Kung Fu Masters and Instructors

All Kung Fu instructors and expert Masters of the Golden Lion Academy are fully accredited instructors under the Australian Government’s National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS), the Australian Sports Commission and they all have Working-With-Children endorsement.

Under the supervision of Senior Master Richard Tsui-Po, together with Master Steve Kiat, Master Craig Rayner, Master Mike Pringle, Master Steven Orloff and Grandmaster Dr Pier Tsui-Po, they train a select group of instructors dedicated to help you become healthier and fitter while you make new friends, become more focused and have better confidence and self-esteem.

Below are the credentials of our instructors.

SIGUNG RICHARD TSUI-PO
Kung Fu Chief Instructor

Kung Fu chief Instructor Richard Tsui-Po
  • Over 42 years of experience
  • International Wushu Judge (International Wushu Federation)
  • International Wushu Coach (International Wushu Federation)
  • 7th Degree Gold Belt Senior Master (Golden Lion Academy)
  • Accredited Kung Fu Instructor Australian Sports Commission (NCAS)
  • Represented Australia in World Wushu Championships 1988 and 1990
  • Australian Full Contact Champion 1984
  • Australian mixed styles Bogu Champion 1984
  • Personal coach to 1997 Australian Wushu Champion
  • Coach of athletes selected for Australian and World Championships Teams
  • Current Working-with-Children endorsement

     Author of:

  • Foundations of Kung Fu
  • Iron Wire Breathing and Meditation Form
  • Spirit of the Tiger
  • The Fighting Art of Kung Fu
  • Stance Training to Boost your Martial Arts

SIFU STEEVE KIAT
Kung Fu Wushu Master, 6th Degree

Kung Fu Wu Shu Master Sifu Steeve Kiat
  • 6th Degree Gold Belt Master – Sifu Level (Golden Lion Academy)
  • National Assistant Coach Australian Team 4th World Traditional Wu Shu Championships October 2010 Shiyan, China
  • Accredited National Wushu Judge (National Officiating Accreditation Scheme)
  • 1997 Australian Nan Quan Wushu Champion
  • Australian Representative in the World Wushu Championships 1988, 1990, 1997
  • Advanced Certificate Southern Style Kung Fu (Beijing University of Physical Education China 1996)
  • Coach of gold, silver and bronze medallists at World Traditional Wushu Championships, 2004, 2014
  • Coach of gold, silver and bronze medallists at National Wushu Championships, 2008
  • Judge at many State and National Wushu Championships
  • Author of Shaolin Five Animals Kung Fu Elementary Form
  • 2008 further development and upgrade in China under the guidance of Wushu Master Wu Bin
  • Over 33 years experience
  • Current Working-with-Children endorsement

SIFU CRAG RAYNER
Kung Fu Master, 5th Degree

Kung Fu Dim Mak Master Craig Rayner
  • 5th Degree Gold Belt Master – Sifu Level (Golden Lion Academy)
  • Dim Mak Pressure Points Certified Senior Instructor Advanced Diploma (Dim Mak World)
  • Accredited KF Instructor Australian Sports Commission (NCAS)
  • National Wu Shu Championships, 2nd place Traditional Forms 1999
  • 2000 and 2002 travelled to China to further develop and upgrade knowledge under the guidance of Wushu Master Wu Bin
  • Over 28 years experience
  • Current Working-with-Children endorsement

Victorian All Styles Tournaments:
– 1st place Weaponry, 3rd place Demonstrations, Grand Championships 1989
– 1st place Black Belt Forms, 2nd place Synchronised Forms, 2nd place Demonstrations, Grand Championships 1992
– 3rd place – Black Belt Forms, Grand Championships 1993

Golden Lion Academy Tournaments:
– 1st place Black Belt Sparring, 1989
– 1st place Black Belt Sparring, Forms, 2nd place Synchronised Forms, 1992
– 1st place Black Belt Sparring, Forms and Weaponry, 1996

SIFU MICHAEL PRINGLE
Kung Fu Master, 4th Degree

Kung Fu Dim Mak Master Michael Pringle
  • 4th Degree Gold Belt Master – Sifu Level (Golden Lion Academy)
  • Dim Mak Pressure Points Certified Senior Instructor: Defence and Healing
  • Gold Medallist, Golden Lion Sparring tournament 2002
  • National accredited strength and conditioning coach
  • Accredited KF Instructor Australian Sports Commission (NCAS)
  • Over 21 years experience
  • Current Working-with-Children endorsement

SIFU STEVEN ORLOFF
Kung Fu Master, 4th Degree

Kung Fu Dim Mak Master Steven Orloff
  • 4th Degree Gold Belt Master – Sifu Level (Golden Lion Academy)
  • Commenced training at the Murrumbeena Centre, 1994
  • National Wushu and Tai Chi Championships: 1st place Nan Quan (Southern Barehands), 2000
  • Gold Medallist, Golden Lion Sparring tournament 2003
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Chinese Medicine) 2006, Registered Acupuncturist
  • Teaching experience since 1996
  • Current Working with Children endorsement
  • Accredited KF Instructor with the Australian Sports Commission (NCAS)

Other Golden Lion Academy Accredited Instructors

Julius Ting
– Si Hing, 3rd Degree Black Belt
Justin Wong
– Si Hing, 2nd Degree Black Belt
Kris Eberius
– Si Hing, 3rd Degree Black Belt
Paul Ah-Tye
– Si Hing, 2nd Degree Black Belt
Robert Grant
– Si Hing, 3rd Degree Black Belt
Ms Trace O’Rourke
– Si Jie, 2nd Degree Black Belt
Ms Jo Baful
– Si Jie, 3rd Degree Black Belt
Andrew Lacey
– Si Hing, 1st Degree Black Belt
Malcolm McCormick
– Si Hing, 2nd Degree Black Belt
James Klaic
– Si Hing, 1st Degree Black Belt
Troy Dawes
– Si Hing, 2nd Degree Black Belt
Bruce Ryan
– Si Hing, 2nd Degree Black Belt