Training | Positions | Activities/Honors | Publications | Martial Arts/Qigong Lineage
B.S. in Chemistry, University of California , Davis (1965).
M.S. in Chemistry, San Diego State University (1967).
Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry, UCLA (1971).
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California , San Francisco (1971-1974).
Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Special Technologies:
Basic training in the use of Tai Shing Pek Kwar herbal drugs for sports injuries, (1961).
Certificates for completion of 8 introductory courses offered at UC Irvine’s School of Medicine in the following areas (2000-2004):
Dietary Supplements and Diets.
Informal training with several Doctors of Oriental Medicine in acupuncture and manipulative techniques (2000-present).
Workshop in Independent Component Analysis of the dynamics of electroencephalograms, Schwartz Center for Computational Neuroscience, University of California , San Diego (2002).
Workshop in Single Square Voltage Pulse method for measuring conductance, polarization, and capacitance at acupoints and meridians, California Institute of Human Science, Encinitas, CA (2003).
Qigong and Martial Arts.
Training in Pek Kwar Kung Fu with 2nd Generation Senior Disciple LIN Shiu Fan of the Tai Sing Pek Kwar School , Hong Kong (1959-1961). Awarded the title of Honorary President of the Tai Shing Pek Kwar Martial Arts Association by Grandmaster CHAN Sau Chung (1990).
Training in White Crane Kung Fu with Grandmaster CHAN Ke Fu (1959-1961). Became formal disciple and received Certificate of Graduation from Grandmaster LUK Chi Fu of the Pak Hok Pai - Luk Chi Fu Kung Fu Research Institute (1990). Advanced training in soft-style “Needles in Cotton” at the White Crane Kung Fu International in New York City (1991 –1993).
Training in the internal/soft Kung Fu styles of Tai Chi, Hsin I, Baqua, and the Southern Sung Tai Tsu Emperor Qigong Kung Fu at the Chinese Martial Arts Training Center in Taiwan (1988-1990). Became “In-House Disciple” and awarded the highest degree black belt of the Center by Master CHAN Sui Tsai (1990).
Training in basic Wing Chun Kung Fu with students of Master WONG Shun Leung, Hong Kong (1959-1961). Comprehensive training in Wing Chun Kung Fu, weapons, and wooden dummy forms at the Wing Chung Kung Fu Academy of Maryland (1987-1994) and awarded the 9th level Gold Sash by Sifu John Clayton (1991), with whom he co-founded the Johns Hopkins Kung Fu Club (1988). Advanced training with Grandmaster William Cheung of the World Wing Chun Kung Fu Association in Dim Mak (Acupoint Attack) and Qigong techniques (1994).
Training in Sum Yi/I-Chuan Qigong at the Y.C. Wong Kung Fu Studio in San Francisco (1991-1992).
Advanced Qigong training with Master ZHOU Ting Jer at the China-U.S. Wu Dang Qigong Association in Los Angeles (1999-2001).
Training in Pan Gu Qigong with Founder and Grandmaster OU Wen Wei, at the Pan Gu Sheng Gong International Research Institute, San Francisco (2002).
Training in Shaolin Kung Fu and Qigong at the Shaolin Temple , Song Mountain , China (2002).
Extensive training with Grandmaster CHEN Zheng-Lei, the 19th Generation Family Heir of Chen Style Tai Chi from Chen Jia Gou ( Chen Family Village) in China (2002-present). Formally accepted into the circle of ”In-Door Disciple” by Grandmaster Chen (2010). Additional Tai Chi training with Grandmaster YANG Zhen-Duo of Yang Style (2006, 2009), Grandmaster Sun Yong-Tian of Sun Style (2006), Grandmasters Eddie WU Kwong-Yu (2006) and Ma Hai-Long (2006, 2009) of Wu Style, Wu Wen-Han of Wu-Hao Style (2006, 2009), and Grandmaster of ZHU Tian Cai of Chen Style (2004)