Aaron began his kung fu training in Des Moines, IA in 1998. He had the unique opportunity to study at the Shaolin Temple in China in 2002. While in China he completed a training certification Grandmaster Liangyiquan. He has competed and placed in several international Chinese martial arts tournaments including the International Chinese Martial Arts Tournament in Florida in 2004 and the Chin Wu Association International Tournament in Texas in 2016 among others in Chicago and Des Moines. In 2011, he completed his Sifu certification with both Sifu Don Walth as well as Grandmaster Leung Shum.
He has been featured in the Des Moines Registers “People” section called “What I’m Into” and has been featured locally at demonstrations including Des Moines Celebrasian festival, Hoyt Sherman, the Arts Center, the Iowa State Capital, the Iowa State Fair, Grand View University as well as many others. Sifu Aaron is also a chiropractor by trade. Dr. Aaron Giddings has owned and operated the Chiropractic Health & Wellness Clinic in Johnston since 2010.