Sifu Derrick Mansell is the head instructor at The Dragon Institute’s Irvine Wing Chun school. He leads both the kids martial arts classes and the adult classes. Derrick is the senior-most student of Sifu Adam Williss – having trained under Sifu Adam’s guidance for the last 11 years. As such, he is a full lineage holder of Dragon Family Wing Chun and the Worldwide Leung Sheung Lineage Association.
Sifu Derrick absolutely loves Wing Chun and has dedicated himself to helping others through the art, of which he calls “the best thing I’ve ever done”.
In the fall of 2018, Sifu Derrick founded the UCI Wing Chun class and USC Wing Chun group. He is Vice President of the Dragon Family Wing Chun Association and serves on the Board of Directors for Wing Chun Against Bullying.