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Sifu Alon Peterson

Sifu Alon Peterson

Sifu Alon Peterson was born in San Francisco, CA. His family then moved to Montana where he spent the next 16 years of his life. He became fascinated with martial arts at a very young age.

First he pursued the art of Shotokan Karate with several different local instructors, for about 10 years. In 1996 Sifu Alon moved to >Malibu, CA for college, studying Computer Science at Pepperdine University. Here in California, Sifu Alon studied Tae Kwon Do as well as an eclectic system dubbed Sei-Ei-Do for 4 years until the year 2000, earning two black belts.

Sifu Alon came to Traditional Wing Chun with a mission to learn how to become effective with close-in, hand-to-hand fighting. He trained diligently at the Los Angeles Traditional Wing Chun Kung Fu Academy under Master Joseph Sayah, teaching classes within 2 years, and reaching instructor level by the year 2005. When the time came for Master Sayah to return to his home in Australia, he passed on the Academy and its future to Sifu Alon.

While teaching, Sifu Alon worked security for many of L.A's most popular night clubs and as a self-defence instructor for a California personal security firm. In the year 2006, Sifu Alon was awarded his Level One Provisional Master Level Red Sash.