Lives of Chinese Martial Artists (3): Chan Wah Shun and the Creation of Wing Chun.

Lives of Chinese Martial Artists (3): Chan Wah Shun and the Creation of Wing Chun.

Jingwu (Chinwoo) Association Hall in Foshan. Completed in the 1930s, this sort of public infrastructure supporting the martial arts would have been unheard of in Chan Wah Shun's time. The martial arts were deeply unfashionable for most of his teaching career. This, more than other other factor, probably accounts for the small size of his school.

Jingwu (Chinwoo) Association Hall in Foshan. Completed in the 1930s, this sort of public infrastructure supporting the martial arts would have been unheard of in Chan Wah Shun's time. The martial arts were deeply unfashionable for most of his teaching career. This, more than other other factor, probably accounts for the small size of his school.

Sifu Sergio presents the Chan Wah Shun lineage of Wing Tsun Kung Fu!

Sifu Sergio presents the Chan Wah Shun lineage of Wing Tsun Kung Fu!

Yip Man (1 October 1893 – 2 December 1972), also spelled as Ip Man, and also Yip Kai-man, was a Chinese martial artist. He had several students who later became martial arts teachers in their own right, including Bruce Lee. Yip started learning Wing Chun from Chan Wah-shun when he was 7. Since Chan was 70 at the time, Yip was Chan's last student. Due to his teacher's age, Yip learned most of his skills and techniques from Chan's second eldest disciple, Wu Chung-sok (吳仲素). Chan lived three…

Yip Man (1 October 1893 – 2 December 1972), also spelled as Ip Man, and also Yip Kai-man, was a Chinese martial artist. He had several students who later became martial arts teachers in their own right, including Bruce Lee. Yip started learning Wing Chun from Chan Wah-shun when he was 7. Since Chan was 70 at the time, Yip was Chan's last student. Due to his teacher's age, Yip learned most of his skills and techniques from Chan's second eldest disciple, Wu Chung-sok (吳仲素). Chan lived three…

Chinese military archery training in the second half of the 19th century.

Chinese military archery training in the second half of the 19th century.

Maitre-Chan-Wah-Shun http://sofun.deviantart.com

Maitre-Chan-Wah-Shun http://sofun.deviantart.com

Em sua infância, Yip Man foi iniciado em Wing Chun sob a tutela do Mestre Chang Wah Shun (Sammo Hung Kam-Bo). Após a morte de Chan, Ip Man segue seu colega sênior Ng Chung So (Biao Yuen) c

Em sua infância, Yip Man foi iniciado em Wing Chun sob a tutela do Mestre Chang Wah Shun (Sammo Hung Kam-Bo). Após a morte de Chan, Ip Man segue seu colega sênior Ng Chung So (Biao Yuen) c

Yip Kai-man, or Ip Man was a Chinese martial artist. He had several students who later became martial arts teachers in their own right, including Bruce Lee. Yip started learning Wing Chun from Chan Wah-shun when he was 13. Since Chan was 70 at the time, Yip was Chan's last student. Due to his teacher's age, Yip learned most of his skills and techniques from Chan's second eldest disciple, Ng Chung-sok.

Yip Kai-man, or Ip Man was a Chinese martial artist. He had several students who later became martial arts teachers in their own right, including Bruce Lee. Yip started learning Wing Chun from Chan Wah-shun when he was 13. Since Chan was 70 at the time, Yip was Chan's last student. Due to his teacher's age, Yip learned most of his skills and techniques from Chan's second eldest disciple, Ng Chung-sok.

ASOCIACION DE WING CHUN WONG SHUN LEUNG SPAIN. Forma Biu Jee realizada en el templo de los ancestros de Chan wah Shun. Sun Tak. Foshan, China. 2015

ASOCIACION DE WING CHUN WONG SHUN LEUNG SPAIN. Forma Biu Jee realizada en el templo de los ancestros de Chan wah Shun. Sun Tak. Foshan, China. 2015

vintage everyday: Rare Vintage Photographs of Life in China in the 19th Century

vintage everyday: Rare Vintage Photographs of Life in China in the 19th Century

Old Singapore - the legendary Samsui women - young unmarried women from China who arrived in Singapore with the earliest of immigrants in the 1820s. Adorned with their trademark red "hat", they performed menial jobs in the early construction industry. The Samsui women saved money for retirement and for trips back to China to visit relatives. They communicated with their families through letter writers and faithfully sent money back. Although some finally retired in China, many became too old…

Old Singapore - the legendary Samsui women - young unmarried women from China who arrived in Singapore with the earliest of immigrants in the 1820s. Adorned with their trademark red "hat", they performed menial jobs in the early construction industry. The Samsui women saved money for retirement and for trips back to China to visit relatives. They communicated with their families through letter writers and faithfully sent money back. Although some finally retired in China, many became too old…

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