Seattle I Liq Chuan will be hosting Rich Kelly (one of Master Chin's long time students) for a workshop on Circles of Defense and Offense
on November 15th and 16th. You can register here:
About Rich Kelly:
Rich Kelly is a highly skilled I Liq Chuan instructor with fighting experience from several different competition formats over his 30 years of martial training. Through all of his competitions ('96-'06) he never lost a fight. He is a life-time teacher & practitioner of internal and external martial arts as well as body mechanics. Kelly is one of the few remaining old-time students of Grandmaster Sam Chin.
Rich Kelly had a lot of Tae Kwon Do exploits at a young age. He met Sifu Sam F.S. Chin when in college. He is a 3rd Dan WTF, and a multi time gold medalist (sparring) at US Cup (national) and NY State Championships, he won several other state and national tournaments ( pre-2000 ), after 2000 under Sifu he was a gold medalist in Sparring, Push hands & Chi Sau at the WTFKF Nationals, Pan American Games and Tai Chi legacy. He was a National Champion in both, for that year (gold medalist at Nationals). He has been doing I-Liq since 1998 and is currently a Level 3 instructor/Level 7 student level since 2006.