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Head Instructor

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Simo Alva Ervin

I am the owner and Head Instructor of Shaolin Kung Fu Institute.

I began training in May, 1991 and I am a Certified Senior Instructor. I have been teaching and competing for over 25 years.  I have competed locally, nationally, and internationally winning numerous grand champion (forms, weapons & sparring) awards.  In 1998, I was the only female member of the United States Shuai-Chiao Team (Chinese wrestling) which competed at The Mayor’s Cup in Paris, France, winning the silver medal in my weight division.  In 2015, I was a member of the United States Shuai-Chiao Team placing 6th in Wenzhou, China. 

In addition to teaching scheduled classes, I teach workshops/seminars for children and adults. As part of our community outreach; I teach various seminars throughout the year for children at area schools and daycares covering topics:  Focus, Concentration, Respect, Self Control, Self Confidence, Awareness Training, and Anti-Bully workshops.  Additionally, for adults, I teach various Self Defense seminars, these are adaptable for specific audiences (i.e. realtors, teachers, safety personnel, etc.) on and offsite.

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