At Shaolin 3 Warriors San Da, we offer a challenging and compelling curriculum comprising these three styles of Martial Arts.
● Southern Shaolin FiveFamily Five Animal
● Hung Gar Kuen
● San Shou / San Da (Chinese Kickboxing)
A native of Trenton, NJ Sifu Curtis Diaz started martial arts training in the styles of Shotokan Karate under Master Kisaka. Sifu Diaz then went on to train under Sifu Rick Tucci, where he trained in the styles of Jeet Kune Do (Jun Fan Gung Fu), Muay Thai (Thai Boxing), and Kali Eskrima (Filipino Martial arts). While training under the tutelage of Sifu Rick Tucci, Sifu Diaz also had the privilege to train annually and receive certification under Guru Dan Inosanto and Ajarn Chai.
Sifu Diaz began studying more traditional styles of Kung Fu. He met Sifu Louis Diaz, who for the past 25 years has been training Sifu Diaz in the arts of the Five Animal, Five Family Kung Fu, Hung Gar, and full contact San Da (San Shou). Sifu Diaz has the honor of being a Yup Sut Dai Gee (Inner
chamber disciple) under Sifu Louis Diaz. Sifu Diaz is also the first student under Sifu Louis Diaz to become a Sifu in Southern styles of Kung Fu and San Da.
Sifu Diaz is the owner and CEO of Shaolin 3 Warriors San Da. Sifu Diaz provides instruction in the styles of Shaolin Five Animal Five Family Kung Fu, Hung Gar Kung Fu, and San Da (San Shou). Additionally, Sifu Diaz has coached numerous students to become national and international champions in full contact fighting and Lei Tai.
Sifu Diaz is currently being trained in the internal style of Xing Yi Quan under the instruction and mentorship of Sifu Jamal Rashad El. Recognizing that mental and spiritual training is just as significant as physical preparation. Sifu Diaz has developed his relationship with Sifu Jamal through which he has gained spiritual guidance, knowledge, a friend, and a father figure. Under the wing of Sifu Jamal, He has not only learned what it takes to become a better fighter, but also a better instructor. Sifu Diaz feels blessed to have witnessed the inspiring legacy and quintessential leadership of Sifu Jamal.