Yip Man. Ip Man (1 October 1893 – 1 December 1972), also known as Yip Man, and also Yip Kai-man, was a Chinese martial artist.
He had several students who later became martial arts masters in their own right. Early life Yip was born to Yip Oi-dor and Wu Shui. He grew up in a wealthy family in Foshan, Guangdong, and received a traditional Chinese education. Yip Man. Chan Wah-shun. Chan Wah-shun (陳華順) (c. 1836–1909), nicknamed 'Money Changer Wah' (找錢華), was a student of the wing chun grandmaster Leung Jan (梁贊). He is best known today for being the martial arts teacher of Yip Man, himself best known for being the teacher of Bruce Lee.
Chan owned a coin changing stall near Leung's herbal medicine clinic in Foshan. He carried heavy loads of coins every day, and so developed great strength over the years. Wing Chun Master Chinese Names. Yuen Kay Shan. Yuen Kay Shan (Chinese: 阮奇山; pinyin: Ruǎn Qí Shān; Cantonese Yale: Yun1 Kei4 Saan1; 1889–1956) nicknamed Yuen Low Zha (阮老揸)  was a master in the martial art of Wing Chun.
The youngest of five brothers, he became known as "Foshan Yuen Lo Jia" (Yuen the Fifth of Foshan).   He was the 5th Child of wealthy firework monopoly owner Yuen Chong Ming, and was known as an undefeated death duel champion in Foshan during the 1920-1950s representing the Wing Chun. Wing Chun studies Yuen's family ancestral estate home was named Song Yuen (Mulberry Gardens), and located in Foshan, China. Initially, Kay Shan's father paid for him and his older brother Yuen Chai-Wan to become students of Fok Bo-Chuen (Chinese: 霍保全; pinyin: Huò Bǎoquán; Cantonese Yale: Fok3 Bou2 Chyun4; also transliterated "Kwok Bo-Chuen"). Yuen Kay Shan and his older brother Yuen Chai Wan had developed an interest in the martial arts. Ip Chun. Ip Chun (born July 1924), also known as Yip Chun or Yip Jun, is a Chinese martial artist specialising in Wing Chun.
He is the elder son of Yip Man. Biography Ip began studying Wing Chun with his father when he was seven years old. In 1949, after the Communists established the People's Republic of China on the Chinese mainland, Ip's father left for Hong Kong and Ip, then 24, remained in Foshan to continue his studies in university. Ip studied Chinese history, philosophy, poetry, traditional music, and Buddhism. By 1950, Ip had completed his studies and he chose teaching as a profession. Shaun Rawcliffe. Shaun Rawcliffe (born 1961) is a former professional bodyguard, a British martial artist and ICT security consultant.
Career Shaun Rawcliffe went from studying architecture to working with ex-SAS officer and survival expert Eddie McGee. He taught CQB to the armed forces, trained alongside the Gurkha regiment and had a stint in the Falklands during the ‘conflict’ before working in close protection in North Africa and then Saudi Arabia for a notable Saudi family. He worked in the close protection industry for over nineteen years, working in Europe, Hong Kong and the UK. Though most of his clients were private businessmen, he also worked for Chan Kong-Sang Jackie Chan, Hong Jin Bao Sammo Hung and Cynthia Rothrock to name a few in the world of Martial arts. Simply Wing Chun Kung Fu by Shaun Rawcliffe, 9781861265968. Wing Chun is a logical, scientific yet simple Chinese martial art system, which was developed purely for practical and effective self-defence for everybody.
It is a martial art known for its efficiency and economy of movement, which emphasizes natural and efficient use of the body. Topics include: The fundamental principles of the hand and leg techniques Detailed explanations of the shape, structure and movements, and a checklist for each technique A detailed analysis and explanation of each of the 'empty hand' forms An in-depth explanation of the principles and concepts behind Chi Sao, Wing Chun's 'sticky hands' A scientific and anatomical explanation of the basic principles underlying the Wing Chun systemRRP: £14.99Site Price: £11.99E-Book Edition: £11.99 (incl.
VAT) " A different slant on the subject from other Wing Chun books I have read, and very refreshing as a result. "Review Type: Customer Posted By: Jon Turner. Wing Chun Kung Fu: The Wooden Dummy by Shaun Rawcliffe, 9781847970268. Wing Chun Kung Fu has a long history but it has only been taught openly since the 1950s when Grandmaster Yip Man revealed the secrets fo the art and began to teach large numbers of students in Hong Kong.
Characterized by economical movements, simple and direct short-range simultaneous attack and defence hand techniques, as well as powerful low kicks, Wing Chun Kung Fu is now one of the most popular of the Chinese martial arts. One of the advanced training tools of the Wing Chun system is the Muk Yan Jong, more commonly known as the Wooden Dummy. Shaun Rawcliffe provides a comprehensive consideration of the Wooden Dummy techniques and uses practical applications as examples of how they may be used. Site Price: £11.99 E-Book Edition: £9.99 (incl. " The author does a great job of presenting the form in a concise and comprehensive manner, covering not only the specific techniques but also the wider Wing Chun attributes trained, such as constant forward elbow energy and good posture. Home » Wing Chun Illustrated. Wing Chun Kung Fu: Weapons Training by Shaun Rawcliffe, 9781847973887. Following on from the success of Simply Wing Chun Kung Fu and Wing Chun Kung Fu: The Wooden Dummy, Sifu Shaun Rawcliffe presents a thorough guide to the weapons forms in Wing Chun Kung Fu.
The Knives and Long Pole forms provide advanced classroom training for the Wing Chun student and instructor. Weapons training focuses on core elements of power usage and precision, improving stance, structure and strength. Mastering control of the weapons focuses on the need for total body control and absolute accuracy of movement.