For fun Sifu Gerry loves to Dance,Ballroom Dance, Argentine Tango, Bike, Swim, Scuba Dive, Cave Dive, Skydive, Hike, Shoot, Sing, Anything that is fun. Martial Arts has been A big part of his life,staring at 9 years old and working his way up to Having been able to trained and learn from the best in the world! His love for Travel and Adventure has taking him around the world many times checking off the bucket list as he goes' .But his main love in life are his Family and Friends..........His kids are his pride and joy! and his Family and Friends comes First before anything.............
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover
Sifu Mark Gerry trains in and teaches Martial Arts at seminars all over the world. He is the highest ranking DKI black belt on the west coast of the USA with the formal title of Grandmaster and the rank of 8th Degree Black Belt in Ryukyu Kenpo.He was promoted by Great Grandmaster George Dillman Sept 1, 2006, inside Shaolin Temple in China.
Sifu Gerry also holds the ranks of 8th degree Professor in Kajukenbo. He was promoted by Kajukenbo Founder Great Grandmaster Sijo Adriano Emperado(RIP) in 2004 to 7th degree and by Great Grandmaster Al Novak on July 4 2011 to Professor 8th Degree. Sifu has a 7th degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. Sifu Gerry has been in martial arts films and TV Shows, Martial Arts Halls Of Fame's, Black Belt Magazine, Kung Fu Magazine,Tae Kwon Do Times, news papers, T.V. and performed and taught at some of the biggest Martial Arts Events in the world including demonstration at the top of the Great Wall, inside the Forbidden City, London Hall of Fame,inside the Shaolin Temple in China, for the Royal family of Kuwait and at countless Great Events. Grandmaster Gerry has been traveling world wide Teaching and Training many "World Champions" and VIPs. Sifu Gerry is an Expert in Nerve Point Fighting ("REAL" Pressure Point Fighting and knock out techniques)
On November 4, 2008, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted on,was passed and Appointed me as a "Housing Commissioner" on the Alameda County Housing Commission for a 4 year term! I have taken my Oath of Office and have been sworn in as Housing Commissioner.
It is a great honor to serve the Country of Alameda as the First "Landlord" to be a Housing Commissioner.
The Housing Authority of the County of Alameda was created on August 15, 1968. Its principal programs and its funding are through the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Housing Authority provides rental assistance to over 7,000 low income households through its Section 8 and Affordable Housing programs. The Housing Authority provides this assistance without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or disability status.
Mark T Gerry
Alameda County Housing Commission
Housing Authority of the County of Alameda