The huge popularity of the Ip Man films has led to quite a bit of renewed interest in the Wing Chun Kung Fu system. The art, however, is not a purely theatrical one like so many other arts. Quite the opposite is true. Wing Chun is a very simple and effective system designed for practical…

The principle of softness in the martial arts, also known as gentleness or suppleness is often talked about and practiced. However the idea of violent action being countered with softness seems counter intuitive to the purpose of the martial arts. Within the Japanese martial arts “Ju” or gentleness is a large factor and lies at the…

Best martial arts for women: Wing Chun Among the list of best martial arts for women, Wing Chun finds a special mention. Wing Chun is intended and considered to be a realistic and practical martial art. The art is based largely on fighting at a short range. Wing Chun consists of a relatively small number…

Wing Chun Kung Fu (Gung Fu in China) is a well-known Chinese Martial Arts style in both the East and the West. In the beginning Wing Chun Kung Fu was used as description of any skill or ability that had been trained by continual attempt over time. This description is useful to those who have…