Great Grand Master
Lam Minh Hao
In 1945 Master Lam Yu Lan retired, appointing his second son, Lam Minh Hao, to be in charge.
Great Grand Master Lam Minh Hao had a very creative mind, a passion for martial arts, and the wealth of knowledge he gained from his father.
From 1945 to 1948 he diligently promoted the art of Shaolin kung fu in Saigon, Vietnam.
Thanh-Lien Martial Arts School is Established
In 1948 Vietnam’s Hainan community, grateful for Great Grand Master Lam Minh Hao’s work, rewarded him by electing him as the leader of the Hainan Martial Arts Federation.
They also raised funds to build a larger training facility for him to teach in, naming it Thanh-Lien Hall.
Thanh-Lien Becomes Renowned in Vietnam
From 1948 to 1995 Great Grand Master Lam Minh Hao taught thousands of students, making the Thanh-Lien Martial Arts School renowned in Vietnam.LEARN MORE
He sacrificed his personal life by not having a family, dedicating all his time to teaching students Shaolin kung fu’s self-defense techniques and, most importantly, the way to balance the mind, body, and spirit.