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Northern Mantis with Sifu Josh Schafer

  • 3814 SE Powell Blvd Portland United States (map)

Come learn Praying Mantis Kung Fu from Master Josh Schafer.  Master Josh Schafer will be teaching the Mantis Fundamental class on Thursday July 18th for free. This is open for current Many Roads Martial Arts students.

About Sifu Schafer: Sifu Josh Schafer is a 5th degree black belt and as the direct successor of Master Jon Funk to the Northern Seven Star Praying Mantis system he is also the head instructor of the 7 Star Praying Mantis federation, Vancouver, B.C.. He is a multiple-times international full-contact san shou fighting gold-medalist; is an international tournament forms champion in both weapons and open-hand competition; and has served as the tournament director and weapons-fighting director at the Tiger Balm Internationals for more than 15 years. He is also a passionate student of the praying mantis insect, a scientist in his day-job.