Grace Martial Arts had its beginning in 1971. Mark McGee became a Christian and began teaching martial arts from a Christian perspective. He became involved with Judo and Karate for Christ in 1972. Mr. McGee started Grace Martial Arts and GraceLife Ministries in 1990 and began the online version for both in 1995. He worked with Robert Xavier to start Grace Martial Arts Fellowship in 1997 and with Ron Shively and Joseph Lumpkin to re-start Karate For Christ International in 1998. Mr. McGee continues to work with and support KFCI.
Mark McGee is a 7th Degree Black Sash in Mei Hua Chuan, 6th Degree Black Belt in Yon Ch’uan Martial Arts, 6th Degree Black Belt in 15 Animal Kung Fu, Senior Instructor in Hwa Yu T’ai Chi Ch’uan, and has Black Belts in Okinawan and Korean martial arts. He is a member of the Yon Ch’uan Martial Arts Federation, Hwa Yu T’ai Chi Health & Well-being Society, Karate For Christ International, International Network of Christian Martial Artists, Christian Hapkido Federation, Pyramid Karate Association, United States Judo Association, and Hakutsuru Kenpo Karate Association. Mr. McGee is also a founding and certified member of the Fitness Ministers Association.
Sensei McGee’s Yon Ch’uan Martial Arts, 15 Animal Kung Fu, and Hwa Yu T’ai Chi instructor is Grand Master Robert Xavier, 9th Dan and Lineage Holder of Hwa Yu T’ai Chi Ch’uan. Master Xavier’s teacher was Grand Master John Chung Li who brought Hwa Yu T’ai Chi from China to the United States in 1968. Sensei McGee is a 7th Dan student of Grand Master Stephen Van Camp.
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