Vincent Lyn has been a movie star, pop music icon, kickboxing champion and one of the hottest male models in the world. But what makes him complete is practicing his family’s Ling Gar style of kung-fu. This young master has overflowing talent, half British, half Chinese, a 10th degree Black Sash and scholar of Chinese Medicine and heir of his family kung-fu style, Ling Gar.
At the same time Lyn maintained his parallel passion by composing “canto-pop” songs for recording artists with Polygram Records, two of which became top ten hits. His first self-titled album “WingSing” was released in 1999 throughout Asia under the label BMG. In the same year, he became a Ph.D. in Martial Arts Sciences making outstanding contributions to the field of Sports Medicine. Lyn was inducted into the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame in two categories, one for Grandmaster of the year and Best Martial Arts Actor of the year. In 2001 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Action Martial Arts Magazine Hall of Fame. Since then he has been inducted over ten times into the Hall of Fame. In addition Lyn was the 1983-1984 U.S National Middleweight Kickboxing champion, and 1985 and 1987 World Kickboxing champion.
Since 2003 until the present Lyn has written numerous articles for Budo Magazine and released seven instructional videos with Budo International. They have been released in seven languages and distributed in 54 countries. He has been featured in numerous books and has appeared in over 100 magazine and newspaper articles throughout the world. In April 2007 Vincent was invited to St.Petersburg, Russia as a special guest to participate in the first ever Martial Arts Olympics East-West Open. He gave a dazzling piano peformance and spectacular martial arts demonstration in front of 20,000 spectators for the opening ceremony. In April 2009 Lyn's first book was published titled "The Ling Gar Legacy - Kung Fu in the Real World" with the foreword written by Vincent's dear old friend Yuen Woo Ping. It has had international acclaim and to great reviews. Presently Lyn has collaborated on a comic book titled "Kung Fu Star", The first issue was released in 2010 as a monthly series in Budo Magazine. The story is based on his extraordinary experiences as a Hongkong film star. The first issue is set for International release in late summer of 2010. Lyn continues to run both Pro-Force Security Corp based in NYC which he started in 2003 and Lyn Academy of Martial Arts based in Stamford, CT which he opened in 1996. Lyn is in great demand as an expert in Corporate Security and Threat Assessment along with all areas of Defensive Tactics. He most recently became certified as a Police Instructor and Air Marshall Instructor by the Department of Air Security for the International Confederation of Police & Security Experts.He continues to travel throughout the world giving lectures and seminars in the areas of his expertise. Vincent currently resides in Tribeca, NYC.