1st Duan - Shifu - Hamburg, New York
Brief info

Shifu Steve is a First Duan Shifu in 8 Step Preying Mantis Kung Fu, having passed his national exam in May 2023 under the tutelage of Shifu Dan Della Vella. Despite a general interest in martial arts, he has an inexplicable lifelong passion for Kung Fu specifically. At Shifu Dan Della Vella's Kung Fu Buffalo school in Hamburg, NY, Shifu Steve has been teaching since earning his Gold 1 Mantis sash in 2019.

In addition to his expertise in 8 Step Preying Mantis Kung Fu, Shifu Steve holds a deep passion for Tai Chi, Qi Gong, and Chinese Medicine (Abimoxi). He integrates the profound implications of Qi on both longevity and martial prowess into every training session.

Our school is dedicated to not only teaching the art of 8 Step Preying Mantis Kung Fu but also fostering a holistic approach to health, balance with nature, and well-being through the ancient practices of Qi Gong and traditional Chinese medicine.