Daniel Pugh

Bio

Sifu Daniel Pugh is a disciple of Master Raymond Cheung and has been teaching Hung Gar Kung Fu for over 10 years.  With its roots in the Southern Shaolin Temple, Hung Gar Kung Fu has been used for centuries to train the body, spirit and mind.  Known for its strong stances and powerful striking techniques, Hung Gar stresses not only the development of external strength, but also internal energy.  Training is done both individually and with partners, and incorporates a variety short, long, and flexible weapons including the broadsword, three-sectional staff, and spear.

 

Daniel has competed in both National and International competitions where he has received numerous awards and medals including Adult Black Belt Grandchampion at both Tiger Balm Internationals and West Coast Can-Am Championships.  He has also served as Head Dragon and Lion Dance Instructor for the Hung Gar Association of Canada, as well as Dragon and Lion Dance Coordinator for Wushu BC.  Daniel has led teams performing at a wide variety of events, including the Annual Chinese New Year Parade and Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

 

Programs Taught

Hung Gar Kung Fu – Mon/Wed – 6:00 PM – 7:25 PM – StudentStaff/UNAPublic

Qualifications

7th Degree Instructor by the World Organization of Wushu and Kung Fu Masters

Head Dragon and Lion Dance Instructor for the Hung Gar Association of Canada

Dragon and Lion Dance Coordinator for Wushu BC

Head Instructor, University Neighbourhood Association (UNA) Kung Fu Program