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Our Wing Chun School

Our Wing Chun school, West Coast Wing Chun, is situated in Long Beach, Ca near LBCC and the city of Lakewood, in Southern Los Angeles County in California, USA. 

Our Chief Instructor,  Master Bryan Talbot, is the US Representative of Grandmaster Samuel Kwok Martial Arts Association , the only disciple of both Ip Man’s sons, the late Ip Ching and Ip Chun. Our instructors are certified and hold valid teaching permits and undergo rigorous instructor training.  

We teach the entire, authentic Wing Chun System to both youth and adults.

In Person Wing Chun School

UPDATE APRIL 27th, 2021
Our projected re-Grand Opening for in-person classes is projected to be on June 15, 2021 as this is when the Governor plans to completely re-open the economy.  This will, however, depend on any changes that come forward to us by the state and local governments as it is our intent to abide by all the rules and regulations put forward by the CDC.  

When we re-open, we will be adopting an exciting Hybrid model of teaching Wing Chun that will incorporate both live stream and in-person classes.  This means our Zoom classes/live stream interactive classes will still be available to all, and our in-person classes will be live-streamed. 

We will fully be incorporating the technology that is available to us so our students have access to more classes, testing and will have access to training no matter their hectic schedule or lives.   

To get a jump start on learning…why not join us online?  

Thank you for your patience.  We wish you health and happiness, 
Sifu Bryan Talbot and Sifu Kim Squiers

We are currently working on a plan that is in line and accordance with state and local guidelines for re-opening.  We are assessing not only what is necessary to accommodate their guidelines, but what is going to create optimal learning of Wing Chun in a changing world.  Please bear with us as there is much to sort out to keep everyone learning and safe.  We should have an update for you soon. 

Thank you to all of our students who embraced the concept of “adaptability” and have stuck through the crazy times with us.  We appreciate your loyalty, commitment and practice of such a key martial arts concept.  
Sifu Talbot and Sifu Squiers

Due to the Covid-19 virus, we are unable to teach Wing Chun at our location in Long Beach, Ca. 

It is our priority to keep our Wing Chun students and the Long Beach community safe.  Abiding by the orders of the California governor and the protocol put forth by California Department of Public Health is important to us. When we are able to teach with full contact safely, we will re-open the kwoon.  

Please learn more about our Virtual Online Wing Chun School that offers live Wing Chun classes

Wing Chun

What is Wing Chun?

Wing Chun 詠春 Kung Fu is a martial arts system that originated in Southern China.  It was created by a female nun, Ng Moi and was later modified by Grandmaster Ip Man in Hong Kong.  Bruce Lee, the world’s most recognized martial artists, popularized Wing Chun in the United States during the middle of the twentieth century, and additionally used the art as the foundation of his particular fighting style and philosophy, Jeet Kuen Do.  More recently, the success of the Ip Man movies rekindled interest in Wing Chun across the world. 

Wing Chun Kung Fu is a system of self-defense and empowerment based on Principles and Concepts that can be applied in both scopes.  As a system of self-defense, the art makes use of scientific principles to overcome force of a bigger and stronger opponent. Additionally, it utilizes short-range power and sensitivity of touch, as seen through the use of Chi Sau or Sticky Hands.  

The Core Principles of Wing Chun are Relaxation, Center-line, Economy, Facing and Yin/Yang.  Great emphasis is placed on concepts of efficiency, structure, power, and speed. Wing Chun makes use of quick, changing angles, simultaneous attack and defense, agile footwork and low, practical kicks. 

Wing Chun’s open hand forms are Siu Lim Tao  (Little Idea Form), Chum Kiu (Seeking the Bridge Form), and Biu Gee (Thrusting Fingers Form).  The Wing Chun weapons are the Luk Dim Boon Kwun (6 1/2 Point Long Pole), and the Baat Cham Do (Eight Cutting Knives).  We also practice form on the Wing Chun Wooden Dummy.  

Wing Chun’s traditional training equipment are the Wing Chun Wooden Dummy, Tripodal (Kicking) Dummy, and Wall Bag.  

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Siu Lim Tao

Siu Lim Tao is the primary open hand form of Ip Man Wing Chun Kung Fu.  Why was it named “little idea”?  Ip Man alludes to the necessity of the concentration of practice in the form, as well as the disconnection of thought.  In this case, the definition of 小 may mean “few” or few thoughts. 

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How to Find the Best Wing Chun Lineage

How to Find the Best Wing Chun Lineage

Finding a great Wing Chun lineage to train with is paramount to your success on your Wing Chun path. We’ve put together a guide to help you determine which lineage is the best match for you.

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Can You Learn Wing Chun Online?

Can you learn Wing Chun Online?

The question, “Can you learn Wing Chun online?” comes up a lot in social media threads.

More often than not, it inspires fight-club style typing brawls across the digital web. Stay clear and on course.

The answer depends on an individual’s mindset, the approach and the chosen instructor.

Ultimately, if a person wants to learn Wing Chun and the online format is an option, it is viable.

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Our Wing Chun Curriculum is the most thorough and comprehensive Wing Chun Training from start to finish.  We teach the entire Ip Man Wing Wing Chun System in a well thought out and planned course of action which allows our students to progress quickly and efficiently, building upon a strong foundation.  

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