We began taking Tai Chi lessons with Sifu Slaughter about 6 years ago, and Kung Fu lessons over 4 years ago, and are thankful for the many ways in which Sifu Slaughter’s patient instruction and wisdom has improved our lives. When we attend class, the daily stress of work melts away and we find that we carry that calmness with us into our everyday lives. We are both in our 50’s, and have never felt healthier or in better shape than we do now; not just our bodies, but our minds get a workout with every lesson! Working together as a husband/wife team adds even more benefits – the level of trust it builds, the coordination and the joyful experience of discovering new learning together is truly special when your spouse is also your ͞sparring partner͟. Our teenage daughter has also taken Kung Fu lessons with us, and learning and training together as a family has created a very special bond that we know will last a lifetime. And for her, the opportunity to build confidence while gaining new and lasting friendships with young people her own age has been tremendous! We highly recommend Sifu Slaughter’s Chinese Martial Arts for everyone!
Mike & Celia Bauer
We were impressed with Sifu Slaughter’s Chinese Martial Arts School from the very beginning! As new students, we were pleased to see the small class sizes and individualized attention the students receive. Sifu Slaughter’s unique focus on respect, motivation, strength and discipline has given our family self-confidence that carries through into our everyday lives.
Paul & Sandy Wasielewski
I have been a student of Tai Chi under your tutelage for several months. I practice at St Paul’s United Methodist Church twice per week. I have had a painful shoulder rotator cuff for three years and nothing that I tried, to include physical therapy, was able to ameliorate the pain. Three weeks ago, during Tai Chi practice, I realized that my shoulder no longer hurt and I was now able to complete Tai Chi practice without any discomfort. Your style of instruction emphasizes movements that gently increase flexibility and enhance the circulatory system. I believe that an improvement in shoulder flexibility and increased blood flow in my shoulder region has led to the elimination of my rotator cuff injury. This would not have happened without your excellent instruction.
Lawrence E. Likar, J.D., M.A., CPP
Professor and Chair – Department of Justice, Law, and Security – La Roche College
Lawrence E. Likar
I want to thank you for helping to alleviate my hypertension! I have lost a total of sixty pounds as of February 1, 2008, and I have kept it off! I am currently at 169 lbs and my medical doctor discontinued my high blood pressure medication back on January 18, 2008, and I am in the best physical shape of my life. I could not have done it without your dedicated teaching of Kung Fu and Tai Chi for the last nine months!
Miguel A. Marrero, MD
My two brothers and I studied under Sifu for over 6 years. He always impressed us with his excellent technique and effective teaching methods. Instead of just going through the motions, Sifu explained the significance of each technique and movement. Better yet, with his instruction, we could apply the techniques to defend ourselves in unexpected situations. As an extremely knowledgeable and experienced practitioner of the martial arts, Sifu passed on his dedication and abilities to his students. We started out in his children’s classes and worked our way up to black belt. During all of this time, Sifu took personal interest in each of us and wanted us to lead a happy and fulfilling life in all aspects. Sifu Slaughter is an awe-inspiring teacher that we would highly recommend to anyone interested in pursuing martial arts in the future.