Sokha Roos Head Instructor & Co-Manager
Sokha Roos began his training in the art of Thai Kickboxing at the age of 5 in his native Cambodia. He was training daily in martial arts techniques in a Cambodian Temple by traditional Buddhist monks until he was 15-years-old. When he came to the US at the age of 19, he was determined to expand his training in martial arts and became a master in numerous martial arts. He studied and taught with Master Calasanz in the late 80ís through the 90ís, mastering the entire Calasanz System including Okinawa Gojo-Ryu Karate, Chinese Boxing, American Boxing, Wing Chun, and the Calasanz aerobic and weight training system. He also has extensive training in Aikido, Tae Kwon Do, and Cambodian stick fighting.
Sokha's approach to martial arts training builds on the spiritual traditions of the form. He instructs his students in style, form and power, with the goal of building confidence and strength. His skills and knowledge can shape the rawest of beginners and enhance the most sophisticated professional fighters. Sokha will be overseeing the day to day activities of Calasanz Physical Arts of West Haven, leading various group classes, and is available for private, one-on-one instruction.