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About Vientnam Wing Chun Kuen Phai (Vinh Xuan Quyen Phai):

Nguyen Te Cong (Yuen Chai Wan) - (1877 – 1959) - The 'Founder' of Vietnam Wing Chun studied under a number of masters including: Leung Jan, Chan Wah Shun (Yip Man's SiGung and Sifu), Fok Bo Cheung (Leung Jan's Kung Fu Brother) and his student Fung Siu Ching. (Continued at bottom.)

Lineage of Igor Astashev:
Leung Tan (Leung Jan) -> Nguyen Te Cong (Yuen Chai Wan) -> Nguyen Zui Hai (Ho Hai Long) -> Huynh Ngoc An (Ho Phi Ho) -> Igor Astashev
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At the end of 1939, Grandmaster Nguyen Chai Wan (whose Vietnamese name is Te Cong, or Tai Cong) fled and took refuge in Vietnam. During this period, he accepted some students and taught Wing Chun to them. For Vietnam, he became the founding father of the Wing Chun Kuyen system. In 1954, he moved to the South of Vietnam. His students in the North opened several classes to propagate Wing Chun. In Hanoi, there are 3 branches, from 3 late Grandmasters: Tran Thuc Tien, Ngo Si Quy, and Tran Van Phung. In October 2003, these 3 branches jointly established an organization called the “Wing Chun Club”, led by a student of the Grandmaster Tran Thuc Tien.

During the period in the South (1954 – 1959), the founding father also trained several students. At present, there are several Wing Chun classes in the South. In Vietnam, counting from Grandmaster Te Cong up to the present, there are 4 generations of successfully trained students, namely students who themselves have the ability to train Wing Chun adequately. (source: Ngay Nay, No 10-2003, UNESCO Club Association )

Curriculum of Vietnam Wing Chun:

- "Ba Thu Phap" base form
- "Tieu Luin Dau" form (very small idea)
- "Ngu Khin Khi Cong" form (breath of five animals)
- "Tieu Mai Hua" form (small bud Mai)
- "Mai Hua Bo" form (movement of legs by a flower Mai)
- "Khac Khin Ty Bo" form (movement of a life of the crane)
- "Mop Nian Suon Thu Phap" wooden dummy form (more than 500 movements, three sections (entering, turns, work by elbows)
- "Luc Diem Ban Cong" form (to extinguish points a stick)
- "Tam Cham Dao" form (8 forms of murder)
- "Tieu Hin Yi" form (little idea)
- "Khan Long Phap Ho Quyin" form (to subdue the dragon, to win the tiger)
- "Sword form"
- "Niem Thu" sticky hands
- "Li Thu" fighting hands
- "Khi Cong" hard and soft Chi-kung, five animals Chi-kung