WHO WE ARE
We are a Martial Arts College.
We offer so many different styles of martial arts you will need some time to read through all the options.
We are family-friendly & welcome your children.
We are also a facility for combat & weapon training.
We compete in tournaments, bring in Master Teachers from all over the world, and offer a complete Martial Education for those interested.
少 林 拳 太 祖 长 拳
Shao Lin Chuan Tai Zu Chang Chuan
We do almost everything in martial arts
Shaolin Kung Fu
Tai Chi Chuan
Xing Yi Quan
Chinese Chin Na
Lil Dragon's Kids
Martial Arts Combatives
Modern Arnis Stick Fighting
Kosho Ryu Kempo
Ground Fighting BJJ
Muay Thai Kickboxing
Jeet Kune Do
Iron Palm Training
Chin Woo Kung Fu
To Shin Do Ninjitsu
MEET OUR STAFF
Mark Spence, Shifu
Certified Through Dan Insanto's lineage, Sifu Mark Spence hits harder than an angry viking. He is the chief instructor for Muay Thai Kickboxing & Jeet Kune Do classes, as well as our certified personal trainer & Medical Massage Therapist.
Don't let his dashing Viking looks bother you, his classes are just as violent.
Matthew Staley, Shifu
Sifu Staley is the walking encyclopedia for all things Kung Fu. He is the lineage holder for 7 different unique styles, and has Mastered all 7. Sifu Staley teaches Baguazhang, XingYi Quan, & Taiji Quan.
He also delivers a Master Series of seminars for us.
Titled Si Hing in the Running Fist Kung Fu System by Sijo Robinson, Cequence teaches his own street effective martial art grounded in Kuk Sool Hapkido & Running Fist.
His system of fighting is the Martial Arts Combatives.
Luke Pecor, Sensei
Instructor for the Isshin-Ryu Karate Style, Sensei Luke is traditionally trained in both Karate and in BJJ Ground-fighting. Professionally he is an Emergency Responder and serves the Greensboro Area by constantly saving lives. We have tremendous respect for his passion for helping others.
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Michael Johnson, Shifu
Greensboro Martial Arts Academy Owner & President of the Cloud Forest Chin Woo Martial Arts College & Association
Shifu Michael teaches a broad education in Martial Arts, including Shaolin, TCM, Pressure Point Sciences, Iron Palm & the apprenticeship programs.
Steve McGowan, Shifu
Steve McGowan, 8th Duan Grandmaster, is the Founder and Chief Instructor for Golden Harvest Wing Chun. With more than 45 years of experience in Wing Chun, he has promoted hundreds of black belts, and expanded his school to 3 different countries. He has studied many styles of Chinese, Japanese & Filipino Martial Arts.
Greensboro Martial Arts College is proud to have a teacher of his caliber and are excited to see how much further he can help our students grow!
James Howell, Kyoshi
James "Toby" Howell is Nationally known for his awarded titles and stunning performances as a competitor. Traditionally trained in both Goju-Ryu & Samurai Kitana Sword, Sensei Howell brings a very real sense of Okinawan & Japanese Tradition to our martial college.
Anna Roseman, Sensei
Explore the mysterious art of Ninjutso with Ninja Teacher Anna Roseman.
She earned her current rank of Nidan (second degree black belt) in 2014 at the Chapel Hill Quest Center under her first teacher, Hardee “Hakutoshi” Merritt.
Anna now joins us at Greensboro Martial Arts College under the guidance of Austin “Guntoshi” Bloomberg, Pittsburgh, PA.
Anna has also studied with the head of To Shin Do and Black Belt Hall of Fame member, An-Shu Stephen K. Hayes.
Studying with so many diverse teachers has given Anna a broad base of knowledge from which to pull. She looks forward to sharing the secrets and strategies that made the ninja legendary.
Lil Dragons Kids
Payton joins our team to help bring fun & professional training to our Lil Dragon's Kids Classes. He is currently enrolled in our Apprenticeship program.
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Brandon Spencer, Shifu
Master Kung Fu Stylist, Brandon Spencer, known to many as the "Shaolin Armored Tank" joins us to bring Traditional Five Family Shaolin Fist & Chin Woo Kung Fu. Brandon, Shifu has been trained in the traditional arts of Shaolin, Baguazhang, XingYiQuan, Wing Chun, & Hung Gar. While not teaching these other systems, he will draw from them to bring out the best in students hungry for knowledge.
If you wish to be classically trained in these arts, Shifu Brandon will be more than happy to introduce you to how the monks trained.
Scott Rogers, Shifu
Scott Rogers, Shifu,
Teaches "Shaolin Kids" at Greensboro Martial Arts College. He is lineage holder and 4th pin rank in each of the following styles:
- Yang Taijiquan (6th Gen)
- Gao style, Cheng school Baguazhang (9th Gen)
-Hebei Xingyiquan (10th Gen)
-Sun Bin Zhaquan Shaolin Longfist (7th Gen)
-Three Step Long Pole (8th Gen)
Scott began training in Chinese martial arts in 1997 in the Southern White Dragon style (Pai Lum).
In 2005 he began training with Chang Shifu and was accepted as his disciple in 2014.
Diana Halsey, Sensei
Instructor Lil' Dragons Kids
With nearly 20 years of experience teaching both kids & adults, we are proud to have Sensei Diana teaching for us!
Her Tae Kwon Do Black Belt experience brings the physicality and energy to her classes that keep students moving and enjoying the class energy.
719 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro NC 27403