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Wing Chun Kung Fu

Author : Ip Chun
ISBN : 0312187769
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Discusses the history and philosophy of Wing Chun, a Chinese form of kung fu, and offers principles, techniques, and practical applications for self-defense
Category: Health & Fitness

Wing Chun Martial Arts

Author : Yip Chun
ISBN : 0877287961
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Yip Chun is a Grandmaster of Wing Chun, and the eldest son of Yip Man - Bruce Lee's mentor. With the help of Danny Connor, Yip Chun explains the moves, the importance of the relationship between teacher and student, and the Confucian theory. Studentswill learn Chi Sau, Siu Lim Tao, Chum Kiu, and Biu Tze from the many illustrations that show the forms. 150 photographs.
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Wing Chun Warrior

Author : Ken Ing
ISBN : 9789881774224
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The story of Duncan Leung ? childhood friend of Bruce Lee, disciple of legendary master Yip Man, and New York kung fu teacher ? is valuable not only for its insights into martial arts but also for its portrayal of the lost Hong Kong of the 1950s and 1960s. Each anecdote is introduced with a proverb or teaching from Chinese philosophy, and illustrations follow each fight story, making for an educational and entertaining read.
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Wing Chun Kung Fu

Author : Shaun Rawcliffe
ISBN : 9781847975072
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Wing Chun Kung Fu has a long history but it has only been taught openly since the 1950s when Grandmaster Yip Man revealed the secrets fo the art and began to teach large numbers of students in Hong Kong. Characterized by economical movements, simple and direct short-range simultaneous attack and defence hand techniques, as well as powerful low kicks, Wing Chun Kung Fu is now one of the most popular of the Chinese martial arts.One of the advanced training tools of the Wing Chun system is the Muk Yan Jong, more commonly known as the Wooden Dummy. Shaun Rawcliffe provides a comprehensive consideration of the Wooden Dummy techniques and uses practical applications as examples of how they may be used.Covers the full 116-movement Wooden Dummy form as taught by Grandmaster Yip Man to his eldest son, Ip Chun, who then taught the author. Provides detailed explanations of the shape, structure and movements of the Dummy form, plus an example of each of the applications. Presents in-depth explanations of the principles and concepts behind the Wooden Dummy form and the supporting drills. Examines the scientific and anatomical explanations of the basic principles underlying Wooden Dummy training. A fascinating and invaluable book which comprehensively covers one of the advanced training tools of the Wing Chun system, Muk Yan Jong or the Wooden Dummy. Aimed at all those who practice Wing Chun Kung Fu, especially those who wish to learn more advanced techniques, together with martial artists in general. Well illustrated with over 400 colour photographs and useful drawings. Sifu Shaun Rawcliffe is one of the highest qualified and certified Wing Chun instructors in the world.
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The Creation Of Wing Chun

Author : Benjamin N. Judkins
ISBN : 9781438456935
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Looks at southern Chinese martial arts traditions and how they have become important to local identity and narratives of resistance. This book explores the social history of southern Chinese martial arts and their contemporary importance to local identity and narratives of resistance. Hong Kong’s Bruce Lee ushered the Chinese martial arts onto an international stage in the 1970s. Lee’s teacher, Ip Man, master of Wing Chun Kung Fu, has recently emerged as a highly visible symbol of southern Chinese identity and pride. Benjamin N. Judkins and Jon Nielson examine the emergence of Wing Chun to reveal how this body of social practices developed and why individuals continue to turn to the martial arts as they navigate the challenges of a rapidly evolving environment. After surveying the development of hand combat traditions in Guangdong Province from roughly the start of the nineteenth century until 1949, the authors turn to Wing Chun, noting its development, the changing social attitudes towards this practice over time, and its ultimate emergence as a global art form.
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Author : Wayne Belonoha
ISBN : 9781583942291
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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"An illustrated manual of wing chun movements and applications in the three hand forms, underscoring the philosophy and theory on which they are based"--Provided by publisher.
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Complete Wing Chun

