The Northern Praying Mantis & Tai Chi Martial Arts Center is one of the first schools of its kind in Westchester County. Located in the village of Mamaroneck, its goal is to disseminate authentic ancient teachings of Chinese Martial Arts and Chinese Healing arts.
Northern Praying Mantis Kung Fu is a Martial Art comprised of 18 different Kung Fu styles. Tai Chi Chuan is a Martial Art system of self-defense and promotes health. Along with teaching these techniques, Mr. Pilossoph also treats various clients with Acupressure Massage on Sunday, by appointment only.
Marlon Pilossoph became a 10th Generation disciple of the Northern Praying Mantis Kung Fu Style of the late Master Wong, Hon Funn (7th generation disciple) lineage in February 1998 during Master Tony Chuy’s Praying Mantis Martial Arts Institute’s 16th Anniversary celebration.
He has studied with Master Chuy since 1990. Within his studies at the Praying Mantis Martial Arts Institute, Mr. Pilossoph also learned the Praying Mantis Kung Fu “Lo Han Gung” (internal power set), San Sao (self-defense techniques) and Kam La (joint locking and grappling techniques). In 1995 he began learning Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan, Tai Chi Sahn Sao (application), Toi Sao (sensitivity exercise) and the Tai Chi Gim (sword).
In 1996, Mr. Pilossoph began studying Chinese Medicine, including Sit’s Family Dit Da (Hit/Bruise, Bone Setting) Medicine, Gee-Na (Acupressure/Massage), Cern-Hong (internal medicine), Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine and Chi Yute Gung (medical acupoint techniques) from his Si-Bak Gung, Dr. Sit, Chui-Wai, who began studying Northern Praying Mantis with Master Wong, Hon Funn in Hong Kong in 1953.
With the permission of his teachers, Mr. Pilossoph established the Northern Praying Mantis & Tai Chi Martial Arts Center in Westchester County, New York on January 11, 2004.
Since October 13, 2014 Sifu Marlon is born again, a bible studying Christian.
As of June 1, 2016 Sifu Marlon has permitted his graduate student Gun Orachantara, Sifu "O" (11th generation disciple) to promote his own mixed martial arts dream by his opening of his own school also in Mamaroneck NY.
820 MAMARONECK AVE., MAMARONECK N.Y. 10543
TEL: 917.270.8796 ACROSS FROM MAVIS DISOUNT & CORNER OF ELLIOT AVENUE,
RED DOOR ENTRANCE & PARKING IS IN THE BACK OF BUILDING
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