After 2 years of studying under Master Zhang, he was the first disciple of Zhang's to travel abroad to Beijing, China and study with his gong fu uncle Lu Shengli and great grandmaster Wang Peisheng. In addition to studying with Master Zhang, Mr. Ingram began studying Jujitsu while living in a small Dojo in Reno Nevada. Although Mr. Ingram is knowledgeable and experienced in most of the Chinese styles of Yin Cheng Gong Fa, his primary focus and specialty is Xingyi Quan. He has been able to apply his extensive knowledge of martial arts while working in a number of high security establishments in Nevada. Mr. Ingram currently resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico where he teaches a small Yin Cheng Gong Fa class (Xingyi, Bagua, Taiji, and Tongbei) and studies Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. He graduates with a Master's Degree in Oriental Medicine from the Southwest College of Acupuncture in the summer of 2004, and will eventually establish a practice in New Mexico.
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Welcomed Master Wang when he arrived in the US at the San Francisco Airport in June, 1993
With Master Lu Shengli in Beijing 1992
Shufu Zhang Yun and Patrick practicing Xingyi Quan.
Patrick and his gongfu brother Strider practicing Taiji push hands, with our Shifu Zhang giving them instructions in the finer points.
Patrick Ingram has been studying martial arts for the past 20 years. At the age of 21 he began studying the Japanese art of Aikido. He did this for 2 years and then went on to spend 1 year studying Shotokan Karate. In July of 1990, Mr. Ingram met his current martial arts instructor, Zhang Yun who now resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Under Master Zhang's instruction Mr. Ingram learned the Chinese styles Xingyi, Bagua, Taiji and Tongbei.