Chow Gar Southern Praying Mantis Kung Fu

27 Romford Rd. Stratford E15 4LJ.
Mobile: 07702 594 398

Basildon Essex
5 Elements Martial Arts
Unit 13, Adams Business Centre. Cranes Farm Road. Basildon. Essex. SS14 3JF
07713 161 164

Crawley Sussex
K2 Leisure centre. Pease Pottage Hill. Crawley. West Sussex. RH11 9BQ
01293-401302 or Mobile: 07904 992 723

Romford Essex
Unit 6, 177 - 181 Hornchurch Road. Hornchurch. Romford. Essex. RM124TE
0783 2211 524

Galway / Claremorris / Dublin


"I wish to thank the late Grandmaster Yip Shui, Master Yip Chee Keung and his family for teaching me the Chow Gar Praying Mantis system".
UK Representative Master Paul Whitrod.



Instructor courses

2013. Our ongoing instructors are a great success with certified instructors now teaching in different areas and abroad. If you are interested in becoming an instructor. We are offering on the last sunday of every month over 1 year to 18 months to be certified.
Also week day training from 9am to 2pm 3 days a week at various locations, London Stratford (Headquarters) and Crawley Sussex.
emai:l for further details, places are limited, quality is important.

This website is to give an introduction to the formerly secret traditional fighting method and healing arts known as Dit Dar (, as trained and now shared by the Ip family through the only authorised UK representative of the style, Paul Whitrod Sifu.

Why not come and learn directly under UK representative at The Chow gar Southern mantis Headquaters that is a full time school in Stratford London. Or any of his Students that he has endorsed over the years and now teaching around the UK.
This school has a friendly atmosphere, where training is geared to make you a fitter, healthier and strong minded individual. You will receive the best in training and develop faster reflexes, power and of course self defence!!
Come along the door is open for you if you want to be the best...
call 07702 594 398
or for our children class call 07754-752858

Beginners classes on Monday 7pm, Wednesday 7pm Saturday at 12noon.
27 Romford Rd. Stratford. London E15 4LJ
(childrens classes monday 5pm, Saturday at 11am)

Our training fee is £12 per class.
Or you can do our special 3 month training package for £180

Our school is fully equipped and is open full time with amenities such as showers. We cater for all people, young and old with day and evening training. Mantis is a close-in fighting art along with certain conditioning drills to develop the fighting prowess which is ideal for self defence. Why not introduce yourself to our ever growing school.
Also we have women's classes and for those who have children, but find it difficult to mind the them. We have the answer, while your training, your children are being trained at the same time in our next room (kwoon)

Hope to see you shortly

Paul whitrod Sifu

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Paul Whitrod UK Representative Chow Gar Southern Praying Mantis
27 Romford Rd. Stratford E15 4LJ.
07702 594 398