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Sifu John Cossentine is a talented martial artist and teacher of Wing Chun Kuen. He has been practising martial arts for 30 years and is fully qualified to teach the art of Wing Chun Kung Fu.


His qualifications include: 


  • Certified instructor, Sifu (teacher) and Master of Wing Chun Kuen 

  • Hatton Boxing for Fitness certified instructor

  • Active IQ level 2 fitness instructor

  • Active IQ level 3 personal trainer (NASM certified personal trainer)

  • Licensed practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)  



Sifu John Cossentine has developed a simple training method and approach that enables students to learn the complete Wing Chun system from beginner to advanced level. His courses are proven effective and guaranteed to meet your needs, passions and interest. 



Sifu John Cossentine began his martial arts training in 1990 practising Tae Kwon Do, a Korean system of self-defence. He trained for a period of four years becoming a British champion in 1996, as well as achieving a (1st kup) red belt, black tip grade.​ During that time, John began studying Wing Chun and knew immediately he was going to become a teacher of the Wing Chun system. He eventually decided to leave Tae-Kwon Do and dedicate himself fully to the techniques, teachings and training methods of the Wing Chun system. He trained diligently for many, many years, representing one of the UK's leading authorities, before setting up his own organisation.

Sifu John Cossentine is the chief instructor and founder of Active Martial Arts Wing Chun Kung Fu, a NASM, certified personal trainer and qualified practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). 


A brilliant teacher who is inspiring and understanding. Sifu sets real goals that make you want to practice rather than too many goals, which can be overwhelming.” - Patrick Cotton 

"I think the training John put me through and knowledge he imparted is worth it's weight in gold." - Brian

"I have just completed the Wing Chun foundation course with Sifu John Cossentine and found it an excellent way to get acquainted with the martial art and to ensure that I have a good knowledge of the fundamentals in building a solid foundation. Sifu John Cossentine is a great teacher and has been able to adapt his teaching approach to make sure I understand each lesson fully and how to get the most out of my training. I now feel confident to move on and look forward to continued learning at AMAWCKF. I would recommend The AMA Method to anyone who wants to learn Wing Chun from beginner to advanced levels." – Ben Healsey (Ricky Hatton Academy)

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