A Holistic View of Wing Chun
By Kleber Battaglia
Sifu Gibin began practising Wing Chun at the age of 19. Addicted to its efficiency in self-defence, he followed many famous masters of various lineages throughout Europe and Hong Kong. However, he always felt something was missing. What he studied didn’t fit into his holistic idea of Kung Fu. It wasn’t until 2009, when he met his master and mentor Sifu Sergio Pascal Iadarola, that he answered the questions that had troubled him for so long, which helped him find a clear, logical approach to the art. Finally, the gates of Internal Wing Chun had opened.
Get Richer Slower
The Biggest Factor for Success
By Wayne Belonoha
Sifu Belonoha shares the single significant factor to becoming successful in life and growing your Kung Fu as determined from numerous scientific studies over the past 40 years.
MOON POINTING FINGER
A Punch Is Just A Punch;
A Kick Is Just A Kick (Part Two)
By David Peterson
Most readers are familiar with the inspiration for the title of this essay, especially those who are fans of the late Bruce Lee. But how many people really understand the implications of that statement?
KEEPING IT SIMPLE
The Language of Wing Chun
By Shaun Rawcliffe
Body language is defined as the conscious and unconscious movements and postures by which we communicate attitudes and feelings. Like any other form of language, Wing Chun’s physical language must be learnt logically.
THE INNER CIRCLE
Hong Kong 2018
By Jim Roselando Jr.
Hong Kong is a spectacular city. The old, the new, the food, the people and, of course, the Kung Fu! Sifu Roselando looks at the state of the Hong Kong martial art community in 2018.
THE STRAIGHT LEAD
The Secret to Bruce Lee’s Speed
By Jason Korol
A slow fighter is a bad fighter. But everyone can improve his or her speed with the right training. Learn Jeet Kune Do’s secrets to becoming a faster and more efficient fighter.
THE DEADLY WING CHUN BAAT JAAM DO
Insights into the Eight Slash Knives
By Phillip Redmond
The Baat Jaam Do is an integral part of the Wing Chun system. Sifu Redmond explains the positions, drills, applications, and techniques of the Double Knives.
Constructive vs. Destructive Kung Fu
By Erik Larson
Sifu O’Brien discusses important qualities for martial arts students to have, unique aspects of the Wing Chun system, details of the Horse stances, and constructive vs. destructive Kung Fu in training and fighting.
THE ESSENTIAL NATURE OF BONG SAU: ATTACK
By Donald Mak
Using Bong Sau as a defensive fighting technique is rather limited. So, why do we train so hard learning it?
WONG SHUN LEUNG
The Man, The Method, The Documentary (Part 1)
By Dwight Hennings
The late, great Sifu Wong Shun Leung continues to contribute to the on-going story of Wing Chun in the extraordinary documentary Wong Shun Leung: The King of Talking Hands.
COMPETITION IS FOR THE AVERAGE
Why Only the Mediocre Choose To Compete
By Adam Williss
One of the great lies of martial arts is that competition is healthy. Competition is only healthy if you want to be like everyone else. However, if you want to be truly great, you won’t focus on anyone but yourself.
STRUCTURE AND APPLICATION
When You Shift, You Give a Gift
By Dr. Robert Chu
Sifu Chu often tells his students, “When you shift, you give a gift” as you expose your Side or Rear gates. Many people overuse the shift and may inadvertently give a gift to their opponent.
THE KUNG FU GENIUS
What Are Your Top Five Kung Fu Flicks?
By Alex Richter
Sifu Richter discusses a common question he gets, and some of his favourite sources for Kung Fu movie info.
BUILT UPON FUNCTION
How to Pull Your Own Strings
By Mark Hobbs
Sifu Hobbs explores how the beliefs and attitudes of the people around you affect your Wing Chun practice and, ultimately, boost or limit your fighting skills.
Lafayette Harris reviews the following books: Martial Arts Movement for Wing Chun by Alex Richter and The Lo Man Kam Wing Chun System: Stories, Reports and Techniques by Marc Debus.
David Peterson reviews the following movies: The Unity of Heroes, The Monkey King 3, and Operation Red Sea.
Dwight Hennings reviews the following educational DVDs: Robert Chu & Wan Kam Leung Wing Chun Masters Vol. 3 and Moy Yat: Gerk Jong.