South Birmingham Wing Chun Kuen
South Birmingham Wing Chun Kuen was opened in 2009 by Sifu Mark Poleon, who qualified an Instructor under Sifu Shaun Rawcliffe, Chief Instructor of the Midlands Wing Chun Kuen.
Since that time Sifu Mark Poleon has been teaching Wing Chun as a representative of Sifu Rawcliffe and the Midlands Wing Chun Kuen Association, offering traditional Wing Chun to students in the South of Birmingham. Now Sifu Poleon is assisted by his senior students, who run classes under his guidance.
In keeping with the philosophy of the Midlands Wing Chun Kuen, the South Birmingham branch have been kept small and family-like, representing Sifu Rawcliffe, the Midlands Wing Chun Kuen and thereby Grandmaster Ip Chun, ensuring that authentic Wing Chun is taught in the traditional way. All applicants are vetted, and only those who have proven their dedication, respect and genuine desire to learn are accepted.
Midlands Wing Chun Kuen was established in 1982, in Birmingham (UK) the Midlands Wing Chun Kuen is a small friendly Association offering traditional Hong Kong Wing Chun as taught directly to Chief Instructor, Sifu Shaun Rawcliffe in Hong Kong by Wing Chun's Grandmaster Ip Chun, eldest son and senior student of the late Grandmaster Ip Man.