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Xuan Clan Wing Chun articles and tutorials.

2019 LIJIANG EXCURSION

Training on pebble-stone ground.   I’m organizing an 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 she and her...

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...
Dan Chisau Lesson 1

Dan Chisau Lesson 1

This is a follow up on the lesson on Dan Chisau found in my book, The Tao of Wing Chun.  Some of the readers requested clarifications, so here’s a video of it.  Change the Quality setting (found in the right corner of the video) to 720p for the highest...