A Rebel with a Cause
By Kleber Battaglia
Probably one of the most controversial figures in the modern Wing Chun world, Master Wong, is either hated or loved by those who find him on the Internet, where his YouTube channel has reached 1.3 million subscribers. He is recognised for his passionate, no-nonsense approach to martial arts and life, garnering him fame and recognition in a world where traditional martial arts struggle to adapt to modernity. While many traditionalists criticise him for not openly revealing the sources of his martial knowledge, there is no denying he gives the public something they hunger for.
How to Land a Respectable Fist
By Wayne Belonoha
Looking like you hit with power differs greatly from actually hitting with power. Don’t confuse the menu for the food.
MOON POINTING FINGER
WSL Ving Tsun Kuen Hok
What exactly is it? (Part 2)
By David Peterson
Many interpretations of Ip Man Wing Chun are practised around the world these days. One such method is WSL Ving Tsun Kuen Hok. This two-part article attempts to define it.
KEEPING IT SIMPLE
Wing Chun Tips ’n’ Tricks
Wing Chun Principles
By Shaun Rawcliffe
Understanding Wing Chun principles doesn’t make you better at Wing Chun. They are, however, maps to help guide you in refining the keys for good practice.
THE INNER CIRCLE
A Mystery Solved?
By Jim Roselando Jr.
The life of Dr. Leung Jan is shrouded in mystery, but thanks to the generosity of the Leung family, 2017 would be the year one mystery will be solved.
THE STRAIGHT LEAD
The True Birth of the Dragon
By Jason Korol
What was the source of Bruce Lee’s zeal for truth in combat? What got him started?
Gung Fu behind the Iron Curtain to Canada
By Evan Kwong
Learning and teaching Wing Tsun since 1984, Sifu Hänel founded the first Wing Tsun schools in East Germany and Canada. He has been a full-time instructor for 25 years, an online video library publisher, author and actor.
Crossing Lineage Lines
By Elizabeth Harm Och
Sifu Och has travelled to 14 countries to bridge lineages and broaden his knowledge of Ip Man Wing Chun.
LOK DIM BOON GWAN
The Origins of the Mysterious Long Pole
By Kleber Battaglia
While other Southern Chinese martial arts have more understandable connections in usage and movement with the Long Pole, it is not clear how this weapon became a fundamental part of Wing Chun.
The Need for Distancing Skills
By Donald Mak & Martin Murphy
Wing Chun’s strength is in its close-range fighting. Without it, it is not Wing Chun. Strategic distancing, footwork, and angling are keys to getting in close and destroying your opponent’s structure.
LIVING THE WING CHUN LIFE
By Adam Williss
If you are smart, you will learn to use Wing Chun in combat, but if you are wise, you will also learn its application in life.
By Dr. Robert Chu
In the movie The Final Master, the hero states, “I only want money; I’ll teach, but not teach the real thing!” The movie introduces Wu Hang or Martial Business. Sifu Chu discusses basic tenets.
THE KUNG FU GENIUS
By Alex Richter
Why be upset if someone “only” improves your basics? Sifu Richter discusses the bizarre sense of entitlement many Wing Chun practitioners feel regarding learning advanced techniques over improving fundamentals.
BUILT UPON FUNCTION
Where Wing Chun Excels
By Mark Hobbs
Sifu Hobbs lays bare how he integrates Wing Chun with the other fighting styles needed to compete in elite level MMA.
Lafayette Harris reviews the following books: The Last of the Four Musketeers: Allen Joe’s Life and Friendship with Bruce Lee by Allen Joe (with S. Kim & D. Bobkov) and Bruce Lee: The Myth, The Man – Testimonies From His First Seattle Students by François Arambel.
David Peterson reviews the following movies: God of War, Shock Wave, and Amnesia.
Dwight Hennings reviews the following educational DVDs: Sifu Taner & Sifu Graziano: Luk Dim Boon Kwan and Darrell Jordan: Chow Tze Chuen Interview.