An Interview with Ip Man

An interview with Ip Man

Here is a translation of an original interview with Ip Man in the magazine “New Martial Hero“, and it is one of only two ever-published interviews with the famous Wing Chun Grandmaster. Grandmaster Ip was a Foshan native, and when he was very young, he was quite weak. Because of this, his parents sent him …

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Chi Sau Explained by Grandmaster Chu Shong Tin

Sticking Hands (Chi Sau) is the main exercise for practising the fighting techniques of Wing Chun. When practising sticking hands, instructors always mention about facing one’s shadow (Chiu Ying), chasing one’s shadow (Jui Ying) and pointing towards the centerline (Gee Ng Sien). These are the main points in fighting techniques that have been passed down …

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Sifu Nima King’s Brief Description of the Siu Nim Tao Form

Siu Nim Tao is the first and fundamental form of Wing Chun, and its name can be translated to little idea. This implies that its practice relies mainly on developing a particular state of mind which we can call ‘Nim Tao’. The ultimate goal of this practice is to initiate every movement with ‘Nim Tao’ …

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