We provide highly qualified instructors that are direct disciples of Hung Ga Masters.
Sifu Sharif A. Bey (Yee Sa Fu)
Sifu Sharif is 4th generation from China's hero, Wong Fei Hung, and direct disciple of Grand Master Frank Yee. Sifu Sharif began his martial arts training at age 5, studying Tai Kwon Do and Wing Chun Kung Fu. He was introduced to Hung Ga Kung Fu in 1984. In 1989 Sifu Bey met and began following Grandmaster Yee Chee Wai (Frank Yee). After years of dedicated study, practice and participation, Sifu Sharif was invited to participate in the Bai See ceremony and in 2000 became a disciple of Grandmaster 'Frank' Yee Chee Wai. In 2000 Sifu Sharif began to teach in Syracuse, and the Syracuse branch was opened in 2004. As an avid supporter of community and youth, Sifu Sharif has designed a number of local programs on gang intervetion and conflict resolution for youth. Through Sifu Sharif, Syracuse Kung Fu is the only complete Chinese martial arts school in the Central New York area, offering barehand and weapons training, traditional lion dancing, philosophy/martial ethics, internal development, and Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Aqilah Shabazz Palmer