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Iconic martial artist Grandmaster William Cheung celebrated his 75 birthday with his Wing Chun family and friends at the Dragon Boat Restaurant in Melbourne on Friday night.
Sifu, (teacher) as he is known by his students across the globe, delivered a strong message of forgiveness, reconciliation and growth for the future of The Global Traditional Wing Chun Kung Fu Association that he pioneered from Melbourne HQ back in the early 1970’s.
Family tree academies from across Australia, represented on the night by their leaders joined forces with all the academies from around the world via video to pay homage to their beloved Grandmaster.
With the physicality and vitality of an elite athlete 20 years his junior, Grandmaster William Cheung is also known to be one of the world’s leading Chinese medical doctors.
During his celebratory speech he informed his guests of his next ten year plan to expand his global influence through mainstream educational channels and elite sport to further illuminate, incorporate and unite the healing arts with martial arts.