(Fut Shan), Canton Province was considered as the developmental
town of Wing Chun.
Choi (Yao Cai) first began learning Wing Chun Kuen from Yuen
Chai-Wan (Yin Cha-Wu) in roughly 1820 and studied under
him until Yuen moved to Vietnam in 1936. Just before he left,
Yuen introduced Yiu Choi to his friend, Ng Jung-So, to continue
his studies. It is suggested Yiu might also have received some
instruction from Chan Wah-Shun as well.
Choi and his brother owned and operated smoke and gambling houses
and later opened one on Shilutou and offered space there for Ng
Chun-So to hold his nightly classes. Ng taught from the club
for roughly a decade and when he retired, Yiu moved him into his
home and cared for him for roughly a decade more until he passed
as "Dai Lik" (Big Strong) due to his natural power,
Yiu Choi taught Wing Chun Kuen to his son, Yiu Kil (Yui Kay),
as well as to students such as Go Bing and Fok Joy.
to Grandmaster Yui Kil, his father Great grandmaster Yui Choi
was one of Yip Man's teachers.
different stages of life, there was also a time when both Yui
Choi and Yip Man had the same teacher (Ng Chun-So).
makes Great Grandmaster Yui Choi his Teacher Si-fu and also elder
Grandmaster Yui Choi is the 5th generation of wing Chun - bestowed
upon him by Ng Chun So, the title 'Descendant of Wing Chun'.
Choi taught his son Yui Kil
and passed onto to him the 'Wing Chun Descendant' title. On the
13th February 1988, Grandmaster Yui Kil awarded Master
Wai-Po Tang the title of 'Descendant of Wing Chun'.