Taking Wing Chun Into the Future
By Jason Korol
Sifu Harinder Singh says that in 2020 a martial artist should be a jack of all trades and master of one. That one is Wing Chun, making it your “secret weapon” because the entire system is based on adaptability. Rather than constraining us, Sifu Singh explains, Wing Chun opens the door for us to be able to fit in with this or any era. In a day when there’s so much pressure to abandon the foundation, he shows how it’s actually the core of the system that provides the path to freedom.
Don’t Smash the Wooden Dummy
Apply the “Engage and Press” Method
By Wayne Belonoha
Learn the method to generate massive power into your techniques using the soft “Engage and Press” method that’s used by all professional athletes.
EMBRACE THE JOURNEY
Canton Wing Chun
The Basics, Part 1
By Alton Miller
Sifu Miller describes the basic concepts and principles that are taught to his students at the Canton Wing Chun school.
UNDERSTANDING WING CHUN
The Click Method
By Colin Ward
Training in lockdown carries restrictions, but how can we guarantee that what we are training is correct and that we will not all bring mistakes back to the school with us?
THE INNER CIRCLE
A Pioneer Teacher of Gulao Wing Chun
By Fung Geng Daat
The late Sifu Fung Geng Daat, a fourth-generation senior master of Gulao Hoksaan Side-Body Wing Chun, shares first-hand stories about his close friend and training partner, Sifu Fung Gen Ju.
THE STRAIGHT LEAD
Jeet Kune Do and Tyson
The Art of Aggressive Defence
By Jason Korol
Mike Tyson was the epitome of the fearsome counter-puncher—using his defence to set up his offence. Bruce Lee, though he did it at longer range, sought the same thing in JKD.
The Wise Fighter
By Kleber Battaglia
From 1960 to 1968, Sifu Fong studied under the late Master Ho Kam Ming, one of the top students of Grandmaster Ip Man, becoming Master Ho’s best student and toughest fighter. Today, he’s considered to be among the top Wing Chun masters in the world.
THE TAO OF TEACHING
By William Kwok
Why is teaching a fundamental part of expanding our Wing Chun knowledge? Sifu Kwok explores modern education methodologies and their possible integration into martial arts practice.
FISTS OF FURY
Wing Chun’s Punching Arsenal
By Donald Mak
The Chain Punches helped make Wing Chun famous, but we’ve got even more lethal strikes. Some come from the forms, while others are variations of the traditional Wing Chun fist.
THE RARE ART OF SUM JEE WING CHUN
Insights from Master Sum Ging
By Alexander Lee & Jesper Lundqvist
Master Sum Ging is the cousin of the late Grandmaster Sum Nung, the “Father of Guangzhou Wing Chun”. With over 50 years of Wing Chun experience, he is working hard to preserve and promote the art of his father Sum Gee.
CONQUER YOUR FEAR USING WING CHUN
By Henry Araneda
Learn tips and strategies about how you can confront your doubts and fears associated with fighting. Apply a strategic plan and use proven success methods to achieve the ultimate goal in learning Wing Chun, which is to conquer your fear.
STRUCTURE AND APPLICATION
Wing Chun’s Devastating Kicks, Part 2
By Dr Robert Chu
Wing Chun’s devastating kicks are truly ingenious. These come from a crafty degenerate mind that knows how to cause injury to others and is, hopefully, tempered by a kind heart that never uses them.
THE KUNG FU GENIUS
Why Secondary Teachers are Vital
By Alex Richter
Sifu Richter discusses the importance of having a secondary instructor, and how even Grandmaster Ip Man was not just trained by his own Sifu. Who is your outside eye?
MY MARTIAL ARTS JOURNEY
The Engine of Wing Chun
By David Lampert
You often hear Chum Kiu described as the “Engine” of Wing Chun. But is Chum Kiu merely the power booster that supercharges our real engine, “The Core”.
Lafayette Harris reviews the following books: Hill Wing Chun Manual by Jody Hill and The Wisdom of Wing Chun by Brian William Jewell.
David Peterson reviews the following movies: Ip Man 4: The Finale, First Love, and Dragons Forever.
Dwight Hennings reviews the following educational DVDs: Taner Erdogan: Sparring and Applications and Todd Taganashi: Long Pole Volume 1.