https://www.facebook.com/mark.ho.372/videos/10220968731985606 Mark (Ho) shared the above video on 21 September 2020. Alongside Mark brought readers’ attention to the following: “The Teachings of Chu Shong TinFundamental Sung Action Number 1: Tead (Sink)Applying ‘Tead’ to the pole by releasing from shoulder to wristKin Chow Woon (Shoulder Elbow Wrist)” Mark’s highlight attracted my attention on the “Chow” –Continue reading “Jackscrew at Elbow, Transmitting Shoulder’s “Tead” Power to the Pole”
In the post Adhesively Wrap-hold a Weapon – Hold It Sticky, I suggested that practising circling palm is a direct way of turning the palm to hold sticky. In this post I’ll elaborate. The circling palm is frequently performed in-between two moves, whenever a hand reaches the farthest extent in the front by progressing, punching,Continue reading “Circling Palm – An Effective Gateway to Sticky Wrap-holding”
Perhaps it is not hard to deliver ONE powerful punch; perhaps it is not that hard to deliver ONE fast powerful punch too; but it is hard to maintain the same level of power and speed throughout alternate left and right continuous punching. In the footage there are 3 episodes of Sifu’s demonstrations that willContinue reading “Speedy, Continuous, Powerful Punching: Spine Oscillating Rib Cage”
Johnny Dutch: Hi, I have been enjoying your posts and have some ideas that you might consider discussing in future posts. One is on the penetrating quality of the wing chun punch and how this works…… Me: I will try to discuss “penetrating” from another perspective, by answering this question: When your punch lands onContinue reading “Penetrating Punch – How does it work? – Johnny Dutch”
I first recap on the typical way of practising kicking, based on my observation in Sifu’s goon (in Cantonese, means training hall): Raise one leg up to the position the foot palm faces the front when practising SNT. Use the middle limb of the wooden dummy: navigate the leg led by the knee above andContinue reading “My Way of Training on Kicking”
The end aim of the Wing Chun kick is to stamp. It is in line with, and can be regarded as a direct result of, one of the foundational principles of Wing Chun, the facing intent. This would, in the immediate sense, mean that you “face” the opponent’s incoming kick and due to maintaining theContinue reading “Long-range Kick: Stamping Due to Facing Intent”
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Hi, I’m Eddie Chan, a devoted practitioner and trainer dedicated to Wing Chun in the lineage of the late Grandmaster Chu Shong Tin, my beloved and respectable Sifu. Writing has long been a means of mine to communicate and propagate this Chu-style martial art – first at my Facebook page. This blog collects those write-ups and will roll them out gradually as a start, to make them more organised for better reading, then further supplemented with new attempts subsequently.