|Kenpo Master Dr. Alvin Mack|
Portrait artist: Ed Parker, jr.
Sifu is a world-renowned master of kenpo karate and a 7th degree black belt. As an actor he has worked as an extra in such films as Blade & Blade II, Necessary Roughness, True Friends, Pearl Harbor, and Shaft. Dr. Mack has also appeared in the TV series Walker Texas Ranger (1990-2001), Sons of Thunder, and The president's Man, as a featured extra for stunts. He has coached the US National Team in international competition and been inducted into the U.S.A. Martial Arts "Hall of Fame," “The Hall of Heroes” in Los Angeles and the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame. Sifu Mack founded the Universal Martial Arts Academy & Training Center (UMAATC) based in Denton, Texas, after retiring from law enforcement. It is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving At-Risk Youth and Battered Women.
I would also like to take this opportunity to congratulate Sifu Mack on a monumental achievement.
Last week he was voted into the United Federation of International Grandmasters in Austin. Dr. Mack was also promoted to the level of 9th degree black belt, a stunning achievement. Wow and well done!
In today's blog, Sifu Mack will explore:
If you quit once, you'll quit again.
We are the sum total of everything we've ever learned.
The martial arts teach children how to focus.
We've established a College of the Martial Arts.
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