The Kung Fu Kickboxing Workout
Get your heart pumping while toning your shoulders, arms, abs, glutes, and legs in three progressively challenging workouts based on the martial arts. As taught by gold-medal-winning brother and sister Tiffany and Max Chen, the Shan Shou style incorporates boxing, wrestling, and kicking to build speed, agility, and endurance. Choose the level of intensity and instruction that you want (or a music-only option) and get results fast. You’ll find these workouts challenging, regardless of your fitness level. Approx. 76 min. on 1 DVD.
An Acacia production.
|Max Chen is one of the top full-contact Lei Tai San Shou competitors in the country. Since entering the full-contact arena in 1995, Max has won 20 gold medals and 5 silver medals. He was a member of the U.S.A. Wushu-Kungfu Federation San Shou team for three consecutive terms in 2001, 2003, and 2005. |
Max began his martial arts training at age 4 with his uncle, Master Howard Lee, who taught him praying mantis and knife form Kung Fu. At age 11, he started studying Tai Chi Chuan under the guidance of his father, Grandmaster William C.C. Chen. In addition to his San Shou accomplishments, Max has won 12 gold medals, 4 silver medals, and 3 bronze medals in Tui Shou (Push Hands) since 1995.
Max has been a teaching assistant to Grandmaster Chen since 1997, teaching Tai Chi Chuan and San Shou in New York City. He also teaches San Shou training and conditioning classes/workshops elsewhere in the United States and in Europe.
|After taking up ballet, hula dance, swimming, and gymnastics at age 5, Tiffany added praying
mantis and double-knife form Kung Fu practice with her uncle, Master Howard Lee. At age 8,
she started figure skating and by age 11 she had won three gold medals in regional skating
competitions. At the suggestion of her mom and coach, she began Tai Chi Chuan training with
her father, Grandmaster William C.C. Chen. She entered her first Tui Shou (Push Hands)
competition at age 16.
Tiffany now has over 40 gold medals for Yang Style Tai Chi, Fixed-Step, Restricted-Step, and
Moving-Step Tui Shou. More than half are international or world titles. In recognition of
her achievements and competitive spirit, Inside Kung-Fu magazine named Tiffany to its 2004
Hall of Fame as Competitor of the Year.
Tiffany began competing in Women's Lei Tai San Shou (Chinese kickboxing on a raised
platform) in 2003. She won her first world championship in the event that same year at the
World Kuoshu Federation Championships in Sao Paolo, Brazil. She also won the tournament
trophy for Best Lei Tai Performance by a Female Athlete.
Tiffany has been a teaching assistant to Grandmaster Chen since 1996 and started teaching
her own classes in 1999. In addition to individual instruction, she does group training for
companies and their employees. In December 2004, Tiffany was certified as an international
judge/referee by the International Tai Chi Chuan Federation in Taipei, Taiwan.
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