AS GRANDMASTER IP MAN’S MOST SENIOR STUDENT IN HONG KONG, THERE IS NO QUESTION THAT SIFU LEUNG SHEUNG WAS ONE OF THE MOST RESPECTED IN HIS DAY. AFTER ALL, HE WAS NOT ONLY SENIOR TO MOST OF IP MAN’S STUDENTS IN HONG KONG, BUT HE WAS SENIOR TO ALL OF THEM! THEY ALL LOOKED UP TO HIM DUE TO HIS SUPERIOR SKILL, GUIDANCE, ADVICE, MENTORSHIP, INSIGHT AND KNOWLEDGE.
However, would you even be practising Wing Chun today if it weren’t for Leung Sheung? Would you even know the name of the art? Without the help and dedication of Sifu Leung Sheung, would Ip Man have ever even been able to get off the ground as a teacher?
Although these questions and arguments cannot be answered with any real certainty, once we know the facts, we can all agree that Sifu Leung Sheung played one of the most crucial roles in the early development of Wing Chun in Hong Kong.