Master Richard Loewenhagen is an accomplished leader, military scientist, martial arts teacher and writer. As a retired field grade military officer, he was trained at many of the most prestigious leadership, strategies, and tactics schools the United States Department of Defense has to offer, including the Air Force Institute of Technology, the Air Command and Staff College, and the Marine Command and Staff College. In 1982, the exclusive International Society of Logistics Engineers honored him with the ‘Researcher of the Year’ award. Master Loewenhagen taught Wing Chun Kung Fu and Shaolin Chin Na to combat and security police personnel. Within the Wing Chun Kung Fu world at large, he is recognized by the Government of China and the Ving Tsun (Wing Chun) Athletic Association as having earned their highest level of Wing Chun certification–that of Senior Instructor.
Upon his retirement from full time teaching in 2008, Master Richard Loewenhagen passed the torch to Sifu Jones as Chief Instructor and owner of the Hung Fa Kwoon of Arizona. Master Loewenhagen continues to share his time and knowledge and is a regular participant at Instructor training sessions as well as having more of his articles published in the martial arts media.