SiFu Robert started with Wing Chun in 2001. In 2008 he met Grand Master Donald Mak on a training trip to Hong Kong. In 2017 he was accepted as a Todai (student/heir) by his SiFu Donald Mak.
In 2020, Robert received his SiFu title from GM Donald Mak.
GM Mak teaches Wing Chun Kung Fu full time at IWCO HQ in Hong Kong. SiFu Mak was born in 1961. He started training Wing Chun in 1979 and was lucky enough to become a student of Master Chow Tse Chuen and Master Fung Keung. Master Chow is one of the few direct students of Grand Master Ip Man.
Born in 1925, the year of the Ox in Chinese calendar, and passed away the 4th of January 2017. GGM Chow first joined Grandmaster Yip Man’s Wing Chun school in
Lee Tat Street in the Yau Ma Tei district in Hong Kong in 1955. In 1957 GGM Yip Man shifted his school from Yau Ma Tei to Li Cheng UK Estate. Sited in one of the
Yip Man, also known as Ip Man, was born on October 1, 1893, in Foshan, China. He studied Wing Chun and went on to become one of the most respected martial arts masters of his time. Among his most notable students was Bruce Lee. Yip Man died on December 2, 1972, in Hong Kong.