A Brief History of Wing Chun
Fighting arts have been independently developed all over the world, but mention of Martial Arts automatically brings to mind the Chinese styles of Kung Fu.
Although the Martial Arts in China have been recorded for thousands of years, the traditional beginnings of Kung Fu started with the Shaolin Temple; founded around the period 500 AD by a monk called Bodhidharma who introduced Zen Buddhism to China from India.
It was at this time the Martial Arts became more of a secret knowledge, taught only to family or a very few select disciples, so preserving the arts through the generations.
Sifu Adie Gray is taught directly by Ip Man’s son, Grandmaster Ip Ching in Hong Kong.
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, including Bruce Lee.
Man surprised me most about humanity. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.