Si-Gung Richard Clear has studied in the U.S. China and Canada. He has over 40 years of continuous study in the martial arts, psychology, philosophy, medicine and physiology. Si-Gung Clear is the Creator of a unique program of 1 Touch Knockouts He began teaching in 1983. In 1990, he opened his first Pentjak Silat martial arts school in Tampa, Florida. In Novemer 2001 he relocated Clear’s Silat National Headquarters to the Smokey Mountains in Maryville Tennessee.
Si-Gung Clear and his highly successful schools have been featured in Inside Kung fu magazine, Fox National News, World Net News Daily, as well as other local television and media all over the U.S.
Richard Clear is an Internationally Known Si Gung (Senior Teacher/Master) and Guru Tiga (Senior Teacher). He began his study of the Internal Arts, Kung Fu, Silat and Tibetan Arts in 1976. Si Gung Clear has studied in depth with over 40 senior master teachers. He is the inheritor of a family lineage of Kung Fu including the Internal Arts of Chi Kung, Tai Chi, Hsing-I and PaKua (Ba Gua) as well as Fukien Shaolin Methods including but not limited to such styles as Monkey, Drunken Style, Five Animal Kung Fu (Tiger, Snake, Crane, Leopard and Dragon), Wing Chun, Praying Mantis, Dim Mak/Dim Hsueh and other special hand methods. He is a senior student and lineage holder in Kun Tao Silat under Martial Arts Living Legend Si Tai Gung (Great Grand Master) and Guru Besar Willem de Thouars.
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