An internationally renowned martial arts instructor for more than 20 years, Master Philip Nearing began his study of Wing Chun Kung Fu in 1983 with Sifu Steve Lee Swift. After six years of rigorous study he opened is own academy in 1989. Today, it is one of the country's leading Wing Chun schools, and enjoys a reputation in Chicago as the definitive school for kung fu study.
Master Nearing is a student of Grand Master Samuel Kwok, the senior student and instructor for both Ip Ching and Ip Chun, sons of Wing Chun's renowned teacher - Great Grandmaster Ip Man.
- First (Given): Philip
- Last (Family): Nearing
- Commenly Know As: Philip Nearing
Websites/Social Pages: The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun