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2017 Hall of Fame

Only one more month for submitting your nominations for Grandmaster and Sifu of the year 2017! August 31 is the cut off date. Please make your nominations soon and thank you for your support!


21 June 2017 Adam Tihinen and Brian Survived!

​​Brian Messerli and Adam Tihinen have both concluded an intensive training work shop with Sifu Jordan. They spent 5 days for 8 hours a day, essentially learning their next level, Adam = Biu Jee and Brian = Muk Jong. It is a cram course and not easy to complete because of the amount of training involved on a daily basis. They consequently were issued Certificates of Survival which automatically inducts them into the Noble Brotherhood of the Dragon Hump, an exclusive brotherhood of survivors of Sifu Jordan's' Intensive Training Program (ITP). The WVTA sends its congratulations to both Brian and Adam, job well done!



























































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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​21 May 2017: Sifu Jordan receives a special gift from Sifu William Kwok!






































​​​​​​​​​​​​​Sifu Kwok 
commissioned his father, world renowned calligrapher: KWOK Yuen Wah to create this master piece, it reads: "Ving Tsun Courtesy, Integrity." This is truly  the most beautiful calligraphy I've ever seen. Thank you so much to the Kwok family for bestowing such an honor on me. It is most appreciated.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​19 May, 2017 Grandmaster Jack Ling and Master Ken Chun receive recognition awards! Congratulations!

































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GM Jack Ling received the WVTA Diamond Award     Master Ken Chun received the WVTA Gold award
for more than 50 years in Ving Tsun.​                              for more than 40 years in Ving Tsun.


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​BREAKING 5/6/17: GM Lee Moy Shan Wing Chun Sum Faat Documentary Series has won three awards! (Two awards available to view at this time)



































​​​​​​​​Telly Award                                                                            Viewers Choice


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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Feb 10, 2017 Sifu Jordan visiting Florida Branch schools and tested 2 Disciples for their Sifu certification.

Justyn Rowe and Santos Suarez, both Branch Head Instructors took their 8 hour Sifu test on Feb 5th​ and conducted the test for the lesser ranks (see promotions page). Sifu Jordan also visited the Altamonte Springs Branch School and worked out with some of the class. Short vids on the Members Only page. There was a special stop at the locally renown Lee's Palace restaurant in Maitland to visit with the owner, Sifu Lee.



















Altamonte Springs School (Sifu Joe Garcia)                                       Siu Manny assisting with test
















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​​​                                                Lee's Palace                                            Alejandro Ocampo receiving WVTA
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01 Feb ​​GM Ralph Mitchell inducted into the WVTA Lifetime Achievement Hall of Fame!

Grandmaster Ralph Mitchell of Jook Lum Praying Mantis fame, a student of the renown Gin Foon Mark has been inducted into the WVTA LTA HOF. This HOF is to recognize the life time achievement of any martial artist regardless of style. Congratulations GM Mitchell!































01 Feb Master William Kwok receives the WVTA SIlver Achievement award for more than 30 years in Ving Tsun!

Master Kwok also holds a black belt in Tae Kwan Do under  Kim, Suk-Jun and teaches both TKD and Wing Chun in NYC. Congratulations Master Kwok!​
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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​21 Jan. 2017 Soon to be published​​ Wing Chun Sum Faat book.
FLVTAA Publishing will soon be releasing its newest publication authored by Grandmaster Lee Moy Shan of the Moy Yat family; "Wing Chun Sum Faat"  Wing Chun From The Heart. The anticipated date of release will be sometime in May. Please check back for updates.














​​​​​​​​​​​Jan. 4 2017 Grandmaster Chow Tze Chuen Passes Away!


The Executive Board and the Founder & President of the WVTA extends their deepest condolences to the Chow family as well as the Chow Students. Grandmaster Chow was an extraordinary man with consummate skill in Ving Tsun. A true Grandmaster in Ving Tsun and senior disciple of Ip Man, GM Chow will be sorely missed in the Ving Tsun world. 

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