Wednesday night class! Quick tip: when you do a lap sao (pull), don’t punch low. This move exposes you if you attack the body because both of your hands will be low. It opens up for the opponent to counter. Keep training hard!
Side kick to the knee! This technique is great for closing the distance between you and your opponent. And if the kick lands it can cause a lot of damage. One thing to keep in mind—always remain balanced when kicking. Don’t lean too much into the kick. You might loose balance and become an easier target for the opponent. #wingchun #wonglongwingchun #wonglong
Here’s an easy drill for kids— For blocking a hook punch.... Use an open palm (so the kids won’t get hurt) and swing a hook. Aim towards the back of the head like you’re trying to grab the neck. You should also apply enough pressure so it simulates a real hook punch. This drill keeps the kids safe while giving them realistic pressure and attack to train against. Hope this helps! #wingchun #wonglong #wonglongwingchun
Practicing blocks: make sure you practice blocking punches. Wing Chun can not be used far away, so you must step in. While stepping in your enemy will punch you so you must learn and practice a lot of blocking. Once blocking is good, counter attacks should be the focus. #wingchun #wonglongwingchun
Defense while bridging (closing the distance). Wing Chun is a short ranged fighting style. You must practice your defense as you step in. It is very dangerous walking in to punches if the defense is bad. Once the distance is closed, Wing Chun attacks and counters can be used effectively to pressure and hit the opponent. To train this, start slow and increase resistance, speed, variation, and power as you get better and better.
Wing Chun Wooden Dummy Training Tips: the wooden dummy is used as a tool to practice attacking and defending. Tip 1) look at the face or top of the dummy, not at the hands, 2) apply forward pressure (or force) not sideways, and not hitting just arms. Aim directly towards the body. 3) practice with proper form and intent, do not just practice randomly and be sloppy. The arms of the dummy is positioned to improve your attacking and defending form/ technique. #wingchun #wonglongwingchun #wingchundaily
Good Chi Sao starts with proper position of the Bong Sao and Tan Sao (Left hand in video), and the Fook Sao and Ding Sau (right hand in video). Knowing proper position should allow practitioners to feel openings (instead of only creating openings). This is useful in fighting when the opponent block your punches, you can feel the opening of the opponent’s defense and strike by relying on the sense of feel. Once good position is practiced, simple attacks and defenses are introduced. The higher the chi sao skill level, the easier it is to dominate in the close range. #wingchun #boy #wonglongwingchun
Wing Chun Wall Bag: the traditional wall bag should be filled with mostly small rocks (or pebbles) and some sand packed really tight so there is no wiggle. It should be placed up against a solid wall or beam. The bag helps develop elbow force and condition knuckles. Elbow force is your power in punching and the ability to accelerate your punch. Knuckle conditioning is practical in self defense so that hands don’t get hurt when you punch something hard (facial structure, or skull). To practice, make sure the distance is that the arm is still bent when hand make contact with bag. The contact point should be the bottom knuckle on your fist. Check that your wrist is aligned in every punch. Relax before and after the punch, lightly squeeze only at the moment of impact. You can practice punching from 6 inches and 3 inches. Train both left and right (don’t alternate after each punch). #wonglongwingchun #wingchun #ipman #punch
Chi Sao footage. Chi sao/ Gor Sao (sticky hands) is extremely important in Wing Chun. It is an integral part of the curriculum because it teaches the practitioners to relax, react to resistance, develop reflexes, train techniques, find rhythm/ timing, and develop new techniques. Chi sao is also a form of sparring where both practitioner starts touching. Don’t just use chi sao as a drill, or you won’t develop reflexes for real fights. #wingchun #wonglongwingchun #anaheim
[Part 2] How to block a hook punch using a Biu sao (darting hand). Make sure you do ALL 3 details: 1) elbow shoulder height and point outwards 2) hands are eye level 3) hand points in front of shoulder not center line. Happy training! #wingchun #wonglongwingchun #block
[Part 1] How to block a hook punch using a Biu sao (darting hand). Biu sau is not only used for attacking, it can also be used to block round or straight punches (coming from side angles). To use this affectively you must do ALL 3 things mentioned in video (plus other things), otherwise Biu will fail. Be sure to watch part 2. Full video will be on our YouTube channel!
Some chi sau footage. A lot of people stop right away after the hands disconnect. That is a bad habit! Make sure you continue to block or attack so you get used to people disconnecting with you and hitting. #Repost @richy108 (@get_repost) ・・・ 100% real wing chun passed down by Ip Man’s disciple Wong Long~. I love martial arts and I love family. We’re all people. Love is first~ . Trust in each other and lie to no one. Trust in truth and knowledge. Drop the ego and learn. Learn. Read. Watch. Listen. Think~