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Philip Sahagun

Philip is a martial arts champion in both forms and fighting. With a background in American Kenpo, Kickboxing, Wushu and Shaolin Kung Fu, Philip is a 7-time National Weapons Champion and a 3-time International Martial Arts Council Grand Champion.

Philip was a semi-finalist on America’s Got Talent, as well as a contestant on two of China’s top-rated reality competitions, Kung Fu Star and Jackie Chan’s Disciple. In 2008 & 2009 he toured as a martial arts Ninja performer for Tina Turner’s 50th Anniversary World Tour. He has taught martial arts extensively and represented America twice at the World Traditional Wushu Festival in China where he won both gold and silver medals for the U.S. Team.

In 2010 Philip founded the group Kung Fu Heroes an international martial arts team whose mission is to unite individuals seeking to become Heroes and positive role models in local and worldwide communities.

In December 2014, Philip moved to Las Vegas to begin a new artistic journey with Cirque du Soleil’s Zumanity. Today, Philip and his wife Ulziibayar Chimed, a former Cirque du Soleil contortionist, run K-Star Training Academy.