Founder & President

Chief Instructor - Sigung Dale Lee

Grandmaster Dale Lee began his training in the martial arts with Chito-Ryu Karate in 1967. He trained and competed until 1979 under Sensei David Akutagawa. SiGung Lee was also a member of the Alberta Black Belt team and won many championships throughout Canada and the US. Dale’s highlight was fourth place in Kata at the All Japan Karate World Tournament held in Toronto in 1975, and became the first non-Japanese ever to place in the Top 5. His passion for Okinawa and Chinese weapons earned him a #1 rating by the NBL in weapons forms in the Pacific Northwest Region and a #5 rating in the North American Region in 1994. SiGung Dale is inducted into the International Martial Arts Hall of Fame.

INSTRUCTORS

Chief Instructor - Sifu Barrie Schula

Head Instructor Barrie Schula has studied Wing Chun Kung Fu for over 40 years. In the ‘60s, he competed in Karate, Judo and Olympic-Style Wrestling. As a wrestler, he represented Canada in International Competitions in Europe and Asia. In 1970 Sifu Schula began his Wing Chun training and was the first non-Chinese student of the Wing Chun Master Leung Chi Chuen (Geoffrey Leung). Barrie has coached hundreds of wrestlers to provincial and even national championship titles. He was the coach for the Canadian female team at the US Grand Nationals. Sifu Schula is currently the Head Instructor of Wing Chun at Jing Ying Martial Arts.

Sifu Johnny Kwan 

Sifu Johnny Kwan started his Martial Arts training over 35 years ago in Hong Kong under Grand Master Geoffery Leung. Sifu Johnny learned alongside Sifu Barrie and is now passing the Wing Chun traditions to new students at Jing Ying.

Sifu Frankie Wong

Sifu Frankie is one of the senior students of Grandmaster Leung Sheung (#1 senior student of Ip Man) and has been studying Wing Chun for over 50 years. He is currently teaching Wing Chun at Jing Ying.

Sifu George Born

Sifu George Born began training Wing Chun in 1992 under Sifu Barrie. Before that, he was training Jiu-Jitsu at Taiyoku from 1989 – 1991. Sifu George competed in a Wing Chun Tournament in 1997 and gained the experience necessary to become a Sifu of Wing Chun in 2004. He is now happily teaching at Jing Ying Martial Arts and continues to learn from Sifu Barrie. 

Sifu Andy Fulks

Sifu Andy began training in Martial Arts in 1992 at Shao Lin Siew Wu Kuan and studied Kung Fu from Sifu Steven Kho. After Shao Lin ceased operations, Andrew joined Canadian Ging Wu Kung Fu in 1996, became a Sihing in several years later and continued his training there until 2007.  In 2008 Sifu Andy started his training at Jing Ying Martial arts and continued to learn Hung Kuen, this time under the tutelage of Sifu Jor Mak.  He was promoted to the rank of Sifu in 2009, received the Thomas Award at the International Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2013, and inducted into the World Organization of Kung Fu Wu Shu Masters as a 5th degree Black Belt in 2015. .  He is now happy coaching and teaching the next generation of Martial Artists.

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Sifu Jessie Lee

Sifu Jessie began training Contemporary Martial Arts at three years old with his father, SiGung Dale Lee and competed at his first tournament at four years old. Since then, he has represented Team Canada in many international competitions, including 1st World Martial Arts Games in Victoria, BC 2006 (won the ultimate title of Super GrandChampionship), 5th World Martial Arts Games in Las Vegas, USA 2010 (4 Golds and 1 Bronze), 3rd World Hung Kuen Competition in Foshan, China 2018 (Gold in 75KG Full Contact Fighting). Jessie began training Muay Thai Kickboxing with Grand Master Frank Lee at the age of 13. He has fought in three kickboxing amateur fights and has a record of 2-1. In 2018, Sifu Jessie also trained with the one and only Master Thong in Thailand, where he further progressed and expanded his knowledge. Sifu Jessie has learned multiple disciplines throughout the years and is now looking forward to passing it onto the next generation.

