jerret Hansen
Shuai Chiao Nationals
at Case Western University
April 24th, 2010
OSU Shuai Chiao Kungfu Club Team Attends the GLKF Shuai Chiao Nationals
Our six-man team had only
one previous fighter at the GLKF: Husam Sweidan, who took 2nd place in
the Middleweight division.
Club President Amir Ahmed
placed 4th in the Middle-Heavyweight division.
Club Team members prepare mentally and physically for Combat
Come join us
and develop your own "mad skills" in kungfu!
Congratulations to OSU Club
Members who participated
in the 2010, 34th
Battle of Columbus Chinese Martial Arts Division
Team members took home a 1st, two 2nds, and a 3rd place
in the Moving Push Hands and Sanshou Divisions, Saturday, March 20th,
throwing his opponent.
dominated through most of the match and took First Place
in the Push Hands Middleweight Division
Duffy in his first match against an experienced opponent forced a third
round, and scored a maximum four-point throw before being edged out on
in his second match, won on points.
Ga Master and Referee Mike Barry
raises Sean Duffy's hand as BOC Push Hands Lightweight
Division Second Place winner.
Grigsby pressing on Tim Hwang.
Master Hwang easily won this match with his superior push hands skill
nice, clean, counter-throw,
James came back to win on
points and take second place in the Heavyweight Division.
Battle of Columbus
Heavyweight Push Hands
First Place Winner,
Sweidan competed in the
Battle of Columbus Chinese Sanshou Middleweight Division
a very strong start, with a blitz of punches and a powerful throw,
Husam was eventually overcome by this experienced opponent's skill and
stamina, but took 2nd Place in his Sanshou
Lincoln Tower Demo for
Chinese New Year
thanks to our fellow martial artists of the Buckeye Tang Soo Do Club,
joined with the OSU Shuai Chiao Kungfu Club to put on a demonstration
and offer free self-defense lessons to the Lincoln Tower dorm residents
on February 17th, 2010.
Club Winter Belt Test -- February 11th, 2010
Amir Ahmed (5th Chieh), Mike Hall (4th Chieh) and Husam Sweidan (2nd
Our Congratulations to
Cupertino's Charles Lin
Inside Kung-fu Magazine's
2010 Competitor of the Year
Check out the February
Kung-fu (vol.38, #2)
Trained at Dr. Chi-hsiu Weng's Cupertino Kung-fu Club,
Charles is the first Shuai Chiao Competitor to be so honored!
Photo by Ann Ly
the eventual winner in
Taizhou, China, in late 2007 Charles took 3rd
place, pushing the USA Team to 4th place overall
Finishing in 4th place in his
first appearance at the 2005
Great Lakes Kung-Fu and Shuai Chiao Nationals,
Charles rapidly ascended the divisions and places.
Photos by Mike
Push Hands Class at the Chinese Martial Arts Center November 29th, 2009
Special thanks to
Master Shie-Ming Hwang and Sifu Timothy Hwang for instructing our Club
Thanks to the RPAC Staff
who made our
2009 Year of the Ox
Shuai Chiao Kungfu
a successful event!
Held in the RPAC Building on
The Ohio State University campus
And our Thanks to all competitors, officials, and guests.
Year of the Ox Tournament Results
We welcome our new Club President for Fall, 2009
The Shuai Chiao Kungfu Club at
OSU Presents a Tan Tui Kungfu Seminar
Sunday, August 30th, 2009
OSU Shuai Chiao Head Instructor
Mike Grigsby, President Andrew Malonis, and President-elect Amir Ahmed
Presented two hours of Tan Tui forms and applications to the
instructors and advanced students of the
Buckeye Tang Soo Do Club
~~ World Tai Chi and Chi
Gung Day ~~
Saturday, April 25th, 2009
And around the world:
OSU Lantern article on the Shuai Chiao Kungfu Club:
OSU Lantern Video
print article is also available in the Lantern Online:
Check out extra action Club
photos from Lantern photographer
Shuai Chiao Club Winter
January 20th, 2009
Malonis, Travis Stoy,
Our thanks to black belt
Raymond Trepanier and 1st Chieh Jaron Bernstein
for being on the testing committee.
Club Alumnus, Gavin Max, visits OSU
Instructors Jack Chuang (Left) and Mike Grigsby (Right)
With Club Alumnus (1994!) Gavin Max, of Chicago
Weekend in San Francisco
Was Saturday and Sunday, August 2nd, 3rd, 2008
Photo from E. Chen, www.shuaijiaonation.com
Full Results, click here...
Kungfu Clinic Presented for the Buckeye Tang Soo Do Club
August 3rd, 2008
Kungfu Club Instructor Mike Grigsby with Buckeye Tang Soo Do Instructor
Marker and BTSD members
OSU Kungfu Club Head Instructor Mike Grigsby presented a two-hour
Kungfu seminar for the Buckeye Tang Soo Do Club on August 3rd, 2008.
founder of Tang Soo Do, Hwang Kee, studied Tan-tui kungfu and other
Chinese styles which he incorporated, along with Okinawan and the
martial arts, into his eclectic Tang Soo Do (literally, "Chinese Hand")
The Grandmaster of our school of Shuai Chiao, Ch'ang Tung
also an eclectic martial artist, and had passed down his knowlege and
of the Tan-tui forms. It was a pleasure and honor to help
knowlege of this Northern Chinese Muslim form of kungfu to other
martial artists of the modern era.
practical application of the Tan-tui number Four
Shuai Chiao Club Picnic: June 21st, 2008
to Club VP Sugumar Murugesan for promoting our picnic and boomerang
Quarter, 2008, Shuai Chiao Club Belt Test
Congratulations to our three new 5th Chieh (Green)
and two new 4th Chieh (Green/Blue) belts.
