Sunny Tang was born in Hong Kong, UK on September 3, 1946.  In 1960, he began his training under Ip Man and Moy Yat in his home city.
Sunny Tang was the 2004 World Traditional Masters champion and is the founder of Wushu Canada, as well as the Sunny Tang Martial Arts Centre chain of martial arts centres in Canada. He is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and an inductee into the Canadian Martial Arts Hall of Fame.