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Buick Yip: Stories of Wing Chun #01, Biu Jee Footwork

The following took place many years ago, I think it is about time to share.

Me and my American Akita, Chat Chin, used to walk to the fountain in Tsimshatsui East in Kowloon at nights where it is spacious to run, that night, we chased each other, dogs run faster than human, when I am losing him, I whistled and turned back, he took over the chase. In no time he is just right behind me, all at a sudden my adrenaline buildup and I simulated desperation, I must turn back and get him. The chain of movements below is never rehearsed and just came in natural sequence as if having been trained for the situation.

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Interview – Sifu Spange – Creator of Prototype™ Footwork Mats

Today we are excited to interview Sifu Constantine Spange – creator of the most advanced Wing Chun footwork and structure training mats ever made. These tough mats are specially designed for your height and scientifically place your feet where you will have the best structure. Let’s dig in and see what Sifu Spange has to say about them.

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Interview – Wayne Belonoha on Approach to Ip Man Wing Chun

We sat down with Sifu Wayne Belonoha to ask him about his new book, as well as how it, his current books (Wing Chun Compendium vol 1 and 2), his 9 disk Blu-Ray set, and his 55 Video Wing Chun University course all fit together. This is what he had to to say:

EWC: Sifu Belonoha, thanks for taking the time to sit down with us and answer some questions about your books and videos. They are the highest quality Wing Chun instructional materials we’ve ever seen – and probably some of the best in the world of martial arts period.

Sifu Belonoha: First, let me say thanks for asking me to be part of your blog and for taking the time to ask me about my new book. Before answering your questions, I would like to say thanks to my teacher and kung fu family for bringing me the opportunity to write this book. Without their help and guidance, I would not be in this position. I also would like to say that while I am qualified to write a book about Ip Man Style Wing Chun, I am not uniquely so. There are many others who are qualified to write such a book, and some of them more than me. However, as a recognized instructor, I am able to make this humble offering to the wing chun community.

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Interview – German Ferrer on his Customized Butterfly Swords

We recently made some customized swords for one of our customers, Sifu German Ferrer. Sifu Ferrer was kind enough to take some photos of himself with the swords and we thought it might be a great opportunity to ask him some questions about why he chose the design he did and about the process in general.  His design was a mix of elements we use on the Flagship line of Swords and the Tomb Warrior line of swords. This is what he had to say:

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Interview: James Biggica of Warrior Marital Arts Supply

For this interview we sat down with James Biggica, owner of Warrior Martial Art Supply. He is very well known Wooden Dummy craftsman and creates some really innovative marital arts gear!

Since it is Warrior’s 11th year anniversary, we decided to dig deeper into James’ marital arts background and see what new products is coming out with!

Lets see what he had to say!

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Interview – How Sifu Jon Rister Met Franics Fong & Dan Inosanto

You might remember the first part of our interview with Sifu Jon Rister.  In this section of the interview we dive into how he met Sifu Franics Fong & Guro Dan Inosanto.

Lets see what he had to say!

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Interview – Sifu Jon Rister

For today’s interview we sat down with Sifu Jon Rister. He has written a number of books on Wing Chun and has trained under well known teachers like Sifu Franics Fong and Guro Dan Inosanto.

He was nice enough to let us pick his brain about Wing Chun training and the books he wrote.

Let’s see what he had to say!