Yim Wing Chun is a Chinese legendary character, often cited in Wing Chun legends as the first master of the martial art bearing her name. She was said to be a disciple of Ng Mui, the only female master of the Five Elders of Shaolin.
Ip Man was a master of Wing Chun and the first to teach this style openly. Ip Man was the teacher of Bruce Lee. Most major branches of Wing Chun taught in the West today were developed and promoted by students of Ip Ma