Chen Tai Chi Master Jeff Radcliff leads a Chen Tai Chi
Ohio ComFest 2010, Saturday, June 26th
OSU Sifu Mike Grigsby is
instructed by Master Radcliff
OSU RecSports Department Sport Club Banquet and Awards Ceremony
Sunday, May 23rd, 2010
Shuai Chiao Kungfu Club members share a table with the OSU Judo Club
Annual Great Lakes
Kung-Fu Championships and Shuai Chiao Nationals
Saturday, April 24th, 2010
Congratulations to all participants for a
thanks to Tournament Director Sifu John Ervin, and to Mr. James Van
Doren and the Case Western Kung Fu Club for the venue.
Sweidan scores in a
hard-fought match against
Canadian Jerret Hansen
Shuai Chiao Nationals
at Case Western University
April 24th, 2010
OSU Shuai Chiao Kungfu Club Team Attends the GLKF Shuai Chiao Nationals
Our six-man team had only
one previous fighter at the GLKF: Husam Sweidan, who took 2nd place in
the Middleweight division.
Club President Amir Ahmed
placed 4th in the Middle-Heavyweight division.
Club Team members prepare mentally and physically for Combat
Come join us
and develop your own "mad skills" in kungfu!
Congratulations to OSU Club
Members who participated
in the 2010, 34th
Battle of Columbus Chinese Martial Arts Division
Team members took home a 1st, two 2nds, and a 3rd place
in the Moving Push Hands and Sanshou Divisions, Saturday, March 20th,
throwing his opponent.
dominated through most of the match and took First Place
in the Push Hands Middleweight Division
Duffy in his first match against an experienced opponent forced a third
round, and scored a maximum four-point throw before being edged out on
in his second match, won on points.
Ga Master and Referee Mike Barry
raises Sean Duffy's hand as BOC Push Hands Lightweight
Division Second Place winner.
Grigsby pressing on Tim Hwang.
Master Hwang easily won this match with his superior push hands skill
nice, clean, counter-throw,
James came back to win on
points and take second place in the Heavyweight Division.
Battle of Columbus
Heavyweight Push Hands
First Place Winner,
Sweidan competed in the
Battle of Columbus Chinese Sanshou Middleweight Division
a very strong start, with a blitz of punches and a powerful throw,
Husam was eventually overcome by this experienced opponent's skill and
stamina, but took 2nd Place in his Sanshou
Lincoln Tower Demo for
Chinese New Year
thanks to our fellow martial artists of the Buckeye Tang Soo Do Club,
joined with the OSU Shuai Chiao Kungfu Club to put on a demonstration
and offer free self-defense lessons to the Lincoln Tower dorm residents
on February 17th, 2010.
Club Winter Belt Test -- February 11th, 2010
Amir Ahmed (5th Chieh), Mike Hall (4th Chieh) and Husam Sweidan (2nd
Our Congratulations to
Cupertino's Charles Lin
Inside Kung-fu Magazine's
2010 Competitor of the Year
Check out the February
Kung-fu (vol.38, #2)
Trained at Dr. Chi-hsiu Weng's Cupertino Kung-fu Club,
Charles is the first Shuai Chiao Competitor to be so honored!
Photo by Ann Ly
the eventual winner in
Taizhou, China, in late 2007 Charles took 3rd
place, pushing the USA Team to 4th place overall
Finishing in 4th place in his
first appearance at the 2005
Great Lakes Kung-Fu and Shuai Chiao Nationals,
Charles rapidly ascended the divisions and places.
Photos by Mike
Push Hands Class at the Chinese Martial Arts Center November 29th, 2009
Special thanks to
Master Shie-Ming Hwang and Sifu Timothy Hwang for instructing our Club
Thanks to the RPAC Staff
who made our
2009 Year of the Ox
Shuai Chiao Kungfu
a successful event!
Held in the RPAC Building on
The Ohio State University campus
And our Thanks to all competitors, officials, and guests.