Author : Robert Chu
ISBN : 9781462917532
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Master the many styles of Wing Chun Kung Fu with this expert martial arts guide. With the fame of Bruce Lee, the conditions in Hong Kong, and the hard work and effort of many of his classmates, the Wing Chun of the late master Yip Man became one of the most well-known and popular Chinese martial arts in the world. Although this gave Wing Chun international recognition, it also led to a lot of misconceptions. Due to a lack of authentic information, many mistakenly came to assume that the renowned Yip Man was the sole inheritor of the style and that his Wing Chun was the lone version of the art. In fact, there are several different and distinct systems of Wing Chun. Unfortunately, over the years most of these systems have remained unseen or unreported to all but a few—until now. Profusely illustrated with over 300 historical photographs, Complete Wing Chun: The Definitive Guide to Wing Chun's History and Traditions presents seldom seen information on a dozen branches of the Wing Chun art. It offers the reader side-by-side comparison of these arts by outlining each system in terms of Wing Chun history, principles, basics, and training methods: Yip Man Wing Chun Yuen Kay-San Wing Chun Kuen Gu Lao Wing Chun Kuen Nanyang Wing Chun Kuen Pan Nam Wing Chun Kuen Pao Fa Lien Wing Chun Kuen Hung Suen Wing Chun Kuen and more!
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Wing Chun Kung Fu

Author : Joseph Wayne Smith, Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781462902750
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The essential guide to Wing Chun Kung-Fu—basic forms and principles, fighting and grappling, advanced techniques and weapons. Featuring over 300 black and white photos and step-by-step illustrations, Wing Chun Kung-Fu: A Complete Guide offers clear, straightforward, and authoritative instruction to the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun Kung-Fu. This Wing Chun book introduces and demonstrates the three empty-hand wing chun kung fu forms, the combative building blocks of the system, including sticky-hand and sticky-leg fighting, chin-na, and the theory of vital strikes to the weak points of human anatomy (dar mak). This Wing Chun guide also introduces the wooden dummy form, the six-and-a-half pole form, and the use of butterfly knives. In addition, this kung fu book provides detailed commentary on the theory behind each move so that you can develop an in-depth understanding of both the practical application of this fighting art and the meaning behind it. Other sections include specialized fighting and grappling techniques and instructions on using weapons. An additional section is devoted to conditioning, stretching, power training and weight training exercises that will be of particular benefit for serious students of Wing Chun and practitioners of any martial art.
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Wing Chun Kung Fu Volume 1

Author : Joseph Wayne Smith, Dr.
ISBN : 9781462916924
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Introducing a new scientific approach to Wing Chun kung-fu, this book gives a clear and detailed exposition of once closely guarded techniques. Rejecting the secretive approach that characterizes much of martial arts writing, the author draws upon biomechanical theory to explain logically and scientifically how the techniques of Wing Chun kung-fu work. After an explanation of the theory behind the various Wing Chun moves, the reader is led step-by-step through each of the forms. Chi gerk and chi sao, the Wing Chun sticky-hand and sticky-leg techniques, are explained and liberally accompanied by 183 photographs detailing the important moves. An additional section devoted to weight and power training for the martial artist makes this book invaluable, not just for those interested in Wing Chun kung-fu, but for practitioners of any martial art.
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Simply Wing Chun Kung Fu

Author : Shaun Rawcliffe
ISBN : 9781847974365
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Wing Chun is a logical, scientific yet simple Chinese martial art system, which was developed purely for practical and effective self-defence for everybody. It is a martial art known for its efficiency and economy of movement, which emphasizes natural and efficient use of the body. Topics include: the fundamental principles of the hand and leg techniques; detailed explanations of the shape, structure and movements and a checklist for each technique; a detailed analysis and explanation of each of the 'empty hand' forms; an in-depth explanation of the principles and concepts behind Chi Sao, Wing Chun's 'sticky hands'; a scientific and anatomical explanation of the basic principles underlying the Wing Chun system.
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