Sifu Joseph Demundo

Sifu poleSifu Joseph Demundo began his Martial Arts training at the age of 17. He began studying the Arts as Isshin Ryu Karate and Tai Kwon Do. In 1990, he began studying under Sifu Yee and throughout this time trained diligently. He has shown his dedication, support and love for Yee’s Hung Ga that it has earned him the knowledge far greater than previous experiences. This is due to the dedication and time put into the Hung Ga system.

Joseph Demundo is one of the few close Disciples under Sifu Yee. Acknowledged as a serious student and accepted into the immediate Kung Fu family given access to a wealth of knowledge that will last a lifetime. Joseph Demundo holds the current rank of 6th Dan.

  • A Senior Governing Board Member of Yee’s Hung Ga International Kung Fu Association
  • Is a Senior Yup Sut (In the Room) Disciple of Master Frank Yee (Yee Chi Wai)
  • Promoter of the “NJ” North Eastern Wong Fei Hung All Kung Fu Championships
  • Inducted into the United International Kung Fu Federation Hall of Fame
  • Inducted into the United Martial Arts Association Hall of Fame
  • A member of the World Hung Kuen Association Limited

I am proud and honored to be part of the Martial Art World, my Kung Fu family, and my Sifu.”

C1-IMG_0616-1-960“I believe my Kung Fu training has given me a feeling of being part of something complete. I believe Hung Ga is everything I will ever need to become complete as a Martial Artist. No matter what level I believe I can achieve there will always be something more to increase the knowledge. Every day, no matter how much or how little I train I always learn something new or have a better understanding of what was previously learned.”

Over 19 years Sifu Joseph Demundo has operated as Chief Branch Instructor of Yee’s Hung Ga Kung Fu Academy’s Headquarter Branch, in New York City’s Chinatown. He continues to teach the tradition of Hung Ga to the next generation of Martial Artist. He continues participating in Tournaments but in the capacity of promoting and coaching students. “I’m proud to see the Gold and other medals come home from hard working students”.

“I enjoy the benefits of teaching.”

“One of the benefits of teaching is that it reinforces what you know, maintains what you have learned and refines your overall knowledge.”

“Another is working with and teaching honest and hard working students. It gives me great pleasure to watch them grow and to experience their ability to bring alive what is learned.”

Sifu Joseph Demundo prefers specializing in open hand fighting, street self-defense, Pole, Butterfly fighting technique, and the development of the internal power. He also believes in dedication and promoting Kung Fu to the next generation, and to help keep the Martial Arts alive and the Hung Ga strong.