Yip Ching was born 1936 in Foo Shan, China, the youngest son of Yip Man.
He began Wing Chun training at the age of 13. However his training was discontinued when his father moved to Hong Kong. After Ching graduated high school, he moved to Hong Kong and was reunited with his father in 1962.
He assisted his father training students until his death, after which Ching continued teaching Wing Chun part time, and opened a manufacturing factory
In 1994 he retired from work and began teaching Wing Chun full time.