Modern Methods of Imparting Traditional Wing Chun
By Eric Lilleør
Sifu Terrance Ho is a disciple of Master Dennis Lee, the current Chairman of the Ving Tsun Athletic Association in Hong Kong and a disciple of the late Grandmaster Ip Ching. After three years of intensive training with Master Dennis Lee, Terrance set up a school, and it is now the largest school in Singapore. His school is one of two sub-associations of the Ving Tsun Ip Ching Athletic Association in the world, meaning the school is authorised by the late Grandmaster Ip Ching to impart his lineage of Wing Chun. Sifu Terrance is also the representative for the Dennis Lee Ving Tsun Martial Arts Association in Southeast Asia.
The Real Centre
It’s Not the Centreline
By Wayne Belonoha
To avoid falling or being off-balanced, movement must come from the centre of gravity. Learn and practise this method so that you can deliver power from the ground while remaining stable.
CLOSING THE CIRCLE
Siu Lim Tao
Knowing the Self
By Kim Squiers
Sifu Squiers proposes that Siu Lim Tao is about discovering and aligning the three aspects of self: body, soul and mind.
The Power of Repetition
Making It Natural
By Neil Parris
Learn how to make repetition work for you. Sifu Parris explains two paths. One leads to functionality, the other to dysfunction, although both stem from the same source—repetition.
THE INNER CIRCLE
Gulao Wing Chun Footwork
A Deeper Discussion
By Jim Roselando Jr
Gulao Wing Chun is rich with footwork designed for close-body fighting. Sifu Roselando reviews the training and tactics taught by Leung Jan.
THE STRAIGHT LEAD
The Most Powerful Punch in the World
By Jason Korol
In a real self-defence situation, you won’t have gloves and hand wraps to save you from poor technique. Discover why Bruce Lee favoured the Leading Straight Punch.
FAREWELL, CHAN SIFU
By Alex Richter
As a tribute to one of the most significant influences in his Wing Chun career, Sifu Richter pays homage to the late Sifu Chan Chee Man.
TWO HANDS, ONE ARM, NINE FEET
More Than Just A Long Tradition
By Glenn Landers
As an integral part of our fighting skill-base, the Luk Dim Boon Gwan has long been described as “The Sound of One-Arm Fighting”—an intriguing notion, but does WSLVT’s Long Pole really earn its place in the system?
SAI FA KUEN
The Pathway to Expressing Power
By Kahar Saidun
Everyone talks about Ging, but how do we develop power? Learn how Yip Kin Wing Chun’s Sai Fa Kuen form maps the seven steps to developing Ging and how to expand it.
THE SNAKE HANDS OF YIU CHOI WING CHUN
By Zhang Tian Yu
One of the more widely practised Wing Chun styles in Foshan today is the Snake Style Wing Chun. We sat down with Sifu Sim Zhi Meng to talk about the Snake Hands of Yiu Choi Wing Chun.
IS WING CHUN FOR DEFENCE OR OFFENCE?
By Adam Williss
Does Wing Chun seek to strike first? Sifu Williss discusses Wing Chun’s overall fighting strategy and whether it aims to “strike first” with offence or if it waits to respond until an attack occurs.
STRUCTURE AND APPLICATION
Hawkins Cheung’s Jeet Kune Do
By Dr Robert Chu
Sifu Hawkins Cheung was in a unique position to experience JKD from the source with no tools, no eclecticism, no kickboxing, just simple, direct, economical movement and interception. His was a direct expression of the Intercepting Fist.
THE KUNG FU GENIUS
Reflections on Solo Training: Part 2
By Alex Richter
Sifu Richter continues discussing the relative value of solo training.
MY MARTIAL ARTS JOURNEY
What’s It All About?
By David Lampert
Chi Sau training used correctly is a wonderful thing, but it’s not the be-all and end-all, and it definitely does not define your fighting ability.
Lafayette Harris reviews the following books: Wing Chun Unchained: Unlocking Wing Chun’s Potential by Tony Massengill and Wing Chun Applications: From the School to the Street by Jason Korol.
David Peterson reviews the following movies: Warriors Two and The Prodigal Son (Limited Edition Set), Legendary Weapons of China, and Riki-Oh: Story of Ricky.
Alex Danos reviews the following educational DVDs: Sifu Sergio: The Secret of Chinese Chain Punching and Randy Williams: Combat Drills Part 2 – Advanced Blocks and Traps.