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SDSS Shaolin Championship Tournament 2019

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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 …

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2018 SDSS International Championship Tournament

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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 …

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SDSS Grand Weekend Event!

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  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