Sifu Binh Nguyen
Sifu Binh started his martial arts training in 1997 when he first started learning Aikido. He later found a kung fu school through some of his childhood friends. It was at this martial arts school where he felt right at home, was able to expand his true talent, and was taken under the wing of many great kung fu teachers.
Throughout his kung fu and wushu training years Sifu Binh has had the opportunity to train with many famous martial artists such as Grand Master Hu Jiangiang, Martial arts icon and Jet Li team mates, Master Daniel Pesina (from the Mortal Kombat video game) and Gordan Liu (Chinese Action movie star), and many many other great Sifu and Masters.
Sifu Binh's main kung fu teacher however was Sifu Ken Grimshaw who taught many of his kung fu classes and helped him get his black belt in Traditional Kung Fu in 2002. He later earned his black belt in Wushu in 2010. Sifu Binh is highly trained in Contemporary Wushu as well as several styles of Traditional Kung Fu: Shaolin Kung Fu, Wah Lum Kung Fu and Choy Li Fut Kung Fu. Throughout his career Sifu Binh has earned many first place medals in National and International Kung Fu and Wushu Tournaments in many styles, including Southern Fist- a style of Shaolin Kung Fu, Long Fist (Changquan)- a style of Shaolin Fung Fu, Broadsword, Staff, Straightsword, and Chain Whip.
Sifu Binh also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Resource Economics from the University of Massachusetts because he feels that education is vital to human development.
After the passing of his Sifu, Sifu Ken Grimshaw in 2011, Sifu Binh vowed to continue his Sifu's legacy by founding The Chinese Kung Fu Wushu Academy, a martial arts school serving Amherst, Hadley, Northampton, the Pioneer Valley, Western Massachusetts and Central Massachusetts.
Sifu Binh was also featured in the Gazette Personal I.D. part of their newspaper.
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Sifu Binh's mission is simple: " I just want to help spread the arts of traditional Kung Fu and Modern Wushu and to help my students become the best martial artist they can be"
Sifu Binh is also a member of the United States of America Wushu Kung Fu Federation.