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The London Wing Chun Academy for Martial Arts & Fitness Classes in London.

Free Open Day – Saturday 26th April @ 3.30pm. Come look around.

Are you interested in getting fit, and staying healthy while learning to defend yourself? Then consider joining our unique 4 week martial arts and fitness course for new starters. You don’t need to be fit or have any experience in martial arts or Wing Chun. We will motivate and inspire you to train to improve your fitness and your self defence capability. In light of our next Beginners Martial Arts & Fitness course we are holding an Open Day for […]

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LWCA Fight Team Succeeds in BCCMA San Shou Tournament

The format of the competition was simple. Three 2 minute rounds, the winner is decided by knock out, or points accumulated by clean strikes, throws, takedowns, or push outs. Under these rules, three fighter’s from the London Wing Chun Academy won one gold and two silver medals.

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The Challenge of Martial Arts: A woman’s perspective

Training martial arts is fraught with challenges. There will always be people bigger, better, stronger than you. So, the question remains: Are these challenges greater for women, and does it affect their ability to learn a martial art?

The London Wing Chun Academy for Martial Arts & Fitness Classes in London.

Why Train at the London Wing Chun Academy

We have been creating the complete martial artist since 1989. Our approach is simple, professional, and unique to our gym. Regardless of who you are we have something for everyone, whether you wish to train for pure self defence, to improve your fitness, or even competitive fighting. The London Wing Chun Academy is a professional centre of martial arts excellence in London. Our approach is a blend of traditional martial arts and modern fitness training methods that won’t be found […]

The London Wing Chun Academy for Martial Arts & Fitness Classes in London.

How Wing Chun Weapons Improve Your Strength & Fitness

Wing Chun weapons may have been a practical form of combat in the old days, but do these weapons truly relate to modern fitness training for martial arts? The simple answer is yes they do.

The London Wing Chun Academy for Martial Arts & Fitness Classes in London.

The Eight Cutting Knives: Does it unlock your ability?

Baat Jaam Dao means eight cutting knives. Although, the weapon is a short Broadsword with a guard. The name of the form refers to the number of different angles the blade cuts through. This martial arts form represents the highest pinnacle of Wing Chun study, where only the chosen few are taught this unique approach to fighting. However, what makes this weapon form so special and can it really make you a great empty hand fighter?

The London Wing Chun Academy for Martial Arts & Fitness Classes in London.

Luk Dim Boon Kwun (Dragon Pole) Form: Should you learn it?

Historically the Wing Chun Pole form is thought to have been modelled on the Dragon style of Kung Fu. However, what is the significance of the Wing Chun Pole form in modern practice, and would learning it really make a difference to applying your Wing Chun in today’s world?

The Importance of the Wing Chun Centre Line Theory

The Centre Line Theory of Wing Chun is considered a major component of this martial art style, but why is it so important to understand? On a simplistic level, the centre line theory provides a guide to inflict damage on the human body. Yet on a conceptual level, the centre line theory offers a strategy for fighting and even self defence.

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Try Our San Shou Kickboxing

San Shou (also known as San Da) Kickboxing could be considered the modern application of traditional Chinese martial arts. San Shou (San Da) Kickboxing is not a martial art in itself, rather a format of fighting that combines striking with punches, kicks, elbows and knees for professional fighters, with wrestling, takedowns, throws, and leg catches. This style of fighting truly encapsulates all ranges of stand up combat, which transfers nicely to self defence application. Yet, San Shou Kickboxing is derived […]

The London Wing Chun Academy for Martial Arts & Fitness Classes in London.

How Training a Martial Art Can Improve Your Life

Martial arts training teaches true values for living a well rounded and healthy life. Not only does practicing a martial art instils the right values and attitudes that are conducive to Self Defence, but you’ll improve your fitness and well-being.  Through struggle and adversity a martial arts student builds character and the ability to overcome hardships that are placed in front of them. Some may think that only competitive martial arts, such as Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, […]