Going with the Flow
By Kleber Battaglia
Sifu Mark Stas first started his martial arts training in 1984 with Karate and Taekwondo before training in a more reality-based Boxing-Grappling system. In the mid-nineties, he discovered Wing Tsun and trained with some of the best instructors in this art. His passion led him to his Wing Flow System, after over 34 years of martial arts practice. From spectacular performances at festivals to interviews in specialised magazines and websites, Sifu Stas entered the Hall of Fame in 2016, 2018 and 2019. He appeared in the “Who is Who of Martial Arts” and was nominated as one of the best 300 martial artists in the world in 2019.
The Menu is Not the Food
The Appearance of Kung Fu
By Wayne Belonoha
Just doing the movements will give the appearance of Kung Fu. This is external, the visible part. There is also an inside, which requires proper practice to develop into a reliable skill.
EMBRACE THE JOURNEY
Yuen Kay San Wing Chun
Alive and Well in 2020
By Alton Miller
Yuen Kay San is well-known to Wing Chun historians, but he never taught for personal gain and only had one disciple—Sum Nung. This Grandmaster’s lineage has had a thriving school in the United States since 1974.
UNDERSTANDING WING CHUN
Learning to Appreciate the Little Things
By Colin Ward
To achieve the big things, we must appreciate the little things, but what can we do to keep drills exciting while gaining a deeper understanding?
THE INNER CIRCLE
Tracing the Roots of Wing Chun
By Alex Danos
Wing Chun historians find it difficult to believe that Ng Mui is the real creator of Wing Chun, and the efforts to separate fact and fiction can be a daunting but very interesting puzzle.
THE STRAIGHT LEAD
The Heavy Bag:
The Essence of Hit & Move
By Jason Korol
Bruce Lee was one of the first martial artists to understand the importance of proper heavy bag training. Even today, many miss out. Learn why it is so important for developing real-world skills.
HENRY MOY YEE
Exposed to More than Wing Chun
By Victor Chung
Sifu Henry Moy Yee emigrated to New York City from Hong Kong in 1964. Before emigrating to the United States, he became a Bai Si disciple of the late Grandmaster Moy Yat, making him one the Grandmaster’s earliest students in New York.
The Secret to Superior Attributes
By Harinder Singh
Mastering weapons is the secret to attribute development. Nothing develops superior body mechanics, timing, spatial relationship, reflexes, reactions, awareness and killer instinct than a sharp blade or a staff.
Going Back to the Source
By Jason Korol
No other school has ever received the personal blessing of Linda Lee, Bruce Lee’s wife. Sifu Abe Santos tells the story of how that came to be.
FOSHAN SNAKE STYLE WING CHUN
Insights by a Modern-Day Master
By Zhang Tianyu
Master Sim Zhi Meng is one of the most accomplished and highly respected masters of the younger generation in Foshan. In this exclusive interview, he is sharing some insights and thoughts about his style of Foshan Snake Wing Chun.
STAND DOWN ON THE CHAIN PUNCH
By Tony Massengill
People who watch Wing Chun videos on YouTube are likely to come away with the impression that the system is a one-trick pony, the “Chain Punch”. However, this method has its drawbacks.
STRUCTURE AND APPLICATION
The Strategy and Tactics of Wing Chun
By Dr Robert Chu
Our tactics in fighting is to take the opponent’s balance and keep them off balance. We don’t need obscure lines data mined from ancient sources—we need to drill our art’s strategy and tactics.
THE KUNG FU GENIUS
The Third Generation Wooden Dummy?
By Alex Richter
Sifu Leung Ting has promoted the idea of the spring-frame Wooden Dummy being a third-generation improvement over the standard slat-frame. Does the hype hold up?
MY MARTIAL ARTS JOURNEY
The Wooden Man
By David Lampert
What is it about the Wooden Dummy that captivates and enchants so many people? Without any doubt, it is like a beacon drawing people towards the art.
Lafayette Harris reviews the following books: Seek the Bridge: Wing Chun Companion Book 3: Chum Kiu by Alex Richter and Wing Chun for the Modern Warrior by Jason Korol.
David Peterson reviews the following movies: The White Storm 2: Drug Lords, Bodies At Rest, and The Protector.
Dwight Hennings reviews the following educational DVDs: Todd Taganashi: Wing Chun Wooden Dummy Vol. 1 Drills & Concepts and William Cheung: Tasmanian Wing Chun Summer Camp 2014.