Sifu David Keegan photo history

jamies-photos-110Bushinkai’s head Tai Chi teacher Sifu David Keegan has dedicated much of the last 20 years to studying Yang family Tai Chi, and his martial arts studies date back much further. Here is a short gallery of some of his adventures.

Photo gallery of Sifu David Keegan, Metal Tiger Academy headteacher
Yang style Tai Chi

David Keegan began Jujutsu in around 1959-1961 with Bernie Blundell, brother of Soke Jim Blundell
David Keegan began Jujutsu in around 1959-1961 with Bernie Blundell, brother of Soke Jim Blundell…
45 years later he was training with Hanshi Allan Tattersall who also began his Jujutsu training under Jim Blundell
45 years later he was training with Hanshi Allan Tattersall who also began his Jujutsu training under Jim Blundell
Dave attended the legendary Red Triangle squad training sessions in the 1960s
Dave attended the legendary Red Triangle squad training sessions in the 1960s
Cavalry corporal inspected by the Queen
Cavalry corporal inspected by the Queen
In China 1980s
In China 1980s

 

In Macao
In Macao
Sifu David Keegan and Prince Charles
Sifu David Keegan and Prince Charles
David trained with a local Tai Chi club for eight or nine years
David trained with a local Tai Chi club for eight or nine years
Teaching son Simon the Yang style 88 form in 1999
Teaching son Simon the Yang style 88 form in 1999

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Seminar in Strasbourg
Seminar in Strasbourg
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A trophy winning performance
The guy who came 2nd was a Ninja
The guy who came 2nd was a Ninja
David Keegan with masters Tose and Yoshida
David Keegan with masters Tose and Yoshida

 

Teaching Simon applications of Tai Chi form
Teaching Simon applications of Tai Chi form
During his 3rd Dan grading with Reiner Parsons
During his 3rd Dan grading with Reiner Parsons
Technical director for Chinese martial arts for IMAF GB, and later UKBF and TEMAA
Technical director for Chinese martial arts for IMAF GB, and later UKBF and TEMAA

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Teaching Judo and Jujutsu students and instructors
Teaching Judo and Jujutsu students and instructors

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Dave trained alongside Bob Carruthers and was awarded 4th Dan by him
Dave trained alongside Bob Carruthers and was awarded 4th Dan by him

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At Japamese festival demo
At Japanese festival demo

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Presented with a kanji on gold leaf paper by his teacher Hanshi Allan Tattersall
5th Dan award
5th Dan award

conrades

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With Sifu Steve Rowe
With Sifu Steve Rowe
Age 65 sword form training
Age 65 sword form training
Teaching his little grand daughter
Teaching his little grand daughter

Wigan: Tai Chi

Dalton school (Dalton St Michael CofE)
Higher Lane
Wigan
WN8 7RP
Wednesdays and Thursday: 7:30pm
Sifu David Keegan

email: tai-chi@runbox.com

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