A Spiritual Warrior
By Jack Leung
With 30 years of training in a range of martial arts including Jiu-Jitsu, Kali, Silat, and Western Boxing, Sifu Kleber Battaglia brings a refreshing perspective to the origins and purpose of Chinese Kung Fu, breaking the myth and mystique behind traditional martial arts with historical and scientific evidence. Since 2010, he has made China his home, serving as the regional director of Practical Wing Chun China, under his Sifu, Grandmaster Wan Kam Leung, while travelling around the country to learn from the last generation of Chinese masters still alive. The last several years, Sifu Battaglia has been integrating Internal Chinese styles with his Practical Wing Chun practice, including Yi Quan, Tai Ji, Wenshengquan, and Emei 12 Zhuang.
Avoiding Uncalculated Risks
By Wayne Belonoha
Understanding the fundamental concepts of risk management will help you to improve your skills by letting you focus on the things that genuinely will help you grow.
MOON POINTING FINGER
A Punch Is Just A Punch;
A Kick Is Just A Kick (Part One)
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 Science of Elbow Strikes
Myths vs Reality
By Shaun Rawcliffe
When striking with an elbow, it seems that many don’t truly understand the mechanics required to maximise its effectiveness, replacing skill with brute force.
THE INNER CIRCLE
Gulao 2018: Part Two
By Jim Roselando Jr.
Sifu Roselando digs deeper into Leung Jan’s family, setting a family timeline, discuss the old style, introduce Fung Yee Min, and much more.
THE STRAIGHT LEAD
The Goalie of Jeet Kune Do
By Jason Korol
Jeet Kune Do couldn’t be what it is without the brutal simplicity of the intercepting lead punch. But the straight lead also won’t function properly without the parry, JKD’s goalie, backing it up.
ANTHONY MOY TUNG DANDRIDGE
Develop the Science Within You
By Barry O’Brien
One of Grandmaster Moy Yat’s closest disciples talks about his Sifu’s legacy, the science in the system, the nature of Kung Fu training, and mastery of violence for health and self-defence.
The World’s Greatest Puncher
By Jason Korol
It is a tragedy that many from the new generation don’t know who Jack Dempsey was and, more importantly, what impact he had on the Little Dragon and Jeet Kune Do.
WING CHUN WOMEN
Wing Chun does not Discriminate
By Antonella Spatola
Principles of Wing Chun are universal—they can be taught to all regardless of gender, age, or physical ability.
The True Spirit of Wing Chun
By Kleber Battaglia
Sifu Clark Tang is the founder of Wing Chun Temple, a disciple of Grandmaster Wong Long Ching and is his Chief Instructor for his lineage in the West. His mission? To pass down his passion for the art to ultimately pursue Love, Peace, Compassion, Unity and Harmony.
THE MOK YAN JONG
By Jimmy Manfredy
Sifu Manfredy takes you through a four-phase plan that will increase your utilisation of the Wooden Dummy to improve your speed, accuracy, and power for more fluid application of technique.
STRUCTURE AND APPLICATION
Wing Chun Punches
Training for Free Fighting
By Dr. Robert Chu
Training in the air or the Wooden Dummy is not realistic enough, nor is training with a partner without contact. Besides sparring with protective gear, drilling with striking target pads and focus mitts is the first step.
THE KUNG FU GENIUS
No Red Carpet for You Buddy
By Alex Richter
Sifu Richter discusses why he doesn’t always roll out the red carpet for certain potential visitors to his schools. Their attitude, not lineage, is the deciding factor.
BUILT UPON FUNCTION
Aims, not Goals
By Mark Hobbs
Sifu Hobbs unpacks the distinction between Aims and Goals and shows how to apply it to Wing Chun practice to rapidly improve your practice and skills.
Lafayette Harris reviews the following books: Bruce Lee: A Life by Matthew Polly and Biu Tze: The Third Form of the Lo Man Kam Wing Chun System by Marc Debus.
David Peterson reviews the following movies: Colour of the Game, Gintama, and Legend of the Demon Cat.
Dwight Hennings reviews the following educational DVDs: Sifu Sergio: Kam Na Grabbing and Controlling – Part One: Joint Lock Techniques and Sifu Salvador Sanchez: Taows Academy 03 – Chi Sao.