Schrijf je nu in voor een exclusieve en unieke workshop met Master Hwang Jang-Lee

9e dan Taekwondo, Hapkido, Kungfu en Tang Soo Do.

Wees er snel bij, we beperken het aantal deelnemers tot 50 personen per keer.
Je kan je inschrijven voor vrijdag 3 juni en/of zaterdag 4 juni 2016.
Zondag 5 juni is Hwang Jang-Lee aanwezig tijdens de Guo Shu Cup 2016 en zal Silver Fox - Thunder Legs zijn traptechnieken nogmaals demonstreren.

Workshop vrijdag 19.00 - 21.00 uur

€ 50*
  • *Bij registratie en ontvangst betaling voor 1 mei 2016
  • na 1 mei betaal je € 65 per workshop
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Workshop zaterdag 10.00 - 12.00 uur

€ 50*
  • *Bij registratie en ontvangst betaling voor 1 mei 2016
  • na 1 mei betaal je € 65 per workshop

Workshop vrijdag & zaterdag

€ 75*
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  • na 1 mei betaal je € 100 voor beide dagen

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Workshop Hwang Jang-Lee

Workshop Whang Jang-Lee

Hwang Jang-Lee is bekend geworden door zijn vele rollen als de 'Bad guy' in o.a. Chinese kungfufilms zoals Drunken Master, Snake in the Eagle's Claw en nog veel meer.
Door zijn grote ervaring in Taekwondo, Hapkido, Kungfu, Tang Soo Do heeft Hwang Jang-Lee een eigen 'stijl' ontwikkeld gericht op ondermeer zijn fabuleuze traptechnieken.
Tijdens de workshop in Amsterdam richt Hwang Jang-Lee zich volledig op de volgende onderdelen:

* Kracht ontwikkeling benen
* Snelheid traptechnieken maximaliseren
* Ontwikkeling flexibiliteit
* Hoe gebruik je je traptechnieken in de praktijk

Het is de eerste keer dat Hwang Jang-Lee in Nederland is. Een unieke kans om de meester van de beentechniek 'real-life' te ontmoeten en te leren van de enige echte martial artist.

Hwang Jang Lee - Thunder Legs

Hwang Jang Lee (geboren 21 december, 1944) is een Koreaanse vechtkunst beoefenaar en filmlegende geboren in Japan. Hwang is waarschijnlijk het meest bekend in zijn rol als "Thunderleg" in Drunken Master uit 1978, "Sheng Kuan" in Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978) and Wong Chin in 1981's Hitman in the Hand of Buddha. Hwang Jang-Lee is ook bekend onder de namen Wong Cheng Lee and Wong Cheng Li.
Minder bekend is dat Hwang Jang-Lee hoofdinstructeur was voor het (Zuid-)Koreaanse leger en ook het leger van Vietnam.
Door zijn jarenlange ervaring in diverse vechtstijlen heeft Hwang Jang-Lee een eigen stijl ontwikkeld.

Op uitnodiging van de Liuhemen Kungfuschool zal Hwang Jang-Lee een aantal workshops geven. Deelnemers krijgen de mogelijkheid om de kunst van de traptechniek van wellicht de bekendste 'film bad guy' te leren.

The Villain Everyone Rooted For… Hwang Jung-LeeBy Master Guy E. Larke, with assistance by Canadian and HK journalist, Patricia Wong

If you start to watch more than a few HK films from 70’s and 80’s certain faces start to pop out at you. I say faces because many stars had their names changed on them repeatedly. Upon closer examination actors’ styles begin to shine through as well.

Before Bruce Lee most of the action seen was just swinging arms and poor special effects. After the renaissance brought about by “Lee Jun-Fan”, the public demanded a higher caliber of action. “Real” action you might even say. As most of the Chinese stars at that time had limited kicking skills to say the least, producers and directors began to look farther East for kicking specialists. South Korea for centuries had a tradition of martial arts encompassing all types of footwork such as Taekgyeon and Sukbak.

The first discovery was a leanly muscled Taekwondo, Tangsoodo and Hapkido expert by the name of Hwang Jung-Lee.

A very athletic youth, he first got the chance to study the martial arts at the age of 14. Always dedicated to his training, he greatly enjoyed training alone in the outdoors. During a near tragic mishap slipping down a mountain he had an experience that would change his life forever. As he fell he instinctively grabbed a long branch. The branch bent (as if in slow motion) then snapped spiralling away in an odd pattern making an odd noise. Thankfully he was able to secure another firmer hold to climb to safety. Still the images wouldn’t leave his mind.

For some unknown reason he imagined his body as that branch and once able, began experimenting with the concept. It changed his movements (especially kicking) from that moment on. He took the concept and applied to every art he encountered and quickly mastered it. His fame reached the island of Hong Kong.

