- Chiu Chi Ling
Chiu Chi Ling (趙志淩,
Pinyin: Zhao Zhiling, born 1943) is an actorthat appears mostly in Kung Fustyle movies produced in Hong Kong. He also teaches Hung Gar Kung Fu at Chiu Chi Ling Hung Gar Kung Fu Association, a San Francisco-based martial artsschool he founded, and at the old Chiu Family Kwoon in Hong Kong. Every year he visits his students and grand students around the world and organizes worldwide Kung Fu tournaments. The Kung Fu lineage he is part of was passed down directly from southern shaolin temple and carries names like Hung Hei Gung and Wong Fei Hung.
He has appeared in over 70 movies, both as an actor and
stunt man. His abilities as an actor and martial arts practitioner has allowed him to work with most of the top Hong Kong film makers including Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Chow Yun Fatand Stephen Chow.
He started practising Hung Gar Kung Fu when he was six years old under the tutelage of his father Chiu Kau (who won with the famous tiger-crane set over whole China in his sixties) and mother Shiu Ying, who were renowned for their solid Hung Gar. They where also both well known doctors and Chiu Chi Ling learned from his father beside the art of Kung Fu the art of bone setting. (Dit-Da)
In the early 1970s, he opened a
schoolwhich attracted many celebrities, athletes and performers. This exposure to the entertainment industry gave him his start in acting. He has appeared in such well-known Kung Fu style movies as " Snake in the Eagle's Shadow", " Duel of the Seven Tigers" and most recently in the Kung Fu smash hit " Kung Fu Hustle".
He currently resides in Alameda, California
* [http://www.chiuchiling.net/ Chiu Chi Ling Homepage]
* [http://www.intcclkungfu.com/ International Chiu Chi Ling Kung Fu Association]
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* [http://www.afn.org/~afn59160/images/chuchilingbws.jpgPicture of Young Grandmaster Chiu Chi Ling]
* [http://www.afn.org/~afn59160/sillumhistorycont3.htm sample techniques used in Hung Gar kung fu]
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