Lehigh Valley Martial Arts

What's in a Title

Posted on LVMA Blog
Oct 24, 2013

I am sure that you have heard many titles for the LVMA instructors and Assistant instructors, but did you ever wonder what they mean?



Teacher of Teachers (Shigung/Shihan):  This title is given to the the person whom teaches the teachers, The Shifu's Shifu or Sensei's Sensei. 


Master Teacher (Shifu/Shimu/Sensei): The title given to those that are masters of thier art and can instruct beginers and experts.


Teachers (Laoshi/Deshi): The title given to a teacher

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