Sifu Carl Albright is a proud member of the old guard and one of the East Coast golden era standard bearers.
Training in Chinese Martial arts for over 50 years, Sifu Carl had the opportunity to travel and train with the best.
Chinese Martial Art Systems
Seven Star Praying Mantis,
Tibetan Secret Sect Lama,
Tai chi/ Plum Flower Praying mantis,
Pa Kua Jeung,
Choy Lee Fut.
Qualifications and Skill
Started training in 1957 in the Praying Mantis and Pa Kua Jeung systems.
Started teaching in 1968 at the age of 16.
Started NY Sil Lum Pai Gung Fu Association at that time.
Has trained in China, Hong Kong, Hawaii, Korea, Japan and Malaysia.
Has won over 200 trophies in the forms, weapons, breaking and fighting divisions. Undefeated full contact bare knuckle grand champion 1975 thru 1985
Hand to hand combat instructor; Dragon Valley South Korea 1975
U.S. Army Camp Muy Thai Kickboxing team 1975
Hall of fame awards
World Karate federation -1999
World Professional Martial Arts Organization – 2003 and 2008
Sifu Carl has received letters of commendation and appreciation from State Senator Olga A. Mendez, the Crime Victims Political Platform, Brooklyn Bureau of Community Service and the Park Slope 5th Avenue Local Development Corporation. Taught at the schools of Shihan Felix Vasquez, Professor George Cofield and Grandmaster Billy Davis. Part of Aaron Banks’ original Oriental World of Self Defense 1968, 69 (Town Hall) MSG 1975, and many more throughout the years.
Chiu Cheng Leun – Seven Star Praying Mantis
Choy Yeun Yee – Pa Kua, Hung Gar, Seven Star Praying Mantis, Bok Nam Hop Kuen (Northern Southern Combined Fist).
Bucksam Kong – Hung gar, Choy Lee Fut
Lam Chun Fai – Hung Gar
Lee Byung Chun – Tai Chi / Plum Flower Praying Mantis
Chan Tai San – Tibetan Secret Sect Lama, Choy Lee Fut, Dragon Pa Kua
William Chung – Hung Gar
Dr. Henry Leung – Wing Chun (Nine finger Buddah Hand /Gau Ji Fut Sao)
Ark Yuey Wong – Five Family Fist (Hung, Lau, Choy, Lee, Mok)
Wan Chi Ming – Hung Gar
Magazines, Newspapers, Etc.
Brooklyn Graphic September 1999
Flatbush Life September 1999
Canarsie Digest September 1999
Park Slope Courier September 1999
Park Slope Courier May 1999
Kingsman (Brooklyn College) May 1996
New York Post – Sept 1992 (with Mayor David Dinkins)
The Destroyer #41 (cover ) Remo Williams series
Inside Kung Fu – April 1992, March 1989
Inside Kung Fu- Yearbook (article of the year) 1989
Inside Kung Fu – Oct 1988
Inside Kung Fu – Sept 1987
The Masters Guide to Self Defense – April 1990
New Tech Times – May 1983
Inside the Turret (Military Newspaper) – March 1978