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Xuan Clan Wing Chun articles and tutorials.

2019 Lijiang Workshop and Excursion

Start planning for the trip of your lifetime, to a remote part of China that is hardly visited.  Stay at local “guesthouses,” eat local cuisine, tour regional villages, and practice Wing Chun in clean high-altitude air.  For more information, go to...

2019 LIJIANG WORKSHOP AND EXCURSION

Training on pebble-stone ground.   I’m organizing a workshop and/or excursion of Yunnan Province in China – the birthplace of Wing Chun (Ving Tsun) – according to Great Grandmaster Ip Man. GGM Ip Man related the story of Yim Wing Chun, of how...

Tracing Wing Chun’s Origins

Sunday March 1, 2009 Edited January 24, 2019 As Wing Chun practitioners, we all wonder where and how this amazing art originated. When Bruce Lee exploded into the martial arts scene and the silver screen, and the spectators learned that his pugilistic roots came from...

Moy Tung Kung Fu Family 30th Anniversary

I was invited to attend the 30th anniversary of Sifu Anthony “Moy Tung” Dandridge’s first-school opening.  I went there as a reporter, as well as one of the speakers.  The other speakers were my sifu, Sifu Nelson Chan, and my sisooks (young...
Dan Chisau Lesson 2

Dan Chisau Lesson 2

This is Part 2 of the Dan Chisau lesson.  Here, I summarize the principles of the exercise, for which one should focus on; i.e. develop awareness, sensitivity, neutrality, forward force, efficiency, softness, fluidity … rather than the application...