Martial Arts Resume: Part-time work to share Tai Chi and Qigong to those with health issues, and those who want to increase health and strength, for sports competitions, and/or spiritual cultivation.
Full Time Oracle Database Administrator and IT professional: Network Engineer. National Industries for the Blind, 2012- Current.
Virginia University of Oriental Medicine Enrolled in a Oriental Medicine Master’s program. Fairfax Va.
Virginia Commonwealth University Bachelor of Fine Arts: (VCU) 1996.
Northern Virginia Community College- classes in Graphic Arts, Web Design, Computer Technology.
Microsoft Certified Professional: 2000 Workstation and Server.
Comptia Certifications: A+ Certification, Network+ Certification.
Qi Elements School of Massage: Swedish/Deep Tissue, Reiki Level 2 with Sifu Nancy Bloomfield. Passed National Examination.
Yang Family Taijiquan member since 2003. Ranked Level 3: Gold Eagle.
Yongnian Taijiquan Yang Taijiquan Certifications from Shanghai Branch of – Grandmaster Fu Zhong Wen 1992-1995.
Goulin Qigong Certification from Coach Xu Qigong Institute.
Massage Therapist and Body worker License with Virginia Board of Nursing- 2006-2013. Combatsportsmassage.com
Black Sash Level: 3- Omei Wushu and Shaolin Kung Fu school Modern and Traditional Wushu and Taijiquan- Sifu Lu Xiao Ling 2002
Combat Sports Training: Level 3 Northern Virginia Mixed Martial Arts Academy – Boxing, Muay Thai, and San ShouSanDa Fight Team- 2007-2012.
Experience: Started Martial arts in 1989
President VCU Martial Arts Club 1994-1995. Taught 24 Taijiquan, Tui Shou (sensing), and Applications. Organized demos and seminars: Judo Club, Aikido Club, 18 Taiji Qigong with Sifu He Weiqi.
Secretary/Treasurer: Richmond Va. Chapter of Yongnian Taiji Association- 1994-1996, Sifu He Weiqi
U.S Delegation member to study and compete in Mainland China at the International Wushu Festival Shanghai China. 1994 and 1996.
Member in support for the Chinese Physical Cultural Heritage and “Spirit of Competition” Organizations: United States Chinese Koushu Federation (USCKF), “A Taste Of China” (AToC) All Taijiquan Championships , United Stated Wushu Kungfu Federation (USAWKF), United States Wushu Union (USWA), United States Chin Woo/Taiji Legacy. 1993 to present
Richmond Parks and Recreation-1994-1996 Assistant Coach for Children Wushu and Adults Taijiquan with Sifu Weiqi He.
Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation-1996-1997 Head Coach Adults Taijiquan.
Dragon Martial Arts Academy-1996-1997 Head Coach Adults Taijiquan- Virginia Beach.
Virginia Beach Martial Arts center- 1997-1998 Head Coach children’s Wushu and Adults Taijiquan
Teacher’s Assistant: Sifu Zhou Jinhua Seminars 1999-2001 Dragon Martial Arts Academy, Virginia Beach
Hope Chinese School. Fairfax Virginia 2001-2003 Head Coach: Childrens Wushu
Assistant Coach and Sash Test Judge- Omei Wushu School- 2002-2003, Fairfax, Virginia.
Hope Chinese School- University of Maryland Chapter- Assistant to Coach Zhang Anji. 2003
Assistant Trainer Qi Elements School of Taiji, Qigong, and Massage. Sifu Nancy Bloomfield and Roger Blough. 2004-2006
2007-2010:Massage Therapist for Fighters and Staff at Northern Virginia Mixed Martial Arts (Novamma.com).Pro fighters: Lloyd Irvin, Dave Kaplan, Jeff Ruth, Ryan Hall, Derek Sierra, and more.
Kids Instructor at Novamma: Muay Thai, Brazilian Jujitsu, Judo, and Boxing for kids.2010-2011
Mainstreet Crossfit Head instructor: Boxing and Muay Thai at .2010-2012.
1993 and 1994 Richmond’s Children’s Festival- Yang Taiji and Taiji sword.
1995- Chinese Spring Festival- Virginia Commonwealth University.
1995- VCU Intercultural Festival
1995- Taste of China Opening Ceremony- Group Yang Taiji sword .
1995-Richmond Health Awareness Day, Byrd park. 5/95
1995- Taiji reunion performance. Humphrey Calder community center, Richmond Virginia.
1996- Taste of China Masters demo- Richmond team- Yang taijiquan.
1997- Virginia Beach Recreation Center Open house- Changquan and Yang Taiji demonstration.
1998- Omei wushu school 4th of July festival wushu and taijiquan demonstration, National Mall, Washington D.C.
1998- Chinese New Year- Year of Dragon wushu and taijiquan demonstration, Omei wushu team, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.
1999- Chinese New Year of Rabbit- Omei Wushu School performance. Northern Virginia Community College, Fairfax Virginia, Annandale campus.
2001- Chinese Year of Snake- Omei Wushu School performance. Northern Virginia Community College-Fairfax Virginia Annandale campus.
2001- Omei wushu school 4th of July festival wushu and taijiquan demonstration, National Mall, Washington D.C.
2001- Omei wushu school- USA/China Adopted Children’s Festival, Chinese Embassy, Washington, D.C.
2002- “Ode to Peace” US and China relations celebration. National Mall, Washington, D.C.
2002- ‘End of school year’ performance, Hope Chinese School, Fairfax High school.
2003- USAWKF Nationals Opening Ceremony- group 24 Yang taijiquan, Fairfax Virginia.
