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The London Wing Chun Academy for Martial Arts in London.
3rd August 2013

Training on the Wing Chun Wooden Dummy

The Wooden Dummy form in Wing Chun is simply an extension of the empty...
Wing Chun Training in London for Self Defence and Martial Arts.
18th July 2013

Wu Sao in Wing Chun

In Wing Chun, Wu Sao is the rear protective hand within the self defence...
Wing Chun Training in London for Self Defence and Martial Arts.
17th July 2013

Wing Chun is Ambidextrous for Self Defence

To a certain extend Wing Chun could be considered an ambidextrous fighting style. Although,...
Wing Chun and Mixed Martial Arts
10th July 2013

Does Wing Chun Compare to Mixed Martial Arts?

Wing Chun is not a combat sport style of martial art. Wing Chun is...
Wing Chun Training in London for Self Defence and Martial Arts.
6th July 2013

Why Wing Chun Uses a Forward Facing Stance

What are the advantages and disadvantages of always facing forward in comparison to being...
Self Defence, Martial Arts London Wing Chun Academy.
5th July 2013

The Self Defence Stance of Wing Chun

The fighting or self defence stance in Wing Chun is simply a variation of...
Wing Chun Training in London for Self Defence and Martial Arts.
3rd July 2013

What is the Wing Chun Stance for?

Yee Jee Kim Yeung Ma is the foundation stance from which all variations and...
Self Defence, Martial Arts at the London Wing Chun Academy.
28th June 2013

WING CHUN SELF DEFENCE TRAINING

Wing Chun is a perfect martial art for learning self defence. Its simplicity makes...
The London Wing Chun Academy for Martial Arts in London.
27th June 2013

London Wing Chun Interview by Wing Chun Geeks

Sifu Mark Phillips was interviewed for the podcast Wing Chun Geeks. Wing Chun Geeks...
The London Wing Chun Academy for Martial Arts in London.

Training on the Wing Chun Wooden Dummy

The Wooden Dummy form in Wing Chun is simply an extension of the empty hand forms of the Wing Chun system. It relates more so to the concepts of the Siu Nim Tao (1st form) and Chum Kiu (2nd form). In this sense, you could consider training on the Wooden Dummy as an alternative method of developing the physical attributes of the Wing Chun forms.

Wing Chun Training in London for Self Defence and Martial Arts.

Wu Sao in Wing Chun

In Wing Chun, Wu Sao is the rear protective hand within the self defence position or fighting stance of this martial art. In essence, it is the defensive hand of Wing Chun within the structure of Man Sao. Wu Sao could be considered a Wing Chun guard hand. In this context, its function is versatile as it can be moved to protect the face and cover the lower part of the chest, sternum.

Wing Chun Training in London for Self Defence and Martial Arts.

Wing Chun is Ambidextrous for Self Defence

To a certain extend Wing Chun could be considered an ambidextrous fighting style. Although, this sounds hard to learn, the benefits of being versatile enough to use both sides of your body will be of great advantage in a self defence confrontation.

Wing Chun and Mixed Martial Arts

Does Wing Chun Compare to Mixed Martial Arts?

Wing Chun is not a combat sport style of martial art. Wing Chun is a simple style of Self Defence for the ordinary person against the ordinary person.

Wing Chun Training in London for Self Defence and Martial Arts.

Why Wing Chun Uses a Forward Facing Stance

What are the advantages and disadvantages of always facing forward in comparison to being side facing? There are advantages and disadvantages for both. If you are relatively square, the manner in which you generate power is not the same as if your hips and shoulders were slightly turned. When your hips are fully rotated as in a sideways stance, it is possible to generate a tremendous amount of power in a punch or a kick by rotating the hips 90 […]

Self Defence, Martial Arts London Wing Chun Academy.

The Self Defence Stance of Wing Chun

The fighting or self defence stance in Wing Chun is simply a variation of the basic Ma practiced in the basics of this martial art. In this version the leg is placed forward to protect the groin.

What is the Wing Chun Stance for?

Yee Jee Kim Yeung Ma is the foundation stance from which all variations and the Wing Chun fighting stances and footwork are derived. It is essentially this position that influences the footwork of how a Wing Chun fighter moves and generates power.   The Concept Behind the Name The Cantonese name of the basic stance is Yee Jee Kim Yeung Ma, this describes the appearance and feel of the stance. It is the stance from which all three empty hand […]

WING CHUN SELF DEFENCE TRAINING

Wing Chun is a perfect martial art for learning self defence. Its simplicity makes it an effective martial art for close range fighting because it offers a small range of martial art techniques that work well against the majority of people in the majority of self defence situations. Meaning it works well against the ordinary person who may attack you in the street. Wing Chun is science in motion that is pure and simple and adaptable to any self defence […]

The London Wing Chun Academy for Martial Arts in London.

London Wing Chun Interview by Wing Chun Geeks

Sifu Mark Phillips was interviewed for the podcast Wing Chun Geeks. Wing Chun Geeks interviews some the world’s leading authorities and recognised Sifus from the different corners of the globe. So we are proud that our Sifu has been asked to contribute to such a noble forum.