Penetrating Punch and The Wing Chun Stance – The Jackscrew Analogy

To the post [Grandmaster Chu Training Episodes #005: Penetrating Punch – The Basics] dated 2014.03.10, a reader, Mr. Davin Tan, left this message: “Could you elaborate on the lifting mechanism? So interesting! Is it a visual image of your elbow and wrist joint moving up vertically?” This post is trying to respond to his questions.Continue reading “Penetrating Punch and The Wing Chun Stance – The Jackscrew Analogy”

Penetrating Punch – with Pivoting and along a Straight Line

[Grandmaster Chu Training Episodes #006] This footage goes in tandem with the #005 one. On top of the basics illustrated in #005, power from pivoting (however slight) of the body centre is readily transmitted to fuel the punch which, as a necessary condition, travels along a straight line. Failing to do so, such as pressingContinue reading “Penetrating Punch – with Pivoting and along a Straight Line”

Penetrating Punch – The Basics

[Grandmaster Chu Training Episodes #005] This footage shows how the Wing Chun punch method is fundamentally different from our ordinary thinking. It is not launched by intending to throw out the elbow nor the fist. Rather, you apply the lifting mechanism of a jack device: lift up the elbow joint (appear to be springing) soContinue reading “Penetrating Punch – The Basics”