has it that Hung Hei Gung was a descendant one of the sons of Ming
Emperor Chung Chen, and was active in many anti-Ching activities.
Gung sought refuge in Shaolin fearing persecution from the Ching government
and it is here that he became one of the top students of the Abbott
Gee Sin Sim See, specialising in Tiger style. After the massacre of
the Shaolin Temple, Hung Hei Gung spent many years hiding with the
Red Boat Opera Troupe, travelling all over China.
said that on his travels, he met and married Fong Wing Chun, an expert
in the Crane style having learned from her uncle, the legendary Fong
Sai Yuk. Hung Hei Gung took the best parts of his wifes Crane style,
and incorporated it into his own Tiger style, creating the famous
Fu Hok Seung Ying Kuen, or Tiger Crane Double Shaped Fist. Once the
ban on kung fu was lifted, Hung Hei Gung set up a school in Fa City.