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Abdur-Rahim Muhammad

Founder & Chief Instructor Abdur-Rahim Muhammad has an MBA, and has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Mainland China. 202-232-2387

Ken Rubotzky

Communications Director & Full Instructor Ken studied Karate, and then studied Aikido. Ken has studied Jow Ga Kung Fu at Hung Tao Choy Mei since 1998.  When not teaching adults at the school, Ken supports Sifu Rahim with the many faceted children's program. Ken has a masters degree in Public Finance, and Environmental Policy and Natural Resource Management. He lives in Petworth, DC.

Samer Najia

Secretary & Full Instructor Samer is a life-long student of the martial arts with experience spanning multiple decades. He has studied Jow Ga since the 1980s. Samer is an engineer and brings his talents to small aircraft construction, running his own firm, and giving back to the community through a robust model rocketry program in the DMV region.  

Alisa Johnson

Treasurer Alisa Johnson is a legal editor with a major US news agency. Alisa has been with the Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute since its inception.

Donald Martin

Instructor Donald Martin served with the DC Fire Department for 31 years. Now a retired Battalion Fire Chief, Donald helps new and old HTCMLI students keep in shape with a no-nonsense teaching style that keeps an eye out for fresh applications.

Esther Loening

Instructor Esther assists weekend children classes. Esther excelled in Lion Dance with her Lion Dance partner Doris during the early years of her martial arts training. When not wowing audiences with her expressive Lion Dance and Kung Fu speed and agility, Esther directs waterworks in war-torn, arid countries under the direction of the World Bank.

Please contact Abdur-Rahim Muhammad at Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute, 1351 U Street NW, Second Floor, Washington, DC 20009. 202-232-2387