Ken was born in Hong Kong and studied Wing Chun under Leung Sheung, Ip Man’s earliest disciple in Hong Kong. He currently resides in Northern California and teaches at the Stanford University Wing Chun Club
Ken began training in Wing Chun under Leung Sheung in 1965 and was regarded as an outstanding student. 3 years later he left Hong Kong to further his studies in the US. While in San Francisco he taught Wing Chun for several years.
In 1973 Ken returned to Hong Kong for 5 more years and recommenced training under Leung Sheung. During this time he experienced a revolutionisation of his Wing Chun, leading him to focus on developing a soft and relaxed style.
Ken and Leung Sheung
After nearly 50 years of diligent study and continuous teaching, Dr Chung Maannin (鍾萬年博士) — lineage holder of Leung Sheung style Wing Chun Kung Fu, was honored with the ‘Instructor of the Year Award’ by the top 3 Wing Chun grandmasters at the Hong Kong Ving Tsun Athletics Association Headquarters. Pictured here presenting the award are: Grandmaster Chan Cheeman (L), Grandmaster Chu Shongtin (M), and Grandmaster Ip Ching (R).
Ken is well known in Wing Chun for his soft and relaxed yet powerful force.