Mark Cook – 7th Level Grand Master

Head of Three Family Fist Kung Fu

Sifu Mark Cook

Date of Black Sash Gradings:

1st Level – 01/01/1989

2nd Level – 19/04/1991

3rd Level – 21/04/1994

4th Level – 10/04/1998

5th Level – 14/04/2005

6th Level – 12/09/2009

Born:

Began Training:

23/03/61

1983 – training as Heaven and Thunder Fist under
Alan Smith, Stephen Lofthouse & Bob Stanells

Other Sport / Martial Arts Experience:

1975 – Started in Taekwondo at Hewitt School under Soy Young Kim
1979 – Started Kung Fu Golden Dog under Michael Quintin Hicks
1981 – Attained Black Belt in Kung Fu Golden Dog under Michael Quintin Hicks
1985 – Attained Black Belt 1st Dan in Taekwondo under Richard Cox
1987/1988/1989 – Achieved 3 Golds in Semi-Contact – British Opens Cimac
1987/1988 РAchieved 2 Silvers in Forms РBritish Opens Cimac
1989/1992 – Lads Club Boxing under Dick Sadd and Chris Scott
1990 – Ranked 3rd in Forms – British Open (Master Kim)
1991 – Attained Black 1st Level in Sleeping Tiger under Stephen Lofthouse
1991 – Spent 8 weeks training in Hong Kong with International Wushu Team, Hong Kong Wing Tsun School and Dragon Style Master Sung Do Ling
1992 & 1994 – Attended Bill "Superfoot" Wallace Seminars
1994 – Became Joint Head of European Kung Fu Association with Angelos Fassois
1995 – Attained 3rd Level in Bak Shaolin under Angelos Fassois
1997 – Benny "The Jet" Urquidez Seminar
2005 & 2006 – Attained CCFB Certificates under Angelos Fassois
8 Full Contact Kickboxing Bouts – Won 6 – Drew 2 – PKA (Professional Karate Assoc.)
Numerous Knife and Stick Fighting Seminars with Bob Breem, Krishnia Godnia and Angelos Fassois

Please note: All Three Family Fist Instructors hold current DBS (formerly CRB) Certificates.