Gordon Wicks

Awards, Competitions & Recognitions

  • 2015 Award of Friendship from Ortiz Chinese Boxing Academy, NY
  • 2015 Demonstration Leader for International Golden Harmony Kung Fu Association at 15th Annual Toronto Chinatown Festival, Toronto, Canada
  • 2015 Re-Certified OCQ (Organ Cleansing & Strengthening Qigong) Qigong Instructor from Kahuna Valley & Wuji Productions 
  • 2015 Certificate of Appreciation for Support of Chinese Martial Arts by Luo Kwang Yu Heritage Tournament 
  • National Qigong Association Member since 2014
  • 2014 National Qigong Association LEVEL 3 ADVANCED INSTRUCTOR
  • 2014 Award of Merit from the Tai Shan Association
  • 2014 x2 Gold Medalist, Washington D.C. All Kung Fu Championships
  • 2014 Bronze Medalist and Qualifier, Washington D.C. All Kung Fu Championships
  • 2013 Patient Centered Care Training for Culpeper Regional Hospital
  • 2012 Award of Merit from the Tai Shan Association
  • 2011 Inducted to Shaolin Temple Kung Fu School Association
  • 2010 Friendship of the Arts participation 16th Annual IKSA Seminar/ Workshops
  • 2009 MASTER INSTRUCTOR Diploma Golden Harmony  Kung Fu Association/ Tai Shan Association
  • 2008 Recognized for the educational contribution to the Windt Foundation for traumatized, under-privileged youth in the D.C. area
  • 2008 GM Elementary School  KIDFIT KUNG FU CLASS, after school program
  • 2005 Golden Harmony Kung Fu/ Tai Mantis Association IRON PALM Certification
  • 2004 Community Service Award from Tai Shan Association in recognition of contributions to the community
  • 2002 Gold Medalist, Canadian National Wushu Kung Fu Championships
  • 2002 x2 Silver Medalist, International Karate & Kung Fu Championships
  • 2001 x2 Bronze Medalist, Canadian National Wushu Kung Fu Championships

Degrees/Certifications

  •  National Academy of Sports Medicine Nationally Certified Personal Trainer License 2002
  •  National Academy of Sports Medicine Nationally Certified Youth Exercise Specialist 2014
  • Master Instructor of Golden Harmony Kung Fu including: Tai Mantis Kung Fu, Shaolin Chin- Na, North Shaolin Kung Fu, Yi Chuan Tao, Combat Escrima,Shaolin Iron Cloak Qigong, Wuji Hundan Qigong, Iron Palm, Chan Meditation, Tui Na Massage 2009
  • Master Instructor of Tai Shan 9 Palms Kung Fu & Tai Shan Golden Spiral Wellness, Healing Movement System 2012
  • Certified Instructor in Zhang Fu Organ Cleansing & Strengthening  Qigong Form under Masters Daisy Lee & Francesco Garripoli 2015
  • Certified Thai Yoga Massage Practitioner 2016
  • George Brown Culinary Institute Toronto, 2 year Culinary Management & Nutrition Program 2000
  • Certified TRX Strength Training Equipment & Group Fitness Trainer 2013
  • Certified 'Kidding Around Yoga' Youth Yoga Instructor 2016
  • Red Cross CPR/ AED First Responder/ Professional Certification
  • Red Cross Water Safety First Responder/ Professional Certification 2014
  • NRA First Steps Pistol Orientation 2015

Affiliations

  • Golden Harmony Kung Fu, International
  • Tai Shan Association, International  
  • Tai Mantis Association, International
  • Canadian Chinese Kung Fu Association
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine, USA
  • Kidding Around Yoga, International