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WHY A BOOT CAMP APPROACH TO LEARNING WING CHUN?

By on Sep 15, 2018 in Ip Man Kung Fu Blog | 0 comments

WHY A BOOT CAMP APPROACH TO LEARNING WING CHUN?1. Everyone in the Wing Chun Boot Camp class is starting on the same page.  Everyone is sharing the same goal: to learn the information or motions the instructor has put forth.  When entering into a mixed-level class, the higher level student ends up trying to teach the beginner student and is not able to practice at...

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Fan Sau – Continuous Motion in Life and Kung Fu

By on Jun 9, 2018 in Ip Man Kung Fu Blog | 0 comments

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...

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

By on May 22, 2015 in Ip Man Kung Fu Blog |

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

The Importance of Daily Practice

By on Feb 16, 2015 in Ip Man Kung Fu Blog | 0 comments

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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