Special thanks to Club
Alumnus Elek Karnai, and black belts Tamera Lake and Jack Chuang for
being on the Testing
Steve Feldman, Andrew Malonis, Travis
Stoy, Husam Sweidan, Michael Hall, Mike Grigsby,
Elek Karnai, Tamera Lake, Jack Chuang
Club VP Sugumar Murugesan, photo support by Thomas Seeber
OSU Club Sends a Team to the USSA Shuai Chiao Nationals
April 19th, 2008
The Shuai Chiao Kungfu Club
at The Ohio State University
sent a three man team to the USSA
Shuai Chiao Nationals at the Great
Lakes Kungfu Tournament at
Case Western Reserve University
in Cleveland, Ohio
None of the team members had any previous tournament experience.
Despite this, our two Green Belts,
Husam Sweidan and Tom Seeber
both placed 3rd in their divisions.
OSU Club President Andrew Malonis
in his first match has opponent John Wedow
lightly dodge an attempted technique,
as referee Tim Braun observes.
~Photo by Michael Hall
OSU Club Safety Officer Husam Sweidan
soundly defeats Samuel Hai, 10-0.
Husam lost only to the eventual first place
winner, international competitor and
Shuai Chiao black belt, Charles Lin.
by Michael Hall
OSU Heavyweight Thomas Seeber
brings down young Justin Eafford
after lifting him up to chest-height
with the Shuai Chiao "embracing" throw.
by Michael Hall
OSU Club Head Instructor
Mike Grigsby referees a hard-fought match.
Chris Genet (left) finished 3rd and Matt Gelfand (right) 2nd
in the 196 to 215 lb division.
View a video of this Match at:
by Michael Hall
We welcome our new Shuai Chiao
Kungfu Club President for 2008
Chiao Kungfu Club Belt Test
November 29th, 2007
Seeber, Steve Feldman,
Joseph Belisle, Sugumar
Murugesan, Mike Grigsby, Raymond Trepanier
Shuai Chiao Kungfu Club at OSU held a belt test on November 29th, 2007.
Five Club members were elevated in rank:
Safety Officer Husam Sweidan, 5th Chieh; Tom
Seeber, 5th Chieh;
Treasurer Steve Feldman, 5th Chieh; President Joseph Belisle,
Vice-President Sugumar Murugesan, 3rd Chieh.
Our thanks to Club Alumnus Elek Karnai (1992-1995) and 9th Teng Black
Belt Raymond Trepanier
for officiating in the United States Shuai-Chiao Association
Belt Test Committee
Chiao Mini-Camp at OSU, October 27th, 2007
(Daniel) Weng and the President
of the United States Shuai-Chiao Association, Jan-yu Weng
Shuai Chiao Club President
Joseph Belisle and
presented an all-day international tournament training seminar and
"Mini-Camp" at OSU. Members of
the Shuai Chiao Kungfu Club at OSU and Shuai
Chiao students from all over Ohio attended the RPAC event.
The highlighted participants: Ernest Smoot, Krisanne Litinas, Jamie Van
Doran, Krista Curtner, and Ian Donovan
were selected for the USA Shuai Chiao Team that competed in
Shanghai,China, in late November 2007.
The USA Team took 4th place -- the highest placing non-Chinese Team!
All of these participants at the Mini-Camp studied with Dr.
Weng at OSU over twenty years ago!
Club Treasurer Steve Feldman work on some
of the basic hand entry techniques.
It gets much harder when
actually try to throw someone!
Dr. Weng shows hand
technique control on
Instructor Raymond Trepanier
USSA President Jan-yu Weng
shows OSU Club Vice-
President Sugumar Murugesan basic entry technique.
The 2007 AAU Chinese Martial Arts Division
and Tai Chi National Championships
Was completed Saturday September 8, 2007
At the Brushy Creek Community Center - Austin,
Competitors and Officials of the AAU 2007 Shuai
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video clip of Grandmaster Ch'ang
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Lakes Kung Fu Championships, USSA Shuai Chiao Nationals -- April 21st,
and thanks to all competitors and officials at the Great Lakes Kung Fu
USSA Shuai Chiao Nationals Tournament held April 21st, 2007
here for Full Results...
Pre-Nationals Workout Hosted by OSU Shuai Chiao Kungfu Club
On March 29th Master
Matt Mollica and Ho-I students joined Sifu Mike Grigsby and members of
Shuai Chiao Kungfu Club at OSU for a special pre-tournament workout
before the 2007 GLKFC
to Club Members tested for Belt Rank, June 1st, 2006
Kyle Kelly, 4th Chieh
Tim Goytowski, 1st Chieh Jaron
Bernstein, 1st Chieh Sugumar Murugesan, 4th Chieh
-- Special thanks to test committee Black Belt Instuctors
Tamera Lake and James Mattox --
Special Thanks to
all Participants in the
2006 Great Lakes Kungfu
Shuai Chiao Club President Kyle Kelly Places at
2006 Great Lakes Shuai
Chiao Kungfu Nationals
competitor She-Peng Weng dominates
in the last match of the division.
Kyle Kelly takes 3rd Place
2006 GLKF Shuai Chiao Nationals
OSU Shuai Chiao Club members
"Strategies for Advanced Tournament Fighting"
by Dr. Daniel Weng, held March 30, 2006
at the Ho-I Martial Arts Academy
Park Ave., Columbus, OH 43214
The Shuai Chiao
Kungfu Club at The Ohio State University (return)