Paul JakubowskiShi Fu Paul Jakubowski
Owner & Head Instructor

  • Has been studying Tien Shan Pai Kung Fu since 1995, first, under the direction of Diane Kogelschatz-Spoor (widow and student of the school founder, Carl Kogelschatz) and since 1999, under Grandmaster Huang, Chien-Liang.
  • Studying Yang style Tai Chi under Grandmaster Huang, Chien-Liang.
  • 65th Generation student of Tien Shan Pai under Grandmaster Huang.
  • Actively involved in the U.S. Kuo Shu Federation having assisted in the annual U.S. International Kuo Shu Championship Tournament in a variety of capacities since 1997, ranging from assisting in the competition rings to Assistant Director, Ring Coordinator, Prep Area Coordinator, Floor Coordinator, and Head of Security.
  • As a member of the U.S. Kuo Shu Federation, the World Kuo Shu Federation, and the International Tien Shan Pai Association, meets and trains with members from other U.S. and international schools.
  • Was awarded his 1st Degree Black Sash by Shi-Fu Diane Kogelschatz in December of 1999.
  • Began teaching at U.S. Martial Arts Academy in 1998 as an Instructor.
  • Became Senior Instructor in 2004.
  • Was awarded his 2nd Degree Black Sash in Tien Shan Pai by Grandmaster Huang in January of 2005.
  • Assumed ownership of U.S. Martial Arts Academy, Ltd. with his wife, January 1st of 2008.
  • Was awarded his 3rd Degree Black Sash from Grandmaster Huang in September of 2008.
  • Became a Disciple of Grandmaster Huang in December of 2008.
  • Trained for and Certified as one of The World Kuo Shu Federation (TWKSF) International Referee “B”.
  • Awarded his 5th Tuan in The World Kuo Shu Federation (5th Degree) in 2013.
  • Awarded his 4th degree in Tien Shan Pai from Grandmaster Huang in 2018.