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3 WAYS TO STAY MOTIVATED IN MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING & NOT GIVE UP!

Motivation is your ability to begin and continue action. It’s what makes you wake up and want to train day in and day out. But how do we maintain our motivation when training becomes mundane? The Reality of Learning Martial Arts Before we discuss the simple steps to improve your motivation for martial arts training, let’s first briefly examine the reality of learning any skill. What day- to- day training is really about. “The Grind” appears when the new and exciting […]

Pro Boxing: Clinch Fighting Tips & Tricks

Wing Chun vs Boxing: Testing Wing Chun Chi Sao Skills on a PRO Boxer Watch the video below for a simple analysis about what happened.   About John McDermott John McDermott is an English heavyweight boxer from England. He is a two-time challenger for the British Heavyweight title and is the current English Heavyweight title holder. On 18 April 2008, McDermott won the vacant English heavyweight title, knocking out Pele Reid in the second round. He had fought for the […]

Setting Up the Double Over Hook Throw for Street Fights

Here’s a great alternative to punching that will end a Fight in Seconds. It’s taken from Jiu Jitsu and relies on throwing or slamming a bad guy to the concrete floor! The technique is to clinch and throw; that’s the knockout strike. The fall in itself can injure and disorientate your attacker. This gives you another option for Self Defence. There are 2 main ways to set up this throw: 1) To counter their punches Cover up and close the […]

3 Important Factors that Affect Your Performance in Fights

In the actual moment of a fight, how can you improve your performance? How can you fight better during the event itself? Surprisingly, the answer has little to do with fighting technique or fitness, but more to do with your motivational psychology.   Fighting performance can be seen as the sum of 3 components: The First component is the sum of your fighting abilities, your mental, physical, and technical skills. To a certain extent these are fixed when you enter a contest […]

MMA: THE TRADITIONAL WING CHUN TECHNIQUE JON JONES USES TO WIN FIGHTS

Why Oblique kick the knees in MMA? Stomp kicks are effective in Self Defence as well as in mixed martial arts (MMA). You only have to look at any Jon Jones fight to see the effectiveness of his famous oblique (stomp) kick at his opponents’ knees. In fact, this is a key kicking attack in Wing Chun, and often underestimated by many in the martial arts or self defence community. Better yet it’s legal to use in MMA today. It […]

THE LWCA CODE OF CONDUCT (FOR PARENTS & GUARDIANS)

The London Wing Chun Academy CODE OF CONDUCT For the Parents and Guardians of Little Dragons, Under 12s and Under 16s. This code of conduct applies to all parents/carers of the young students at our Academy. The purpose of it is to promote an ambient environment, positive training experience and longevity of training for students. Furthermore, it is to protect students, parents and LWCA staff from unpleasant experiences at our Academy. We expect all parents to adhere to the guidelines […]

3 Key Tips to OVERCOME FEAR & take a PUNCH

The fear of being punched is a common problem, particularly for beginners. After all, how can you fight well if you’re afraid of getting hit? Here are 3 KEY TIPS to overcome it.

This FS Tactical Workshop is presented by Dr Mark Phillips, Presenter of Fight Science TV, Criminal Psychologist, Wing Chun Illustrated Columnist, and currently head instructor of the London Wing Chun Academy.

Fight Science Tactical Workshop New York 2017

*Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to train with one of the leading Wing Chun practitioners in New York on 23rd September 2017*

Rafael Lovato Jr. Seminar 2017 at London Wing Chun Academy

Fantastic Seminar with Rafael Lovato Jr. at LWCA (With Photos!)

A big thank you to Professor Lovato Jr. and our students and visitors for making this such a fantastic night.

1 Simple Trick to Punch Harder: SHOCKWAVE Power Comes from the Ground

It doesn’t matter what Martial Art you practice, what you need to know is that power comes from the ground. Get this right and you can deliver knockout punches or strikes in seconds. Regardless of how small you are.