a Kung Fu and Healing Arts studio


Founded in 1992 as a Tai Chi School, LITTLE TAO DRAGON held classes in the Wang system, as taught by Sifu Kam Yuen, and the Wu style, as taught by Jing Hong. In 1994, Northern Shaolin and Praying Mantis Kung Fu, were added to the curriculum, thanks to Sifu Dan Manalansan, Sifu Mauel Marques and with the blessing of Sifu Scott Cohen. Little Tao Dragon carries on its tradition of martial and healing arts in honor of these masters.


Sifu Ford is the owner of the Little Tao Dragon Martial and Healing Arts Center. Ford is a Sifu who teaches Northern Shaolin and Praying Mantis Kung Fu, Chi Kung and Tai Chi Ch`uan. Sifu Ford is also certified in Chinese energetic medicine and is a master in the Tibetan/Usui Reiki healing system and creator of the Rei-Chi: Heaven and Earth Energy System. On behalf of the students and staff of the Little Tao Dragon, past and present, Sifu Ford thanks the following masters for their teachings and support: Masters: Kam Yuen, Scott Cohen, Dan Manalansan, Manuel Marquez, Jing Hong, and Sakada.