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  Country: England    Area/City/Town: London SW7     Location: South Kensington
       
 

Wednesdays    3:45 pm - 5:45 pm
(Activity Space 1 & 2 1st Floor – ICU) Saturdays  12:00 noon - 2:00 pm
(Ethos Sports Centre)

Students Union Building
Beit Quad
Imperial College
Prince Consort Road
South Kensington
London SW7 2BB

Nearest Underground:
     South Kensington

Special Notes:
     Open to IC students & alumni with pre-booking
     See below for details during Covid pandemic

Security Arrangement:
     If you don't train at these classes regularly,
     please contact the instructor
     before turning up for training
     Gustave 07831 948882
     Arash 07780 704578
     Camila 07949 784576
     Pritesh 07584 612620

Instructor (Saturday):
     Senior Master
     Gustave Salako
     5th Degree Black Belt

 

Awarded Black Belt:
     1989

 

Contact:

     07831 948882 (mobile)


Important:
     * No photography or videoing allowed
     * Please use your mobile phone outside

 

 

       
 


Gustave is one of the high-ranking martial artists in the world who can break 3 house bricks with a mighty chop.
The chop was so powerful that it pulverises the bricks sending the shattered pieces flying.

       
 


Gustave breaking a stack of 12 roofing tiles with his bare fist.

 


Gustave (right) showing his son Frank how to neutralise a kick.

       
 


Gustave breaking 4 pieces of wood with a powerful side kick.

 


Gustave chopping 2 house bricks with his hand.

       
 


Gustave chopping 4 building blocks at a demonstration in CERN, Switzerland 2014

 


Gustave breaking 5 building blocks, placed on a table, with a side kick
(Photo taken in CERN, Switzerland 2014)

       
 
       
 

Instructor (Wednesday)
& Visiting Instructor (Saturday):

     Senior Master
     Arash Jamali
     3rd Degree Black Belt, BEng (Hons), MEng

 

Awarded Black Belt:
     1997

 

Contact:

     07780 704578 (mobile)

 
       
 


Arash breaking 3 pieces of wood with a side kick.

 


Arash breaking 2 house bricks with a powerful chop.

       
 
       
 

Visiting Instructor
(Wednesday & Saturday):

     Senior Master Instructress
     Camila Lake-Thomson
     2nd Degree Black Belt, BA

 

Awarded Black Belt:
     2003

 

Contact:

     07949 784576 (mobile)

 
       
 


Camila breaking a building block with a side kick.

 


Camila breaking 2 building blocks with a chop.

       
 


Camila breaking 2 pieces of wood with a side kick.

 


Camila breaking a stack of 8 roofing tiles with a punch.

       
 
       
 

Instructor (Wednesday):
     Master
     Pritesh Mehta
     1st Degree Black Belt, MSci, MRes


Awarded Black Belt:
     2013


Contact:

     +44 7584 612620 (mobile)

 


Pritesh punching a stack of roofing tiles.

       
 


At a Wu Shu Kwan demonstration in CERN (Geneva, Switzerland), Pritish chopping a building block with his bare hand.

 


Pritesh breaking 2 pieces of wood with a side kick.

       
 
       
    Covid-19 Awareness
       
 

Imperial College Wu Shu Kwan
Safer Training Arrangement for Reducing Risk of Covid-19 Infection

As confirmed by Imperial College Union:

  • Strict restrictions on numbers, distancing and cleaning procedures
  • Wednesday Class Activity Space 1 & 2, 1st Floor, Imperial College Union
    • 6 persons (including instructor) maximum
  • Ethos Sports Centre
    • 10 persons (including instructor) maximum
    • Must be Imperial College students or alumni to access Ethos
  • All attendance is strictly by pre-booking with one of the following instructors
    • Gustave 07831 948882
    • Arash 07780 704578
    • Camila 07949 784576
    • Pritesh 07584 612620
  • Any booking cancellation should be notified to one the above instructors as soon as possible, in order that his/her place can be offered to the next student in good time
  • You are encouraged to wear a face covering during class
  • Students will be positioned to achieve maximum social distance (possibly staggering columns)
  • After each training session, your uniform should be carefully washed to avoid cross contamination at the next class

The above details are subject to change, with the objective of improving safety against and/or reducing risk of Covid-19 infection.

       
 

Gustave Salako
Senior Master Instructor

Arash Jamali
Senior Master Instructor

   
  Dated: 22/10/2020    
       
 
 

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