Lifetime member of the Chinese & Foreign Jow Ga Martial Arts Federation

Sifu John Chin

A key member of the Institute is Sifu John Chin . Sifu Chin is currently in charge of the Institute's Centreville Branch. Sifu Chin has studied and taught Jow Ga Kung Fu for over 30 years, specializing in double broadswords, Kwan Do and the nine section steel whip. He originally studied under Master Dean Chin in Washington, D.C.'s Chinatown. While training in Chinatown, Sifu Chin also participated in numerous tournaments, winning over 95 % of them. Many of the students Sifu Chin taught and trained with during those years are today prominent members of the Jow Ga community. In 1994, Sifu Chin began his study of the Korean martial art of Tae Kwan Do earning a second-degree Black Belt. In 2000, after discovering that Sifu Reza Momenan and Sifu Hon Lee were teaching Kung Fu in Northern Virginia, Sifu Chin renewed his study of Jow Ga Kung Fu. Currently, Sifu John, as he is known to his students, teaches Kung Fu classes three times a week at the Institute's Centreville Branch and continues to study under Sifu's Lee and Momenan. In the words of Sifu Momenan, "Sifu John Chin is one of the most dedicated and loyal individuals to the martial arts in general and Jow Ga in particular."