Sifu Oscar has been trained by Grandmaster Fu Leung head of the Bak Shaolin Ying Jow Pai Eagle Claw System and Grandmaster Shi de Shan out of Houston, Texas; head of the Houston Shaolin Temple. Da Sifu Shi de Shan has, as well, passed down knowledge of the Shaolin styles to Sifu Oscar. Shi de Shan is a 31st generation shaolin monk who has appeared on the Jay Leno show and has toured across the US showing his amazing skills to many. His shaolin temple is in Houston Texas.
Sifu has obtained his Wushu training from members of the Elite Bejing Wushu Team including Sun Nuo better known as “sunny sun” which is his Hollywood name. Sun Nuo has appeared in many martial arts films as a stunt double, or a fight choreographer including Avengers, Avatar the Last Airbender, Conan the Barbarian, Expendables 1 and 2, 21 Jump street, Safe etc...
In the summer of 2014 Sifu Oscar officially became a student of Shum Leung’s Ying Jow Pai, and is continuously working up the ranks of this system under Master Kenneth Edwards. Master Kenneth Edwards has appeared on numerous issues of Inside Kung Fu Magazine, Master Edwards is an author of martial arts books, and you can find him in some films. One of Sifu Edwards most notable roles is Mortal Kombat.
In December of 2015 Sifu Oscar received his 1st degree black belt in Tang Soo Do under Grandmaster Johnny Thompson through the TKA organization. This organization has many prestigious black belt legends, this organization treats Sifu Oscar like family, he is very honored and blessed to be a part of this amazing organization.
Sifu Oscar is also a student under Ruben Rodriguez who is owner and operator of Progressive Scientific Fighting. Sifu Ruben Rodriguez is very skilled in many arts such as Jeet Kune Do, Kali, Sifu Oscar continuously takes seminars and private instruction under him throughout the year.
In the fall of 2015 Sifu Oscar joined the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Brazillian Jiu Jitsu Team under the coaching and friendship of Eric Martinez the president of the team.
Sifu Oscar has also taken many classes, seminars, and/or private lessons in Wing Chun, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, American Kickboxing, Muay Thai, MMA, and Capoeira. Sifu Oscar still continues to learn from many local as well as distant martial arts instructors, he believes one must never stop learning. He believes every style or system has its strengths and weaknesses.
Sifu Oscar has a passion for all martial arts and treats all of them as they are a beautiful ART, not just a fighting style! Sifu Oscar has won many titles and awards such as State Champion, Competitor of the Year, distinguished black belt service award, and two time World Champion runner up. He continues to prove his excellence through his students, by dominating at local, state, national and world tournaments HWMA attends.
Aside from teaching at his previous martial arts school, Sifu Oscar has also taught in San Benito's after school program as well as Harlingen's after school programs for a number of years. His main goals in martial arts are to provide the latest and greatest techniques to his students. Teach self defense, honor, and promote health and wellness to all students. Above all spread the beautiful art of Chinese Kung Fu!
|Sifu Oscar Olivarez with Master Kenneth Edwards|
|Sifu Oscar Olivarez with Grandmaster Johnny Thompson|
|Sifu Ruben Rodriguez|
| Tournament Results 8/6/13 | Tournament Results 7/3/13 | Results from ICMAC Houson 2013 |