Francis Fong Friday: June 21, 2019 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sifu Francis Fong has over 50 years of experience in Wing Chun Kung Fu, and is recognized as one of the top Wing Chun instructors and martial artists in the world.
In addition to actively teaching students at his academy, Sifu Fong has trained both amateur and professional fighters for competitions, appeared in movies and television, and traveled both internationally and throughout the U.S. to teach his highly regarded martial arts seminars, as well as conducting innovative business leadership and motivational seminars for major corporations.
Throughout the years, Sifu Fong’s open-mindedness and desire to explore other arts led him to include Filipino Kali/Escrima, Jeet Kune Do, Muay Thai and Grappling arts, such as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Shooto, alongside of the Wing Chun curriculum taught at his Academy while also hosting some of the top authorities in those arts for seminars.
Sifu Fong is currently the ‘Georgia Representative’ for Guro Dan Inosanto with full ‘Senior Instructor’ rankings in both Filipino Martial Arts and Lee Jun Fan Gung Fu and Jeet Kune Do. Additionally, Sifu is an Instructor in Muay Thai and is recognized as the ‘Director of the Southeastern Region’ for the Thai Boxing Association of the U.S.A., under the direction of Ajarn Chai Sirisute.
Sifu Francis is an honorable member of the Defensive Tactics Instructor Association of the state of Georgia, and has been a certified ‘Head Police Defensive Tactics Instructor’, whom has trained police officers, S.W.A.T. teams, and “Fort Benning Rangers” in close quarters tactics.
Due to his diverse background and experience, the U.S. Army sought his help in updating Army training manuals to include principles in the arts of Wing Chun, Muay Thai and Filipino Kali. He maintains ‘Special Deputy Sheriff’ classification in the Training/Special Operations Division in the state of South Carolina.
- This is not strictly Wing Chun/Wing Tsun; Sifu Francis will also demonstrate transitions to takedowns and controls incorporating other martial arts systems such as Silat, Kali, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
- Please come with an open mind and a willingness to gain insight on how a traditional system can blend seamlessly into other systems & styles.
- Politics and egos to be checked at the door. We are here to share our passion for the arts, regardless of lineages and past history.
For those unfamiliar with Sifu Francis, watch the YouTube videos below (and many others) to understand why he is Dan Inosanto's Wing Chun instructor.
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