“Master Leo Au Yeung is one of the UK’s leading Wing Chun practitioners and teachers.” Combat Magazine
Master Leo Au Yeung has been practising Wing Chun for over twenty years and has taken part in and won first place in many competitions in this sport.
He was the official Wing Chun fight choreographer for the famous Chinese movie Ip Man and the third follow up movie The Legend is Born: Ip Man.
Born in Hong Kong, Master Leo Au Yeung learned Wing Chun directly from the eldest son of the legendary Ip Man, Grand Master Ip Chun. He trained for many years with him and acted as the English translator to Ip Chun’s foreign students who came from all over the world to learn from him. It is through this training and close working relationship, that Master Leo Au Yeung was able to learn and understand Ip Chun’s style of Wing Chun which he uses today to train his students.
Master Leo Au Yeung is a life time member of the Ip Man Martial Arts Association, and a life time registered Instructor of the Yip Man Martial Art Association Hong Kong which was graded by Grand Master Ip Chun himself.
He also studied this form of martial arts with Sifu Sin Kwok Lam who was the producer of the Ip Man movie trilogy (Ip Man; Ip Man 2; The Legend is Born: Ip Man) and later became the Chief Instructor in England for his lineage. Master Leo is also a qualified instructor under Sifu Samuel Kwok Martial Arts Association.
As well as teaching Wing Chun, Master Leo also teaches other forms of martial arts including Chinese Kick Boxing, Tai Chi, Hung Gar and use of various weapons.
He keeps in regular touch with all his Masters and visits them back home every year. Master Leo Au Yeung also organises training trips to Hong Kong each year with his students.