Wing Chun vs. MMA

Posted by cristian in General Stuff on October 4, 2013 | No Comments

Wing Chun vs. MMA Or Facing Someone Who’s Trained While teaching any kind of practical combat system like Wing Chun for example, you sometimes hear comments or questions from students and trainees, who might say things like: ““I have a family member who’s been training for almost three years in MMA and he’s the kind Read more

Chum Kiu Names

Posted by Sifu Talib in Sample on September 19, 2013 | No Comments

Wing Chun Kung Fu Norwich Chum Kiu (“Bridge Seeking Form”) – Glossary of Terms Hoi Ma – Setting up of stance Chum Kiu  1/3 Taan Sao – Palms up – Arm Gow Cha Gaun Sao – Crossed Splitting Arms Kwun Sao – Rotating Arms Sao Chung/ Haw Jarn – Reverse Elbow Strike Yat Chi Cheung Read more

Siu Nim Tao Names

Posted by cristian in Sample on September 19, 2013 | No Comments

Wing Chun Kung Fu Norwich Siu Nim Tau (“Little Idea Form”) – Glossary of Terms IRAS = Inwardly Rotated Adductor Stance (Chinese: ‘YEE’ CHI KIM YEUNG MA Hoi Ma – Setting up of stance Section 1 Taan Sao – ‘Palm up’ Hand Gaun Sao – Splitting Arm Kwun Sao – Rotating Arm Sao Chung – Read more

As if being attacked by one criminal sociopath isn’t bad enough, attacks that involve more that one opponent are extremely dangerous and unpredictable. Multiple attack scenarios often present a losing proposition and even skilled and experienced fighters regularly succumb to such superior odds. This is of course further compounded if any kind of weapon is Read more

Wing Chun Forms

Posted by cristian in General Stuff, Sample on August 28, 2013 | No Comments

Introduction to the forms in Wing Chun Kung Fu “Wing Chun is like an onion, it has layers upon layers of ideas and applications for beginners as well as for advanced learners.” – Sifu Talib Fehlhaber The nature and purpose of the forms in the Wing Chun method are fundamentally different compared to forms or Read more

Bruce Lee and Wing Chun

Posted by Sifu Talib in General Stuff on December 31, 2011 | No Comments

Bruce Lee and Wing Chun by Jesse Glover (Bruce Lee’s first and foremost student) When Bruce came to the U.S. in 1959 he knew about sixty percent of the Wooden dummy, the first form and parts of the second and third form but his Wing Chun training didn’t end there. Fook Young a friend of Read more

Becoming an instructor in a martial arts school is often a really exciting time because in many ways you feel like you have made it. In order to teach others you must have already mastered the basic content and now is your chance to “give back” your knowledge and continue the progression of your style. Read more

Why Train With Weapons?

Posted by Sifu Talib in Technical Stuff on November 19, 2011 | No Comments

“A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity” ~ Sigmund Freud Weapons have always been part of human culture throughout recorded history and beyond and our computer age makes no exception. Violent attacks with knifes, bats, machetes, bottles, etc. fill the headlines more than ever and although medical care has Read more

True skill

Posted by Sifu Talib in General Stuff on November 17, 2011 | No Comments

I have been involved in the martial arts, in one way or another, since I can remember. My dad, God rest his soul, introduced me to Judo when I was about six years old. Since then I’ve seen a lot of different things ranging from the amazing to the ridiculous and bizarre. Over the years Read more

Escrima – The Filipino Martial Art

Posted by Sifu Talib in General Stuff on November 15, 2011 | No Comments

Escrima is a popular Filipino martial art dating back to the 1500s, during the colonization of the Philippine Islands by the Spanish. Escrima is a very simplified but practical form of combat technique originally designed as a self-defence tool. Escrima is also known by many other names such as Eskrima, Arnis, Arnis de Mano, Kali Read more