GRAND MASTER YIP FU KWAN
The Grand Master Yip Fu Kwan is the founder of the Yau-Man Institute.
Master Yip spent his youth in China where he dedicated himself to the study of Chinese Medicine and Martial Arts as a disciple of Yau-Man Kung Fu Master Liu Fou Ming.
Master Yip arrived in Brazil on 1973 and moved to the city of Sao Paulo. At that time he used to teach Kung Fu at the back yard of his home and practice Chinese Medicine on his clinic.
On 1984, he united the Kung Fu School and the Chinese Medicine Clinic and opened The Yau-Man Institue Of Chinese Culture from Brazil
Master Yip always emphasized the study of martial arts should not be limited to one's defense, but more importantly it should preserve heatlh, stimulate courage and respect encouraging the friendship between the studants. The study of martial arts will develop self control and discipline on daily activies specially academic and professional.
Martial Arts Education:
- Started Kung Fu training at the age of 8;
- Started Yau-Man Kung training at the age of 19 with Master Liu Huo Ming;
- Aos 28 anos auxiliava o Mestre Liu durante as aulas de Kung-Fu;
- Assited Master Liu during Kung Fu training at the age of 28;
- Started teaching Yau-Man Kung Fy style on 1973 in Brazil;
- Em 1984, inauguração do Instituto Yau-Man de Cultura Chinesa do Brasil, que durante estes anos, até os dias de hoje, divulga a Cultura Chinesa no Brasil.
- Inaugurated Yau-Man Institute of Chinse Culture from Brazil which propagates chinese culture on Brazil.
- Level A Acupuncture Doctor by the International Center of Professional Qualification Exam from the Health Department of China;
- Advanced Acupuncture Course by the Acupuncture Institue Academy (China);
- Graduated acupuncturist by the Hong-Kong Chinese Acupuncture Institute;
- Founder and Counselor of AMECA (Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Association from Brazil);
- Executive member of WFCMS (World Federation Of Chinese Medicine Societies)
- Founder and President of Zhong-Yi-Yao Association of Chinese Medicine from Brazil;
- WCFCMS Title of Doctor on Chinese Medicine.