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Although the book focuses mainly on the Aumei style of Wing Chun from Yuen Kay San/Sum Neng lineage, Secret Origin of Wing Chun is a must-read for any practitioner because it provides in-depth insights into the historical and philosophical roots of Wing Chun, and how they apply to effective fighting. Highly recommended.
I was hungry for knowledge as a child and always interested in martial arts, but did not know exactly what path to follow...
Soft style Wing Chun kung fu does not only refer to being soft or weak. Soft refers to fluid, relaxed and a constantly flowing force.
There are many ways to strangle an opponent. The choke that is commonly known as the “Arm Triangle Choke” is when the opponent is side mounted and trapped with one arm above the head, while the person executing the technique applies a pressured lock that limits the oxygen and stops the blood flow through the Corrupted Artery causing unconsciousness and possibly even death.
The pak sau was the first technique I learned in my former Wing Chun school...
MMA is now probably the most popular sport that hit the mainstream. Growing up as a child I was always intrigued by how a fighter who seems disadvantaged at the bottom during a ground fight can still control and beat bigger, stronger opponent.
Andrews fight clips showed how we are taught to understand all the different ranges and the different possibilities of technique and combinations that can be used to deal with our opponents.
Truly impressive! How else do you describe Sifu Tom Wong? He is by far the most technically superior martial artist I've ever known.
The historical Fung Siu Ching was a Wing Chun expert during the Ching Dynasty, who was a former Tai Chi master and expert before learning Wing Chun Kung Fu from the famous opera singer Dai Fa Min Gam.
This is about a student angry at the teacher. Ungrateful that only after a year and a half part time training he could beat a boxer twice his age with 20 years of experience.
When I was doing the sparring test against Bobo (who is a bit shorter than me), the attack that was difficult for me to flopping wing was the low punch. Because I had my hands up guarding my face, I could never really lower them to the level of his punch fast enough to use the flopping wing against it.
Hey Sifu, I couldn’t wait to write to you about what happened tonight. I was on my way to work on the bus when about an hour ago I was walking down the street on my cell phone. Four gangsters across the street from the hospital I work at were hitting me up and looking mean at me.
Wing Chun is typically known as just a short range style. It is for this reason that many martial artists frown upon the style, many fail to master it, and many practice its forms and sticky hands but when they fight they look like they use another style such as kick boxing.
I am a fanatic martial arts enthusiast. I am also a Bruce Lee fan. Like many of my friends moving in and out of the many different styles of martial arts, I learned the traditional ways and the modern ways of various martial art schools.
Two reporters in their late-20's came to visit Sifu Tom Wong. Both were about my height at 6ft. One carried a note pad, and the other carried 2 cameras. Sifu offered them some food and drink before they started the interview with questions about his background and reasons why Sifu began studying the art of Wing Chun.
Having been studying Wing Chun with Sifu Wong and meeting Grandmaster Sum Nung, I am here to write about some of my experiences and understanding about Yuen Kay San Wing Chun.
What I learn and often neglected in kung fu is a topic that society at large is need of a heay dose of.
Since 1980 I studied Sum Neng Wing Chun, De Su(chinese ground fighting) and WuDong chi-gung under Sifu Tom Wong.
I feel like I am a better man for having known you. It is a privilege for me to study under you and learn your kung fu. Actually its much more than just kung fu. Culture, family, and more importantly how to be a father.
Like badges of honor, Tom Wong proudly wears the scars of knife wounds on his right forearm and left hand. They are a symbol of where he has been and what the past has made him.
The story of Thomas Wong reads like an award-winning screenplay - a Bruce Lee martial arts screenplay, anyway.
As I heard a story about my respectful JKD grandmaster Jerry Poteet, a very honorable teacher, who had first met Sifu Tom Wong in the early 80s, (Jerry was a direct student of Bruce lee), and he followed his famous teacher and said "…feeling is believing!" and " …most classical Kung Fu is a mess…" after hours of discussion of Wing Chun Kung Fu Theory with Sifu Wong.