Master Luo Da Cheng was the personal bodyguard of Deng Xiao Ping, the leader of the People's Republic of China between 1978 and 1989.
Master Hao En Guang ran a successful bodyguarding business out of Beijing. He answered the bodyguard's ultimate question - are you willing to take a bullet to save the person you are protecting? Master Hao did just that.
Master Guo Yun Shen and his teacher Master Li Neng Ran ran a business protecting travelling merchants as they moved through bandit country in China. They employed and trained many other bodyguards. Both masters were also successful prizefighters.
Master Ku Yu Chang, also known as the "King of Iron Palm", was known for his spectacular martial arts demonstrations in which he broke piles of bricks without spacers between them and had a truck filled with people drive over the top of him without suffering any damage. He was also a well-known and sought-after bodyguard.
Master Huo Dian Ge was the personal bodyguard of the last Emperor of China, Pu Yi. Emperor Pu Yi became his student and became quite proficient at martial arts himself.
Master Masuno Shobei was a graduate of the famed Meirin Martial Academy in Japan. He became a bodyguard of the Japanese Meiji Emperor.