David has been fortunate to meet and train with many Wing Chun practitioners, who have inspired him in his development and method of teaching Wing Chun. His 2 main influences are listed below.
The diagram below illustrates the lineage of David Robinson
Sifu Usamah Michael Louison
Sifu Usamah Michael Louison dedicated most of his life doing Wing Chun having a variety of teachers in the past including Sifu Nino Bernardo, Sifu Wong Shung Leung & Sifu Ng Chun Hong. He has managed to find a balance in his life through both his martial arts and his religion Islam which is a way of life. He is an exceptionally good-natured man, whose calm nature prevents him from letting negativity gain a foothold in his life and his way of teaching.
Sifu Louison incoporates the physical and mental aspects of Wing Chun to bring out the best in his students. Teaching Muslim and Non-Muslims all in the same class, watching them step by step. He teaches by looking for the best in students character.
It is very essential point in Sifu Louison’s method of teaching that when students are practicing, they should learn how to work together in harmony with each other.
Sifu Santi Pascual
Sifu Santi Pascual began the practising martial arts in 1978. In 1985 he started in the Wing Chun system, but it was not until 1986 when he met his teacher, Nino Bernardo, that he started his true training in a progressive and orderly manner, allowing him to understand and complete the whole style.
He has also been one of the lucky ones to meet and train with his Si-kung Grandmaster Wong Shun Leung, famous among other reasons for teaching some Wing Chun to the great martial artist and actor Bruce Lee.
During his training period, he trained at the Ving Tsun Athletic Association of Hong Kong (1994), of which he is a member and certified instructor.
For research, Sifu Santi has travelled to different parts of the world to meet famous masters such as Moy Yat and Jim Fung.
Also of interest is his work as a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the areas of Acupuncture and Tuina, a work for which he is very passionate, together with his teaching of wing chun.