WING CHUN KUNG FU ACADEMY - 20 YEARS
Sifu William Geertsma - Proud owner and close student to Sifu Rick Spain. The Wing Chun Kung Fu Martial Arts Academy has a long history with over 20 Years here in Australia alone. The academy is part of a bigger organisation - Red Boat Kung Fu, owned by Rick Spain. Sifu William Geertsma has had the great opportunity of learning from one of the original Wing Chun Martial Arts Masters who helped establish the art here in Australia. Located in Ipswich Queensland, the Wing Chun Kung Fu Academy has been voted Queensland's Best Martial Arts Academy.
The academy and its students have journeyed within its own community in Ipswich QLD helping schools and people alike to achieve skills, techniques, fitness and principles through the arts of Wing Chun. Its pupils have also travelled worldwide in action of competition, winning multiple tournaments.
The trainers who teach at the Academy also come from a variety of different backgrounds. From Brazillian Jiu Jitsu, Kick Boxing, Wing Chun, Taekwondo and more, the martial arts academy has formed all these arts and to create a style of Self-Defence that works in the real world.
Ip Man & William Cheung
William Cheung & Bruce Lee
William Cheung to Rick Spain
Rick Spain to William Geertsma
There is a long history of masters before the well known Wing Chun Kung Fu Master Ip Man. Our origins also follows a long path before reaching us.
The mission of this school is to foster the development of Wing Chun Kung Fu, to stay true to its original concepts and principles and create an environment that supports men and women from all walks of life to achieve levels of excellence in the Martial Arts. Wing Chun is unique, in that it is old world with traditional skill sets and values, but has a deep understanding of modern training principles.
“I have been going 3 classes a week for the last 3 months and my fitness has improved 10 fold if not more. Knowledgeable instructors and impressive lineage. Not only have I found a great way to stay fit but it is also easy to immerse yourself in the culture of Kung Fu."
ALEX MICHIE / WING CHUN STUDENT
“My 2 daughters and I have been going for a while now and to see their self confidence grow while teaching them how to protect themselves is amazing."
KARL DWENGER / PARENT