Sifu Gary Cassidy
Sifu Gary Cassidy began training in Martial Arts in 1976 age 15.Karate was the first choice then trying out other styles before discovering Chow Gar Praying Mantis Kung Fu.
He started training in this unique style as a student of Sifu Paul Whitrod in 1982 and after many years of training he traveled to Hong Kong in 1992 were he trained with Great Grand Master Yip Shui and Grand Master Yip Chee Keung.
In 1995 he qualified and recived his Chows Family Praying Mantis Teaching Certificate from Sifu Paul Whitrod.
Gary Cassidy lives in Ireland today were he teaches and continues to promote this unique style of Martial Art.
I would like to say thank you to my Sifu Paul Whitrod for introducing me to Chow Gar Praying Mantis Kung Fu and taking me as a student all those years ago and wish Him and His Family good health and fortune in the years to come.