2003- End of Year performance, Hope Chinese School, Fairfax High school.
2004- Spring performance at Camelot Elementary, Fairfax Va.
2004- “The Walk for Life” Cancer fundraiser. Demonstration of Goulin qigong for Cancer. George Mason University in Fairfax,Va.
1997 to present: Web designer-
Administrator at IMAcombatforum.com
IMA Fighter Hall of Fame
2004: U.S. Wushu Union E-Zine. Articles: Li Ying, Beijing Wushu Professional. IMAC, International Martial Arts Competition.
First competition medal- 3rd place Cheng Man Ching form in Shanghai China 1994. Our team got 2nd place in Group 24 form.
“A Taste of China”- 1994-a fifth place in Bagua at Winchester Virginia.
United States Chinese Koushu Federation (USCKF) Medals early 1990′s- Yang Taiji form and Tui Shou (push hands)
1994-third placing in taiji push hands – Kuoshu tournament- Baltimore Maryland.
1996 Shanghai China- gold for baguazhang, silver in Yang taijiquan and taiji broadsword, and bronze for xingyi and team received a gold for group yang taiji.
Shanghai 1996 International Competition-first gold medal.
1996-5th placings in Yang taiji and Chen style and a 6th place in baguazhang- Taste of China- Winchester Virginia
1996- 3rd in Chen taijiquan, second in baguazhang and a second in xingyi.quan- Koushu- Baltimore Maryland .
1998 USAWKF Nationals tournament were two fourth places: in Yang taijiquan and Baguazhang, 3rd place push hands. Baltimore Maryland.
1999 Taste of China- 4th place 42 Taijiquan and 4th place Baguazhang, 3rd place push hands.
2000-USAWKF Nationals resulted in a 3rd place Intermediate Changquan, 3rd place Yang Taiji saber, and 5th place Yang Taijiquan- Baltimore Maryland.
2001- USA team trials- 42 taijiquan, 42 taijisword, wushu spearplay- Baltimore Maryland.
Taiji Legacy and Chin Woo championships 2002- Gold- Taijiquan, 2 silver and for wushu sword and taiji sword, 2 bronzes wushu spear and taijispear. – Dallas, Texas.
2002- 2nd in wushu straight sword, 3rd in Yang taiji and 3rd in other taiji forms. US wushu Union Nationals-Orlando Florida.
2003 USAWKF Nationals-2nd place in 42 taijiquan and 3rd in Taiji weapon, 4th in wushu straightsword and 4th in taijisword, Fairfax Virginia.
2003 – 2nd in taiji spear, 4th in 42 sword, 5th in 42 taiji and taiji saber Wushu Union Nationals, Pittsburg Pennsylvania.
2004- IMAC (International Martial Arts Competition)1st place Yang Taijiquan, 1st place Yang Taiji sword. 1st Place Other taijiquan, 2nd place taiji saber, 2nd place Northern Longfist
2004 USAWKF Pan Am’s and USA International tournament- 2nd in Yang taijiquan and 3rd in Yang saber.
2004 International US Koushu tournament in Baltimore MD- 1st in Longfist, 1st in spear, 2nd in straight sword, 2nd in Cheng Man Ching Taiji, 3rd push hands
2007- DC Metro Showdown 2- Sanda Fight
2008- United States Chinese Koushu Federation- 4th place Yang Taijiquan and 4th Place in Sword out of 10 competitors.
US Capitol Classics ‘China Open’- 1st place Taiji broadsword, 2st place Yang Taijiquan, 3rd place Taiji sword, 3rd place Chen taijiquan.
Coach He Weiqi- Yongnian Taijiquan- Easthampton, New York.
Coach Zhou Jianhua- Richmond Wushu. Richmond, Virginia.
Coach Jang Ban Jun- Chinese Martial Arts Institute
Coach Lu Xiaoling- Omei Wushu School. Fairfax, Virginia.
Sifu Clarence Burris- Chinese Martial Arts Institute. Fairfax, Virginia.
Sifu Xianhao Cheng- Hangzhou chapter Yongnian taijiquan- Philadelphia Pa.
Sifu Pat Rice- Taste of China, Yang family Taichi. Winchester, Virginia.
Coach Zhang Anji- former Head Coach Zhejian wushu team ï¿½VBethesda, Maryland.
Coach Li Ying- Beijing Wushu team, Chinese Martial Arts Institute. Fairfax, Virginia.
Sifu Park Bok Nam- Pakuachang School Richmond Va.
Humphrey Calder Community Center Joe News- , Richmond recreation department.
Princess Anne Recreation Center Mo Bruner- , Virgina Beach, Va.
Sensei Dave Taylor and Sensei Robert Orr- Dragon Martial arts Academy Virginia Beach Virginia.
Sensi Dan and Sensi Karen Montgomery-Virginia Beach Martial Arts Academy. Norfolk, Virginia.
Hope Chinese School. Shawn Wang- Fairfax, Virginia.
Sifu Wilson Pitts and Cas Overton- Tai Chi at VCU Dance Department. Richmond Va.
Dr. Jonathan Shear and Patricia Shear. Wu style Tai chi, Richmond Va.
Sifu Nancy Bloom and Sifu Roger Blough. Qi Elements School of Tai Chi, Herndon Va.
Nova Martial Arts (novamma.com) Jeff Ruth – Muay thai/Brazilian Jujitsu. in Arlington Virginia
Dave Carter- Relentless MMA: Muay Thai. Dynamic Concepts www.DC-athlete.com
Derek Sierra- Pro Boxer at Novamma.com