Techniques and Styles
Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
The idea that Wing Chun has no long range “game” has circled the internet for a while. It is true that Wing Chun focuses its techniques on “in” fighting but that does not mean it is not effective further away. Wing Chun, although it has longer range techniques, simply prefers to close the distance as […]
Friday, March 17th, 2017
In this article we will review some similarities and differences between Wing Chun and Krav Maga.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Thursday, February 9th, 2017
The straight punch, or jab, is a widely used technique used in almost every existing martial art. Though different arts may vary slightly in how they deliver this technique, the biggest difference lies in how they defend against it. Some martial arts will block the blow with a stagnant defense. Others will avoid contact completely […]
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 […]
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.
Thursday, November 17th, 2016
While techniques and instruction styles differ from sifu to sifu, the training that occurs in Karate classes vs Wing Chun classes matters.