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How Wing Chun Originated from China The History of the Chinese martial art Wing Chun is outlined below. This account of the origin of Wing Chun Kung Fu was written by the late Grandmaster Ip Man (often called Yip Man). Last updated on 18 Oct 2012. Translation of the late Ip Man's account 4 of 9 3/17/2013 9:45 PM .Wing Chun History & Family Tree http://www.com/about-wing-chun/history-&-family-tree/ Full Face Headguard Striking Pads / Focus Mitts Wing Chun Long Pole Wooden Dummies Free Standing Wooden Dummy Long Distance Learning Video Dowloads Events Portugal training camp 2013 Milton Keynes Wing Chun Seminar You are here: home > about wing chun > history & family tree Wing Chun History & Family Tree Article by Dan Knight added on 11 Jul 2012.kwokwingchun.
Her father. Ng Mui learned of this and took pity on Wing Chun.kwokwingchun. and to help the people working to overthrow the Manchu government and restore the Ming Dynasty. 1 Ng Mui 2 took refuge in the White Crane Temple on Mt. It was there she met 3 Yim Yee and his daughter Wing Chun from whom she often bought bean curd on her way home from the market. upstanding and forthright. but before she left she told Wing Chun to strictly honor the Kung Fu traditions. a recently appointed civil servant seeking favor with the government.com/about-wing-chun/history-&-family-tree/ The founder of the Wing Chun Kung Fu System. There they earned a living by running a shop that sold bean curd. Wing Chun followed Ng Mui into the mountains. a man named Chan Man Wai. a salt merchant of Fukien. rather than risk jail. until she mastered the techniques. Tai Leung [also known as Mt. Miss Yim Wing Chun was a native of Canton [Kwangtung Province] in China. She agreed to teach Wing Chun fighting techniques so she could protect herself.Wing Chun History & Family Tree http://www. and his continuous threats became a source of worry to her and her father. He plotted with Siu Lam monk Ma Ning Yee and others who were persuaded to betray their companions by setting fire to the monastery while soldiers attacked it from the outside. 5 of 9 3/17/2013 9:45 PM . Ng Mui later traveled around the country. Then she challenged the bully to a fight and beat him. This aroused the fear of the Manchu government [a non-Chinese people from Manchuria in the North. they slipped away and finally settled down at the foot of Tai Leung Mountain near the border between Yunan and Szechuan provinces. who ruled China at that time]. Buddhist Abbess Ng Mui. Yim Yee. Abbot Chi Shin. Although they were unsuccessful. and the monks and disciples scattered. to develop her Kung Fu after her marriage. suggested a plan. Sung. He tried to force Wing Chun to marry him. At fifteen. with her hair bound up in the custom of those days to show she was of an age to marry. in Honan Province. Abbot Pak Mei. and began to learn Kung Fu. Her mother died soon after her betrothal to Leung Bok Chau. Master Fung To Tak and Master Miu Hin escaped and went their separate ways. She trained night and day. Chai Har]. During the reign of Emperor K'anghsi of the Ching Dynasty (1662-1722) Kung Fu became very strong in the Siu Lam [Shaolin] Monastery of Mt. 4 Wing Chun's beauty attracted the attention of a local bully. was wrongfully accused of a crime and. Siu Lam was burned down. which sent troops to attack the Monastery. She was an intelligent and athletic young girl.
a well known herbal Doctor in Fat Shan. He in turn passed these techniques on to Leung Lan Kwai. I write this history of the Wing Chun System in respectful memory of my forerunners. and thus the Six-and-a-half-point Long Pole was incorporated into Wing Chun Kung Fu. It can thus be said that the Wing Chun System was passed on to us in a direct line of succession from its origin. I am eternally grateful to them for passing to me the skills I now possess. Later he passed his Kung Fu on to Chan Wah Shan. who fled from Siu Lam.Wing Chun History & Family Tree http://www. as his students many decades ago. but all were defeated. Wong Wah Bo was a member of an opera troupe on board a junk. known to Chinese as the Red Junk. Ng Chung So. It so happened that Abbot Chi Shin. Leung Jan became very famous. who took me and my elder Kung Fu brothers. such as Ng Siu Lo. and they shared what they knew about Kung Fu. Many Kung Fu masters came to challenge him. Wong worked on the Red Junk with Leung Yee Tei. Chi Shin taught the Six-and-a-half-point Long Pole techniques to Leung Yee Tei. had disguised himself as a cook and was then working on the Red Junk. and to project the image of our country? . A man should always think of the source of the water as he drinks it. Wong Wah Bo was close to Leung Yee Tei.com/about-wing-chun/history-&-family-tree/ After her marriage Wing Chun taught Kung Fu to her husband Leung Bok Chau. attaining the highest level of proficiency. Leung Yee Tei passed his Kung Fu on to Leung Jan. Together they shared and improved their techniques. Chan Yu Min and Lui Yu Jai. Our Martial Art Linage: 6 of 9 3/17/2013 9:45 PM . Leung Lan Kwai then passed them on to Wong Wah Bo. Leung Jan grasped the innermost secrets of Wing Chun.kwokwingchun. it is this shared feeling that keeps our Kung Fu brothers together. Is this not the way to promote Kung Fu.Ip Man Wing Chun Family Tree How our Wing Chun was passed down to the instructors in the Sam Kwok Martial arts Association.
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