About

Ripping Tiger Shaolin Kenpo was founded in January 2016 by Sifu Philip Tesorero

Sifu Philip Tesorero

Sifu Tesorero was born in the Philippines.  He migrated as an ealry teen with his parents to the United States in 1970.  He has always lived in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Sifu Tesorero began studying with Great Grandmaster Ralph Castro in 1992 and earned his black belt in 1997. He received his 3rd degree in 2016 and was awarded the dance "Ripping Tiger".  

He teaches with an energy and passion that can be seen  as you soon as you step into the studio.