Yip Man

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Birthday
1, 1893
Birthplace
Foshan, China
Death Date
Dec 2, 1972 (79)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
1, 1893
Birthplace
Foshan, China
Death Date
Dec 2, 1972 (79)

About

Wing Chun grandmaster whose notable students included Bruce Lee and Lok Yiu. He is also known as Yip Kai-man.

Before Fame

He became a policeman at age twenty-four.

Trivia

He established the Ving Tsun Athletic Association.

Family Life

He was one of four children born to Yip Oi-dor and Ng Shui. He was married to Cheung Wing-sing and had two sons named Ip Chun and Ip Ching.

Associated With

He mentored William Cheung, Moy Yat, and Bruce Lee.