Shifu Bob Holland (Black Belt, White Sash)
Holland's Kung Fu Academy owner, Shifu Bob Holland, is an 8th Degree, White-Sash, Master of Shaolin Kempo Kung-Fu. Shifu Bob Holland has over 30 years of serious training, teaching, exploration, and leadership in the martial arts that has culminated in his status as a substantial figure in the martial arts community on Vancouver Island . From his beginnings in western boxing at age 12, Shifu Bob was attracted to the discipline and perseverance required by the martial arts to achieve personal excellence. Much of his time in the arts has been dedicated to the study of Shaolin Kempo Kung-Fu. This form of Kung-fu combines traditional Kung-Fu with the Kempo techniques introduced to North America from Okinawa via Hawaii by Ed Parker; a martial arts pioneer in the United States and a legend in Kempo Karate. In recent years Shifu Bob Holland, and his teaching methods became a featured portion of the book Me, Chi & Bruce Lee.
Shifu Tammy Holland (Black Belt, Blue Sash)
Tammy teaches the Colwood kids and after school programs and is our resident Chi Kung Medical Massage and Swedish relaxation massage practitioner. She is known for her sociable personality, her sunny disposition and her love of teaching children. Her favorite martial arts moments are; the black belt ceremony, seeing people progressing in their training and seeing kids get awarded new belts. Tammy’s martial arts goals are to keep learning and passing knowledge to others as well as being contented mentally and physically.