Teaching Wing Chun with Honesty and Integrity
By Kleber Battaglia
Sifu Marwan Ebeid has been practising martial arts since he was 13 and Wing Chun for over 20 years. In 2016, Sifu Ebeid founded his association Ving Tsun Martial Art (V.T.M.A.), which is accredited by the Ving Tsun Athletic Association in Hong Kong, and from which he also received his Sifu title. In 2018, he became a student of Sifu Evangelos Vasilakis (master student of Sifu Gary Lam) and now represents his teacher in Germany. A primary aim of Sifu Ebeid is to pass-on the system to the next generation, honestly and unadulterated, and produce skilled fighters and masters.
Introduction to Sticking Hands
The Doctor is In
By Wayne Belonoha
When people think of Chi Sau, they think of learning to fight. Yet there’s an important stage of “Sticking Hands” that is frequently overlooked— the Dohk Sau (“Measuring Hands”) stage.
THE POWER OF PRINCIPLES
The System of Wing Chun Training
Training Tools for Well-Rounded Skills Development
By Carina Cirrincione
Sifu Cirincione explains how a balanced system of Wing Chun training methods is essential for well-rounded and safe skills development.
UNDERSTANDING WING CHUN
The Trigger Switch
By Colin Ward
If you’ve ever wondered about your ability to use Wing Chun when it’s needed, or you won’t have the aggression, here’s a technique that may help.
THE INNER CIRCLE
Pin Sun Wing Chun
Its Origin and Skills Left Behind by Leung Jan
By Jeffrey Taveras & Jim Roselando Jr
In 1978, the Hong Kong Kung Fu community was thriving! Sifu Roselando revisits New Martial Hero’s two classic interviews with Sifu Fung Sang.
THE STRAIGHT LEAD
JKD’s Fighting Measure
Bruce Lee’s Ace in the Hole
By Jason Korol
The fighting measure is the key thing in JKD because it links the striking tools to the footwork. The problem is, many haven’t been taught this vital aspect of the Little Dragon’s fighting method.
CAN I KICK IT?
WSLVT Below the Belt
By Glenn Landers
A deadly game of fooling ourselves can undermine our training from the get-go. Wing Chun demands both logic and tenacity, but honesty is sometimes the hardest quality to master.
The Four Cornerstones of Wing Chun
By Kim Squiers
Sifu Squiers talks about the four cornerstones of Wing Chun, which will give you the ability to overcome, and even transcend, the forces of the physical, mental and spiritual worlds.
THE GIFT AND CURSE OF SPARRING
By Michael Speights
After nearly a decade of hosting open-style sparring sessions, Sifu Speights shares his insights into the benefits and limitations of contemporary sparring, along with tips to help bridge the gap between sparring and real-world violence.
ZYU ZI JUNG
Keeping Wing Chun Strictly Traditional
By Zhang Tian Yu
In Foshan, during the 1940s, there was a well-known Wing Chun teacher called Ziu Zau. We travelled to Zyuhoi where Sifu Zyu Zi Jung teaches this art, which is very rare in China, to learn more about it.
THE CENTRELINE CONCEPT
The Where, When and How
By Terrance Ho
To understand the Wing Chun centreline concept is critical. Sifu Ho explains the where, when and how of the centreline concept.
STRUCTURE AND APPLICATION
In the Praise of Chi Sau
By Dr Robert Chu
Today, many scoff at Wing Chun’s Chi Sau, calling it “unrealistic,” or “impractical”. They often have negative reactions, but it’s safe to say that those who criticise don’t understand it.
THE KUNG FU GENIUS
Failure to Launch
Leung Ting Wing Tsun in the USA
By Alex Richter
Sifu Richter discusses what he believes to be the primary reason for the failure of Leung Ting Wing Tsun in North America.
MY MARTIAL ARTS JOURNEY
To Kick or Not to Kick?
By David Lampert
Whether it is okay to kick in Chi Sau is often discussed in the Wing Chun community. Dave shares his reasoning for why we shouldn’t and why he doesn’t.
Lafayette Harris reviews the following books: Wing Chun’s Foundation: Siu Lim Tao by Jason Korol and Wing Chun Jook Wan Huen System: The Omnibus Edition by Tyler R. Rea.
David Peterson reviews the following movies: Crazy Samurai, The Young Master, and Der Kleine Dicke Mit Dem Superschlag.
Dwight Hennings reviews the following educational DVDs: Sam Chan: Biu Gee and Sifu Fernandez: Lesson 8: Mok Yan Chong (Wooden Dummy) Advanced.