Hoan Vin Zang (Hoàng Vĩnh Giang)
A Master of Wing Chun, one of the first in the USSR. While studying at the Physical Culture Institute in Kiev he achieved the title Master and great respect as a Wing Chun teacher. In 1978, together with his closest students, he arrived in Moscow. With the knowledge of five languages, including Russian, he was able to find friends quickly. Hoan Vin Zang’s Wing Chun mastership helped him to entice many people from karate and other martial arts to Wing Chun at that time in the USSR. Hoan Vin Zang became a teacher of one Martynov Valeriy Vasilyevich, later to become one of the founders of Wing Chun in Russia. From this time onwards, the Vietnamese school of Nguyen Te Kong (Yuan Chai Van in Chinese) started to become practiced in Russia. Hoan Ving Zang is President of the Olympic Sports Committee and is Head of the Hanoi Federation. He lives in Hanoi City.
Martynov Valeriy Vasilyevich
Martynov Valeriy Vasilyevich is the President of the All-Russia Yun Chun Quan (Wing Chun) Federation. He is a Master of the International Class, a Highest Category Wing Chun coach, a leader of the Zheleznaya Fleyta’ Wing Chun Club and a qualified Master of the Foshan Chinvu Athletic Association (Guangdong, China). He is also a member of the Union of Theatre Workers, is a theatre and film artistic director and an author of such projects as: Garmonichniy chelovek’, Universitet detskogo tvorchestva’, the Vtoroe rozhdeniye’ Centre and the Psychoplastique’ Theatre. He is an Artistic Director of the Psychoplastique’ theatre and an author of many Yun Chun Quan school educational programs. He was active in karate for 6 years. He was also engaged in Tai Chi Quan, Aikido, Aikijitsu and, for more then 20 years, Yun Chun Quan.