Sifu Jo-Anne Chin
Sifu Jo-Anne Chin is a member of the Canadian Karate Kungfu Association, featuring the Shaolin 5-animal style of Kungfu. Her focus is on creating a balance between the strength of the body and concentration of the mind.
“Martial Arts has greatly enriched my life and given me a lot of confidence. Teaching is a great joy and keeps me constantly learning.”
Jo-Anne has worked as a personal trainer for all age groups and has a firm understanding of the needs and physical abilities of her students, currently focused on supporting the health of mature adults and seniors looking to improve physical strength, core wellbeing, and supporting those looking to be the best they can be, respecting themselves and others.
She first trained under Grand Master Ron Day and many fine instructors at Kitchener Kicks in Five Animal Shaolin Kung-Fu along side Kick Boxing and Aikido. For the 15 years that followed she regularly assisted teaching the for the kids’ program, as well as being a significant support for the summer camp programs. As part of Kitchener Kicks’ outreach, she has occasionally taught kick boxing at Conestoga College with Sifu Steve Rushmere. In addition, has delivered 2 years of King Fu classes years during her time in Kitchener, Ontario within Chartwell Senior Residences.
Since moving to Eastern Ontario in 2011, she has been training out of East Wind Budo with Sifu Mike Sywyk and for the past 4 years she has run a live class Kung Fu class of her own in Merrickville, Ontario. During the pandemic she provided online classes while continuing to provide live sessions at East Wind 5 to 6 times a week.
Jo-Anne achieved her Black Belt in November 2011, 2nd degree Black Belt in 2014 and a Brown Belt in Kobudo in 2017.
Sifu Jo-Anne first trained under Grand Master Ron Day and many fine instructors at Kitchener Kicks in Five Animal Shaolin Kung-Fu along side Kick Boxing and Aikido.
Sifu Jo-Anne has been training out of East Wind Budo Life Center in Ottawa, Ontario with Sifu Mike Sywyk for 11 years, since 2011.
Sifu Jo-Anne is a long standing member of the Canadian Karate Kung Fu Association and has achieved her Black Belt in 2011, 2nd degree Black Belt in 2014 and a Brown Belt in Kobudo in 2017.
Sifu Jo-Anne is has been a long standing member of the Eastern Martial Arts Coalition for over 10 years.
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