Hundreds of students gathered at the Marriott Hotel in Trumbull Connecticut on Saturday for the Steve DeMasco’s Shaolin Studios (SDSS) Annual Tournament. Students competed in sparring matches and demonstrations of the various techniques they are taught in their classes. Events include defense techniques, forms, weapons forms, sparring, and sword sparring. Participants are grouped by age and belt level, so everyone is competing against age- and skill-level peers. Although each event selects a first-, second-, and third-place winner, each event is really a celebration of every student’s accomplishment. Shaolin Kung Fu is more than merely an ancient self-defense system that has …
On Saturday, November 15, hundreds of SDSS students from around the country gathered to celebrate the martial arts at the SDSS 2018 International Championship Tournament. This is the biggest event of the year. We gathered at the Crowne Plaza in Danbury to celebrate Kung Fu and our shared passion for the martial arts. Students competed in Shaolin Defensive Techniques, Forms, Sparring, Weapons forms, and Sword Sparring. Each event was judged by senior instructors carefully assigned by Senior Master Meyer and Grandmaster DeMasco. Students earned scores based on power, accuracy, and level of difficulty. Trophies go to the top scorers in …
SDSS would like to thank the participants in this year’s Connecticut State Qualifier and Junior Open Tournaments. YOU make these events a success and we appreciate your participation. The tournaments and competitors just keep getting better year over year.
Black Belt/Black Sash Testing – November 19, 2016 – 8:00 a.m. GRANDMASTER SEMINAR Original Shaolin Temple Tiger Form For the FIRST TIME EVER, Grandmaster DeMasco will teach the Original Shaolin Temple Tiger Form, as taught to the Grandmaster by Yan Ou, Senior Shaolin Temple Master Saturday, November 19, 2016 – 2-4 pm. (Doors open at 1:30.) Grand Championship Open Tournament and Shaolin Olympic Finals Sunday, November 20, 2016 8:30am. 12 – 1 pm Belt signing and pictures with Grandmaster DeMasco. REGISTRATION STARTS NOW. See your instructor for details. Crowne Plaza 1284 Strongtown Road Southbury, CT 06488 203.598.7600 crowneplaza.com/southbury
This weekend we held our first ever Massachusetts States Tournament! Congratulations to all of our winners and participants, everyone worked hard, and it showed. Grandmaster DeMasco demonstrated several self defense techniques and the kids had a great time.
This past weekend the CT studios held their annual SDSS States Tournament. Everyone worked hard and gave it their all. As you can see from these pictures, the competition was tough!
Students from Darien, Westport, Fairfield and Greenwich came together for the annual Connecticut Southern Regional Tournament! Sparring, Defense Techniques, Forms, Weapons all highlighted this day-long celebration of the Martial Arts at the Norwalk Double Tree.
On Sunday, May 1, Master Meyer taught the Samurai Sword Seminar. Dozens of students from throughout the Souther Region had the opportunity to work with Master Meyer directly. These young martial artists learned the art and power of this ancient martial weapon.
Join us this Sunday May 1st for the SDSS 2016 Regionals for the southern region which includes the Darien, Fairfield, Greenwwhich and Westport studios.