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Fan Sau – Continuous Motion in Life and Kung Fu

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Fan Sau Continuous Motion in Life and Kung Fu Constant motion refers to any type of motion that fits either of the following two principles: (1) the distance traveled by the object is the same for each second, or (2) the speed of the object changes by the same amount each second. Thus, the structure of a Continuous Motion technique “Fan Sau” is attributed to changes in speed and economy of motion. Much like the distance traveled or changes in speed, a person’s life as well as his/her training, flows in similar principalities. Fan Sau can be...

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Donnie Yen’s ‘powerful’ Wing Chun leaves boxer Mike Tyson with FRACTURED FINGER

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We were all a little surprised when Mike Tyson was cast opposite Donnie Yen in the next Ip Man movie. Everyone I know is a bit curious to see how this will play out in real life and on the big screen…and our first bit of gossip about the interaction is actually not so surprising.

Finger injuries are among the most common in Wing Chun. Because our art involves manual dexterity, a nimbleness of our hands, we are more vulnerable to sprains and breaks to the digits. We even use our fingers to attack directly to the eyes or to add explosive power to pulling or slapping motions (lop sau or an exploitive pak sau).

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The Importance of Daily Practice

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The Importance of Daily Practice

There is an old saying that Kung fu training is 10 percent learning and 90 percent practice. If our time spent learning from our instructors in class counts as that 10 percent learning, what of the other 90 percent? This of course comes in the form of our own personal training at home, without this training how can we hope to make the progress that will allow us to reach our goals?

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Samuel Kwok – All Points on a Triangle

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Article originally published in 2012 and was written as a response to the article in Wing Chun Illustrated Issue #3 named. “The Wing Chun Evangelist” and written by Stephen Dyde. They’re calling him “The Wing Chun Evangelist,” and they couldn’t be more spot on. Grandmaster Kwok is tireless in his passion for spreading the word of Ip Man Kung Fu.  He is relentless in his pursuit of the truth according to Ip Man.  And one touch of his hands will convert you.  Make you a believer of an art that has been...

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