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Hung Gar Master Peter Chan Inducted

Into Masters Hall of Fame 2015

Hollywood, CA (For Release) – The Masters Hall of Fame will induct Master Peter Chan (See How Chan), a practitioner of Hung Gar, at the 2015 Awards Banquet sponsored by Monster Energy on Saturday, June 6. The event will take place at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, the site of the first Academy Awards ceremony. Martial arts actor T.J. Storm will host the evening as Master of Ceremonies, and Martial Arts History Museum President Michael Matsuda will present the keynote address.

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"By receiving this award I hope to bring awareness to our bright future, the students of Shaolin Kung Fu Lion Dance Team.” Master Peter Chan

Master Chan began his studies in Hong Jia Quan and lion dancing at the age of 12, and recalls the hours of practice to perfect his art. “If you practice martial arts without total concentration, without making an effort, without correct practice, without attentiveness during practice, the Master can fling you or perhaps scold you,” he says. Master Chan is the third generation in lineage from martial arts master Lam Sai Wing; his direct Sifu is Grandmaster Dr. Chiu Chi Ling.

Along with his wife Amy Chan, Master Chan is the founder of Shaolin Kung Fu Lion Dance Team, based in the Chinatown section of Oakland, CA. Master Chan founded the company, a self­funded nonprofit, to teach traditional Chinese culture and Lion Dance techniques to a new generation for free. The training focuses on the martial spirit of say­wuy and the qualities of politeness (luy), uprightness of mind (yee), honesty (lien) and sense of honor and respect (chih) in order to help students excel in life and become better individuals.

“I am humbled, honored, and at the same time excited to receive this Masters Hall of Fame award,” says Master Chan. “By receiving this award I hope to bring awareness to our bright future, the students of Shaolin Kung Fu Lion Dance Team.”

The Masters Hall of Fame was founded in 1999 and is recognized as one of the premier Martial Arts events on the West Coast. The association recognizes exceptional Martial Arts Leaders and Legends through induction into the Masters Hall of Fame. Honorees are chosen for their dedication to the martial arts and their work in the community, as well as their individual successes.

To learn more about Shaolin Kung Fu Lion Dance Team visit their website at or Facebook at  For more information on the Masters Hall of Fame, visit the website at For media information contact Kamatoy Media Group at 844­526­2869 (844­KAMATOY) or


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