Sifu Peter May began training in Wing Chun around January 1994 under Sifu Master Trevor Jefferson. Since that time Sifu Peter completed the whole Wing Chun system and is a qualified Sifu/Teacher. He received his instructors qualification on the 13th September 1997 from Sifu Trevor Jefferson’s Senior instructor, Grandmaster Samuel Kwok.
Great Grandmaster Yip Chun and Grandmaster Samuel Kwok Seminar August 2001- Sifu Master Trevor Jefferson took the Seminar in Manchester.
Trained with Sigung Grandmaster Samuel KwokSeminars. Went with Sifu Master Trevor Jefferson to Chinese New Year in Leicester Square London Grandmaster Samuel Kwok Demonstration. Sigung Samuel Kwok Seminar at The Bridge Hotel Newcastle Upon Tyne.
Travel to mallorcain the Easter Holidays 2006 with SifuMaster Trevor Jefferson for a weeks training With Grandmaster Samuel Kwok and Had a good time.
Been at Sifu Trevor’s Seminars lots of time over the years in The Swan Many Times, Sifu Paul Tennent’s Gym Whitley Bay, The Bridge Hotel Many Times, My Gym in West End Newcastle Upon Tyne andMaster Trevor Jefferson/ Master Paul Smith and Master Tong Liu at South Shields Temple Park Centre 11th April 2009. good seminar.
TJ Wing Chun seminar at Sifu Paul Tennent’s Gym in South Gosforth in Newcastle Upon Tyne 6th December 2009.
TJ Wing Chun seminar at Maddog Mike’s Go Maru Defence Uk Gym at Fewster Square gateshead 20/21st Febuary 2010.
NEWCASTLE WING CHUN SEMINAR 22nd August 2010. My Self-Defense Seminar at The Men at Work Gym Two Ball Lonnen, Newcastle Upon Tyne
TJ WING CHUN SEMINAR 19th December 2010. At Sifu Paul Tennent’s Gym South Gosforth Newcastle Upon Tyne. It was a Great Seminar and was nice to Trian wth my Sifu Master Trevor Jefferson again. Thanks Trev.
GRANDMASTER SAMUAL KWOK SEMINAR 15th January 2011. At Sifu David Copinger’s Gym Grimsby. It was good to Train with my Sigung Samual Kwok and his Seminars are Always Very Good. Thanks Mr Kwok, and Thank you Sifu David Copinger for a great.
NEWCASTLE WING CHUN Self-Defence Seminar 23rd January 2011. Was Good Seminar at The Men At Work Gym Newcastle Upon Tyne . It was nice of my Sifu Master Trevor Jefferson to come and support me and join in. Thanks Trev.
MASTER TREVOR JEFFERSON’S Chi Sau Seminar at Sifu Paul Tennent’s class at Eldon Square Newcastle Upon Tyne 25th January 2011. it was a great class thanks, Trevor and Paul.
MASTER TREVOR JEFFERSON Seminar at The Swan Heworth Gateshead, Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th March was a great weekend training with my Sifu Master Trevor Jefferson, always amazes me in all the years i have trained with him. thanks Trev.
8th Kyu Yellow Belt in Tera Karate Kai of the British Karate Association, 27th January 1979, Chief instructor J. Jakamijamo. Examiner 2nd Dan Doug James.
6th Grade Green Belt in Jintian Do at Summer Camp Warren Mill 24th August 1990, Examiner Grandmaster Ray Bilcliff. My Instructor 2nd Dan Guiseppe Bivona of A.M.A ( Amateur Martial Association ).
1st Grade Red Belt in Hung Sao Do A.M.A ( Amateur Martial Association ) on 22nd March 1992. Examiner Master Guiseppe Bivona founder of Hung SaoDo. Had some good times training with Guiseppe thanks for you teaching andhelp at the time i trained with you mate.
13th September 1997 achieved my Sifu/Teacher/Certificate. Completed System and Qualified to Instructor.
March 1998 achieved City & Guilds NVQ 1 & 2 Sport, Recreation Certificates.
Other Seminars and Training
Tera Karate Kai – Master Suzuki seminar, World Karate Champion at the time.
Hung Sao Do – Ron Armstrong 4th Dan Shotokan ex European Karate Champion, Kevin”The Jedi” Breweton World Freestyle Champion.
John Atkin 3rd Dan Ninjutsu( 9th Dan Now),Black Belt Founder of Advanced Fighting Centre High Bridge The Big Market Newcastle Upon Tyne in lots of other styles Seminars- Geoff Thompson 6th British Combat Association, Course on Street Self Defence( nice guy very good course) . Norman Smithers one of the founders of Omega Close Protection, Knife and Gun Course(nice guy very good Course). I have known John Atkin 9th Dan For Years Now andhe is a real genuine Top Level Martial Artist. Not frightened to train or let any Martial Arts style or person train with him. Thanks John Mate.
Jimmy Mc Clarence 2nd Hung Sao Do, Boxed for Grainger Park Boys Boxing Club From a young age,studied Wing Chun. Black Belt in Other styles- Jim used to bring different Martail Arts Instructors to his Classes and get them to teach there Styles so I got an incite into other arts. Thanks Jim for you help and backing.
Billy Armstrong ABA champion and Michael Johnson Golden Gloves Champion are coaches at the Grainger Park Boxing Club Scotswood Newcastle upon Tyne – Jimmy Mc Clarence took me down to Grainger Park Gym andI trained with Billy and Michael for about 6 months but never in the ring, to get me had speed up and hands correct. They have made many ABA champions at Grainger Park.( Billy & Michael are still training boxers today and are high quality coaches).
Mick Cassidy 1st Dan Tae Kwon Do (Full Contact Destruction champion) Seminar at Eldon Square for a surprise for his Instructor Mike Thompson for achieving his 6th Dan- Trained Mike Thompson 6th Dan he was a nice man and very good at what he does. Mike CassidyPut me in touch with my Sifu Master Trevor Jefferson and many more martial Artists. Thanks mate.
George Chambers 4th Dan Jiu Jitsu and Black Belt in other styles, was rank 4th in the World in Amateur Sumo and British Shoot-fighting Champion- learned some Jiu Jitsu, Sumo, Kick Boxing, Kubatonand NVQ in Martial Arts but he left the NVQ course as an instructor so I left as had no faithin the one that took over and went to NACRO and achieved NVQ 1&2 in The Same Course as had the work nearly all done with George. Thanks George.
John Brown Ninjitsu ( used to teach and train for and with John Atkin) – Taught me some Katana and the Kubaton and I taught him Some Wing Chun.