The Man Who Lived Twice
By Glenn Landers
Sifu David Peterson needs little introduction with regard to his well-earned position on the global Wing Chun stage. As a renowned first-generation student of the legendary Sifu Wong Shun Leung, his unwavering loyalty to his late friend and mentor is equally matched by his encyclopaedic knowledge, coaching prowess and an unquestionable skillset. However, his achievements extend far beyond the confines of the Kwoon. As an author, filmmaker, Chinese linguist and subject historian, David has accomplished more in one lifetime than most would in two— tirelessly continuing to keep his Sifu’s name and legacy very much alive and punching, now and for many generations to come.
THE MAGIC OF CHI SAU
Unbeatable in Close Combat With Chi Sau
Boosting Boxing and MMA Clinch
By Keith R. Kernspecht
Sifu Kernspecht explores the origins and benefits of Chi Sau, explains it as a total fight but in compressed form, and points out how it can give fighters a decisive edge in close combat situations.
Bridge Into Troubled Waters
Cham Kiu: The Point of Contact
By Glenn Landers
Cham Kiu takes the fight to our opponent but doesn’t leave Siu Nim Tau behind, as concepts of both forms combine to mobilise WSLVT’s genius combat technologies.
Forging the Human Weapon
How To Attack With Legs
By Neil Parris
Although capable of dismantling structures from long and close range alike, kicking remains an under-explored weapon of Wing Chun, but why? Sifu Parris explores some essential considerations.
THE INNER CIRCLE
Wing Chun History
Where Are We Today? (Part Two)
By Jim Roselando Jr
Sifu Roselando delves deeper into Wing Chun’s potential development, exploring topics such as the Snake and Crane theory, the Fujian arts connection, and other intriguing aspects.
THE STRAIGHT LEAD
Supercharge Your Speed
By Jason Korol
Bruce Lee wasn’t fast and mobile by accident. Learn the training drills he swore by that gave him a resounding edge over the enemy.
A WOMAN’S ART
Reclaiming the Feminine Character of Wing Chun
By Michael Speights
As mounting historical evidence casts doubt on the authenticity of the Yim Wing Chun narrative, Sifu Speights explores how the well-known legend holds a key to maintaining the integrity of Wing Chun as it rapidly expands.
Guardian of the Wing Tsun Universe
By Donna Yap
Sifu Ferrante-Bannera shares her journey in Wing Tsun, discussing the unique principles and versatile weapons training of Wing Tsun Universe, and offering advice for aspiring female martial artists.
BRINGING ORDER TO COMBAT CHAOS
Ying Siu Bou Faat: The Yuen Chai Wan Wing Chun Approach
By Chan Hing Gwan and Joyce Zhang
Discover the fundamental fighting strategies of Yuen Chai Wan Wing Chun, a Wing Chun style that prioritises footwork, body positioning and disrupting the opponent’s equilibrium for efficient combat.
Practical Wing Chun’s Most Aggressive Technique
By Choi Yan Shing
Sifu Choi shares his insights and experiences on the concept and usage of the Hoi Da, also known as the “Opening Strike”, one of the core techniques in the Practical Wing Chun system.
UNMASKING THE PERFECT SIFU
Fighter vs Teacher. Which Triumphs?
By Eric Lilleør
Delve into the intriguing debate surrounding a Sifu’s combat prowess versus their teaching abilities, and how these factors impact a student’s journey toward mastery.
STRUCTURE AND APPLICATION
End the Guru Worship
By Dr Robert Chu
Is it time to end the era of Guru worship in martial arts? Sifu Chu calls for critical thinking, skill testing and functional training over outdated myths and lineage claims.
THE KUNG FU GENIUS
Let’s Face It—The Wing Chun Myth is Bogus Too
By Alex Richter
Sifu Richter continues to discuss the problems of historicity, this time tackling the issues of Wing Chun’s creation myth.
WING CHUN’S REBIRTH
Institutionalisation and Uniformity
Why Growth Isn’t Encouraged
By Joseph Musse II
Shedding light on the constraints of uniformity and institutionalisation, Sifu Musse highlights the significance of embracing growth and unlocking the untapped potential within Wing Chun.
Lafayette Harris reviews the following books: Ving Tsun Kung Fu: The Entire Combat System Explained by Gert-Jan Ketelaar & James ter Beek and Legends of the Martial Arts Masters by Susan Lynn Peterson.
Alex Danos reviews the following educational DVD: Samuel Kwok: Mastering Wing Chun Vol 15: Practical Application of Street Self-Defence 2.