WONG NIM YI
Born to Wing Chun
By Jesper Lundqvist
Being the oldest son of the late Wing Chun Master Wong Wu Wong (nicknamed “Mai Gei Wong”), Sifu Wong Nim Yi was born into martial arts. He started learning from his father at a very young age and later trained in some other styles of martial arts to complement his Wing Chun. He has been actively promoting the art of Wing Chun in his native Guangdong Province for many years. In his younger days, he represented Wing Chun in various fighting competitions, but nowadays, he focuses on passing on his knowledge and skills to his students and promoting Mai Gei Wong Wing Chun Kuen.
The Continuous Hands Skill
By Wayne Belonoha
With the Faan Sau skill, you will learn how to ensure you are always in a position to continuously attack and defend while simultaneously limiting your opponent to one attack or less.
MOON POINTING FINGER
The Deceptive Kicks of Wing Chun
By David Peterson
Many people have the mistaken belief that kicking is not a feature of the Wing Chun system, or at least that the kicking skills are limited and largely underutilised.
KEEPING IT SIMPLE
Position, Energy, Reflex and Technique
By Shaun Rawcliffe
The four keys to Wing Chun are Position, Energy, Reflex and Technique, but what exactly does that mean?
THE INNER CIRCLE
The Mother System (Part 2)
By Jim Roselando Jr.
The Emei and Fujian arts are true giants of boxing and healing technology. By understanding Wing Chun’s origins and development, we cannot only strengthen our history but also the modern practitioner regardless of lineage.
THE INTERCEPTING FIST
No One “Owns” Movement
By Lamar M. Davis II
Bruce Lee once made a statement that no one owns a particular technique. If you see it, try it and if it works for you—simply take it!
ORIGINS & PRINCIPLES
South Shaolin Six-and-a-Half Point Pole
By Kong Chi Keung
It is said the Long Pole was added into the Wing Chun system from an external source. In order to understand its essence, we must first understand every detail and meaning behind each movement.
Designed for Fighting!
By Dave van der Poel
Are you ready for a real street fight? Did you know that when the adrenaline kicks in it actually makes you dumber? Do you trust your Wing Chun to save you? All answers are in the system, but can you see them?
Train More, Talk Less!
By Miguel Quijano
Sifu Carroll is trained in the lineage of Duncan Leung Wing Chun and has taught Wing Chun since 2004. With 30 years of martial arts experience, he caught the attention of the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame committee, where he was inducted as the 2012 “Sifu of the Year.”
SNAKE AND CRANE: COMBATIVES
Applying Animal Tactics to Fighting
By Suki Gosal
The ancestry of Wing Chun can be traced back to snake and crane Gung Fu methods. Sifu Gosal discusses how the tactical characteristics of these animals can be applied to modern urban combative training.
Keeping it Real
By Miguel Quijano
Sifu Tony Watts (Moy Woo) studied with the late Grandmaster Moy Yat for over 26 years. His relationship with Moy Yat was very special and he always remembers what he said to him, “Be yourself Moy Woo.”
The Three Penetrations of Wing Chun Kuen
By Dr. Robert Chu
Proper Wing Chun mechanics integrated with six core elements develops the body as a unit for true power. Attaining the Three Penetrations of Wing Chun, they easily switch from Forward Arm Hands to Back Arm Hands with the elbow used as the pivot.
THE INQUISITIVE HAND
Further than Fighting
By Alan Gibson
Training in Wing Chun can involve a lifetime of honing your technique, as well as developing strength, flexibility and agility. It can also have significant benefits on the overall health and well-being of the practitioner. But is Wing Chun a spiritual martial art?
DECODING WING CHUN
Force and Speed (Part 1)
By Danny Xuan
The laws of physics dictate the nature of force and speed; the physiology of a person dictates how one will apply them. To maximise one’s physical potential, a person must first understand how things work, and then learn how to make them work.
In this issue, Tony Massengill reviews the following books: Legends of Wing Chun: Embers of the Shaolin by René Ritchie and Contemporary Knife Targeting: Modern Science vs. W.E. Fairbairn’s Timetable of Death by Michael Janich & Christopher Grosz.
In this issue, David Peterson reviews the following movies: The Raid 2, That Demon Within, and 7 Assassins.
In this issue, Dwight Hennings reviews the following educational DVDs: David Peterson: Cham Kiu Seminar and Sunny Tang: 45th Anniversary Celebration.