Sifu Freddie Lee
Sifu Freddie Lee
Sifu Freddie Lee is the founder and creator of Freddie’s Modern Kung Fu. Sifu Freddie Lee has 27 years of experience training in Kung Fu. The primary philosophical inspirations of Freddie’s Modern Kung Fu are Tao, Zen, Buddha, & Osho.
- Founder & Owner to Freddie’s Modern Kung Fu Inc. 2009-Present
- Certified First Aid, AED, CPR for infants, children, and adults 2005-Present
- Certified State of Illinois Police Officer 2005-2009
- Certified PPCT Defensive Tactics Instructor
- Certified Injury Prevention Trainer
- Certified Ground Survival Tactics Instructor
- Certified OC Spray Instructor
- Purdue University Bachelor of Science Management Degree 2000-2004
- Founder & President to Fighters United Martial Arts Club 2000-2004
- Certified Personal Fitness Trainer
- FOID & CCL
The parents of Sifu Freddie Lee were born in Hong Kong. They immigrated to America in the 1970’s. Sifu Freddie Lee was born in Chicago, IL in 1981. Sifu Freddie Lee was raised according to the traditional values of the East, this laid the foundation to the development of his Kung Fu. Sifu Freddie Lee’s athletic Kung Fu training began in 1990. He started training in calisthenics and the game of basketball with great passion, energy, and commitment from 1990-1997. His 7 years training in calisthenics and basketball laid the foundation to his physical athletic discipline.
He began his formal Martial Arts training with the Ng Family Chinese Martial Arts Association in 1997-2000 with Sifu Sam Ng and Sifu Philip Ng. He attended Purdue University in the years of 2000-2004 and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Managemant. While attending Purdue University, he founded a Martial Arts club called “Fighters United” from the years of 2000-2004. The club was designed to bring together Martial Artist’s of all different styles to train and learn together. There he trained with Martial Artists from various disciplines and spent a majority of his time training with Davin James.
In the year of 2002 he began his self study of the teachings of Bruce Lee, the Tao of Jeet Kune Do, and Eastern Philosophy. Sifu Freddie Lee experienced a spiritual transformation in the year of 2002 and has been studying meditation and Eastern Philosophy ever since. In the years of 2005-2009, Sifu Freddie Lee was employed as an law enforcement officer and was certified in Pressure Point Control Tactics. There he started to integrate various weapons into his expression in the Martial Arts including the use of firearms.
In 2009, Sifu Freddie Lee founded “Freddie’s Modern Kung Fu”. Sifu Freddie Lee views Martial Arts from a holistic point of view. He sees that the purpose of Martial Arts is aimed towards ultimate health in body, mind, and spirit. He encourages his students to achieve a state of no-mind in their training. He sees that the highest state of Martial Arts training is to be training in meditation, free from competition and ego.