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China, specializing in a traditional Chinese Kung Fu (Choy Lee Fut  蔡李佛) and lion dance. He discovered his love and admiration for Chinese martial arts and lion dance as a kid when following his dad, on what felt like adventures to a young awestruck boy, to Chinatown. Danny father’s was a teacher in Chinese linguistics and art history, and as Danny says, there was no way any of his siblings would

“I owe it to my dad,” Danny tells me. He continues, ”my dad was a teacher in Chinese linguistics, art and history, growing up you couldn’t get away not learning something about Chinese culture.I followed my dad to Chinatown and after finding an absolute love for martial arts and lion dance my mom suggested I go to the Lee Society. After 5 years I joined Hon Hsing, one of the first athletic club dedicated to anybody who wanted to learn, regardless of what surname you held”.

Aside from a personal passion for the art, I

After practicing with the Lee Society for 5 years

The Hon Hsing Athletic Club Both serving as the club’s Director and principal instructor it

“I owe it to my dad. When I was growing up, my dad, he was a teacher in Chinese linguistics and art and history, growing up you couldn’t get away not learning something about Chinese culture. I followed my dad to Chinatown – I had an absolute love for martial arts and lion dance. My mom suggested I go to the Lee Society and after 5 years, joined Hon Hsing, one of the first athletic club dedicated to anybody who wanted to learn, regardless of what surname you held”

How does practicing
“I started noticing that youth didn’t’ know anything about Chinese culture, that really affected me. So I remember my dad saying to me ‘look Danny, you can’t change the world but pass on what you’ve learned to the youth, if they don’t want to learn it, at least you tried.”

“The reforms that we set here has allowed us to bring youth up and allow them to learn anything they want to know learn about their culture, heritage and tradition.”

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