Wing Chun History
Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
Hung Nguyen: Reaching Orange Sash is my story about how I reached Orange Sash level and training at Tampa Wing Chun Academy.
Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
Tony Plasse: Becoming an Orange is my story on how I became and Orange Sash level student at the Tampa Wing Chun Academy and what that meant to me.
Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
Dit Da Jow Basic: an ancient Chinese healing liniment used both externally (rubbed onto the skin) and internally (ingested in small amounts).
Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
Both western and eastern martial arts have great merit and training techniques. Easily improving discipline, fitness, and overall health; but there are some major differences.
Friday, March 17th, 2017
In this article we will review some similarities and differences between Wing Chun and Krav Maga.
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 […]
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 […]
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 17th, 2017
The Chinese Lion Dance is a celebratory dance usually enjoyed around Chinese New Year and other special occasions. Two dancers perform each lion, one as the head and fore-legs, and the other as the butt and hind-legs. The dancers both wear pants to match the lion’s fur, with one dancer under the oversized head, and […]