men are regarded as heroes of Chin Woo: Mr. Ye Shu Tian,
Mr. Ye Shu Xiang, and Mr. Ye Shu Sheng. Mr. Ye Shu Tian
was one of the first five Chin Woo masters who spread
Chin Woos art and spirit overseas from China.
Mr. Ye Shu Tian was born in Jing County of Heibei province
in China. During the period of Yan and Zhao dynasties,
many people were good at martial arts. However, Mr.
Ye Shu Tian was considered the most knowledgeable. He
decided to teach his skills and spread the Chin Woo
spirit outside China. This was one of the greatest achievements
for Chin Woo. It would be nearly impossible to detail
everything Mr. Ye Shu Tian did for Chin Woo. In short,
all of his efforts and achievements were remembered
for generations thereafter.
Mr. Ye Shu Tian opened a Chin Woo school in Malaysia,
he invited his brother, Mr. Ye Shu Xiang, to join him.
Thus, Mr. Ye Shu Xiang inherited the mantle of his elder
brother. He taught classes for the Chin Woo school for
over ten years. During the period of his teaching, people
of many talents came forth in large numbers to learn
the Chin Woo system. Like his elder brother, Mr. Ye
Shu Xiang also made many achievements for Chin Woo.
When the war broke out, however, Mr. Ye Shu Xiang was
unable to continue teaching so he made a living as a
during the war, both Mr. Ye Shu Tian and Mr. Ye Shu
Xiang fell ill from constant worry, and they passed
away. Their deaths were a loss for Chin Woo.
their deaths, their youngest brother, Mr. Ye Shu Sheng,
the teacher of the Kuala Lumpur ConfuciusSchool, started
to teach classes at the Chin Woo school. Mr. Ye Shu
Sheng had been taught kungfu directly by his two brothers.
Because he was adept with both martial arts and academics,
those that wished to become Chin Woo students readily
increased. After the war, Chin Woo rapidly progressed
and Mr. Ye Shu Sheng persisted in his efforts to promote
Chin Woo. The three Ye brothers devoted themselves to
Chin Woo for their entire lives and has accomplished
a great deal. It is without a doubt that they are regarded
as the Three Great Heroes of Chin Woo.