About Us

SiFu Henry Araneda was born in Sydney Australia and began his martial arts training at a very young age in various styles. He is the head instructor and founder/owner of the Ultimate Martial Arts Academy est 2004.

  • President of the International Applied Wing Chun Federation
  • Award Winning Competitor.
  • Pan American San Shou (Full Contact) Champion.
  • Graduated In Sports Methology and Planning for Martial Arts Competitions, course provided by Shorin Ryu Karate Do Chilean Association.
  • Qualified SiFu - Shaolin Hung Gar (Lam Family System)
  • Expert Chin Na and Shuai Chiao practitioner.
  • Tae Kwon Do Black Belt.
  • Qualified SiFu - Applied Wing Chun (Bai Si Disciple of Grandmaster Duncan Leung).
  • Author to multiple articles published by various magazines worlwide.
  • Qualified Martial Arts Instructor certificate issued by Colonel A. Benavente.
  • Founding Member of The International Applied Wing Chun Federation.
  • Certified Instructor under The International Martial Arts Alliance.
  • Certified Master under The China Foshan Martial Arts Association.
  • Teacher and trainer to many award winning competitors.
  • Martial Arts Consultant and Stunt Double in Wong Kar Wai's film The Grandmasters


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