Meet Your Instructors

Sifu Guerman Atanassov

Sifu Guerman Atanassov

Head Instructor

4th Level Technician – IWTA

Guerman is the head of the school and is in charge of the Leung Ting WingTsun training system and the Yang Family Tai Chi classes. He has been training WingTsun since 1998 and Tai Chi since 1990. 

 

Sifu Eric Galicia

Sifu Eric Galicia

School Manager and Instructor

3rd Level Technician – IWTA

Eric is a Leung Ting WingTsun Instructor and the head of school operations. He leads Self Defense workshops and teaches classes at WTIL. He has been training WingTsun since 2005 and has a martial arts background in Judo, Jiu Jitsu, Tae Kwon Do, and Kali.

Sifu Ana Genkova

Sifu Ana Genkova

Instructor

3rd Technician Level – IWTA

Ana is a Leung Ting WingTsun Instructor and teaches various classes and women’s classes. She has been training WingTsun since 2008 and has trained in Thai Sword, Kali, and Balintawok.

Sifu Sunghun Cho

Sifu Sunghun Cho

Instructor

2nd Level Technician – IWTA

Sunghun is a Leung Ting WingTsun Instructor and leads adult classes in the evenings. He has been training in WingTsun since 2015.

Sihing Josh Owens

Sihing Josh Owens

Instructor

1st Level Technician – IWTA

Josh is a Leung Ting WingTsun Instructor and leads adult classes in the evenings. He has been training in WingTsun since 2015.

Sihing Jim Accetta

Sihing Jim Accetta

Instructor

1st Level Technician – IWTA

Jim is a Leung Ting WingTsun Instructor and leads kids and family classes in the evenings. He has been training in WingTsun since 2013 and loves teaching the childrens classes.

Ken Ning

Ken Ning

Tai Chi Instructor

Jas. Faber

Jas. Faber

Tai Chi Instructor

Certified Instructor in Yang Style Tai Chi by Hsu Fun Yuen in Oct. 1994. He has continued his studies for the last several years with Sifu Guerman. Jas. leads the Yang Family Tai Chi class on Friday morning

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Classes For All Skill Levels

Are you a Beginner looking to start a martial art or learn self defense? Or maybe an experienced Wing Chun student looking for more in depth knowledge of the art? We have classes for you!

Beginners Only

Student Levels: 0-2

Ages: Teens and Adults (12+)

Primary Instructor: Sifu Eric Galicia - 3TG

This class will cover the basics of Wing Tsun including the stances, movements, and principles of the art. We will also cover the Siu Nim Tau form, which means Little Idea, and the first form in the Leung Ting WingTsun system. This is a great class for those who want to focus on their materials of student levels 1, 2, and 3. Student level 3 and above may attend this class for free to refresh on their basics.

Women's Class

Student Levels: Beginners to Advanced

Ages: Teens and Adults (12+)

Primary Instructor: Sifu Ana Genkova - 2nd Technician

This class time is reserved for women only! Primarily led by Lady Sifu Ana Genkova. It will cover the general skill set of Wing Tsun Kung Fu including all forms movements, and principles. Open to women of all levels of experience.

Weapons

Student Levels: All

Ages: Teens and Adults (12+)

Primary Instructor: Sifu Eric Galicia 3TG

This class will cover the basics weapons fighting. The main focus will be using Kali sticks, but also includes knives, guns, and other weapons.

Yang Family Tai Chi

Student Levels: All

Ages: Adults and Seniors

Primary Instructor: Guerman Atanassov

As part of International Yang Family Association (IYFTCCA) we teach the Traditional Yang Family Tai Chi to the public. Tai Chi is an exercise, moving meditation, Qigong(breathing exercise), and internal martial art. Our goal is to help the participants to improve their overall health and fitness conditions as well as martial art skills.

This class will cover the basics and intermediate skill set of Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan including the stances, arm movements, footwork and principles. We will cover the traditional Long (103 movements) and Essential (22 movements) Forms. The class will include the basics of Push Hands method of training which will help students to understand the self-defense aspect of the art. For more advance students we teach Sword and Saber Forms as well as martial art applications through Push Hands method for those who wish to.

Fight Science

Student Levels: 3+

Ages: Teens and Adults (12+)

Primary Instructor: Sifu Eric Galicia - 3TG

This class will focus on application and fight principles with sparring, core control, and other intensive workouts. Great for those who want to test their skills and focus on real world applications. Cup and Mouthguard Required. Personal headgear is welcome.

Intermediates

Student Levels: 3-8

Ages: Teens and Adults (12+)

Primary Instructor: Sifu Eric Galicia - 3rd Technician

This class will cover the intermediate skill set of Wing Tsun Kung Fu including the Chum Kiu form, movements, and principles. This is a great class for those who want to focus on the materials of student levels 3-8. Student level 9 and above may attend this class for free to refresh on the Chum Kiu Material.

All Levels

Student Levels: Beginners to Advanced

Ages: Teens and Adults (12+)

Primary Instructor: Sifu Guerman 4TG and Sifu Eric 3TG

This class will cover the general skill set of Wing Tsun Kung Fu including all forms movements, and principles. This is a general class for a good overview of the Wing Tsun system. Open to all levels of experience.

Fit 2 Fight

Student Levels: Beginners to Advanced

Ages: Teens and Adults (12+)

Primary Instructor: Sifu Eric - 3TG

This class will focus on physical training for the Wing Tsun system including cardio, core strength, and flexibility. Typical training will require a jump rope and yoga mat, you may bring your own. Gym shoes and personal jump rope are encouraged.

Family Class

Student Levels: Beginners to Advanced

Ages: Kids (age 7-12) and Parents

Primary Instructor: Sihing Jim Accetta - 1st Technician

 

Adults and Kids will enjoy this great family class targeted to enhance attention spans, focus, discipline and fitness in kids. It will cover a special kids program for Wing Tsun Kung Fu including all forms movements, and principles. Open to parents and kids aged 7-12

High Levels

Student Levels: 7+

Ages: Teens and Adults (12+)

Primary Instructor: Sifu Guerman Atanassov - 4th Technician

This class will cover high level skill sets of Wing Tsun Kung Fu including Chum Kiu, Biu Tze, and Wooden Dummy form, movements, and principles. This is a great class for advanced students.

Black Shirts

Student Levels: 9+

Ages: Teens and Adults (12+)

Primary Instructor: Sifu Guerman - 4TG

This class will cover the advanced skill set of Wing Tsun Kung Fu including the Chum Kiu, Biu Tze, and Wooden Dummy form, movements, and principles. This class is reserved for those Black Shirts and higher.

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