Sifu Adam Williss is the founder of The Dragon Institute. For over 24 years, he’s dedicated his life to becoming “Wing Chun”. From this commitment, he has become one of today’s foremost Wing Chun Sifus.
As a Wing Chun Sifu, Adam Williss has made it his life’s mission to empower individuals of all ages and all walks of life with Wing Chun’s physical, mental and life-changing benefits through his local classes, private martial arts training, Online Wing Chun at Home program and workshops.
Sifu Adam has been featured in World of Martial Arts Magazine and Wing Chun Illustrated magazine. His students include law enforcement officers, homeland security personnel, active soldiers in the Marines, Navy, Army and Air Force as well as other security professionals. His training includes both hand-to-hand combat as well as real-world self-defense against weapons. He is also a self-defense expert instructor to large companies, community-based service clubs, local Orange County businesses as well as amateur and professional athletes.
In addition to the practical self-defense capabilities of Wing Chun, Sifu Adam also specializes in its unique personal developmental benefits. This includes its “Be Like Water” philosophy of leadership, efficiency and life balance as well as the internal, energy-based health aspects of the art. He leads a regular morning Tai Chi / Qigong (Chi Kung) class isolating the more internal and intrinsic benefits of his training for the mind, body and energy cultivation. Through the years he’s also helped many seniors, those with with disabilities, stroke victims, recovering drug addicts and alcoholics through his qigong work with them.
Sifu Adam was inducted into the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2010. He is recognized as an official lineage holder of the Worldwide Leung Sheung Lineage Association. He is the State of California representative of The System Wing Chun under Florida-based Sifu William Graves. He is founder of International Wing Chun Day, founder of Wing Chun Against Bullying, president of the Dragon Family Wing Chun Association and a member of the International Kung Fu Federation, Independent Martial Arts Federation, International Combat Martial Arts Unions Association, United States Kuo Shu Federation, Ving Tsun Athletic Association and National Qigong (Chi Kung) Association.
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