US Martial Arts Academy, Ltd --- 10540 York Road, Suite J --- Cockeysville, Maryland 21030 --- 410-561-9882 --- A Self-Defense Kung Fu School for Families -- Children and Adults and a Tai Chi School for Adults for over 28 years. The Baltimore Sun's 2019 Best in Baltimore for Martial Arts Classes!
US Martial Arts Academy, Ltd Owner – Head Instructor
Shi 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.