Sifu John has been practicing Kung Fu and Thai Boxing since 1991 with active teaching duties since 1994 teaching the Gary Lam Wing Chun system independently since 2008. He has been practicing Wing Chun since 2002 and has specialised as a full time coach in this Martial Art since 2012. He was the first British student to complete full certification in Los Angeles California, and the individual responsible for importing the Gary Lam System to the UK. John has been flying to Los Angeles California to study directly under his teacher since 2007 usually for three months at a time. He currently runs public and private tuition at his private Martial Arts studio in Warrington, catering to both local and national students. There are over 20 National students enrolled on courses at Warrington, traveling from all over the UK to learn on a private basis with Sifu John. Sifu John also teaches a small number of International students who also travel from France and Greece. Sifu John holds National seminars as a host to his teacher Sifu Gary Lam on an annual basis, as well as conducting his own seminar events in both Warrington and London. He is also a regular contributor to Wing Chun Illustrated Magazine since 2012, and creator of a unique pressure tested method of application specifically for combative exchange.

John Lobb

1991 – 1998
Zhuan Shu Kuan / Tai Tsung Kung Fu (Changquan/Sanda)
Under Instruction of Sifu Frederick McQueen Sifu Anthony Roberts & Sifu Derek Brown

Ang Lian Huat/C. K. Chang > Henry Koh > Fred McQueen > John Lobb

2002 – 2007
Chinese Kung Fu Organisation Ip Ching Wing Chun
Under Instruction of Sifu Tong Liu

Ip Man > Liu Ying Yan/Ip Ching > Tong Liu > John Lobb

2002 – 2010
Wolfslair Muay Thai Warrington Under instruction of Kru Dave Jackson & Coach Brian Austin

Master Toddy > Dave Jackson > John Lobb

2007 – Present
Gary Lam Wing Chun System Under personal instruction of Sifu Gary Lam in Los Angeles

Ip Man > Wong Shun Leung > Gary Lam > John Lobb