Great Grand Master Dana Miller
Great Grand Master Dana Miller has been involved in Martial Arts for over 50 years, teaching
and training in each of the last five decades (60's, 70's, 80's, 90's and 00's).
He has seen fads and changes and has participated in the development of what has become
American Martial Arts.
Many of his students have become Masters. His unique teaching style and
innovative training methods are used in schools across the U.S. He is
highly sought after by leading Martial Artists and Masters of many Martial Arts for
his insightful knowledge in the development and usage of energy (Qi) in both healing
and combat applications.
- President of 3M Corporation's Chinese Boxing Club, 1975-1994
- Master Level Chuan Lu Chinese Boxing society, 1979
- Head of Family, U.S. Chuan Fa Association, 1992-present
- Grand Master of the Year, World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, inducted 1993
- Member of the World Head of Family Sokeship Council (WHFSC), 1994
- Inductee WHFSC International Martial Arts Hall of Fame, 1994
- Awarded Professor of Martial Arts Degree, 1998
- Certified Personal Trainer, 1996
- Graduate of Three Rivers Crossing, Center for Qigong and Traditional Chinese Healing, 1996
- Member National Qigong Association USA, 1997
- Certified Medical Qigong Instructor, 1998
- Member Qigong Empowerment Association, 1998
- Honorary 10th Level, "Police Use of Force Combat Tactics", 2008
Currently Master Miller is President of the USCF Association and Chief Instructor of
Pine City Martial Arts School, Pine City, MN.
Grand Master Michael Hinzman
Grand Master Michael Hinzman has been in martial arts for over 50 years. As a decorated
officer, his career in law enforcement brings a unique perspective to USCF.
He has taught at the police academy, the Professional Development Institute and the FBI Instructors
School. He has extensive knowledge in police tactics, weapons and canine handling.
Master Hinzman is a man known for his integrity and courage,
and is the Keeper of the Tiger energy of USCF.
Master Hinzman has black belts in Goju Ryu, Tang Soo Do, Kenpo, Shotokan and holds a third
degree in the teacher program. He is a personal training partner of Grand
Master Miller and is the highest ranking student of the Zu Wei Shu Warrior Kung
Fu program. Master Hinzman has developed and founded "Police
Use-Of-Force Combat Tactics," a system which is being taught to police, military and security
forces around the world. Master Hinzman is a Tenth Level Grand Master in "Police
Use of Force Combat Tactics," a Ninth Level Grand Master in Zu Wei Shu and inheritor of the system.
Currently Master Hinzman is the Vice President of the United States Chuan Fa Association and
the chief instructor of Black Hawk Martial Arts School in Walsenburg, CO.
Master Heide Hinzman
Heide Hinzman's background as a career law enforcement officer has aided her in
becoming the only female student to reach teacher level (third black sash)
in the Zu Wei Shu Warrior program. She has an instructor level in both the
teacher program and the healer program. Along with her Chi Kung (Qi Gong)
certification she is studying other healing methods such as herbs and oils (aromatherapy).
Heide has been in the martial arts for over 20 years and is the Keeper of the Phoenix energy
of the USCF Association. Heide is a Fifth Level Black Sash.
Master Peter Rudh
Master Rudh has been a student of USCF for more than 25 years and he teaches a small
group of students in Northwest Minnesota. He is known and respected for
his honesty and integrity. It is often remarked by his peers how respectful
he is toward others, regardless of rank. One of the most sought after training
partners, Master Rudh has been an example to others and it is an honor to have him in the
USCF Association. Pete has black sashes in Zu Wei Shu Kung Fu and Kenpo.
He has studied most of the major programs of USCF and is currently a Fifth Level Black
Sash and Keeper of the Leopard energy of the USCF Association.
Master Steve Kubik
Steve Kubik has been a USCF member for 25 years and teaches a class in Southwest
North Dakota. After a career in fire fighting, Steve moved to Southwest North
Dakota where he runs a horse ranch and tack and clothing store and teaches a martial arts class.
Steve is a Third Level Black Sash in the Zu Wei Shu Warrior program, and an instructor
level in the teacher and healer programs. He is certified in Three Rivers
Qi Gong and is presently pursuing other energy healing methods. He is recognized
by the USCF Association as a Fifth Level Black Sash.
Master Robert Berube
Bob Berube has been a student of USCF longer than any other members.
A physicist by profession and a PHD, he is constantly sought out by martial artists
of all ranks and styles for his intellectual views and opinions. He is highly
respected for his depth of character and wisdom of life, and it is seldom that any
major decisions concerning USCF are made without running them by "Uncle Bob."
He is the Keeper of the auspicious "Turtle" energy (one of the four celestial creatures)
and has been an integral part in the formation and development of the USCF Association.
Mike Kaiser has been in USCF for 20+ years and keeps the St. Paul group together
when Grand Master Miller is out of town. Mike is an electrician by trade and
his ability for study has made him an accomplished martial arts teacher. He
has studied most of the USCF programs and has a Second Level Black Sash in Kenpo
along with his 4th level in the USCF program (Crane).
Gary Peterson has more than 20 years in martial arts and has a Second Dan in Chuan
Lo as well as a First Dan in Kenpo. Gary brings a unique energy to class and
it has been a pleasure having him in our association.
Glen Lee was Grand Master Miller's first student 35 years ago and is known for his
sparring skills and adherence to the more classical ideals of martial arts.
After his first five years he has been out of the mainstream of USCF and is a private
Zu Wei Shu student. Probably born 100 years too late, he is often hunting
or fishing in the North Land.