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What Is Chi Sau?

What is Chi Sau? ┬áLearn to improve the famous wing chun stiking hand drills via mental planning for “No mind” response counter strikes You hear a lot of people talk about “chi sau”, but what is it exactly? “Chi” in…

Chuang Tzu and Wing Chun

Great knowledge sees all in one. Small knowledge breaks down into the many.

Chi Sau, footwork, forms, fighting, Jong, sandbags. We train in many ways.

Small knowledge is thinking that each exercise is just and exercise. Great knowledge seeks to relate each to the other.

What is fighting without sensitivity? Where is sensitivity without Chi Sau? Where is Chi Sau without form? Where is form without power? Where is power without accuracy? Where is accuracy without the Jong Form? Where is the Jong Form without angles? Where are angles without footwork? Where can you apply all you have learnt… but in fighting?

The Power of the Triangle

Wing Chun is often classified as a “soft style” because its practitioners can fight without strain. “Soft style” wing chun fighters frequently over come larger, stronger opponents from “hard systems”. Where does the soft power originate? What makes Wing Chun work? The answer is found in the triangle nature’s strongest structure.

The Benefits of Wing Chun

Studying the art of Wing Chun under the correct guidance can lead to many benefits ranging from improved fitness to a high degree of mental awareness. A beginner to the system will learn practical self-defence skills through the science of…

Women in Wing Chun

Even though the system was named after the woman who devised it, the number of female students attending a class is always much less than the male contingency. Wing chun, the art, has developed since its first conception. The main two people that could be attributed to that would be Dr Leung Jan and Yip Man, both male.

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