PROXIMITY AND ITS MAINTENANCE SHOULD BE THE QUINTESSENTIAL TRAIT OF INDIVIDUALS WISHING TO SPECIALISE IN CLOSE-RANGE COMBAT. WITHOUT MAINTAINING A DISTANCE WHERE ALL FOUR LIMBS CAN STRIKE WITH POWER, WE STRUGGLE TO EXHIBIT THAT CLAIM.
Refining existing models is integral to progression in any endeavour. In exacting modification, we should be unequivocally certain in our discernment prior to making a change. Change should be based on experience, perspective, testing, and reference to ensure that we are moving closer to, not further away from an “ideal”. Concerning Wing Chun, the ideal should always be about improving the efficiency of combat.