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The Wing Chun Kuen of Yuen Kay Shan by Robert Chu

(First published in Wing Chun Viewpoint, 1990 - revised 1996) I began the study of Yuen Kay Shan Wing Chun Kuen in 1981 where I met my instructor Kwan Jong Yuen through a mutual friend. I had already studied Yip Man Wing Chun for many [...]

By |2019-08-31T12:27:56+08:00August 31st, 2019|GM Robert Chu Sau Lei|0 Comments

Gu Lao 40 Point Wing Chun Kuen By GM Robert Chu

(First Published in Complete Wing Chun, 1998 - Excerpted in Exotic Martial Arts of SE Asia, 99) When Leung Jan retired from his pharmacy in Foshan he returned to his native Gu Lao village in the Heshan (Hok San) area of Guang Dong province. There, [...]

By |2019-07-28T21:36:45+08:00July 20th, 2019|GM Robert Chu Sau Lei|0 Comments

The Complete Martial Artist. By GM Robert Chu Sau Lei

The late Kenny Gong, my first Xing Yi teacher told me, "To be a complete martial artist, you must know striking, kicking, joint locking, throwing and ground fighting!" I have often passed these words of advice to my students, even though I teach a primarily [...]

By |2019-06-14T15:06:04+08:00June 14th, 2019|GM Robert Chu Sau Lei|0 Comments

What Kind of Teacher are You? by GM Robert Chu Sau Lei

Many martial artists don't know how to teach. Some may be great fighters, great at forms, knowledge, history, champion sportsmen or even possess the deepest secret knowledge of their systems but learning how to teach is an art unto itself. Teaching is a separate skill [...]

By |2019-05-15T11:40:09+08:00May 8th, 2019|GM Robert Chu Sau Lei|0 Comments

What Kind of Student are You? by GM Robert Chu Sau Lei

In teaching, you can only truly teach a few students completely. This is true in all worthwhile endeavours. As far as regular students go, and those that are truly disciples, you can easily spot those who stay with you the longest and truly embrace your [...]

By |2019-05-15T11:36:41+08:00May 8th, 2019|GM Robert Chu Sau Lei|0 Comments