Whether you're interested in learning the power and grace of Kungfu, the spiritual and health benefits of Tai Chi, or just getting in the best shape of your life, CMAA is the place for you. Start your journey to become a martial artist today with our unique programs and talented instructors.
Shifu (Master) Lucas Geller
Intense passion, a rigorous training regimen and a unique understanding of Chinese language and culture have allowed Lucas to become a true expert of Chinese martial arts. Following in the footsteps of his instructor, Jiang Jianye, Lucas is a martial artist in the most pure sense - dedicated to the practice and promotion of Wushu. [READ MORE]
Dashi (Grand Master) Jiang Jianye
Dashi Jiang Jianye is one of the most respected martial arts instructors currently teaching in the US. In addition to an unparalleled knowledge in the martial arts, it is Dashi’s personality which people cite as his finest quality. Soft spoken, warm and passionate, Dashi exemplifies the finest qualities in a teacher that a student could hope for. [READ MORE]
Steve Juman, Combatives Instructor
Beginning with Jiu Jitsu Ryu and Tae Kwon Do, Steve Juman’s passion and desire for training led him ultimately to the Unlimited Kung Fu Academy under Sifu Pete Miranda of Ft Lauderdale in 1992.
Under Sifu Pete he was exposed to the philosophy and combative training of Jeet Kune Do and Wing Chun. During his time of training he was heavily influenced by some the systems great leaders of the arts such as Dan Inosanto, Paul Vunak and Francis Fong. While attaining a degree in education at Palm Beach Atlantic University, Steve taught martial arts to border control and police officers, campus security, and college students. Steve enjoys teaching and training; he is always finding better ways to help his students effectively express themselves through martial arts.
Shawn Ferris, Tai Chi and Qigong Instructor
Shawn Fariss is a current student of Dashi Jianye Jiang and Shifu Lucas Geller here at CMAA. He has been studying Tai Chi since 2007. In 2011, after a China trip with Dashi to several famous Daoist sites including Wu Dang Mt., he decided to narrow his focus to Wu dang Internal Martial Arts.
He’s continued learning the traditional Wu Dang 108 form with Dashi but beginning in 2012 also began traveling to Boston several times a year to train and learn with a foreign ambassador of Wu Dang Mt. , Master Zhong Xue Chao (aka – Master Bing, http://www.wudangdao.com/) and the ever gracious hosts Paul and Rosalie DiCrescenzo of Shuang Long Dao (Two Dragons Path). Master Bing has provided Shawn with the opportunity to delve deeper into the Wu Dang Internal Martial Arts teaching him several forms within the San Feng Pai system including the Mother Tai Chi 13 form, Xuan Wu, Tai Chi straight sword and a BaguaZhang form called Eight Diagrams Palm plus more.