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About Us

Shuai Jiao (Chinese Wrestling) is the most ancient of all Chinese martial arts with a history of over 4,000 years. Its first recorded use, in a military engagement, was when the Yellow Emperor of China fought against the rebel Chih Yiu and his army, 2,697BC. They used horned helmets and gored their opponents while using a primitive form of grappling. This early style of recorded combat was first called Jiao Ti (butting with horns). Throughout the centuries, the hands and arms replaced the horns while the techniques increased and improved. The name Jiao Ti also changed and was referred to by many names popular at that time in history or by government decree.

Fast forward to today, we are the United States embodiment of Shuai Chiao Kung Fu. Our schools are located all over the Pan Americas. Our instructors are a collective of masters from all over the country with ethnicities that that span the entire globe! Please join us in the spirit of Kung Fu and sportsmanship, we welcome all and only ask that you honor our virtues: Honesty, Integrity, Truth & Respect for all members of our society.

- Sifu John Ervin(President of the U.S. & Pan American Shuai Chiao Federation)