TONY MASSENGILL IS THE FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR OF THE IP MAN WING CHUN UNION. HE BEGAN HIS MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING BACK IN 1966 AT THE TENDER AGE OF FIVE. IN THE MANY YEARS THAT HAVE PASSED, HE HAS EARNED THE BLACK BELT OR INSTRUCTOR RANK IN SEVERAL EMPTY-HAND AND WEAPONS-BASED METHODS.
Tony’s training in Wing Chun began in 1979 under Master Duncan Leung. He has trained and researched the system under a number of instructors and subsequently earned a Master Level certificating in 2005 under the Ip Man/Ip Chun/Ip Ching/Samuel Kwok lineage.
Tony is the author of two Wing Chun books and is featured in over a dozen instructional DVDs on Wing Chun, as well as recently being featured in the book Wing Chun Masters. He is now retired after a 27-year career in Public Safety where he worked as a Police Officer, Firefighter and Paramedic. Tony writes for Martial Arts Masters Magazine as well as doing the book reviews for Wing Chun Illustrated.