Master Benson Lee began his kung fu training in New York City. Sifu Lee is a senior top disciple of Grandmaster Shum Leung, the leading authority in the United States of Ying Jow Pai - the Eagle Claw System of kung fu.

Today, Sifu Lee is often invited to judge and demonstrate at traditional martial arts competitions across the country. Sifu Lee's teachings emphasize agility and a strong foundation in kung fu for effective self-defense applications and a keen overall awareness. He is available for private lessons by appointment. 

Master Benson Lee with his Los Angeles Instructors. From Left to Right David Simpkins, Michael Martin, Sifu Tav Byerhoff, Bill Sun & Thomas Marsh.


Sifu Tav Byerhoff has been dedicated to the system of Eagle Claw Kung Fu for over 20 years. He began his training  under Master Benson Lee in Sacramento California and after pursuing his degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis on athletic training and injury rehabilitation, he moved to Los Angeles to help open Master Lee's first school in LA in 2010.

Sifu Tav has been published in Inside Kung Fu Magazine, teaches Seminars on Eagle Claw Kung Fu in Mexico and has judged and demonstrated at both local and national kung fu competitions. After 10 years of teaching in Los Angeles, Sifu Tav moved back to Sacramento and is now teaching privately and online. Visit Six Harmony Martial Arts for more information on virtual classes and On-Demand learning options. Following Grandmaster Shum and Master Lee's example, Sifu Tav has a genuine interest in student's success and helping to preserve the Eagle Claw and Wu Tai Chi Systems.