Sifu Steve Henty
I have always been interested in fitness since a young age, I got into boxing as a teenager through to my early twenties, I then moved onto kickboxing and Thai boxing until my late twenties.
After trying out various martial arts I came across Wing Chun in 2008 in a local school, this was quite different to what I was used to as you didn't have to rely on fitness and had my balance taken from me very quickly when I tried to use my strength to control my training partner.
After a number of years I achieved my 1st black belt grade in 2012 and had dates set for my second but unfortunately had family and work commitments so couldn't find time to train.
I restarted my training in 2015 on a private lesson basis under Sifu Chris in East Grinstead under WCKUK Organisation.
After just 20 minutes of my introduction lesson I was blown away by the skill and knowledge by Sifu Chris, and after being unable to explain the single part of the theory of the Wing Chun system. I was happy to restart my grading back to student grade one.
I have now achieved my 1st TG (black belt) under Sifu Wes Hussey, and now feel a lot more confident and skilful in my Wing Chun.
After being asked if I would like to teach I was so grateful for the opportunity to further my training and to pass on the great knowledge that I have been taught under Sifu Chris.
I am now looking forward to many more years of training, training and progressing towards my 2nd TG.