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Tiger Disciples of Grand Master Chen Yong Fa

Sifu Paul Nomchong

CLF Sydney Director
Chief Instructor (Kung Fu & Lion Dance)

Describe the CLF System in one word
Awesome

What is your Favourite Form?
‘Joi Baat Sin Kuen’ (Eight Drunken Immortals Form)

Sifu Paul began learning Chan Family Choy Lee Fut in 1995 and is a Tiger Disciple of Grand Master Chen Yong Fa. He has assisted and personally ran seminars in various countries around the world, and competed in national and international competitions. He has also been a qualified and registered personal trainer since 2007.

Sifu Alex Chung

Instructor (Children’s Kung Fu)
 

Describe the CLF System in one word
Complete

What is your Favourite Form?
‘Saam Sing Sa Ba Jong’ (Three Star Sandbag Dummy)

Sifu Alex has been practicing Choy Lee Fut for 19 years, and has over 15 years experience in teaching adults and children. He has trained under Sifu Lane Louie, Sifu Mark Whelan and Grand Master Chen Yong Fa and is a Tiger Disciple of Grand Master Chen Yong Fa.

Sifu Chris Wong

Financial Consultant
 

Describe the CLF System in one word
Holistic

What is your Favourite Form?
‘Sup Baat Lohan’ (Eighteen Arhats)

Sifu Chris has been a practitioner in the Chan Family Choy Lee Fut system for the last nineteen years. He was admitted into Wing Sing Tong in 1997 and appointed as an International Master in 2011. He is now a Tiger Disciple of Grand Master Chen Yong Fa.

Wing Sing Tong Masters

Sijie Susan Bickel

Head Instructor (Qi Gong)
 

Describe the CLF System in one word
Lohan (Arhat)

What is your Favourite Form?
‘Siu Lohan’ (Small Arhat)

Sijie Susan is an instructor-teacher of Shaolin therapeutic qigong. Susan began her practice over 14 years ago & is a disciple of Grand master Chen Yong Fa. She has worked in natural therapies for over 25 years. Her passion is to help educate people on their health & well being to have better healthier & happier lives – mind, body & spirit.

Sifu Callum White

Assistant Instructor (Qi Gong)
 

Sijie Crystal Mansfield

Lion Dance Coordinator
Instructor (Kung Fu & Lion Dance)

Describe the CLF System in one word
Challenging

What is your Favourite Form?
‘Ching Lung Gim’ (Green Dragon Sword)

Sijie Crystal began training in Choy Lee Fut in 2008. After 5 years of training and progressing through the system, in 2012, she was accepted to become a Hung Sing Gwoon Instructor and began to train directly under Grand Master Chen Yong Fa. Crystal participated in the 2012 Choy Lee Fut World Championship in Chile, competing in the fist and weapon forms divisions.

Sifu Dave Collins

Business Manager
Instructor (Kung Fu)

Describe the CLF System in one word
Genius

What is your Favourite Form?
‘Saam Sing Sa Ba Jong’ (Three Start Sandbag Dummy)

Sifu Dave has been part of Choy Lee Fut for over 17 years. He has trained under Sifu Barry Hale, Sifu Lane Louie and Grand Master Chen Yong Fa. He has taught both the adults and children’s class. He is a member of the Wing Sing Tong masters.

Sijie Glenda Wong

Instructor (Qi Gong)
 

Describe the CLF System in one word
Energised

What is your Favourite Form?
‘Sup Baat Lohan’ (Eighteen Arhats)

Sijie Glenda started Qigong because of health problems in 2002 and has never looked back. Qigong has improved her health and has opened her mind to her health and longevity. She has been training in the instructors’ class with Grand Master Chen Yong Fa since 2005.

Sifu Ken Chu

Instructor (Kung Fu)
 

Describe the CLF System in one word
Practical

What is your Favourite Form?
‘Gum Lung Sin’ (Golden Dragon Fan)

Sihing Ken began training in Choy Lee Fut 2006. In 2011, was accepted to become a Hung Sing Gwoon Instructor and began training directly under Grand Master Chen Yong Fa. Ken participated in the 2012 Choy Lee Fut World Championship in Chile, competing in both Sanda and Forms.

Sifu Michael Fridman

Marketing Coordinator (Digital)
Instructor (Kung Fu)

Describe the CLF System in one word
Life-changing

What is your Favourite Form?
‘Ying Cheung’ (Shadow Spear)

Sifu Michael began training in 1998 in the children’s kung fu class. He joined the Chan Family instructors in 2002 and has taught both children and adults since then. He is now a Wing Sing Tong Master has attended multiple international seminars in China, Poland, Canada and Australia.

Sijie Rebecca Bau

Instructor (Qi Gong)
 

Describe the CLF System in one word
Life-changing

What is your Favourite Form?
‘Dai Lohan’ (Large Arhat)

Sijie Rebecca has been a member of Choy Lee Fut since 2001. Since undertaking training with Grandmaster Chen Yong Fa in Qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine, she was inspired to practice and to share with others the benefits for holistic health and wellbeing.

Hung Sing Gwoon Instructors

Sihing Ashley Tran

Assistant Instructor (Kung Fu)
 

Describe the CLF System in one word
Comprehensive

What is your Favourite Form?
‘Wu Dip Do’ (Butterfly Knives)

Ashley Tran has been training Choy Lee Fut since 2006. After exploring several different martial arts systems he felt that Choy Lee Fut was the most comprehensive and decided to make it an integral part of his life. Ashley has assisted in both adults and childrens classes and continues to study under Master Chen Yong Fa.

Sihing Dennis Lum

Assistant Instructor (Kung Fu)
Marketing Coordinator (Design)

Describe the CLF System in one word
Limitless

What is your Favourite Form?
“Baat Gwa Saam” (Heart of the Eight Trigrams)

Dennis began training in 2011 in Sei-lo San Sau courses held by Sifu Paul. From there his interest in the system grew leading him to the head quarters school in Chinatown, Sydney. There he continues to learn and develop his skills in the family that is Choy Lee Fut.

Sihing Matt Wielpolski

Assistant Instructor (Kung Fu)
 

Describe the CLF System in one word
Traditional

What is your Favourite Form?
‘Sa Ba Jong’ (Sand Bag Dummy)

Matt started training Choy Lee Fut in 2009, being attracted to Choy Lee Fut’s rich lineage and link to Hung Gar (which he had trained previously), and has never looked back.

His training has taken him on two international training seminars (China and Chile), one of which included participating in a tournament. He is honored to train under Grand Master Chen Yong Fa, 5th generation from the founder of CLF.

Sihing Robert Hayes

Assistant Instructor (Kung Fu)
 

Describe the CLF System in one word
Dynamic

What is your Favourite Form?
‘Seung Gap Daan Gwan’ (Single and Double Headed Pole)

Robert started training Choy Lee Fut when he was seventeen back in 2007. He began his training under Sifu Paul in the China Town school, Sydney. Today he continues his training under Grand Master Chan Yong Fa for both Kung Fu and Qi Gong. Robert assists in instructing children’s Kung Fu classes and in 2015 competed in a San Da tournament in Colombia.

Other Team Members

Jia Ho

Marketing Coordinator (Advertising)

Describe the CLF System in one word
Complete

What is your Favourite Form?
‘Ching Jong’ (Balance Dummy)

Jia began training in 2011 in Sei-lo San Sau courses held by Sifu Paul. To further his training he began attending the head quarters school in Chinatown, Sydney. He also participated in the 2012 Choy Lee Fut World Championship in Chile, competing in Sanda.