We are always curious to hear the different perspectives of Wing Chun teachers from around the world. More often than not, from lineage to lineage, or Sifu to Sifu, you will hear different answers to the same question. Which is why we set out to ask the SAME questions about Sil Lim Tao to a handful of well known WC instructors.
First let’s introduce the Sifus we interviewed for this article.
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This article is an excerpt from Tyler Rea’s Jook Wan Huen Bamboo Ring Article: The Devil is in the Details Part 5, which you can download by clicking the link. The Jook Wan Huen is trained in 2 primary ring positions, one with the arms inserted parallel to each other in the ring. The other with the arms polarized in alternating positions. For easier reading the Jook Wan Heun or Bamboo Ring/Hoop will be abbreviated to simply the JWR throughout the rest of the article. Read Full Post
After watching one of Sifu Tyler Rea’s videos about Lee Bing Choi Linage Chi Sau, I found
myself asking a lot of questions. If you are unfamiliar with the style, this type of Chi Sau is nothing like “traditional Ip Man” Chi Sau. If anything, it looks more like Tai Chi Push hands with Wing Chun shapes.
We contacted him, asked a bunch of questions, and decided to share his answers with you! Read Full Post
With thousands if not millions of Wing Chun practitioners around the world, it is impossible that every single person fights the same way or uses the same methods to study Chi Sau. Which lead us to wonder, how do other styles of Wing Chun train Chi Sau?
The goal of this article is to briefly investigate how a handful of lineages of Chi Sau. Clearly there are MUCH more out there, we happened to pick four. Read Full Post
One issue that many Wing Chun people struggle with is “how to punch harder.” The truth is there is NO magic bullet or special technique that will allow you to suddenly punch harder and faster. It takes a lot of time, energy and practice. In this post we decided to talk about 7 training tools used to increase punching power that we think you should be aware of.
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