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ⓘ Ho Kam Ming was a Macanese-born Canadian martial artist. He was one of the students of martial arts teacher Ip Man in the discipline of Wing Chun. ..




Ho Kam Ming
                                     

ⓘ Ho Kam Ming

Ho Kam Ming was a Macanese-born Canadian martial artist. He was one of the students of martial arts teacher Ip Man in the discipline of Wing Chun.

                                     

1. Life

Ho was born in Macau in 1925. When he was 30, he started learning Wing Chun and became Ip Mans formal student. In Ip Chings memoirs My Father Ip Man, Ho was described as one of Ip Mans "excellent disciples". Ho was cultivated by Ip Man, later, he inherited Ips wish to further develop Wing Chun.

In 1960, he returned to Macau and opened the first Wing Chun school there.

Ho migrated to Canada in 1990. He settled in Toronto, where he founded the World Ho Kam Ming Wing Chun Association and was still active teaching. In 2011, he also started to teach Wing Chun in Zhuhai.

Ho was one of a handful of men to be taught the complete system from Ip Man, most of notable Wing Chun practitioners in Macau were his students. His notable students include: Augustine Fong Chi Wing, founder of Fongs Wing Chun Gung Fu Federation; Randy Williams, founder of Close Range Combat Academy; and Lui Ming Fai 雷明輝.

On 9 April 2020, Ho Kam Ming died from COVID-19 in Toronto, aged 95.

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