Sifu Bill Graves w/Top Students
This is a 2020 pic of a special event for our 7th Sifu under Sifu Bill Graves. Pictured from left to right is Armando, Joe (#7), Sifu Bill (sitting), Jesse, Jonathan and Kevin. These are 5 of the 7 Sifu level students Bill produced.
Innovative Wing Chun
Sifu with Rahman and Al at Innovative Wing Chun in Franklin, NC 2017
Kenneth Chung and Armando Sainz during a training session. 2002
Master Frank Paolillo
Armando with his Tai Chi instructor, Sifu Frank Paolillo 1999
Sifu Ben Der with Armando in San Francisco. 2002
Instruction From Ben Der
Armando training with Ben Der. Ben is an awesome master of Wing Chun! 2002
Armando's Group 2004
Armando took a group to train with Kenneth Chung and Ben Der! 2003
San Fransisco 2003
Armando (right) at Kenneth Chung, Wing Chun training workshop. 2002
Armando with Karl Godwin
Karl Godwin is one of the best Wing Chun practitioners, bar none! 2005
Armando w/His Students
Armando with his students circa 2005 when he ran Centerline Academy of Martial Arts.
Armando w/Black Sash Students
Armando and his black sash students around 2005
Armando, black belt in his first martial art circa 1982 with Master Robert E. Beaudoin.
Bill "Superfoot" Wallace
Training with Superfoot circa 1982!
Wooden Dummy Training
Armando demonstrating with Wing Chun Wooden Dummy. 2006
Wing Chun Dummy
The wooden dummy is an important training tool!
Counter Grappling is Essencial
Counter Grappling is Armando's unique and highly effective method to deal with the ground.
Grab to the throat. Finishing move!
Disarm and cut!
Guns are a necessary defense!