Sifu John Cogan is a lifetime Martial Artist, growing up his family were all boxers and wrestlers. He started his journey with Tae Kwon Do at the age of 7, moving to boxing from 13, then to find Wing Chun Kung Fu from the age of 22.
Alongside his passion for martial arts; meditation and spirituality are what he loves to spend his time studying, training, and teaching.

Sifu John began his Wing Chun Kung Fu studies in Chinatown, Sydney completing his certification in Wing Chun Instruction at the International Wing Chun Academy.

Sifu John then moved to Hong Kong to further his studies with Grandmaster Chu Shong Tin (A Senior Disciple of the Great Ip Man).

Whilst in Hong Kong Sifu John attained the level of ‘Master’ in Wing Chun Kung Fu from the Ving Tsun Athletic Association which was set up by Ip Man for the propagation of the Wing Chun Martial Art.

After completing his studies in Hong Kong, Sifu John moved to Europe and furthered his studies in meditation, energy work and spirituality, learning with senior disciples of Stylianos Atteshlis also known as “The Magus of Strovolos” a renowned Mystic and Healer.

Before returning to his hometown of Sydney, Australia Sifu John travelled to America to Study with Dr. David Hawkins’ (Author of Power Vs Force) Spiritual Studies Group.

Sifu John continues to study, train and teach every day in both martial arts and spirituality.

He currently trains with some of Australia’s best grapplers Harry ‘Kimura’ Grech at KPS,  ADCC Trials winners Jeremy Skinner and Keller Locke-Sodhi at Grappling Education.

Sifu John has students all over the world learning kung fu from his online content and courses and
now runs OTKFA in Sydney Australia, with the wish to spread the essence of the One Tao Kung Fu system which he has put together from his decades of study and practice.

Free your mind, find peace, feel love in your heart and achieve your potential through kung fu training.