The Wing Chun family tree depicts the most accurate account of our lineage and Wing Chun heritage passed down to us by our Si Tai Gung the late Grandmaster Ip Man. Grandmaster Ip Man (sometimes referred to as Yip Man) taught many famous martial artists including the late Bruce Lee. Ip Man passed the system to his most trusted students, including his two children, Grandmasters Ip Chun and Ip Ching, who passed it to their student, Samuel Kwok, who has passed it to Bryan Talbot. It is easy to trace the historical line from our Chief instructor Sifu Bryan Talbot to our Wing Chun Kung Fu Jo Si (founder) Ng Mui.
This is the History of the Chinese martial art Wing Chun. This account of the origin of Wing Chun Kung Fu was written by the late Grandmaster Ip Man (often called Yip Man):