About Wing Chun or Ving Tsun
Article by Dan Knight added on 5 Jul 2012. Last updated on 8 Oct 2012.
Wing Chun is a very unique and scientific form of martial arts. Wing Chun is a style of Kung Fu that originates from China, the martial art was later refined in Hong Kong. Wing Chun's specialty is in close contact combat, using quick punches and kicks with a tight defence, coordinated through agile stances and footwork for a quick advance. The effectiveness of Wing Chun is achieved by well coordinated attacks with simultaneous defence and vise versa. Due to its effectiveness this martial art makes for an effective form of self defence. The student must learn to deliver the correct amount of energy, whilst staying relaxed when possible. A good Wing Chun Sifu (instructor / teacher) will teach the student to overcome force with positioning and turning rather than meeting it head on. The style uses kicks, sweeps, palm strikes, punches, trapping and control techniques as part of its fighting arsenal.
Sub categories for About Wing Chun
History and Family Tree
The history and origin of Wing Chun Kung Fu. How the Chinese martial art Wing Chun spread form mainland China to Hong Kong and the West. History told by Ip Man.
About Sam Kwok
This is a brief biography of Wing Chun Master, Sifu Samuel Kwok. The article covers and overview of the life to date of the Kung Fu legend and martial arts instructor Sam Kwok.
Ip Man's Wing Chun
Learn about the life of the martial arts legend who has influenced millions of martial artists around the world including many famous martial artists like the late Bruce Lee.
The Wing Chun Forms
The martial art Wing Chun has just three hand forms, one form perfomed against a wooden dummy and two weapons forms.
Tribute's to Samuel Kwok and his international martial arts association from world renowned figures like Carlson Gracie, Paddy Monaghan and Linda Lee wife of Bruce Lee.
Wing Chun Books
On this page we will offer a reviews of a selection of the best Wing Chun books available. Books on Ip Man style Wing Chun Kung Fu.
Wing Chun Movies and Films
This page reviews Wing Chun movies and films. We explore and rate some of the ways Wing Chun Kung Fu has been portrayed in the cinema.
Wing Chun in Hong Kong
This guide covers the basics of getting the most out of a trip to Hong Kong and China from a Wing Chun perspective. We cover training options, places to visit and the basics of traveling around the city.
Wing Chun mobile app
Master Samuel Kwok and Sakari Games have teamed up to build a great mobile and tablet app about Wing Chun Kung Fu.