In memory of Ray Long

Posted by on Jul 22, 2020 in Blog | 0 comments

Raymond Long was a senior instructor at the Manhattan Chinatown branch of Yee’s Hung Ga Kung Fu Academy.  He joined the school as an adolescent and having begun his training at such a young age, he worked hard and became the youngest instructor at the school.  He epitomized the spirit of the tiger, training and sparring with men and women more than twice his age, and often holding his own.

Raymond’s fierce fighting spirit evolved as he grew up, and even as he became one of the physically strongest students in the school, he channeled his energy into becoming a patient, skillful, and devoted instructor, as he taught younger and newer students to follow his path to aspired mastery of the art.

Raymond’s accomplishments were not limited to kung fu.  Many students at the school watched him become an accomplished young adult, as he earned a Bachelors degree from Stony Brook.  He was both a massage therapist, and a dedicated registered nurse in New York City.  He also studied Muay Thai, Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the Five Points Academy. He was a respected member of the Stony Brook University MMA Club.

Raymond lost his life in May of 2020, in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic.  He was like a second son to Sifu Joseph Demundo, and a brother to his many training siblings. We all mourn his loss and honor his memory which he hope will inspire others to pursue perfection in their training in Hung Ga Kung Fu, and to live as meaningful a life as did our son and brother.   

Posted by on Feb 16, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Timothy Tait – Fuk Fu Kuen – Rank of Yee Cup Jr. (2nd Test)

Eric Worcester – Butterfly Knives – Rank of Sam Cup Sr. 1nd Level (7th Test)

Mike Braverman – Butterfly Knives – Rank of Sam Cup Sr. 1nd Level (7th Test)

Judy Sylwester – Spear – Rank of Sam Cup Sr. 2nd Level (8th Test)

Something Out Of Nothing

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Nothing can not be created from something…..but something can be created out of nothing. Clear your mind and let your mind of nothing create something.


Posted by on Oct 8, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments


When there is no peril in the fight, there is no glory in the triumph.

Congratulations to

Raymond Long Tiger Fork Rank of: Jo Gow

Derrick Williams Butterfly Knifes Rank of: Sam Cup Sr. 2nd Level

Julio Garcia Pole Rank of: Sam cup Sr.

Simon Chun Fung Fuk Fu Rank of: Yat Cup Sr.

Steve Flores Gung Gee Rank of: Yat Cup Jr.


Your dedication carries on the tradition of the Hung Ga legacy.


The Human Race Takes Another Loss

Posted by on Jul 9, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments


There is a growing Divide between the Police and the People. Some say Brutality, some say Racism, some may even say it’s Justice but at the end of it all Team Human Race takes the loss. When one is effected we all are effected, Directly or Indirectly we all will feel the repercussions. Killing is now a Disease and Humans are sick from it. Wake Up.


Posted by on Jun 15, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments


Sifu Joseph Demundo: Sifu Level 8th Don

Ray Wong: Sifu Level 2nd Don

Christel Johnson: Sam Cup Sr. 4th Level, (Kwon Do)

Ben Fishman: Sam Cup Sr. 2nd Level, (Butterfly Knives)

Joseph Nemec: Yee Cup Jr. (Fu Hok/Tiger Crane)

Dan Gerrity: Yat Cup Sr. (Fuk Fu)


Our Blessing To The City.

Posted by on Jun 13, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments


We will never bow on our knees to evil. Our good spirits go out to the victims and their Families that have suffered because of someone’s selfish acts to hurt the people of Florida thru violence. Stand Up. Don’t let evil win. The Good will always win against the Bad. Always.


Posted by on Dec 19, 2015 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

images-2Months of training, all to build my Soul, Spirit and Chi to a confident level of strength and focus, so the mind will flow with energy and direction.
It is a hard path.

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments


Chryse Heckman
Sifu Level,
1st Don

Collin Raymond
Som Cup Sr. 3rd Level,

Mike Chen
Yat Cup Sr.
Fook Fu

Michael Kwong
Yat Cup Jr.
Gung Gee

Simon Chun Fung
Yat Cup Jr.
Gung Gee

You said “NO” to all comforts, You said “NO” to all your distractions. Your FOCUS defines you.