Sifu Ayron Howey has been practicing martial arts for over 30 years and has trained in many styles including Wushu, Xing Yi, Bagua, Sanshou, Iron Shirt Qi Gong, Da Pong Qi Gong, Judo, Ju Jitsu, Tae Kwon Do, Aikido, Thai Boxing, Hung Gar, Boxing, and Mixed Martial Arts. His current focus is teaching meditiation and qigong.
Ayron is a Tudi of Grand Master Liang Shou-Yu, a living legend and respected around the world for his vast martial arts knowledge and skill.
Ayron is an avid trainer that will push his students to the limit only to begin training them at a higher level of intensity. Ayron works to incorporate all the elements of Chinese Wushu into his training and coaching sessions, training body and mind. Training in Sanshou is just one aspect in which he specializes and he stresses to his students to look for a balance. Ayron has had articles on Sanshou and Linking Combinations published in Kung Fu Magazine.
He follows a rigorous schedule to keep in shape. For him, martial arts is a way of life.
Professional MMA and Kickboxing Fighter
7th Degree Master Certification – International Wushu Sanshou Dao Association (I.W.S.D.A.)
7th Degree Instructor Certification – Confederation of Canadian Wushu Organizations (C.C.W.O.)
Hung Gar Blackbelt
Director of Sanshou for Canada, I.W.S.D.A.
Director of Sanshou for Canada, C.C.W.O.
Chairman of Sanshou for BC (Wushu BC)
National Sanshou Team Coach
2 Time Canadian Sanshou Champion
Gold Medalist, Sanshou, Pan American Championships
A Tudi of Sifu Ayron Howey and his first and only (to date) Wuji Black Belt, Albert fell in love with Kung Fu through the time honoured tradition of watching Chinese Kung Fu films as a child. He has been practising Kung Fu since 2000 and has focused mainly on Hung Gar and the internal styles of Xing Yi Quan, Tai Ji Quan, and Liu He Ba Fa. When teaching, he focuses on the fundamentals in order to build a firm foundation in those he teaches. Albert’s knowledge of kung fu is extensive and he is a senior instructor.
Laura began her kung fu journey as a teenager, studying the Shaolin Five Animal system. Laura returned to kung fu in adulthood – seeking a more balanced lifestyle and a systematic approach to mental, physical and spiritual wellness. She is now a Tudi of Sifu Ayron, focusing on the systems of Xing Yi & Hung Gar with elements of Tai Chi, Sanda, Water style (Liu He Ba Fa) and advanced Qigong and meditation. She has weapons training in bo staff, knife and sword. Laura spent a sabbatical in Italy studying the Taiji Meihua Tanglang system. As a teacher, Laura encourages a harmonized approach to training and recovery to enhance each student’s unique lifestyle and promote longevity. She is excited to share the benefits of martial arts with people in all walks of life. Laura recently achieved silver in her division in continuous sparring at the 2022 Western Canada Martial Arts Championships.