White Cloud is an experience undergone through vigorous training and from which comes true knowledge and understanding. As such the sytems we teach are the fruits of the labour & love of our senior instructors, Grown from the seeds planted by Master Derek Gordon. Each generation will cultivate the arts and sow new seeds for the future.
Hence White Cloud is a fluid construct, which is much more than just the sum of the individual arts, nor is the current White Cloud the end product of these systems but is always evolving and adapting. The name itself 'White Cloud' is symbolic of the club's philosophy on Martial Arts training, that is, one of pureness (white) and free flowing movements (like a cloud), both in physical and mental form.
The grading on Sunday 25th August not only saw Brian Eastwood earn his Black Belt but also Alan Williamson, an instructor since 2004 reach the rank of 3rd Dan.... more
Saturday the 8th June sees the 25th anniversary of the death of well-known and well-loved martial artist Derek Gordon, founder of the ‘White Cloud Martial Arts Academy’.... more