Laoshi Ethan has been training in traditional Chinese martial arts since the age of 6, has competed in international competition since the age of 10 and has been instructing since the age of 16.
Training began in 2005 under Shigung Robert at Ming Kung Fu school, competing in domestic and international martial arts competitions since 2010.
In 2020 Laoshi Ethan co-founded Renshi kung fu to help others reach their mental and physical potential through the traditional teachings of Chinese martial arts.
S.A CHAMPIONSHIPS 2010 Bronze medal Open Jian Tao Lu Bronze medal U16 Wushu open hand Tao Lu
S.A CHAMPIONSHIPS 2012 Gold medal U16 Wushu open hand Tao Lu Gold medal U16 Southern fist Tao Lu Silver medal Open Yang Tao Lu Silver medal Junior SanShao
AFRICAN CONTINENTAL 2012 Bronze medal Open Yang Tao Lu
S.A CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014 Gold medal Open Yang Tao Lu Gold medal Open Wushu open hand Tao Lu Gold medal U16 San Shao
Highest honors Wudang instructors qualification Highest honors Taijiquan Black belt Wushu Black belt Southern Fist Black belt Baguazhang Green belt
- dean "laowang" naidoo-
Dean, also known as "LaoWang" is an experienced Renshi Kung Fu instructor.
Dean is an experienced martial artist who has trained with Laoshi Ethan for several years before the start of Renshi Kung Fu - both being students at Ming Kung Fu. Dean is now a highly respected senior student and instructor at Renshi Kung Fu.
Dean got the nickname, "LaoWang" meaning "uncle" or "elder", because of his years of experience and high level of skill in both routine and combat.
Dean has gone through extensive training in Karate, Tai Chi and Wushu. He has dedicated the rest of his life to martial arts and the growth of Renshi Kung Fu.
Taijiquan Blue belt Karate Black belt 5 years independent Tai Chi instructing Renshi Coaching Qualification
- alistair "daxia" cotton-
Coach Alistair Cotton, also known as "Daxia" is a Renshi Tai Chi and Qigong coach.
Coach Alistair has been training closely under Laoshi Ethan for many years and was given the nickname "Daxia", meaning "big hero", not just for his stature, but for his generous attitude and enthusiasm for helping anyone in need.
With help from Laoshi Ethan, Coach Alistair runs the Renshi New Zealand school prioritizing Tai Chi, Qigong and meditation.
Taijiquan Green belt Wing Chun 2nd Degree Red Sash Renshi Coaching Qualification Southern Fist White belt