Sam Looc

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21 September 1978 China
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
Sam Looc came to the United States at the age of 2 and was raised in Oakland, California by his father and mother. Sam has 3 other brothers and one older sister. He started his Martial arts training at the age of 15. Sam's parents could not afford traditional martial art classes. At the time he was hanging around the streets with friends and saw a martial art teacher teaching a group of students in a park. Sam approached the man and ask if he could learn too. The man asked Sam to show him a split and at the time Sam can barely touch his toes bending over without bending his knees. The martial art teacher told Sam to come back in one month with a split and he will accept him. One month later Sam came back with a split and started his first class of Martial Art. Months later Sam surpassed all the other students and years later surpassed the teacher.Back on the streets again Sam discover his second martial art teacher in Chinatown of Oakland. The school was new and the teacher was new to the U.S. This teacher was 4 time National Wushu Champion in China, U.S. Strike Force Kickboxing Champion, Awarded the coveted title "Wushu Hero" in China, 7th Degree Black Belt, 2 time featured story on the front page of Kungfu Qigong Magazine, the largest martial arts magazine in the U.S., and Instructor self-defense Newark Police department, Tony Chen. Sam approached Tony about questions of combat. Tony showed Sam a few tricks and quickly Sam was pleased. Sam told Tony that he wanted to learn but didn't have the funds. Tony told Sam he will try him out. He teach Sam for free in exchange that Sam would work for him, doing janitorial work, teach the lower classes, and have to fight to represent the school. Months turned into years and then Sam became head instructor for one of Tony's school for a few years until he decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue the entertainment industry in 2005. Sam is also part of the Independent Action Team Zero Gravity.
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