Category: GM Robert Chu Sau Lei

The Study of Power by GM Robert Chu

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Robert Chu is the Founder and Grand Master of Chu Sau Lei Wing Chun, the roots of Chu Sau Lei Wing Chun are in Yip Man Wing Chun as taught by Hawkins Cheung. 

As a Chinese martial artist, one of the most important quests in learning and mastery of your art is the study of power (“Jing” in Mandarin, “Ging” in Cantonese, and often described as “internal power” in English). The most important thing in the quest for is learning body connection to issuing that power. In my studies, body connection is the first way to Ging and sadly, too … Read More...

Robert Chu is the Founder and Grand Master of Chu Sau Lei Wing Chun, the roots of Chu Sau Lei Wing Chun are in Yip Man W...

On Sticky Hands by GM Robert Chu

Chi Sao - Sticky Hands trainingFirst Published in Martial Arts Legends Presents Wing Chun  2001

Robert Chu is the Founder and Grand Master of Chu Sau Lei Wing Chun, the roots of Chu Sau Lei Wing Chun are in Yip Man Wing Chun as taught by Hawkins Cheung. 

 

Many refer to Chi sao as “sticky hands”. I always think it is a poor translation and refer to it as “sticking hands” or “sticking bridges”. Chi sao is the main training in wing chun. It is the laboratory in which one can experiment or the clinic in which one practices. Typically in classical wing … Read More...

First Published in Martial Arts Legends Presents Wing Chun  2001 Robert Chu is the Founder and Grand Master of Chu Sau L...

Five Main Principles of Wing Chun Self Defense by GM Robert Chu

5 principals of Wing Chun Self Defense

(First published in Martial Arts Legends Presents Self Defense, 99/05)

Robert Chu is the Founder and Grand Master of Chu Sau Lei Wing Chun, the roots of Chu Sau Lei Wing Chun are in Yip Man Wing Chun as taught by Hawkins Cheung. 

In wing chun, there are five main principles of combat. These include assuming structure, intercepting, breaking an opponent’s structure, chasing, and adjustment.

Assuming Structure

In wing chun kuen, the term bai jong is often translated as “on-guard, ready position” or as “pre-combat position.” None of these translations do the term justice. Bai is the Chinese word … Read More...

(First published in Martial Arts Legends Presents Self Defense, 99/05) Robert Chu is the Founder and Grand Master of Chu...

The Root of Wing Chun Kuen Power by GM Robert Chu

(First published in Martial Arts Legends Presents Chi Power, 99/04)

Robert Chu is the Founder and Grand Master of Chu Sau Lei Wing Chun, the roots of Chu Sau Lei Wing Chun are in Yip Man Wing Chun as taught by Hawkins Cheung. 

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The next thing I knew, Grandfather was awakened, furious! “Lao san (Number 3), why can’t you be quiet when I rest?!”

Uh, oh! I was in big trouble. I had awakened him from his nap! “You’re a mischievous boy and now I’m going to punish you!” He grabbed me by my collar and told me to squat Read More...

(First published in Martial Arts Legends Presents Chi Power, 99/04) Robert Chu is the Founder and Grand Master of Chu Sa...