Recent Blog Updates

Man-Son-Hing News Presents Our "Spring Promotional Testing"
March 4th, 2016

Man-Son-Hing News A Merry Christmas "HOLIDAY" Promotional Testing
December 11, 2015

MSH Valentine Promotional Testing
February 14th, 2015

The Right Defense Seminar makes NEWS!
October 5th, 2014

September Promotional Testing
September 26th, 2014

LIVE on FOX 13 Good Day Tampa Bay with Charley Belcher
August 4th, 2014

Rommy & Christopher Man-Son-Hing win it big in Grand Champion Style
June 10th, 2014

The Right Defense - Mother/Daughter Seminar
February 22nd, 2014

February News
February 8th, 2014

The Right Defense for College Students
August 13th, 2013



The Journey to the top of the ranks in Martial Arts

By the mid 1980's Christopher Man-Son-Hing had already established himself as a world class martial artist. Holding black belt ranks in Taekwondo, Hapkido and Tang Soo Do. He has competed all over the world against the best martial artists. Master Chris began martial arts training at the age of six in Guyana, South America his native country. Thanks to a strict upbringing, his parents felt he needed more discipline and enrolled him in Shotokan, Japanese Karate. Master Chris said he knew even as a young child, martial arts was his calling in life.

Master Chris joined the Tampa Police Department in 1987 and was the first Asian to be hired with the department. He brought his martial arts experience to the job and became an expert in unarmed self defense. In 1999 Master Chris created the first youth martial arts program for the Police Athletic League of Tampa, Florida. Since his retirement from the Tampa Police Department in July, 2007, he left an unmatched legacy in training to improve self defense tactics for the street officer.








Man-Son-Hing News

Man-Son-Hing News Presents Our "Spring Promotional Testing"

March 4th, 2016

A Spring promotional testing was held on Friday evening, March 4th, 2016 at the Man-Son-Hing Martial Arts Academy. Master Christopher Man-Son-Hing Sixth Dan Black Belt in Taekwondo presided over the ceremony with Alexander Glen, Brown Belt assisting Master Man-Son-Hing. We also welcome the Jewish Community Center JCLUB students to the testing. The candidates all performed excellent one steps, forms and sparring exhibitions. All the candidates proudly received and were presented their next rank by Master Man-Son-Hing. May you have a blessed and Happy Easter from Man-Son-Hing Martial Arts Academy!

Man-Son-Hing News A Merry Christmas "HOLIDAY" Promotional Testing

December 11, 2015

A Holiday promotional testing was held on Friday evening, December 11th, 2015 at the Man-Son-Hing Martial Arts Academy. Master Christopher Man-Son-Hing Sixth Dan Black Belt in Taekwondo presided over the ceremony with Angel Carde, First Dan Black Belt and Alexander Glen, Brown Belt assisting Master Man-Son-Hing. We also welcome the Jewish Community Center JCLUB students to the testing. The candidates all performed excellent one steps, forms and sparring exhibitions. All the candidates proudly received and were presented their next rank by Master Man-Son-Hing. Promotional candidates were all presented with a gift from Santa who magically appeared with his Reindeer. It was a blessed evening at the martial arts center spending time with the candidates and their supportive family and friends. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Man-Son-Hing Martial Arts Academy!

Man-Son-Hing News MSH "End of Summer" Promotional Testing

August 21, 2015

A promotional testing was held on Friday evening, August 21st, 2015 at the Man-Son-Hing Martial Arts Academy. Master Christopher Man-Son-Hing Sixth Dan Black Belt in Taekwondo presided over the ceremony with Angel Carde, First Dan Black Belt assisting him. The candidates all performed excellent one steps, forms and sparing exhibitions. All the candidates proudly received their next rank by Master Man-Son-Hing. It was a great evening at the center with the candidates and their supportive family and friends. Another amazing summer at Man-Son-Hing Martial Arts Academy!

August 21, 2015

THE RIGHT DEFENSE SEMINAR

August 20th, 2015

The Right Defense for women presented a professional women's self defense seminar to a local CPA firm. The professional women of this firm work late during tax season and their office is a downtown high rise building, The women walk to their cars far away in public parking lots, garages or ride on public transportation. Needless to say, they felt vulnerable and scared. The Right Defense seminar was a great empowerment for the women and they left feeling much more confident in their abilities to defend themselves. If you would like information on a guest speaker and power point presentation on The Right Defense for your co-workers or would like information on a group session or customized individual or group session, please contact us www.therightdefense.com.

