Next Tournament - October 19, 2013
We are proud to announce that the next Mid-America Martial Arts Championship will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the
Sifu Ray HIldreth
Six Elbows Kung Fu - October 19th (Saturday) @ 8:30 am
Little Buddha form & self-defense with elbow techniques
Master Chun Sit began his study of the martial arts in 1968, at the age of 18. Master Sit specializes in Wu Taijiquan, Six Elbows (southern) Gong Fu and a rare internal style called Tai Hui.
Push Hands - October 19th (Saurday) @ 8:30 am
Master Elaine Waters began Tai Chi in 1976 and has trained with many notable Tai Chi Masters. Master Waters is a three time National Tai Chi Champion and in 1990, as a member of the U S team, Elaine traveled to Taiwan where she won first place and became an International Push Hands Champion.
Mid America ICMAC 2012 - Tournament Report
On October 13, 2012, the
Mid- America Championships in Tulsa, Oklahoma, held at the Hick Community Center and hosted by Sifu Ray HIldreth, brought together competitors from several states.
The tournament featured Traditional and Modern Wu Shu, Internal Styles, Fixed Step Push Hands, Restricted Step Push Hands, Continuous Sparring and Sanda.
Judges who helped at the event are listed by category. Internal: Jim Truster, Joyce Gossom, Hilda Patterson, Christophe Clarke, Chun Man Sit. External: Tien Tran, Truman Maxey, Steven Lee, Wade Blevins, Rick Thomas, Eric Gesinski, Phillip Post, Jason Creel, Tony Timmer, Nick Givens, Johnny Atkinson.
Sifus who sent students to the event are listed below: Christophe Clarke, Jessie Garcia, Nick Givens, Tom Gohring, Shi Xing Hao, Ray Kellison, Thomas Longacre, Minghan Luo, Herb Parran, Earl Portnoy, Phillip Post, Chun Man Sit, Rick Thomas, Tony Timmer, Chris Vester, Scott Winokur, J. K. Wong, Grace Wu, Xiaoping Wu, Henry Poo Yee.
Sifu Hildreth extends his appreciation to everyone who supported the event. Look for information about the 2013 event to be posted soon!
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