Team WBBM

<strong>Sigung Garry Hearfield</strong>
Sigung Garry Hearfield
Sigung Garry Hearfield is the founder of Warrior Body Buddha Mind. He has been studying traditional Chinese Martial Arts for over 25 years, traveling regularly to Hong Kong and China. Sigung Garry began his studies at the age of eight with Hapkido and a few years later he also began training and competing in Kickboxning. As a teenager, he won a gold medal in the Australian Hapkido Championships. He eventually began searching for a more traditional martial art and found a school in Sydney’s Chinatown that taught an exciting Chinese Kung Fu system known as Yau Kung Mun.

He has trained in Yau Kung Mun since he was fifteen years of age and was chosen as a Bai Shee (closed door disciple) by Grandmaster Leung Cheung. Later he also trained on a regular basis with Grandmaster Ha Kwok Cheung in Hong Kong until his passing in 2004. He is an ordained Daoist monk at the Ching Chung Daoist Temple in Sydney, where he was first introduced by Grandmaster Leung Cheung, himself a monk at the temple.

Sigung Garry is a closed door disciple of Grandmaster Cornelius Coelho who is the current Gatekeeper of the Wun Yuen Yat Hei Jeung system. He is the first person outside of the Doo Family to represent the Burning Palm within the art of Bak Fu Pai (White Tiger Kung Fu). He has been training and developing the Burning Palm System since 1996. Sigung Garry is also a very experienced practitioner of Bak Mei, Dao Gar and several other rare Kung Fu systems

<strong>Sigung Christer Wretfors</strong>
Sigung Christer Wretfors
Sigung Christer Wretfors is the representative for Warrior Body Buddha Mind in Europe and he currently lives in south Sweden. He has trained in martial arts since 1986 and Kung Fu since 1989. He’s been student of Sifu Garry Hearfield since 2002.

He teaches Yau Kung Mun, Wun Yuen Yat Hei Jeung and Doo family martial arts including Omei Bak Mei Pai and Bak Fu Pai.

Gatekeeper of the Dao Gar and Shattering Palm systems within the WBBM family.

Founder of the Gryphon Combatives training program.

<strong>Sifu Jorge Artavia</strong>
Sifu Jorge Artavia
Sifu Jorge Artavia is the New York City representative for the Burning Palm System and Warrior Body Buddha Mind. I’ve been training since the age of 7, so that would make 30yrs of training in different disciplines. The first fighting system I learned was a form of dirty boxing known in Bedsty, Brooklyn as the 52. Of course depending on your neighborhood it might be called something different on my block it was called DTR (Down to Rock). From the age of 8 – 24, I trained in Ninjitsu, Kick Boxing, JKD, Muay Thai and Shaolin Kung Fu.

At the age of 25 I began my journey with Sifu Garry Hearfield of Australia and haven’t looked back ever since. I’ve been training with Sifu Garry for the last 12 years in the arts of Yau Kung Mun, Burning Palm and Immortal’s Blood Heaven’s Qi. I’m currently teaching the Burning Palm privately in different locations through out Brooklyn, New York.

<strong>Gaulin</strong><strong> Christer Lundenius</strong>
Gaulin Christer Lundenius
Gaulin Christer Lundenius is the most senior student of Sifu Christer Wretfors. He is an authorized instructor of Gryphon Combatives and the representative for Warrior Body Buddha Mind in Gothenburg, Sweden. He has also studied Yau Kung Mun for more than ten years as well as other arts including Bak Mei, Gum Tong Long (Golden Mantis) and Shattering Palm.