Sam Lau Kung-shing became a disciple of wing chun grandmaster Yip Man, or Ip Man, in the 1950s. Photo: Dickson Lee Sam Lau Kung-shing became a disciple of wing chun grandmaster Yip Man, or Ip Man, in the 1950s. Photo: Dickson Lee
Sam Lau Kung-shing became a disciple of wing chun grandmaster Yip Man, or Ip Man, in the 1950s. Photo: Dickson Lee

How Ip Man helped turn a rebellious young Hongkonger into a wing chun master

It all started with a chance encounter at a barber shop over half a century ago

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Sam Lau Kung-shing became a disciple of wing chun grandmaster Yip Man, or Ip Man, in the 1950s. Photo: Dickson Lee Sam Lau Kung-shing became a disciple of wing chun grandmaster Yip Man, or Ip Man, in the 1950s. Photo: Dickson Lee
Sam Lau Kung-shing became a disciple of wing chun grandmaster Yip Man, or Ip Man, in the 1950s. Photo: Dickson Lee
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