Master Daryl Laperle began his martial arts career in June 1986 at the Danielson Martial Arts Academy.

 

  • He received his Black Belt in April 1990.

  • In February 1992 he was promoted to 2nd Dan and he earned his 3rd Dan in November 1994.

  • In March 1998 at the age of 22, he became the youngest martial artist in Cheezic Tang Soo Do’s 40 year history to earn a 4th Dan Master Belt.

  • In September 2002 at the age of 26, he once again made Federation history by becoming the youngest 5th Dan Master Belt in Cheezic Tang Soo Do.

  • In January 2008, Mr. Laperle was inducted into the Action Martial Arts Magazine Hall of Fame and received the Outstanding Achievements in the Martial Arts award.

  • In October 2011 at the age of 35, Mr. Laperle became the youngest martial artist in Cheezic Tang Soo Do Federation history by becoming a 6th Dan Black Belt.

  • And in September 2018 at the age of 42, Mr. Laperle once again made Federation history by becoming the youngest 7 Dan Black Belt ever.

 

Mr. Laperle has been a member of the USA Karate team and has competed from New England to the former Soviet Union, Bermuda and Australia, where he won first place in men’s open full contact sparring.

 

In our federation he has been ranked #1 in his sparring division for the years 1991-2004, and 2006. He has also earned Grand Championship status several times in weapons and forms competition.

 

Mr. Laperle has owned the Danielson Martial Arts Academy since May, 1994.

 

In November 2004, Mr. Laperle was awarded with the prestigious Starfish Award, usually reserved for schoolteachers.

 

As of as of February 2018 Mr. Laperle has promoted over 88 martial artists to black belt level, and has promoted six students to the Master Belt level

7th Dan #337

Master Daryl Laperle

  • Began his martial arts journey at DMAA February 1996

  • Became a 1st Dan Black Belt January 1999

  • Earned his 2nd Dan Black Belt February 2001

  • Received his 3rd Dan Black Belt December 2004

  • Earned his 4th Dan Master Belt September 2007

  • Became a 5th Dan Master Belt October 2012

  • Achieved his 6th Dan Master Belt January 2019

6th Dan #970

Master Steven Randolph

  • Started martial arts in 1996 Transferred to Danielson Martial Arts in 2006

  • Received Cheezic Tang Soo Do Black belt in 2007

  • Black Belt of the year in 2015

  • Received Cheezic Tang Soo Do Master belt in 2016

4th Dan #1888

Master Sara West

  • Started training at DMAA March 2006

  • Danielson Zone Representative 2008

  • First Place overall in his sparring division 2008, 2009, 2010

  • Black Belt of the Year 2010

  • Demo Team Co-ordinator 2011, 2012

  • Earned his 1st Dan Black Belt April 2010

  • Earned his 2nd Dan Black Belt April 2012

  • Earned his 3rd Dan Black Belt May 2015

  • Earned his 4th Dan Master Belt September 2019

  • CPR certified

  • First Aid Certified

4th Dan #2091

Master Michael A. Peloquin

  • Started martial arts May 1993

  • Received his 1st Dan November 1997

  • Earned his 2nd Dan April 2000

  • Became a 3rd Dan August 2014

  • Joined the Marine Corps in February 1970 and was honorably discharged. 

  • Runs the Saturday Family Class

3rd Dan #821

John Auger

  • Started her Martial Arts journey September 2005

  • Earned her 1st Dan Black Belt February 2010

  • Became a 2nd Dan Black Belt February 2012

  • Received her 3rd Dan Black Belt May 2015

3rd Dan #2062

Taylor Peloquin

  • Began training at DMAA September 2005

  • Received his 1st Dan Black Belt September 2010

  • Earned his 2nd Dan Black Belt September 2012

  • Became a 3rd Dan Black Belt February 2016

3rd Dan #2109

Michael C. Peloquin

  • Began training at DMAA May 2006

  • Received her 1st Dan Black Belt September 2011

  • Earned her 2nd Dan Black Belt November 2013

  • Became a 3rd Dan Black Belt November 2016

3rd Dan #2207

Felicia Baker

  • Started September, 2008

  • First Dan –  April 2012

  • Second Dan –  April 2014

  • Demo Team member – 2010 to 2014

  • DMAA  Student of the Year 2011

  • DMAA Black Belt of the Year 2013

  • Studies Tang Soo Do, Tai Chi, and Aikido

3rd Dan #2258

Anthony Verrill

  • Started at DMAA in 2010, became a 1 dan in May of 2015. Received a 1 dan in another style in 2006. 

