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EXPERIENCE

SHUAI JIAO INTERNATIONAL CHAMPION

Italy 2012 and 2014

SHUAI JIAO NATIONAL CHAMPION

2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2013, 2014

INTERNATIONAL SHUAI JIAO REFEREE CERTIFICATION

March 2015 - Wenzhou, CN
Chinese Shuai Jiao Association

Shifu / Jiaolian
Matthew Gelfand

Instructor / Coach


ASSOCIATION(s)

  • Shuai Jiao Evolution

STYLE(s)

  • Shuai Jiao, Northern Shaolin Longfist, Dragon Style Kung Fu, Tae Kwon Do, Capoeira, Judo, Shaolin Lohan,
RANKS
  • Black Belt / Instructor Certification - Shuai Jiao - Chinese Swai Jiao Association
  • Black Belt / First Degree - Tae Kwon Do - Dragon Phoeniz Martial Arts
  • Brown Belt - Hapkido - Dragon Phoeniz Martial Arts
  • Blue Belt - BJJ - Carmine Zocchi
 
2016 2016 [8th Annual] U.S. Open Martial Arts Championship & Seventh Annual International Kung Fu Cultural Conference Queens, NY Ultimate San Da - 100 KG 2nd Place
2015 Wenzhou Chinese Shuai Jiao Championships Wen Zhou China Shuai Jiao Men's - 100KG 7th Place
2014 2014 Europe-Rome World Shuai Jiao Tournament Ariccia (Rome), Italy Shuai Jiao Men's - 100KG 2nd Place
2014 Great Lakes Kung Fu Championships Cleveland, OH Shuai Jiao Men's - 215lb+ 1st Place
2013 Tian Di Long Cup Yixing, CHINA Shuai Jiao Men's - 90KG 7th Place
2012 International Taiji and Shuai Jiao Tournament - 2012 ESJU Chang Dong Sheng Memorial Bresia, ITALY Shuai Jiao Men's - 90KG 1st Place
2012 US Open Martial Arts Championship Flushing, NY Shuai Jiao Men's - 90KG 1st Place
2011 2011 UMAI  Kung Fu Championships Chicago, IL Shuai Chiao Men's Open Weight (100+) 2nd Place
2011 US International Kuo Shu Tournament  MD Shuai Chiao Men's Open Weight (100+) 2nd Place
2008 Great Lakes Kung Fu / Shuai Chiao Tournament Cleveland, OH Shuai Chiao Men's Heavy Weight (215lb) 2nd Place
2007 AAU Chinese Martial Arts TX Shuai Chiao Men's Heavy Weight 1st Place
2007 US International Kuo Shu Tournament MD Shuai Chiao Men's Open Weight 1st Place
2007 Master's of the Mat NY Grappling - 200lbs 2nd Place
2007 Great Lakes Kung Fu Championships OH Shuai Chiao Men's Heavyweight 1st Place
2006 Adrenaline - Battle of the Cage NJ Men's 185 - Light Heavyweight Loss
2006 Austin Martial Arts Festival / Tournament TX Shuai Chiao Division Grand Champion
2005 Texas State Kung Fu & Tai Chi Classics TX Shuai Chiao Men's Heavyweight 1st Place
2005 Wong Fei Hung Northeastern All Kung Fu Championships NJ Shuai Chiao Men's Heavyweight 3rd Place
2004 Blue Collar Boxing Event - Kingsway Boxing Gym NY Men's 180lb 1st Place
2004 Tai-chi for Fitness International Wushu Championships CA Shuai Chiao Men's Heavyweight 1st Place
2004 Great Lakes Kung Fu Championships OH Shuai Chiao Men's Heavyweight 1st Place
2004 King of San Da: USA San Shou/San Da Rankings NJ San Shou Men's Heavyweight 2nd Place
2004 King of San Da: USA San Shou/San Da Rankings NJ Men's Amateur – Men 80 KG (176 lb) Ranking #10
2003 Wong Fei Hong Washington DC Men's Northern Hand Forms 4th Place
2003 SAN DA Men's A Division NJ USKBA ACTION SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIPS Win by TKO at 0:35 of Round 2
2001 Summer Bash Martial Arts Championship NY Adult Northern Shaolin 1st Place
2001 Wong Fei Hung Northeastern All Kung Fu Championships NY Shuai Chiao Men's Middleweight 2nd Place
1998 Wong Fei Hung Northeastern All Kung Fu Championships NY Adult Northern Shaolin 3rd Place (Bronze Medal)
1997 Wong Fei Hung Northeastern All Kung Fu Championships NY Shuai Chiao Men's Middleweight 3rd Place
1997 Wong Fei Hung Northeastern All Kung Fu Championships NY Adult Northern Shaolin 2nd Place
1997 USA Wushu-KungFu Federation National & International Invitational Tournament NY Shuai Chiao Men's Middleweight 3rd Place
1997
USA Wushu-KungFu Federation National & International Invitational Tournament NY Adult Northern Shaolin 1st Place
 

MATTHEW GELFAND HIGHLIGHTS