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6th February 2016

How to Knock Someone Out with One Punch

In this week’s video we discuss some simple ideas of how to fight and...
3 Things YOU Must Do to Fight Fear & Intimidation in Self Defence
17th January 2016

3 Things YOU Must Do to Fight Fear & Intimidation in Self Defence

How to Face Fear and Intimidation in a Fight Imagine someone standing in front...
The London Wing Chun Academy
1st January 2016

4 Phases of Preparing for a Fight

There are four phases that combine to create a training cycle when preparing for...
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes in North London | BJJ & MMA
19th December 2015

3 Ways to Avoid Getting Kicked in the Face on the Ground

How to avoid being kicked in the face when trying to stand up from...
The London Wing Chun Academy
4th December 2015

How to Fight with One Arm

How to Fight with One Arm There are aspects of Wing Chun that focus...
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes in North London | BJJ & MMA
21st November 2015

Defending Ground and Pound Attacks with BJJ

In this week’s video instalment we take a break from Wing Chun to look...
Wing Chun Myths Exposed! The Reality of Simultaneous Attack and Defence in a Fight
7th November 2015

The Reality of Simultaneous Attack and Defence in a Fight

Wing Chun is a highly conceptual martial art. A fighting system based on a...
How to Fight Back When Attacked from Behind | Self Defence Training London
24th October 2015

How to Fight Back When Attacked from Behind

How to fight well when you are being attacked from behind depends on two...
Best Takedown Techniques for Wing Chun
18th October 2015

Best Takedown Techniques for Wing Chun

Can you do takedowns in Wing Chun? Well, here are 2 of the best...

How to Knock Someone Out with One Punch

In this week’s video we discuss some simple ideas of how to fight and knock someone out with one punch. Wing Chun is a practical open handed martial art that that is perfect for self defence. As a multi strike style of fighting there is little risk of seriously damaging your hands in a fight.

3 Things YOU Must Do to Fight Fear & Intimidation in Self Defence

How to Face Fear and Intimidation in a Fight Imagine someone standing in front of your face threatening you with violence, what would you do? What would you say? Or where would you look? Here are 3 simple self defence techniques taken from Wing Chun that could make a difference to your personal safety. Watch our video to see the 3 things that you must do to fight fear and intimidation in self defence. How to fight fear and intimidation […]

The London Wing Chun Academy

4 Phases of Preparing for a Fight

There are four phases that combine to create a training cycle when preparing for Beimo. These involve the physical and psychological preparation of the athlete, factors crucial to Beimo preparation.   Phase 1. Core Skills and Conditioning The first phase is the Core Skills and Conditioning Phase which should last up to 16 weeks. This is the foundation period in which you are developing your aerobic conditioning in addition to acquiring new fighting skills or addressing any technical weaknesses in […]

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes in North London | BJJ & MMA

3 Ways to Avoid Getting Kicked in the Face on the Ground

How to avoid being kicked in the face when trying to stand up from the ground is an important skill for self defence training. As simple as it may sound, it is difficult to stand up safely when pushed to the ground during a fight.

How to Fight with One Arm

How to Fight with One Arm There are aspects of Wing Chun that focus on training with one arm. For example Dan (Single) Chi Sao or even certain Gwor Sao drills. Why do Wing Chun students practice so often with one arm and is it really practical for fighting? Does it teach you how to fight to with one arm? The answer is simple. Training with one arm allows you to develop your ability equally without having dominance with one […]

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes in North London | BJJ & MMA

Defending Ground and Pound Attacks with BJJ

In this week’s video instalment we take a break from Wing Chun to look at some simple Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) Self Defence concepts of how to defend against punches to your face when you’ve been unexpectedly thrown to the ground. The term ‘Ground and pound’ is normally associated with Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), but refers to the attack in which someone throws you to the ground, mounts you, and then punches you in the face. As brutal as it […]

Wing Chun Myths Exposed! The Reality of Simultaneous Attack and Defence in a Fight

The Reality of Simultaneous Attack and Defence in a Fight

Wing Chun is a highly conceptual martial art. A fighting system based on a number of key concepts that make Wing Chun an effective combat system. Central to these concepts is the principle of Economy of Motion, an idea of the moving as efficiently and directly as possible when fighting or in self defence.

How to Fight Back When Attacked from Behind

How to fight well when you are being attacked from behind depends on two key factors. Firstly, that you move in the correct direction when being attacked. Secondly, and this is important, that you can see what’s happening behind you in your fight for survival. We teach a very simple system of self defence when attacked from behind. Of course, you can’t fight or defend yourself if you can’t see the punch in the first place. This means that self […]

Best Takedown Techniques for Wing Chun

Best Takedown Techniques for Wing Chun

Can you do takedowns in Wing Chun? Well, here are 2 of the best takedowns that can easily be added to your Wing Chun or Chi Sao training. We use them in our regular San Da (San Shou Kickboxing) classes run at the London Wing Chun Academy, but they can easily be used with a range of Wing Chun techniques in sparring, Chi Sao, or even in Self Defence. The technique simply relies on leverage to knock your opponent or […]