  • Earned Family Class Award in 2010, Master's Choice Award in 2014. 

  • Started DMAA's first Homeschool Class in 2014, and the first Tang Soo Tot's class at DMAA in 2015.

2nd Dan #2551

Audrey Hussey

  • Started April 2012

  • "Future Leader Award" in 2012

  • "Weapons Award" in 2013

  • "Danielson Zone Representative Award" in 2013

  • "Best Attendance Award" in 2013

  • Earned 1st Dan Black Belt November 2016

  • Earned 2nd Dan Black Belt November 2018

2nd Dan #2652

Natalia Reali

  • Began at Danielson Martial Arts Academy in January 2013

  • Earned 1st Dan in November 2017

  • Demo Team member since 2016

  • Instructor of swords and 3-sectional staff in weapons class since 2016

  • Earned his 2nd Dan November 2019

2nd Dan #2730

Mark Bolin

  • Began studying Tang Soo Do at DMAA September 2012

  • Earned his 1st Dan Black Belt November 2017

  • Earned his 2nd Dan November 2019

2nd Dan #2731

Alex Potapskiy

  • 10 Year US Navy Veteran

  • Served aboard the USS Independence in the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Shield

  • Joined DMAA in October 2013

  • Received DMAA Rising Star Award in 2013

  • DMAA Student of the Year 2015

  • Cheezic Zone Student of the Year 2015

  • 1st Dan Black Belt #2745 - February 2018

1st Dan #2745

Earl Salisbury

  • Started practicing at DMAA July 2014

  • Earned her 1st Dan Black Belt February 2018

  • Most Perseverance Award 2014

  • Indomitable Spirit Award 2015

  • Demo Team Member 2016

  • Cheezic Federation overall 1st in Breaking  and 1st in Forms 2017

1st Dan #2746

Patricia Martin

  • Started training 7/2014

  • "Masters Choice Award" 2015

  • 1st Place overall in his sparring and forms divisions in 2016

  • Demo Team Member 2016-2018

  • DMAA Student of the Year 2016

  • Federation Zone Student of the Year 2016

  • Earned his Black Belt 8/2018

1st Dan #2780

James Walters

  • Started his Martial Arts training April 2013

  • Placed 1st overall in his sparring division 2016-2018

  • Placed 1st overall in his weapons division 2017

  • Placed first overall in his forms division 2018

  • Earned his 1st Dan Black Belt August 2018

1st Dan #2781

Nicholas Walters

  • Began studying martial arts September 2014

  • Received his black belt August 2018

1st Dan #2782

Dylan Gladue

  • Started Martial Arts January 2015

  • Received her 1st Dan November 2019

1st Dan #2877

Jean Bolin

  • Began her Martial Arts journey February 2015

  • Received her 1st Dan November 2019

1st Dan #2878

Shawna Lamont

Dan Salive is a martial arts practitioner and instructor with over 30 years of experience.

Dan has trained in both external and internal martial arts.

For the last twenty years Dan has been training and teaching Yang Style Tai Chi as taught by Master Jwing-Ming Yang.

  • Dan’s focus in training and teaching is:
    Yang long form 108 movements
    Push hands
    Applications
    Tai Chi Qigong
    Two person fighting set
    Tai chi ball
    Chin Na

Dan is also available for private classes.

Dan can be reached at 617-620-9900

Dan Salive

  • Practiced Shaolin Kenpo in 1985-1996

  • Recieved black belt in Shaolin Kenpo in 1994

  • Began Tai Chi training in 2008 with a student of bow sim mark

  • Then with Jeff Boccacio a student of ma lee khow

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