This book is a photo journal of the last twenty years of our martial arts school. It's a glimpse into the school's origins and history. The photos are intended to give the viewer an idea of where we have been as a school, where we are now, and where we are hoping to be in the future. Hope you enjoy this book.
Kung Fu Teacher /Writer/ Storyteller / World Explorer / Food & Wine Enthusiast
Chicago, Illinois USA
Alvin Raúl Cardona holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Media and Theatre from Northeastern Illinois University and a Master of Science in Journalism from Roosevelt University.
Cardona has accumulated over 30 years of martial arts training. His journey through the martial arts began in 1976 under Master José Zuñiga of The Dragon Academy of Martial Arts in Chicago, a traditional Shori Goju and Kung Fu school. Cardona opened the doors to his own school in 1989. After several years of running a school and teaching martial arts, Cardona had the honor of meeting and becoming a direct student of the Grandmaster of Northern Shaolin Eagle Claw Kung Fu, Lily Lau. Cardona is a direct student of Grandmaster Lau and he is the Chief Eagle Claw Instructor of her Chicago school.