The Right Defense for Women Seminar

MSH Promotial "Summer" Testing 6/12/15

June 12th, 2015


MSH Promotial "Summer" Testing 6/12/15

Man-Son-Hing Martial Arts Academy presented a "Schools Out For Summer" Promotional Testing on Saturday, June 12th, 2015.Master C,E. Man-Son-Hing, 6th Dan Black Belt conducted a promotional testing of the academy students. All candidates had an outstanding performance presenting to Master Man-Son-Hing their forms, one-steps and board breaks. Congratulations to everyone for earning and being promoted to the next rank. Master Sean Farr, 4th Dan Black Belt assisted Master Man-Son-Hing in the ceremonious presentation. Remember to "Like Us" on our Facebook when you click on the www.mshmartialarts.com and view the promotional slideshow. Bullet Proof Your Mind at www.therightdefense.com

MSH April NEWS MSH "Easter" Promotional Testing

April 10th, 2015

Man-Son-Hing Martial Arts Academy presented a Easter Promotional Testing on Saturday, April 10th, 2015. Master Man-Son-Hing, 6th Dan Black Belt conducted a promotional testing of the academy students. The academy welcomed special Guest Speaker, Dr. Larry Kipp, 6th Dan Black Belt, Isshinryu Martial Arts. Dr. Kipp demonstrated several forms in the Isshinryu martial art. Dr. Kipp also explained briefly why martial arts is such an important part of his everyday life with the daily demands as a medical doctor, surgeon, father and husband. Dr. Kipp left everyone with such a memorable quote, "Everyone has the same 24 hours in the same day". Master Man-Son-Hing applauds Dr. Kipp for reminding us all to make it a priority in your life to expand your mental, physical and spiritual being daily. The academy also welcomed the Jewish Community Center and Booker T Washington promotional candidates. All candidates had an outstanding performance presenting to Master Man-Son-Hing their forms, one-steps and board breaks. Congratulations to everyone for earning and being promoted to the next rank. Master Sean Farr, 4th Dan Black Belt presented the center and families with a beautiful Easter Prayer, giving us an opportunity to share our faith in Jesus Christ our Savior. Congratulations are in order to Master Chris Man-Son-Hing who Earned his 6th Dan Black Belt on February 27th, 2015. This is a life time achievement for Master Man-Son-Hing who is very humbled to join ranks of the Elite Masters of TaeKwonDo. The Sixth Dan testing was conducted by Grand Master Jung Park of Korea. Please view the Easter promotional testing slide show along with photographs of Master Man-Son-Hing Sixth Dan Testing by visiting www.mshmartialarts.com and remember to "Like Us" on our Facebook when you click on the website! The Right Defense Summer Special! Visit The Right Defense for Women to schedule your self, or your group a luncheon self defense lesson today! Interested, contact us for more information. "Like Us" on The Right Defense Website/Facebook and receive $10.00 your seminar! Bullet Proof Your Mind at www.therightdefense.com

MSH Valentine Promotional Testing

February 14th, 2015

MSH Valentine Promotional Testing on Saturday, February 14th, 2015 On Saturday, February 14th, Master Man-Son-Hing of Man-Son-Hing Martial Arts Academy conducted a promotional testing of the academy's students. The academy also welcomed the Jewish Community Center and BT Washington promotional candidates. Black Belt candidate, Stephen Udagawa earned his first degree black belt by performing high ranking forms, one steps and a series of difficult board breaks. The academy congratulates Stephen Udagawa for earning his Black Belt with a job well done. All candidates had a outstanding performance presenting to Master Man-Son-Hing their forms, one-steps and board breaks. Congratulations to everyone for earning and being promoted to the next rank.

The Right Defense Seminar makes NEWS!

October 5th, 2014

Janise Man-Son-Hing, Founder of The Right Defense for Women with Lead Instructor, Master Man-Son-Hing were proud to present the specialized self defense training to this group of impressive women on February 22nd. We were honored to have one of our students from this seminar write a wonderful article about her seminar experience. Her article was published at her school. We are so excited to feature this informative article about The Right Defense, authored by Karlee Nipper.

