Master Bakari Alexander, Rockville Kung-Fu Tai Chi Studio's lead instructor is a high ranking Martial Arts Master, with more than 30 years of experience teaching in the fitness arena. He is the U. S. and international representative of Shackle Hand Boxing (also known as Kiungo Cha Mkuno), a form of African combat. A certified master of the mediation based internal systems of Classical Yang, Lao Yang, Secret Yang, (also known as Old Yang), Banugua Chuan, Shing-I Chuan Daoist Yoga, and Meridian Energetics. He is a master of combat–based external schools including Northern Shaolin Chung Chuan, Ba Chi Chuan, Tam Twii (also known as Spring Legs), as well as numerous other weapons and empty hand forms.
Master Bakari synthesized elements of these systems with African influenced movements to create Power Chi Energetics. Power Chi Energetics© is combines aspects of both meditation and combat styles, making it a uniquely effective training program. He believes that when properly practiced, the martial arts are a powerful vehicle for disciple, spiritual growth and self-transformation.
Master Bakari has taught all over the world, from the Middle East, to Europe, the Caribbean to across the United States. He is the author of Power Chi Energetics© and numerous instructional DVD's. His expertise and experience make him one of the premier instructors teaching in the martial arts today.
Master Bakari is joined by his highly skilled and motivated cadre of Blackbelts in delivering outstanding instruction of all classes.
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