Sifu Gary Cooper
INSTRUCTOR OF THE YEAR 2009
Sifu Gary Gooper has been a long standing student of the UK Wing Chun Assoc. He trained for a number of years in the early 1990’s and returned after a few year break.
Gary is a keen grappler entering a number of Brazillian Jiu Jitsu and Sombo competitions.
Gary is a popular member and takes the classes on Wednesday evenings at the National HQ.
Gary travelled to Hong Kong where he demonstrated his skills in front of many Masters at the 2nd Ving Tsun Atheletic Association World Conference. He has since been accepted as a lifetime member and recognised as a Sifu by the VTAA.
Sifu Gary Cooper passed He passed his third level grading.
Sifu Gary Cooper won 2nd Place in the prestigious ‘2006 Instructor of the Year’ awards.
Sifu Gary Cooper won the Instructor of the Year Award.
Sifu Gary Cooper succeeded in getting one of his students through the Siu Nim Tao gradings and has now been recognised as a Sifu by the UKWCKFA. He was awarded his certificate at the 25th Anniversary celebration where he was a major part of the demonstration team.
Sifu Gary has always been a consistently hard trainer and is respected for the hard work he puts into coaching every student under his tutelage. Sifu Gary cover the classes in James Sinclair’s absence.