Sifu Jim Gardner is a 2nd Degree Black Sash. He began studying kung-fu in 1993 and earned his Black Sash in 2003.

Sifu Jim currently teaches the Youth Novice and Red Belt ranks, as he has done for almost twenty years. He works with Sigung Dave to coordinate the Leadership Team and also compiles our monthly Words of the Week (based on quotes provided by Sifus and members of the Leadership Team).

Sifu Jim is a science fiction and fantasy writer with two degrees in Applied Math.