Back in 2015, I started learning a martial art called Wing Chun. The school where I attended classes claimed to be of the Wong Shun Leung lineage.

Things came up in my personal life and I eventually stopped attending classes, though I still try to regularly practice what I learnt and remember. I really would like to return to classes sometime.

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Anyway, I mention this because Wong Shun Leung in his time was known as "The King of Talking Hands", referring to his fighting ability and martial knowledge.

Weirdly enough 5-6 years later, I'm now learning Auslan, Australian sign language and I am literally talking to people with my hands. I just find this such a bizarre and funny coincidence. 😂

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"Wong Shun Leung (黃淳樑, b. 1935 - d. 1997) is one of the most famous students of Wing Chun Grandmaster Ip Man (葉問). Undefeated in "Beimo" (比武 - challenge matches), Wong rightly earned the nickname, "Gong Sau Wong" (講手王 - King of Talking Hands)."

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