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Traditional Wing Chun Fu Academy North America Headquarters Sifu Mathew Rich is a certified instructor under Master Keith Mazza who is the closed-door student of GM William Cheung and who is in charge of the North American Liaison for the World Wing Chun Kung Fu Association. Sifu Mathew Rich has consecutively medalled on the United States Kou Shu, MD Lei Tie platform (1997 - 1999) under the coaching of Master Keith Mazza.
Started Wing Chun in 2008 was graded to 8th level Black sash by Sifu Del Brocco. When he stopped teaching kung fu in 2012 i became a student of Grandmaster William Cheung. In 2014 i was graded to Provisional Master level 1 in 2014 by Grandmaster Cheung. i currently have a school in Browns Plains Qld.
Master Paul Elston first began training in Wing Chun aged 13, in a school associated with Master J. Cheung, when aged 17 Paul moved to London and began studying under Grand Master Victor Kan 1st generation to the late Ip Man, Paul trained by privately for the following 8 years as both class and private before moving over seas to train full time under Grand Master William Cheung 1st generation to Ip Man and teacher to Bruce Lee, Paul trained both privately and class and became a favored student under W. Read more
Cheung and was his first fully qualified instructor to teach in Europe.While in Australia Paul also trained with Si Fu David Cheung who was William Cheungs full time instructor and previously David had trained under Wong Shun Leung for a period of 10 years.
Practitioner of Traditional Wing Chun since the Spring of 1993. Trained directly under Sifu Victor Parlati of New York City. Currently the chief instructor of the Traditional Wing Chun Academy - Tokyo. Formally established with Sifu Freddy Wong , Nihon Seito Ei Shun Ken (Tradiational Wing Chun Japan).
SIFU: Apostolidis John He was born in Veria-Greece on March 16, 1975. He started his involvement with martial arts and particularly with Traditional Wing Chun Kung Fu in May 2002 as a member of the World Wing Chun Kung Fu Association of Grandmaster William Cheung, the where he remained until January 2007. He has participated in several seminars in Veria and Thessaloniki. Retained as a teacher now, the class created by the teacher the Dai-Sifu Anthony Koutsogiannis in a gym in Veria, from November 2009 to October 2011 (the class was previously operated from May 2002 to June 2007).
In recent years attending series of intensive courses in his teacher’s school, he founded his own school in Veria, which is located on the Karaiskaki 25 street. He is a certified self-defense trainer of I.S.D.O. (International Self Defence Organization). In August 2012, he went to Foshan, the city that is concidered to be the capital of Wing Chun, and had the honor to be trained and attend seminars with teachers from the most famous schools of China and especially teachers by the Foshan Luochun Ip Chun Association school (owned by Grandmaster Ip Chun - son of Ip Man) and Sim Wing Club (owned by Grandmaster Lun Kai - one of the oldest students of Ip Man). With these schools the school of Veroia is now twinned. Moreover after the completion of private lessons and seminars with the Master of the Filipino Combat System - Moder Arnis - Michael Kossivakis, he is now an official partner of the F.C.S Greece family.
I learnt Karate at the age of 8, then I did 6 years of Aikido and a few years of Kick boxing. When I moved to Australia I started training Wing Chun Kung Fu with Master Joe Sayah and from level 7 onwards I trained under Grandmaster William Cheung. I now still trained regularly with Grandmaster and work Full time at the Headquarters of Traditional wing Chun Kung Fu Association
Si-fu Paul Maclaine has been studying Wing Chun Kung Fu under the watchful eye of his Si-fu Grand Master William Cheung. Paul has had the honour of training with and being graded to Instructor level by Grand Master William Cheung.
Classes held at:
Carina and Districts Senior Citizens Centre
1 Edmond Street (Corner of Sankey Street)
Monday and Tuesday evenings from 6.45pm - 8.00pm
Privates available Monday - Friday between 6.00am - 5.00pm
Sifu Jon Poole has been involved in martial arts since he was a teenager. In 1995 he was introduced to Wing Chun and began his training at the Queensland Wing Chun Kung Fu academy in 1996 he became a private student and, under the guidance of Master Ian Protheroe gained instructor status in 2003.
In the following years Jon travelled to China, Hong Kong , Taiwan, and the United States training with many other Wing Chun masters as well as students of the late Bruce Lee. Read more
His dedication to Wing Chun was recognised early in his Martial career and subsequently was accepted as a “closed door” disciple by his teacher, Sifu Jon Poole is fluent in all aspects of both the open hand system and weapons.
Over the years he has met and trained with many student of Grandmaster Yip Man and in 2007 was accepted as a life member of the Ving Tsun athletic association, Hong Kong. In the same year he became a member of the Yip Man Martial Art Association and, in 2008 joined the Hong Kong Chinese Martial art association. Jon has devoted his life to perfecting his own Wing Chun and preserving and passing on the system to future generations.