(born 1961) is a former professional bodyguard, a British martial artist and ICT security consultant.
Shaun Rawcliffe went from studying architecture to working with ex-SAS officer and survival expert Eddie McGee. He taught CQB to the armed forces, trained alongside the Ghurka regiment and had a stint in the Falklands during the ‘conflict’ before working in close protection in North Africa and then Saudi Arabia for a notable Saudi family. He worked in the close protection industry for over nineteen years, working in Europe, Hong Kong and the UK. Though most of his clients were private businessmen, he also worked for Chan Kong-Sang Jackie Chan
, Hong Jin Bao Sammo Hung
and Cynthia Rothrock
to name a few in the world of Martial arts.
He is a senior western student of Ip Chun
(葉準 or Yip Jun) and is one of only 18 people in the world who have Master Ip Chun's personal certification and permission to teach for and represent him worldwide. Rawcliffe was instrumental in planning and starting the Ip Chun Wing Chun Kuen Martial Arts Association in Hong Kong with Ip Chun in 1992 and the European Ip Chun Wing Chun Association in 2005. <br />Shaun runs the Midlands Wing Chun Kuen organisation () with schools around the United Kingdom
and northern Italy. In 1999 at the 1st World Ving Tsun Conference in Hong Kong, he gave one of the most memorable, practical and entertaining demonstrations of Wing Chun street self defence to the background music of "the... Read More