Techniques and Styles
Friday, August 12th, 2016
Bruce Lee’s “Be like water my friend.” quote has become famous—but not as much as the concept of becoming like a tree. That’s Wing Chun rooting.
Friday, August 5th, 2016
I personally never used to be a fan of the whipping punch because I found it complicated to understand and therefore difficult to execute. Many of my fellow students shared my concerns. However, once I had the whipping punch broken down for me by Sifu Justin Och, it was no longer an elusive technique! Here’s […]
Thursday, August 4th, 2016
Many popular striking styles seem to shy away from simultaneous hand techniques, but two hands are better than one in self defense.
Monday, July 18th, 2016
One kick: the kick to end all kicks. To destroy any opponent, no matter the size, with one blow. Is this even possible? What could this kick be? The impressive 720 Spin Kick? The famous Side Kick? Or perhaps the deceptive Spinning Back Kick? (Editor’s note: It’s certainly not the crane kick from The Karate […]
Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
The Jackie Chan Wing Chun style involved serious training and combat with a comedic angle that endeared it to viewers everywhere.
Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
As a martial artist, I have tried different styles of training throughout my journey with most of my time being in traditional (Korean style) TaeKwonDo and traditional (Chinese style) Wing Chun Kung Fu. I spent 10 years, beginning in college and continuing through my early 30’s, studying, competing and progressing through the facets of TaeKwonDo. […]
Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
What would you do if you knew of a technique that could concentrate all of the power your body could generate behind a strike into a singular focused point to break your assailant? You may not believe it at first, but Phoenix Eye Fist is Wing Chun’s dirty little secret. This is very similar to the famous […]
Monday, May 23rd, 2016
Many, if not the majority, of traditional martial arts systems (Tae Kwon Do, Jeet Kun Do, Karate, Wing Chun, etc.) are designed primarily for stand-up attacking and defensive situations. Without question, these stand-up techniques are invaluable to the student. However, what is the practitioner to do if they have only trained in a stand-up martial […]
Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
The Wing Chun wooden dummy is typically made of hard wood and has three protruding arms in different attack positions (jab, cross, gut shot) as well as a forward wooden or metal leg for kick applications. The Wing Chun Wooden Dummy form trains specific techniques that are performed simultaneously to increase and improve a practitioners self […]