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Sifu Bryant Fong began as an assistant instructor to Sifu Anthony Chan when the Cal Wushu Club was founded in 1981. Although the club dissolved in 1983 due to lack of membership, it reformed in 1989, at which time Sifu Fong became head instructor and has been instructing ever since. Born in 1947 in Oakland, California, Sifu Fong attended UC Berkeley, receiving a B.A. in sociology with minors in Asian American history and cultural geography. Sifu Fong has extensive training in various styles; he received his Wushu Coaching Certificate in 1987 from the Chinese Wushu Association, and was authorized to teach Traditional Shaolin, Xing-I, Praying Mantis, Cha Quan, Yang old style Taiji and Liu He Quan from the Jing Wu Academy under Grand Master Jack Man Wong. He is a 19th-generation Master in Chen style Taiji under Grand Master Feng Zhi Qiang and a 5th-generation Master of Baguazhang under Grand Master Zhao Da Yuan and Lin Chao Zhen. In 1984 and 1985, he was the U.S. Champion in the Praying Mantis style of Wushu and Taiji. He retired from competition in 1992. His many esteemed positions include being a member and co-leader of the U.S. Wushu Team in 1985 and as the U.S. Wushu Team Coach in 1991 at the First International Wushu Tournament. The Cal Wushu Team under his leadership continues to be one of the top collegiate Wushu teams in the country. In 2017 and 2018, he was the deputy Team Leader for the U.S. University Wushu Team that participated at the Universiade in Taiwan, and the World University Championships in Macau.

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