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Sifu Jay Kennedy is an American Indian born, in South Carolina to a family immersed in ancient Warrior culture, with a history of study in the Eastern Arts. His grandfather was a war veteran and martial artist with his father carrying on the tradition as an expert of Aikido and Chinese Gung Fu. This ensured that his training began as a child, even before he could walk. With a headquarters in the Charleston South Carilina area Sifu Jay has over 35 years experience in the Martial Arts and his instruction has been sought out around the world by civilian, Military and Special Operations Units. Although he holds rank under nine Wing Chun Sifu he has also spent over twenty nine years of his life studying the Arts of Filipino Kali, Jeet Kune Do (Jun Fan Gung Fu) Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He holds a record of 112 fights with no losses including the infamous "challenge matches" popular to Gung Fu in the past, as well as professional competition. Intense study of eastern philosophy, especially Buddhism and Yoga, transformed his life into a path of compassion instead of competition. His passion for learning continues to inspire the next generation of students and Instructors alike. Sifu Jay actively pursues training in many different Martial Arts and has trained with many famous instructors. He is listed on several World Archives and Wing Chun Databases Including ewingchun.com.