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MDA Instructors

MDA Instructors

All MDA instructors are required to undergo professional development through ongoing training and assessment by Master Ding personally.


Branch Representatives

Find the right teacher and half the battle is won. 

Here are your contacts for Master Ding Academy activities in Newbury 


William Mak (Lead Representative)

William has been learning with Master Ding since 1995. As a senior student, he has taught at the Master Ding Academy HQ in London, and has continue to develop his art through intensive training with Master Ding and now representing the academy in Newbury. 

He has has also assisted Master Ding at seminars, retreats, open days, various public performances in London and in Europe. 

Prior to Tai Chi, William also studied an external style martial art – Southern Style Preying Mantis. However soon after he met Master Ding, he knew that internal martial arts was the path he wanted to follow.

Based in Newbury, William is keen to spread the wonderful art of Tai Chi Chuan and teach everything to those with a genuine interest and enthusiasm for it.  

William teaches evening classes in Newbury and Thatcham. 

Contact:

t: 07976 746859

e: william@masterdingacademy.com

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Gary Hartin

Internal Martial Art Career : With no martial art background Gary came to see the Yang 200 event in 1999 and from there was immediately hooked and has been on a path of learning Tai Chi Chuan ever since. 

In August 2004 he qualified as a JDIATCC Traditional Tai Chi Chuan Instructor and from 2005 helped run the Limehouse MDA HQ as a senior student of Sifu John Ding before moving to Wiltshire in 2014 to assist William Mak MDA instructor in Newbury.

Professional Career : Professionally, Gary works for The Nationwide Foundation having previously worked for the charity London Youth and previous to that for the retailer, the John Lewis Partnership. He holds a Masters Degree in Voluntary Sector Management from Cass Business School.
 

Contact:

e: william@masterdingacademy.com

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