HISTORY IN VANCOUVER

Bak Mei Kung Fu came to Vancouver in 1972, when Grandmaster Yip Chi Sum and Master Wilkie Wu established the first club on the outskirts of Vancouver's Chinatown, in the working-class neighbourhood of the Downtown Eastside.

Sifu Wilkie Wu, 1973
Bak Mei Disciple
Practice
"Orange Cars" by George Herzog
Practice with Grandmaster Yip
Grandmaster Yip
Bak Mei Disciples, 1973
Oppenheimer Park

Bak Mei Kung Fu came to Vancouver in 1972, when Sifu Wilkie Wu established the first club on the outskirts of Vancouver's Chinatown, in the working-class neighbourhood of the Downtown Eastside. Sifu Wilkie was helped by Grandmaster Yip Chi Sum, who flew in from Hong Kong.

Below: Grandmaster Yip Chi Sum (centre) and Bak Mei disciples in Oppenheimer Park, 1973

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