Sifu Rawcliffe
 

Sifu Shaun Rawcliffe - The man behind the Martial Artist

Sifu Shaun Rawcliffe ~ Qualifications, certifications and awards.

Sifu Rawcliffe currently holds Instructors and members certification with all the worlds leading Wing Chun authorities both in the UK and Hong Kong:

Instructors certification:

1992 ~ Ip Chun Wing Chun Kuen Martial Arts Associations (Hong Kong)
Sifu Rawcliffe is one of only 20 people in the world who have Master Ip Chun's certification and permission to teach for and represent him world-wide. Sifu Rawcliffe was awarded his Instructors certificate in 1992 and is now the certifying officer and webmaster for this Association.
1992 ~ Ip Chun Wing Chun Academy (Hong Kong)
Sifu Rawcliffe is one of only 20 people in the world who have been awarded Master level by Master Ip Chun.
1990 ~ Ving Tsun Athletic Association Ltd. (Hong Kong)
Sifu Rawcliffe has been a certified Instructor with the VTAA in Hong Kong since 1990.
1985 ~ British Council for Chinese Martial Arts (UK)
Sifu Rawcliffe has been a qualified, certified Instructor/Coach with the BCCMA since 1985.
Sports Coach UK ~ The National Coaching Foundation
Sifu Rawcliffe is a registered coach, certified by The National Coaching Foundation.
1991 ~ Yip Chun Martial Arts Association. (no longer in existence)
Sifu Rawcliffe was awarded an instructors certificate in 1991.

Membership certification:

Wing Chun Ip Chun Academy (Hong Kong)
Sifu Rawcliffe is a permanent member of Master Ip Chun's students Academy in Hong Kong, set up to register all Grandmaster Ip Chun's students and maintain the family tree.
1989 ~ Ving Tsun Athletic Association Ltd. (Hong Kong)
Sifu Rawcliffe has been a permanent member of the VTAA in Hong Kong since 1989.
1989 ~ Yip Man Martial Arts Athletic Association Ltd. (Hong Kong)
Sifu Rawcliffe was made a permanent member of the YMMAA in Hong Kong in 1989.

Awards:

1991 ~ Sifu Rawcliffe was made an 'Official representative of Yip Man Martial Arts Association'.
1999 ~ Sifu Rawcliffe was presented with an award "in recognition of his commitment and devotion to the development of martial arts in the United Kingdom and around the world" at the 1st COMBAT Hall of Fame awards.
2001 ~ Sifu Rawcliffe was presented with an award “in recognition of the contribution to gain martial arts practice greater popularity in both the UK and the world” at the 3rd annual COMBAT Hall of Fame awards

2002 ~ Sifu Rawcliffe was made an 'Honorary Committee Member of Ip Man Tong' by the Ip Man Tong Development Council, Foshan.
2008 ~ Sifu Rawcliffe was included in a set of collectable stamps for the Olympic Wu Shu stamp album for the 2008 Olympics.
2009 ~ Sifu Rawcliffe was offered and accepted the position of a regional co-ordinator of the Hong Kong based World Wing Chun Union.
 
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