Kids and Adult Classes. Toddler Tumbling. Martial Arts, Self Defense, Jujitsu. West Jordan, Utah.
Flying Tiger Academy Resume
My Martial Arts Resume
I have countless hours of informal training attending conferences and workshops all over the U.S. from many "Master Instructors" of many styles. More formally I have trained with instructors and received rank in:
What Parent's Say About Us
"We just wanted to thank you for your martial arts approach and philosophy of ‘creating a generation of Leaders’. [Our daughter] was one of 25 students that got invited to interview for the highest [college] scholarship awards. All three scholarships are looking for ‘leaders’." -Parent of two Black Belt Students
"My kids have been attending classes here for about five years and enjoy it very much. We recently moved to Alaska and they have been able to continue their studies and attend classes via Skype, which in my book is pretty cool." -Parent of a Jr. Black Belt, Green Belt, and Tiger Yellow Belt
"Thank you so much Sifu! I appreciate all of the wonderful things you've done for me that have led me to this point. I can't express how much you've been an influence on my life for the better." -18 Year Old, Black Belt Student
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Coach CW is our sparring and grappling coach. He started training in the martial arts in 1976 as a young kid, but because his family moved a lot, he had to start over as a white belt several times with new instructors. This gave him a wide variety of experience in the martial arts. He finally earned his 1st black belt in Kodokan Judo through his college instructors in 1994. Since then he has trained and earned ranks in the styles of Shodokan Karate, Tae Know Do, and Self Defense. Additionally, he has studied Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. Currently, he is a 2nd Degree Black Belt.
Here is some formal training he can recall:
Mr. CW also has a Bachelors degree in Business and a separate degree in Diesel Technology.
Sifu Sunny, our Head Instructor, has over 20 Yrs Martial Arts teaching experience and is ranked in multiple styles. She is a nationally certified Black Belt through Association of Women Martial Arts Instructors (AWMAI), an American Council on Martial Arts (ACMA) Certified Martial Arts Instructor, a former Federal Flight Deck Officer, a former Airline Pilot, and has a M.Ed in Education.
She started studying the martial arts in 1993 at the age of 11 years old. She initially studied a blended style of Kenpo Karate, but while striving to always become a better martial artist, she has also studied Kung Fu, Jujitsu, Muay Thai, Escrima, and Tai Chi. In 2001, after much diligent work, she was awarded her 1st black belt in Kenpo. In 2015, she earned her blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and is continually learning and training in the martial arts. She is currently a 4th Degee Black Belt.
She is a Certified Martial Arts Instructor through ACMA, and has been teaching the martial arts for the over 20 years, during which she has taught over 1000 students of all levels and ages. In 1999, she was the Head Instructor of the martial arts school where she initially trained, which at that time had around 300 active students weekly. In September 2005, she established Flying Tiger Self Defense with the goal of providing self defense and martial arts training to adults and youth. She has also taught nationally at conferences such as the Pacific Association of Women Martial Artists and training with the Association of Women Martial Arts Instructors.
Outside the martial arts, she has a degrees and extensive experience in the fields of Aviation, Business, and Education. She has a Masters degree in Education, is a Master certified Flight Instructor (aviation), and has a Bachelor's Degree in Business. Her goal as a martial arts instructor is to share her knowledge of the martial arts with others to hopefully better their lives.
Additional Certified Instructors
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Flying Tiger Self Defense
Phone: 801-997-0698 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Near 9000 S. & Redwood Road, West Jordan, Utah