Jason Dooley is renowned nationally and internationally as a formidable competitor. He is the owner and operator of the Praying Mantis Kung Fu Academy in St. Augustine, Florida, and a disciple of the Hao Family lineage under Grandmaster Sun Deyao. Dooley’s expertise is in the Praying Mantis Style. Initially drawn to Wushu, he discovered his true passion in the intricacies and practicality of the Mantis style, cultivating an appreciation for its theory, application, aesthetics, and cultural significance. Dooley’s training philosophy is rooted in resilience and dedication. He embraces the concept of enduring hardships and investing effort to maximize personal growth. He believes in deriving solace from the challenges of practice and is devoted to the pursuit of knowledge and mastery.