A longtime practitioner of martial arts in the San Francisco Bay Area,
he splits his time between Las Vegas, Nevada and San Francisco, California. He earned a black belt in Aikido under the tutlege
of Sensei's George Leonard, Wendy Palmer, Richard Heckler and Frank Doran. In addition, to Aikido, he studied Yang Style Taijiquan
in Master Tung Ying Chieh's Yang School of Taijiquan and is a senior student of Chen Taijiquan Master
Wong Wai Yi (Tony) earning an instructor's certificate from Grandmaster Chen Qingzhou.
Stephen has been involved in teaching Taijquan in Brisbane, California,
paticipated in local bay area martial arts festivals, competitions and education in demonstration of empty hand forms and
sword. He currently does volunteer Hunyuan qigong practice in a hospice setting in Berkeley, California.