Tang Tak-wing started practicing martial arts at a young age and was trained in various styles including lo han kuen, hung kar, praying mantis and tai chi. He had won second prize at the Asian Martial Arts Competition and taught at the Chin Woo Sports Club.
Tang started working as an assistant action choreographer and actor in the early 1980s. He served as Stanley Tong’s assistant action choreographer coordinator on Angel II, and as Teresa Woo’s executive director and action coordinator on Angel III (1988). In 1990, Woo invited Tang to Hollywood to act as action coordinator on the English-language film College Kickboxers, as well as play the role of a martial arts expert. Over the years, he had served as action coordinator on a variety of productions, including Zodiac Killers (1991), Police Story III Supercop (1992), Handsome Siblings (1992) and Taking Manhattan (1992). Police Story III Supercop, on which Tang collaborated with Stanley Tong and others, was nominated for Best Action Choreography at the 12th Hong Kong Film Awards.
Since 2000, Tang had become devoted to Buddhism. In 2008, he wrote, directed and invested in Only the Way to promote Buddhism.
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