Contact us for The Right Defense Fall and Holiday seminar dates. These dates will accommodate college students home on break and local students out of school! just click www.therightdefense.com

September Promotional Testing

September 26th, 2014

Man-Son-Hing Martial Arts Academy conducted a promotional testing on Friday evening, September 26th, 2014. Approximately fifty-five supporters and promotional candidates were in attendance at the Asian inspired martial arts center.

Master Man-Son-Hing, 5th Dan Black Belt, TaeKwonDo/Hapkido presided over the testing and was assisted by Master Sean Farr, 4th Dan Black Belt, Justin Man-Son-Hing, 3rd Dan Black Belt and Christopher Sanz, 1st Dan Black Belt. High ranking Candidate, Christopher (Cass) Sanz exhibited an excellence martial arts performance and was promoted to the next higher rank of Deputy Black Belt. All martial arts candidates were outstanding in their performance and were all promoted. Man-Son-Hing Martial Arts Academy proudly welcomed the support of our families and friends who attended. Photography for the martial arts testing was provided by Donna Sanz and we greatly appreciate her talented eye for this sport.

LIVE on FOX 13 Good Day Tampa Bay with Charley Belcher

August 4th, 2014

Man-Son-Hing Martial Arts Academy was featured on FOX 13 Good Day Tampa Bay with Charley Belcher on Charley's World. We were honored to have our Youth, Adult and The Right Defense programs featured. Television host, Charley Belcher performed a board break and was awarded his Honorary Black Belt certificate! Master Chris would like to thank all the participants for their time and dedication in making this "live" television program such a great success!

Click play below or View All Three Segments on FOX 13 News

Rommy & Christopher Man-Son-Hing win it big in Grand Champion Style

June 10th, 2014

Congratulation to both Christopher and Rommy for a Grand Championship Style Win in Blowing Rock, NC in June. Master Chris said, "We should not even be here, Rommy had extensive hoof surgery on January 10th of this year. The surgeon removed a third of his hoof, this was potentially life threatening for him.

My boy "Rommy" is 17 years old and I am 53, this should not be happening, but we did not give up and look we won!

Owner: Janise Man-Son-Hing
Trainer: Pamela Roush, Avalon Stables of Florida
Photo: Sandra Hall

The Right Defense - Mother/Daughter Seminar

February 22nd, 2014

Man-Son-Hing Martial Arts Academy conducted The Right Defense Seminar on Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 held at the Man-Son-Hing Martial Arts Academy. Janise Man-Son-Hing, Founder of The Right Defense for Women with Lead Instructor, Master Man-Son-Hing were proud to present the specialized training to this group of impressive women.

Twelve amazing mothers, daughters and nieces all participated. The women all felt they left empowered with the knowledge to defend themself from attack. Bullet Proof Your Mind, invest one hour of your time to save your life or the life of someone you love. To contact us about a seminar or a private session click on TheRightDefense.com

February News

February 8th, 2014

Man-Son-Hing Martial Arts Academy conducted a promotional testing on Friday evening, February 7th, 2014. Approximately seventy five supporters and promotional candidates were in attendance at the Asian inspired martial arts center. Master Man-Son-Hing, 5th Dan Black Belt, TaeKwonDo/Hapkido presided over the testing and was assisted by Master Sean Farr, 4th Dan Black Belt. Man-Son-Hing Martial Arts Academy students Alexis Hurtado and Cass Sanz (son of Christopher and Donna Sanz) assisted both Master Man-Son-Hing and Master Farr with the testing.

High ranking Candidates, Christopher Sanz and Steven Udagawa exhibited excellence martial arts performances and were both promoted to the next higher rank. All other candidates were outstanding in their performance and were all promoted. Man-Son-Hing Martial Arts Academy proudly welcomed the Jewish Community Center candidates who did an awesome job!

The Right Defense for College Students

August 13th, 2013

Alex and Sarah were both heading away to college in a few weeks and decided they should empower themselves with The Right Defense for Women before they hit their new campus! This was a smart decision!

Alex and Sarah were fantastic students mastering the basic techniques of self defense and were proud they empowered themselves with the knowledge of how to fight off an attacker! Congratulations to Alex & Sarah as you arrive at your new colleges!

Are you getting ready to go away to college? Do you want to bullet proof your mind and empower yourself with The Right Defense? It's easy, just select The Right Defense on our web page, and then feel free to sign up or inquire about a scheduled class or ask for a date to fit your schedule! The investment you make in yourself by taking The Right Defense could save your life!