Vovinam - Viet vo dao
The founder of Vovinam - Martial arts Viet is master Loc Nguyen. In his younger years he was training traditional Vietnamese martial arts. He read books about history, arts, health, philosophy and religion. He united all his experiences in a new martial art and philosophy. The variety of the sources is reflected in the variety of the techniques. In 1938, master Loc Nguyen introduced Vovinam to the public. Vovinam spread the world by Vietnamese emigrating from Vietnam mostly over France. After master Loc Nguyen death, 1960 master Sang Le took worldwide responsible for the further development and the worldwide distribution of Vovinam.