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 |2019-07-20T12:46:13+08:00July 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|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

Structure or No Structure

Alan Orr Sifu Wing Chun - Structure Or No Structure That Is The Question. The term ‘Structure’ or ‘Body Structure’ is being used to describe people’s explanation of why they do something as if by saying it’s the ‘structure’ then it will be right and [...]

By |2018-09-22T01:39:10+08:00September 22nd, 2018|Sifu Alan Orr|0 Comments

Chinese Boxing the Lost Art

Sifu-Alan-Orr-Chinese-Boxing-the-Lost-Art Excellent article from my teacher, Sifu Alan Orr. Wing Chun is more than Chi Sao, it is a stand-up martial art. A (Chinese) boxing art. Key point is: your training must be alive not compliant to develop real skills. It's how you [...]

By |2017-07-20T05:29:04+08:00July 20th, 2017|Sifu Alan Orr|2 Comments