Master Daryl Laperle

7th Dan #337

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 March 2020 Mr. Laperle has promoted over 89 martial artists to black belt level, and has promoted 7 students to the Master Belt level

Master Steven Randolph

6th Dan #970

  • 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

Master Sara West

4th Dan #1888

  • 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

Master Michael A. Peloquin

4th Dan #2091

  • 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

Taylor Peloquin

3rd Dan #2062

  • 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

Michael C. Peloquin

3rd Dan #2109

  • 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

Anthony Verrill

3rd Dan #2258

  • 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

Natalia Reali

2nd Dan #2652

  • 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

Mark Bolin

2nd Dan #2730

  • 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

Alex Potapskiy

2nd Dan #2731

  • Began studying Tang Soo Do at DMAA September 2012

  • Earned his 1st Dan Black Belt November 2017

  • Earned his 2nd Dan November 2019

Patricia Martin

2nd Dan #2746

  • Started practicing at DMAA July 2014

  • Earned her 1st Dan Black Belt February 2018

  • Earned her 2nd Dan Black Belt February 2020

  • Most Perseverance Award 2014

  • Indomitable Spirit Award 2015

  • Demo Team Member 2016

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

James Walters

1st Dan #2780

  • 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

Nicholas Walters

1st Dan #2781

  • 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

Dylan Gladue

1st Dan #2782

  • Began studying martial arts September 2014

  • Received his black belt August 2018

  • Member of Demo Team since 2015

  • Placed 1st overall in 2019

Jean Bolin

1st Dan #2877

  • Started Martial Arts January 2015

  • Received her 1st Dan November 2019

  • Been a member of Demo Team since 2016

  • Weapons class instructor; teaches sword, 3-sectional staff, fan and crescent blades

  • Studied Tai Chi at DMAA from 2011-2015

Shawna Lamont

1st Dan #2878

  • Began her Martial Arts journey February 2015

  • Received her 1st Dan November 2019

Dan Salive

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

Leo Cheney

  • Practiced Shaolin Kenpo in 1985-1996

  • Received 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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