Sifu Jay Kennedy is an American Indian born, in South Carolina to a family immersed in ancient Warrior culture. His grandfather was a war veteran and martial artist with his father carrying on the t Read more
Sifu Jay Kennedy is an American Indian born, in South Carolina to a family immersed in ancient Warrior culture. 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. He began his training as a child, even before he could walk. With a headquarters in the Charleston South Carilina area Sifu Jay's experience in Martial Art spans nearly his entire life of forty one years. His instruction has been requested by many civilian organizations, law enforcement, and Military and his Instructors have worked with Special Operations Units, Government Law Enforcement Agencies and professional sports organizations such as the NFL. He has also spent over thirty years of his life studying the Arts of Filipino Kali, Jeet Kune Do (Jun Fan Gung Fu), and Muay Thai and in the 1990's he began to study the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. It was through his father Samuel Kennedy and his first formal Gung Fu Sifu, James Pushia, that a passion for learning and improving was instilled into his mind at a very early age. 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.