Over the last few years, I’ve had the pleasure of travelling to Atlanta half a dozen times to mentor Sihing Ayron. It’s almost a second home for me now! After each visit, he has grown in his depth of understanding as a practitioner and capability to communicate as an instructor.
Starting anew with IAW WingChun after years in another style is a test of character and a challenge of will. As one of our main representatives on the East Coast, I envision Sihing Ayron continuing to mature in our unique art while inspiring his expanding student body. I appreciate the quiet diligence and admire the quick intelligence he demonstrates. These attributes will serve him well towards attaining the highest aspirations on the WingChun path. Continue reading →
I realized that I wanted to grow. I wanted to become better at something — to begin to develop a skill, and in the process, develop my mind and body.
— Nathan Wood
Nathan has impressed me with his respect, focus and diligence since the first time I met him in Atlanta. My sense of his potential was not wrong as he has grown into a key member of his WingChun community. Each time I see him, his effort as demonstrated through progress in performance is very satisfying. He displays many qualities of the ideal student, which will serve him well in the long-term.
Nathan at Spring Camp 2010.
Name: Nathan Wood Graduation: 6th Student Level Academy: Atlanta Instructor: Sihing Ayron Johnson Started: October 2008 Occupation: Attorney Hometown: Atlanta, GA
How did you find WingChun?
I’ve been interested in martial arts since I was a kid, but I never turned that interest into action by joining a school. A friend of mine has trained in a few different styles, and in the last few years he encouraged me to find a style I liked and try it out. I thought it was a good idea, so I started looking at different types of martial arts online. Continue reading →