William Cheung

Founder Wing Chun, TWC

Born 1940

Is a famous Wing Chun Kung Fu practitioner and currently the “Grandmaster” of his version of the Wing Chun, entitled Traditional Wing Chun (TWC). He also heads the sanctioning body of TWC, the World Wing Chun Kung Fu Association.

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Sho Kosugi

Born June 17, 1948

Sho Kosugi is a Japanese martial artist with training in ninjutsu who gained popularity as an actor during the 1980s, usually playing ninja. He is the father of Kane Kosugi and Shane Kosugi.

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Chojun Miyagi

April 25, 1888—October 8, 1953

Chojun Miyagi was born in Naha, Okinawa and was the adopted son of a wealthy businessman. Miyagi began his study in karate at the age of nine (or eleven). He first learned martial arts from Ryuko Aragaki, who then introduced him to Naha-te Master Kanryo Higashionna when Miyagi was 14.

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Jet Li

Born April 26, 1963

Better known by his stage name Jet Li, is a Chinese martial artist (Kung Fu), actor, Wushu champion, and international film star.

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General Hong Hi Choi

Founder: Tae Kwon Do

General Choi started to study Taek Kyon, an ancient Korean method of fighting with the feet, at the age of 12. Later, when he was studying in Japan, he met a Karate teacher who helped him earn his first degree Black Belt in less than two years. He then intensified his training, striving to earn his second degree. Around the same time, he started teaching.

Conscripted into the Japanese army during World War II, he was posted to Pyongyang where he was imprisoned. Wanting to maintain his good physical and mental health during his imprisonment, he practiced karate, alone at first, then by teaching it to the staff of the prison and the other prisoners.

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