Our Instructors!

Sifu Mike Purnell

Sifu Mike Purnell has trained in many different disciplines throughout his life. Though he started with boxing at a very early age (his grandfather fought bare knuckle boxing during the depression), and later Karate and Judo, it was Kung Fu under Sigung Kung that left its mark. Sifu Purnell has over 30 years experience teaching Praying Mantis Kung Fu.


Jo-Gow Kevin Chan

Kevin assists most regularly with the advanced kids and adults class. With 9+ years of training under his belt, Kevin is the most advanced student currently at the club. Earning his black sash in 2010, Kevin continues to show patience, precision and dediation to the new and upcoming students. Currently, Kevin is working on becoming an electrician.