The Basement 87 – Wing Chun Memories

Vintage film of Sifu Nino Bernardo’s, The Basement kwoon.

In 1984, Nino Bernardo set up an infamous word-of-mouth kung fu school in London called the Basement, where he developed a reputation as one of Europe’s most skillful and influential Wing Chun teachers. Sifu Bernardo was also Wong Shun Leung’s senior UK representative until the untimely death of his teacher in 1997.

This video is a look back to Wing Chun from the 1980’s. Filmed by student, Franklyn Riley.