Year of the Ox Tournament Results
We welcome our new Club President for Fall, 2009
The Shuai Chiao Kungfu Club at
OSU Presents a Tan Tui Kungfu Seminar
Sunday, August 30th, 2009
OSU Shuai Chiao Head Instructor
Mike Grigsby, President Andrew Malonis, and President-elect Amir Ahmed
Presented two hours of Tan Tui forms and applications to the
instructors and advanced students of the
Buckeye Tang Soo Do Club
~~ World Tai Chi and Chi
Gung Day ~~
Saturday, April 25th, 2009
And around the world:
OSU Lantern article on the Shuai Chiao Kungfu Club:
OSU Lantern Video
print article is also available in the Lantern Online:
Check out extra action Club
photos from Lantern photographer
Shuai Chiao Club Winter
January 20th, 2009
Malonis, Travis Stoy,
Our thanks to black belt
Raymond Trepanier and 1st Chieh Jaron Bernstein
for being on the testing committee.
Club Alumnus, Gavin Max, visits OSU
Instructors Jack Chuang (Left) and Mike Grigsby (Right)
With Club Alumnus (1994!) Gavin Max, of Chicago
Weekend in San Francisco
Was Saturday and Sunday, August 2nd, 3rd, 2008
Photo from E. Chen, www.shuaijiaonation.com
Full Results, click here...
Kungfu Clinic Presented for the Buckeye Tang Soo Do Club
August 3rd, 2008
Kungfu Club Instructor Mike Grigsby with Buckeye Tang Soo Do Instructor
Marker and BTSD members
OSU Kungfu Club Head Instructor Mike Grigsby presented a two-hour
Kungfu seminar for the Buckeye Tang Soo Do Club on August 3rd, 2008.
founder of Tang Soo Do, Hwang Kee, studied Tan-tui kungfu and other
Chinese styles which he incorporated, along with Okinawan and the
martial arts, into his eclectic Tang Soo Do (literally, "Chinese Hand")
The Grandmaster of our school of Shuai Chiao, Ch'ang Tung
also an eclectic martial artist, and had passed down his knowlege and
of the Tan-tui forms. It was a pleasure and honor to help
knowlege of this Northern Chinese Muslim form of kungfu to other
martial artists of the modern era.
practical application of the Tan-tui number Four
Shuai Chiao Club Picnic: June 21st, 2008
to Club VP Sugumar Murugesan for promoting our picnic and boomerang
Quarter, 2008, Shuai Chiao Club Belt Test
Congratulations to our three new 5th Chieh (Green)
and two new 4th Chieh (Green/Blue) belts.
Special thanks to Club
Alumnus Elek Karnai, and black belts Tamera Lake and Jack Chuang for
being on the Testing
Steve Feldman, Andrew Malonis, Travis
Stoy, Husam Sweidan, Michael Hall, Mike Grigsby,
Elek Karnai, Tamera Lake, Jack Chuang
Club VP Sugumar Murugesan, photo support by Thomas Seeber
OSU Club Sends a Team to the USSA Shuai Chiao Nationals
April 19th, 2008
The Shuai Chiao Kungfu Club
at The Ohio State University
sent a three man team to the USSA
Shuai Chiao Nationals at the Great
Lakes Kungfu Tournament at
Case Western Reserve University
in Cleveland, Ohio
None of the team members had any previous tournament experience.
Despite this, our two Green Belts,
Husam Sweidan and Tom Seeber
both placed 3rd in their divisions.
OSU Club President Andrew Malonis
in his first match has opponent John Wedow
lightly dodge an attempted technique,
as referee Tim Braun observes.
~Photo by Michael Hall
OSU Club Safety Officer Husam Sweidan
soundly defeats Samuel Hai, 10-0.
Husam lost only to the eventual first place
winner, international competitor and
Shuai Chiao black belt, Charles Lin.
by Michael Hall
OSU Heavyweight Thomas Seeber
brings down young Justin Eafford
after lifting him up to chest-height
with the Shuai Chiao "embracing" throw.
by Michael Hall
OSU Club Head Instructor
Mike Grigsby referees a hard-fought match.
Chris Genet (left) finished 3rd and Matt Gelfand (right) 2nd
in the 196 to 215 lb division.
View a video of this Match at:
by Michael Hall