Sifu Derek Lee
 

Derek began training Contemporary Martial Arts with his father, SiGung Dale Lee in 1999, at the age of 4. In 2009, Derek got the opportunity to train Hung Kuen with Sifu Jor Mak, the student of the famous Kung Kuen master in Hong Kong, Chan Hon Chung. After 5 progressive years of training, Derek was able to better develop the contemporary style and went on to help his father teach at Jing Ying Martial Arts. Derek represented Team Canada at multiple International Tournaments, including the 1st World Martial Arts Games in Victoria, BC 2006, the 5th World Martial Arts Games held in Las Vegas, USA in 2010, and the 36th Can-Am International Championships held at the Olympic Oval in Vancouver, BC in 2015. He obtained numerous medals at all the competitions. Sifu Derek competed in the World Hung Kuen Competition twice in Foshan, China. In 2016, he received 2 Silver Medals, and in 2018 he received 1 Gold and 1 Silver. 

 

Assistant  Instructors

Sihing Jonathan L.
 

Jonathan started Martial Arts in 2000, at the age of 6 at Ging Wu Martial Arts. He began training contemporary martial arts under SiGung Dale Lee in 2003, at the age of 9. He continues to learn from SiGung Dale till this day, after many national and international accomplishments. Jonathan represented Team Canada at the numerous national and international competitions, including the 1st World Martial Arts Games in Victoria, BC in 2006. In 2011, Jonathan earned the opportunity to represent Canada at the 3rd World Karate Championships Competition in Cadiz, Spain after winning 4 Gold medals at the WKC Nationals Tryouts in Ottawa, ON.  Jonathan did an amazing job representing Canada in Spain and brought back 1 Gold and 1 Bronze medal. Jonathan represented Team Canada at the 3rd World Hung Kuen Competition in Foshan, China and obtained 2 Golds. Throughout his martial arts journey, Jonathan has won a total of 5 Overall GrandChampionships.

Sihing Bryan Chang

Bryan Chang began his training under Sigung Dale at Ging Wu Martial Arts in 2006.  He began learning the Contemporary Martial Arts style at 14 years old from which his foundation is built. At the age of 16, he started learning Hung Kuen under SiGung Jor Mak. Since then, Bryan has competed in numerous competitions in  Western  Canada.  His most recent accomplishments include receiving 1 Gold and  1  Silver Medal at the  36th Can-Am International Championships in 2015. 

Sijie Taresa He
 

Taresa began training contemporary martial arts under SiGung Dale Lee in 2010, at the age of 9. With quick advancement, Taresa was able to represent Team Canada at the 36th Can-Am International Championships held at the Richmond Olympic Oval in 2015 as a Black Belt and received 3 Golds, and the Traditional Kungfu Grandchampionship. She recently attended the 2019 Can-Am International Championships and received 3 Golds, and the Sports Karate Grandchampionship. Taresa got the honour to represent Team Canada at the World Hung Kuen Competition in both 2016 & 2018. Competing with over 400 competitors from 26 countries, she received a total of 3 Gold Medals, 1 Silver Medal, and 1 Bronze Medal. Taresa has won 10  Grand Championships in Western Canada throughout her martial arts training and continues to learn from SiGung Dale.

Sihing Zacarias Valeriano
 

Picture and Bio coming soon.

Sijie Li Jia Ming Tang
 

Picture and Bio coming soon.

Sijie Chelsea Valeriano
 

Chelsea began training contemporary martial arts under SiGung Dale Lee in 2011, at the age of 10. Since then, Chelsea has competed in numerous competitions across Alberta, and has obtained top spots. 

Emeritus Instructors

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Sifu Ed Poon

Sifu Edmond Poon began his training in Hong Kong in 1969. He practiced various Kung Fu styles, and eventually concentrated on Wing Chun. Sifu Ed was a Wing Chun Instructor at Jing Ying Martial Arts for 8 years, and has now retired from teaching.

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Sihing Winston Pon

Winston began training at the age of 4 under Sifu Bill Gee and Sigung Tommy Ng at the Canadian Ging Wu Kung Fu Martial Arts Associations. He began learning Contemporary Martial Arts under SiGung Dale Lee in 1997.  Sihing Winston is now focused on pursuing his career.