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Difference in Wing Chun Swords Lineages

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

What is the difference between different Wing Chun Swords within different Wing Chun Lineages?  Without reading a ton of books or travelling all over the world, What are some quick differences between lineages and how they use the sword?  This is what we are about to answer. The principle of the Wing Chun Swords also known […]

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Modern Shaolin Weapon Training for the Wing Chun Fighter

Wing Chun Weapons

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Wing Chun teaches only two weapons formally. The Long Pole and the Butterfly swords, both showcased in the Ip Man Series of movies, are powerful weapons that have very interesting pasts. While they are both very effective, neither of them were design originally to kill. This is due to their Shaolin roots. We will present […]

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Martial Arts Philosophy-Chinese Versus Japanese Part 2

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Japanese Martial arts In our previous article, Martial Arts Philosophy-Chinese Versus Japanese Part 2, we covered the Chinese side. In this article we will go over Japanese martial arts. Japanese martial arts bases its principles heavily on certain beliefs—religious or not—depending on the style. Shintoism (an ethnic Japanese religion) is a strong fundamental in the […]

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Martial Arts Philosophy-Chinese Versus Japanese Part 1

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

When broken up, martial is referred to as “those inclined to war or fighting”.  Art is referred to as “the expression or creative skill and imagination”. Thus, martial arts is to be translated as “the expression of creative fighting skills”. Some (possibly the majority) of the practices still firmly embrace this concept.  However there are […]

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What is Kendo – What You Need to Know

Friday, February 10th, 2017

What is Kendo? Kenjutsu, founded on the principle of setsunin-to (life-taking sword) was the base for Kendo historically. Katsujin-ken (life-giving sword) and Katsujin referred to as “the sword that animates the sword fighter” are now the modern principles for Kendo. In essence, the focus shifted from taking a life to improving ones own life through Kendo’s Practice. What is […]

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Tampa Bay Wing Chun School | SELF DEFENSE

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

TAMPA BAY WING CHUN SCHOOL  | SELF DEFENSE I have spent the last year training with Tampa Bay Wing Chun School run by Garret and I have noticed improvements in myself.  Garret emphasizes physical training at the beginning of each class.   I have improved muscle tone and stamina.  Wing Chun techniques taught to me have improved […]

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Florida Chinese Lion Dance | LION DANCE FLORIDA

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

FLORIDA CHINESE LION DANCE | LION DANCE FLORIDA Our Florida Chinese lion dance team travels all over the state providing authentic fun entertainment for Asian weddings, businesses, corporations, and Chinese New Year celebrations and Chinese New Year Festivals! Our entertainment usually starts with festive clothing, chinese lion dance music, chinese drum, symbols, and gong with […]

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Chinese New Year in Tampa Sifu Och Wing Chun Kung Fu Chinese New Year Lion dance Sifu Och Wing Chun Kung Fu Chinese New Year Lion dance

Chinese New Year in Tampa | Lion dance Tampa

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

CHINESE NEW YEAR IN TAMPA | LION DANCE TAMPA Chinese New Year in Tampa may not have a large Chinatown like other large cities in North America, but Central Florida is the proud home of Sifu Och Wing Chun, a well-known and skilled Wing Chun Kung Fu school that goes all over central florida performing for […]

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History of Kendo

History of Kendo – The Way of the Sword

Friday, December 16th, 2016

The history of Kendo stems from kenjutsu (the art of the sword) over several centuries, and was kept alive by both swordsman and Samurai.

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