Wong Chung-Yoh Timelines: History of Karate

 Wong Chung-Yoh was a 17th-century teacher of a style of martial arts known as xingyiquan. Xing Yi Quan is one of the Wudang styles of Chinese martial arts.

The name of the art translates approximately to “Form-Intention Fist”, or “Shape-Will Fist”. The Wudang style is such named after the Wudang Mountains.

The other closely related style is Shaolin suggesting that this is the bridge from Dharma’s Shaolin Fighting to martial arts.

Wong Chung-Yoh was located in Fuzhou in the Fukien Province of China, he was notable for being the teacher of Chatan Yara.

The date of death of Wong Chung-Yoh is not currently known.

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