Dino under the Goddess of Mercy.
Re-opening of Hung Sing Studio, Futsan, China(after being restored/refurbished) with students from
United States and China Oct.10 2001. To See this picture on the (click here) front cover
of Futsan Daily newspaper (note: GREAT-GRAND-DAUGHTER
of THE PROMINENT ELDER CHAN,SING her name is Ms.CHO,CHI-HON
,she is located at bottom right of Photo.
Dino with his Segung Haw(Ho), Churng
of Futsan, China at the Re-opening to the public the Hung-Sing
Studio of Fut-San,China.
tea as a sign of respect, Sefu Dino does "Bye Sefu" to his Sefu,
Haw(Ho), Cherk Wah, son of HUNG-SING Elder Segung Haw(Ho),
Churng(the tradional Bye Ceremony is when a DECIPLE Swears Oath
of Loalty to the Teacher and the Clan that he/she wishes to join
and "The Teacher" accepts, this is done when The Teacher chooses(at
their decretion) it may be done with a beginner or a Seasoned
Practioner. This ceremony is not just limited to martial arts
but also various other Organizations of Importance within the
tea ceremony (see previous image), the 2nd half of the ceremony
is Sefu Dino being accepted into the family by Sefu
Haw(Ho), Cherk Wah as his student in the Tradional Method
of the Teacher Taking the Shirt off of his back and presenting
it to to his Deciple as depicted in the photo above a deciple
is more serious than a regular student the Deciple intends to
stay, and, go with no other teacher thereby pledging theirself
to that Teacher and that Club/Style for Life, regardless what
may tempt them to go somewhere or to someone else. The pouring
of Tea And t-shirt methods shows the seriousness of the students'
Sefu Dino presented with keepsake from Hung Sing elders.
Frank McCarthy "Bye Sefu" with his Master
the 150th anniversary of the founding of Hung Sing in Futsan,
China. Sefus arrived from all over Asia, Europe and the United
States,100's of students and dozens of Elders and Sefus occupying
3 floors of a local FUTSAN resturant both the HUNG-SING and PAK-SING
(BUK-SING) Branches of CHOY-LEE-FUT were well represented.
to right )Sefu Wong Kwai Chuen (President
of Pak Sing CLF Assn. Hong Kong), Sefu Dino (San Francisco), Unknown,
Sefu Frank McCarthy, and (Jeong Moon
Yun)keeper of HIS Branch. (Singapore
Hung-Sing Goon)(Sefu Chia Yan Soon).
Dino with Sefu Chan, Kin Man (right w/ white t-shirt ) and student
from Hong Kong (left))
to right) Sefu Frank McCarthy,respected Elder
Poon Shing, Sefu Dino with his Sefu Haw(Ho), Cherk- Wah
of Hung-Sing Studio in Fut-San.
respected Elder Kong Hin (center),
Head Sefu for Kong Oon Buck Sing Goon with Sefu Dino(left) and
Sefu Dino's student Frank McCarthy(right, with white shirt).
of Futsan Hung Sing Goon along with Sefu
Ruben Chavez (center front row with blue trunks) of South America's"Hong Sheng Guan"(MANDARIN FOR HUNG SING GOON),
Sefu Dino with his Sefu Haw(Ho), Cherk-Wah
front row end on the right.
next generation with Sefu Leung, Wai-Wing
at Gradeschool #5 (Hak-San #5), Sefu Dino's Se-Sook, Gung-Fu
Uncle in same school as his teacher.