Second Grandmaster Mollica studied directly from Grandmaster Chang Tung Sheng, Dr. Daniel Weng and Chang's leading instructors including Gene Chicoine, Jeng Hsing Peng, John S. Wang, David Chi-Kai Lin, and Jan Ming Wu in Shuai Chiao, and also with Grandmaster R.A. Greenlee in Shaolin Tiger Kung Fu. Master Mollica continues to study the Shuai-Chiao Hidden Hands form with Master David Ch'ang, grandson of Grandmaster Ch'ang.

He has competed nationally and internationally in traditional Shuai Chiao and San Shou (full contact kung fu- including punching, kicking and throwing.)

  • The U.S. Olympic Kung Fu Exhibition Team (1984)
  • Retired ISCA Full Contact National Champion (1985)
  • U.S. San Shou team advisor in Italy (1997)
  • U.S. Shuai Chiao team advisor in France (1998)
  • 6th Degree Black Belt by the United States Shuai-Chiao Association (2002)
  • U.S. Team Coach for the International Games in Paris, led the team to four silver and two bronze medals. (2003)
  • the U.S. San Shou team advisor in Italy
  • the U.S. Shuai Chiao team advisor in France
  • Trained five National San-Shou Gold medalists and five National Shuai-Chiao Champions
  • In the 2003 International Games (Paris, France), led the U.S. Team to four silver and two bronze medals
  • Former OSU Physical Education Department faculty member

Assisted in writing two martial arts textbooks used in universities across the country and in the Republic of China.

Second Grandmaster Mollica currently owns and operates the historic Ho-I Kung-Fu & Tai-Chi Academy located in scenic Clintonville just minutes away from The Park of Roses. Ho-I was the name given to the school by Grandmaster Ch’ang over twenty-five years ago. It means to unite the families (styles) in harmony under one roof. Grandmaster Mollica worked several years as an instructor and state coordinator for the Summit Academies which specialize in teaching students with ADD, ADHD, and Asperger’s syndrome. He has worked with people of all ages and levels including healthcare professionals, U.S. Army Reservist, law enforcement officers from the City of Columbus and Grandview Heights.