"Si-Fu" Wayne Husbands is the owner and chief trainer at The Reading School of Martial Arts
Wayne (Si-Fu) was born on May 18,1967 in Barbados West Indies. At a tender age of ten he always showed a keen interest in the martial arts from the early days of watching the television series of kung fu (Caine) Starring David Carradine. At the age of fourteen Si-fu Wayne Husbands emigrated to England in 1982 where he is currently residing at Reading Berkshire.
After a year in the UK in 1983 he was introduced to the Northern Shaolin Eagle claw 北少林鷹爪 which he studied under grand masters and masters along with their students for over 8 years. Prior to this Si-fu Wayne Husbands participated in water boxing style for just over one year.
In 1994 his love for the martial arts blossomed with his involvement in the Lau family Eagle claw under the tutelage of several outstanding masters. He became highly skilled in the Eagle claw techniques. At this time, he had added the internal arts of Tai Chi chuan 太極拳, Ba Chi chuan 八極拳 and xing yi chuan 形意拳 to his acquired skills.
In 2001 he commenced training in the Lau family Hung gar kung fu under the keen eyes of Master Mark Houghton who played a pivotal role in his development in the Hung gar style. This is the form in which he has become more proficient and enjoys teaching tremendously at present. He is also promoting the Lau family Hung gar kung fu in Reading Berkshire of England, Italy and in Barbados West Indies and hoping to do so in other countries around the world.
"Si-Fu" has studied traditional Chinese Martial Arts for over 30 years under some of the world's most revered Masters, in Hong Kong, China, Greece, USA and Great Britain.
Now, Wayne is sharing his knowledge, you have the opportunity to train with a "Master"
in an easy going, no stress, atmosphere.
His unique, specially devised training programme will consist of traditional Hung Gar Kung Fu, Hung style Kick Boxing, Women's Self-Defence and Fitness, Tai Chi and Chi Gong.
Learn how to develop a healthy mind and body in a relaxed and enjoyable series of lessons.