Al Zepeda Martial Arts Academy
2018 Moore Duncan Hwy.
Moore, SC 29369
Al Zepeda has over 40 years martial arts experience. He began his martial arts training back in 1972, becoming a black belt in Shotokan Karate under the guidance of Sensei Guy Jacobsohn.
Then in 1983, Al began his training in Wing Chun Kung Fu. He studied with Sifu Bill Wong, a member of the Martial Arts Hall of Fame, and became an instructor in that system.
While training with Sifu Bill Wong, Al Zepeda met Sifu Francis Fong out of Atlanta Georgia. In late 1987, after completing studies with Sifu Bill Wong, Al began studies under Sifu Fong and has been training with him ever since.
In September of 1995, Al received his 1st degree black sash under Sifu Fong.
Through his Sifu, Al has studied and practiced several disciplines, including Wing Chun Kung Fu, Filipino Kali, Muay Thai Kickboxing, and Brazilian JuJitsu. His base art is Wing Chun, which has proved to be very exciting and dynamic training with Sifu Fong.
Al Zepeda currently holds the rank of 5th degree Black Sash in Wing Chun under Sifu Francis Fong. He is also a certified full instructor and an active member in the Francis Fong Association. Over the years, Sifu Al has taught children’s classes, adults, law enforcement officers and military personnel. With the belief that you never stop learning, Al continues his education in the martial arts with studies and practice at the Francis Fong Academy and through the Francis Fong Association. Al Zepeda’s experience in the arts, make him an effective and knowledgeable martial artist and instructor.
Sifu Zepeda teaches martial arts in the Greenville / Spartanburg area of South Carolina.