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White Dragon is committed to providing the highest quality martial arts instruction you can find anywhere. That's why we put all of our instructors through an intensive Instructor Training program, where martial arts and teaching skills are developed and tested. In addition to rigorous martial arts training, each instructor is CPR and First Aid certified. And, in the interest of selecting only the best people, White Dragon conducts a complete background check on every new instructor.

  • Background Checks for all new instructors
  • First Aid & CPR qualified
  • Certified by world renown Grandmaster Doc Fai Wong
  • Ongoing Advanced Instructor Training
  • Monthly Instructor Teaching Evaluations
  • Trained to use positive reinforcement

The team of White Dragon instructors is ready to help you achieve your goals safely and effectively. In addition to Instructor’s Training Certification, our instructors receive ongoing, weekly training both in martial arts and teaching. We do this to ensure that the quality of instruction that you receive is the best that you can find anywhere. So whether you’re looking to get started with lessons for you or your child, White Dragon has the perfect instructor waiting for you.

To learn more about each chief instructor, click on the school nearest you:

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Grandmaster Doc Fai Wong

Improving the Lives of Students Worldwide

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Doc-Fai Wong was born in the Southern Chinese village of Wangshan in 1948. In 1960, when he was 11 years old, Mr. Wong immigrated with his mother to San Francisco, where he met his first Kung Fu teacher, the famed Great Grandmaster Lau Bun, the founder of the Hung Sing Kwoon of Choy Li Fut. After Lau Bun passed away in 1967, Mr. Wong opened his own school, becoming one of the first in the nation to teach Kung Fu to non-Chinese.

In 1976, Doc-Fai Wong went to Hong Kong in search of high-ranking masters to improve his martial arts knowledge. There he became the disciple of both Great Grandmaster Hu Yuen Chou and Wong Gong, two of world's highest-ranking grandmasters in Choy Li Fut Kung Fu. He studied with both teachers concurrently each summer and winter for more than twenty years. In 1987, Mr. Wong's teachers promoted him to the level of grandmaster in recognition of his exceptional skill and many achievements in the martial arts world. In 1981, he became the disciple of Professor Peng-Si Yu and Min Ou-Yang, two of China's greatest Chi Kung and Yi Quan teachers, making him one of the highest-level Chi Gung practitioners in North America.

Doc-Fai Wong is the head coach for the United States Push Hands Team, which competes periodically at the Republic of China's International Tai Chi World Cup Championship. In 1987, his team was the first and only U.S. team to win anything at this prestigious tournament, placing second only to Taiwan. The next time the tournament was held in 1990, Doc-Fai Wong's team again placed second. In October 2004, Grandmaster Wong again represented the U.S by taking a 40-person team to compete in the First World Traditional Wushu Tournament held near the Shaolin Temple in Zhengzhou, China. There the team won a total of 72 medals: 20 gold, 38 silver and 14 bronze, one of the largest medal totals for any team. In August 2006, Mr. Wong led a team 50 students, to Zhan-Jiang, China to attend the First Traditional Wushu Invitational Competition. There his team took 63 medals: 45 gold, 12 silver, and 6 bronze, the best showing for any foreign team at the event.

Doc-Fai Wong continues to maintain a strong connection to the birthplace of his martial art. In April of 2006, he raised all the funds to convert the founder's original residence in King Mui Village into a museum dedicated to the history of Choy Li Fut. He is also one of the only Choy Li Fut grandmasters in the world to possess copies of the scrolls written by the third patriarch, Chan Yiu-Chi, which describe in detail the exact sequence of all of Choy Li Fut's hand and weapon techniques.

Today, Grandmaster Wong's Plum Blossom International Federation has over 130 schools world wide, making it one of the largest Kung Fu organizations in the world. Branch schools are located throughout the USA, Canada, Central and South America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Philippines. Published in all of the major national and international martial arts publications, Grandmaster Doc-Fai Wong is one of the most widely known, and highly sought after kung-fu grandmasters in the world.

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Our Mission & Values...

At White Dragon Martial Arts, our mission is to be the best in the world at improving the lives of our students through the practice of martial arts. We accomplish this mission through our unique training method and by instilling core values. By teaching important values like discipline, humility, positive attitude, and respect for self and others our students learn that martial arts is a complete way life, not just a system of self-defense. The White Dragon method focuses on building a stronger mind along with a stronger body in the hope of producing confident and well rounded individuals, capable of reaching excellence in all areas of life.

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White Dragon pairs every student with their own individual instructor to provide the most complete personal and group training available anywhere. Our unique combination of Kung Fu, Tai Chi, Kickboxing & MMA creates the most effective, well-rounded training experience which will help you get fit, teach you how to defend yourself, and improve your life in ways you didn’t know were possible. We’re dedicated to providing you with the highest quality martial arts instruction through a positive, values-based environment along with the most availability and flexibility to accommodate your schedule. Our vision is to help you build physical fitness and develop total self-confidence through studying martial arts so that you can excel in all aspects of life.
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