Sifu Alan Singhavara runs The Wing Chun School Clapham branch. Alan first started learning Wing Chun at the age of 13, at the Wing Chun Martial Arts Academy. At the age of 18 he was promoted to an instructor and regularly taught classes at the centre.
During his time there, he was involved in many demonstrations. He was also the instructor who ran a youth project within a primary school, teaching Wing Chun to kids with special needs in order to help overcome bullying. The project was featured in an article for the 'Daily Mirror' magazine.
In 2003, Alan met Sifu Garry McKenzie of The Wing Chun School. From there, he started training at the school and privately. As part of The Wing Chun School, he was promoted to an instructor to assist in the HQ, the same place where he trains with the other students.
Alan has been taught the complete Wing Chun System. He has also completed all four gradings of the core syllabus.
In 2005, with the school, he went to the 2nd World Wing Chun Conference where Sifu Alan assisted in demonstrations. He was fortunate enough to meet his Si Gung or Grandmaster Ip Ching, as well as other Grand Masters like, Ip Chun. Wan Kam Leung and Tsui Seung Tin. He has also been to the Norway branch to assist in seminars.
Alan is also a qualified Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner (TCM). TCM is a holistic method of healing using Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine.Clapham Wing Chun School Website