News Clip About the
1st Annual Traditional Wushu Championships
in Zhengzhou, China
Doc-Fai Wong Wins the Gold and Silver Medals at the
1st World Wushu Competition
San Francisco’s Doc-Fai Wong Martial Arts Centers Leader, Doc-Fai Wong and
his son Chief Instructor Sifu Jason Wong, brought a team of 40 people to
Zhengzhou City, Henan Province to attend the 1st World Traditional Wushu
Competition, winning a total of 72 medals, becoming the largest and
winningest overseas team in attendance. Besides their leaders Doc-Fai Wong
and Sifu Jason Wong’s two Gold and two Silver medals, the rest of the team
also won a total of 20 gold, 38 silver and 14 bronze medals.
The 1st World Traditional Wushu Competition has become China’s largest competition in history, with competitors coming from 62 countries, with over 2500 competitors on the floors. Doc-Fai Wong says there are many more teams in the United States, with good competition records, that would like to attend but were unable to make it onto the official U.S. Team. Other than Americans on the Doc-Fai Wong Martial Arts Centers, there were also students from England, Holland and the Philippines attending under the Wong Gong (Huang Jiang) Hong Kong Choy Li Fut Martial Arts School.
Grandmaster Doc-Fai Wong’s has been running a school in San Francisco for 36 years now, and has founded the Doc-Fai Wong Martial Arts Center and at the same time established the Plum Blossom Choy Li Fut Tai Chi International Federation. His students have gone on to open branch schools throughout the United States, Canada, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands totaling over 100 separate schools making it one of the largest private Chinese Martial Arts groups, with 4 generations of teachers underneath him.
Doc-Fai Wong is also the President of the Overseas Chinese Choy Li Fut Association and Qigong (Chi Gong) Studies Association President. He has also been featured on the covers of world famous martial arts magazines more than 20 times. In 1986 he was entered into the Who’s Who in California. Also in 1986, along with famous martial artists Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan, was selected as one of the top 50 most influential martial arts personalities in the world by Inside Kung Fu magazine. In 1991, the famous American martial arts publication, Black Belt Magazine, named him as Kung Fu Artist of the Year. And most recently in 2003 was inducted into the Martial Arts History Museum’s Martial Arts Hall of Fame.