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Carter Wong

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Overview

Carter Wong (b. 1947 Maucau) started learning traditional Chinese Kung Fu at 8 years old. Carter began his training under the Principal of Shaolin Monk and the Grand Master of Wudang Chi-Kung. But besides Chinese Kung Fu, Master Wong later also went and trained in Japan, Thailand and korea by the Masters of Karate, Muay-Thai, Taekwondo and Hapkido.

He is widely known as a star of classic martial arts movies such as Born Invincible. He also co-starred in John Carpenter's homage to kung fu cinema, Big Trouble in Little China (1986).

Grand Master Carter Wong founded the International Chung Hop Kuen World Federation. Chung Hop Kuen is his own style of martial arts based on Chinese Kung Fu mixed with Muay-Thai, Taekwondo, Hapkido and Karate. It is represented in many countries around the world including China, America, Canada, Australia and Europe. He has started branches in South America, South-East Asia and it is represented in 36 countries.

References

  • Official Carter Wong Biography [1]
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