Instructors

Meet our Instructors, they are highly experienced, flexible, open minded and 100% focused on you. Click below to get to know them before you come and meet them!

Sifu Kelsey Chan (Kids Class)

Shaolin Kung Fu Palmerston North

Introduction

Sifu Kelsey Chan is the Co-Founder, General Manager and Chief Instructor (children) of the Kung Fu Academy. She currently instructs the kids class for the Kung Fu Academy. Sifu Chan began her martial arts training at the age of 4 and has over 23 years experience in Shaolin Kung Fu.

Achievements

Along with her 23 years of marital arts experience, Sifu Kelsey Chan is also a triple medalist in National competition, in both sparring and Taolu (Kata/patterns/forms). Additionally, she has a Bachelor of Exercise Sports Science Degree, which gives her the necessary tools in providing you the best training possible. To sum it up, Sifu Kelsey Chan is a wonderful, charismatic person who works extremely well with children, of which she has three of her own! The special relationship she has with her students is testament to this fact.

About

Sifu Kelsey Chan’s hobbies include art, baking, reading, design and raising her beautiful children. In addition, she loves the beach, warm sunny days and helping children to grow and develop and helping adults meet their goals in life. 

Sifu Anthony Chan (Adults Class)

Shaolin Kung Fu Palmerston North

Introduction

Sifu Anthony Chan is the Co-Founder and Chief Instructor (adults) of the Kung Fu Academy. He currently instructs the Adults class for the Kung Fu Academy. Sifu Chan began his martial arts training at the age of 5 and has experiences in Shaolin Kung Fu, Tae Kwon Do and Shotokan Karate.

Achievements

Sifu Anthony Chan is a National champion, with four gold medals and a competition trophy in sparring and Taolu (Kata/patterns/forms). Additionally, he has a Diploma in Management and a Certificate in Adult Education. Also, he has over 26 years experience in martial arts. Sifu Anthony Chan also has a high work ethic and very high standards. His aim is to help you achieve 100% of your full potential.

About

Sifu Anthony Chan’s hobbies include tennis, rugby, motor-sport, and engineering. In addition, he has three wonderful children, loves helping people and hates working public holidays! 

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