In 1975 the 30 yr-old HJL started acting in the films Secret Envoy and Black Dragon River (aka Martial Mates) for Hong Kong director Lo Wei .

However, the one who really put HJL on the map was a younger Hong Kong director, Ng See Yuen 吳思. In 1976, HJL burst on the scene as Silver Fox in the movie Secret Rivals 南拳北, thoroughly convincing audiences in Hong Kong and the world over that Korea is the land of “leg masters”. This paved the way for HK legends such as Chang Yi-Tao and Casanova Wong to come into notoriety.

After the success of a similar film the following year, namely Snuff Bottle Connection 神腿鐵扇, Ng See Yuen decided to broaden Hwang’s horizon and.

The result: world-wide fame through films with Jackie Chan, especially Drunken Master  and the preceding Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow 蛇形刁手,both directed by Yuen Woo Ping, produced by Ng See Yuen. “Fist: 30%; Legs: 70%!” goes Hwang Jung Lee’s famous quote from the movie Drunken Master (1978), in which he played the unforgettable villain opposite Jackie Chan.

Though HJL achieved the fame of one of the greatest onscreen villains in movie history, there were times when he played the good guy—just as convincingly. In fact, Hwang started out as good guys in his two earliest movies by Hong Kong director Lo Wei. In Secret Envoy, he played a repentant traitor of a temple that acted as a base for the Resistance against the Japanese; in Black Dragon River, Hwang appeared in a guise as innocent as an ethnic Korean fighter from China that it would surprise viewers who’ve never seen that side of him.

Later when he’s established himself as a “default villain”, Hwang Jung Lee still played positive roles impressively in quite a few productions. In the movie Hitman in the Hand of Buddha 借刀殺人 (1981), Hwang taught the arrogant fighter played by Tino Wang Zhang a good lesson. In the very disturbing movie Bloodchild, aka Five Fingers of Steel (1982), in which fellow Korean kicker Kwon Young-Moon played a sociopathic rapist who killed his own child, the originally ambivalent Hwang appeared last minute to help save the day.

However, Hwang himself still favours the villain roles. As he says:

After I returned to Korea in the late 80’s I played a lot of good guy roles and nobody wanted to watch. I didn’t think it was fun either and I find the bad guy roles more interesting.”

The question arises naturally as to how good a fighter in real life Hwang Jung Lee would be. Well, all we can tell you is the famous legend that he once killed someone with one kick. The official version of the story is that during a seminar in Vietnam he became a Taekwondo instructor for the South Korean Marines. One day during a joint demonstration for the South Korean, South Vietnamese, and US troops, one South Vietnamese soldier had the nerve to sneak upon Grandmaster Hwang from behind with a knife. Instinctively he whirled around in self-defense and killed him with one kick.

After that there were numerous other tales of him challenging other Korean fighters, including the solid, but not so well-known, Cheng Kai Ying. These claims are not always substantiated; but all we can tell you is, even today at the age of 71, no one in his right mind would challenge this master to a one-on-one fight.

Enter present day, Grandmaster Hwang resides in Seoul and divides his time between business interests in China, Southeast Asia, Africa and Korea.

Upon returning to Korea he will be even busier. He will star and direct a joint Chinese/ Korean action flick and later one filmed in Trinidad. Also in development is his film action school in the picturesque are known as Dahn-Yang. There he will teach traditional, modern, and film martial arts along aside a temple, a beautiful lake and forest. Strange how a little thing like snapping branch can change a person’s future.

GM Hwang can be contacted via the writer at the e-mail address stated below.

Master Guy Edward Larke has dedicated his life from a young age to the pursuit of the martial arts, Asian culture and hopology. It led him to Korea in 2000 and has lived there since then. He lives in Seongnam city with his wife Gi-Ryung and son Alexander. He holds black belts in Tangsoodo, Taekwondo, Hapkido, Taekkyon, Bon Kuk Kumdo, Korean kickboxing, Karate-do, Wushu, Cheonji-muye-do, and various other systems. Currently he teaches Taekwondo, Karate and Cheonji-muye-do full time in addition to writing for various magazines and running Kisa-Do Muye & Marketing. He can be contacted at

Hwang Hye Jung (Patricia Wong), a Chinese-Canadian, Brown University grad (1995), taught for UNESCO in Korea in 2009. Written profusely on Korean culture, history, movies and cuisine; 3rd prize winner in Ahn Jung Geun Memorial essay contest Korea 2009. Avid practitioner of Korean traditional dance hosted numerous dance shows for the Korean Dance Studies Society of Canada. Decade-long fanatic of 1970’s Hong Kong Kung Fu films is currently concentrating on writing on the subject. Hwang Hye Jung can be contacted at

Bekijk het interview met Hwang Jang-Lee uit 2014

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