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Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note 246

Ng Mui Sitai 五枚師太 – Part 15 Yìhm Wing Chun 嚴詠春 had trained very hard and her soul had grown to a high level. Ng …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note 236

Ng Mui Si Tai五枚師太- Part 5 One day, Ng Mui Si Tai 五枚師太 was walking through the countryside when she came across an …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note 232

Ng Mui Sitai 五枚師太 – Part 1 Wing Chun comes from the Southern South Shaolin Temple 南少林寺, Fujian Province, Pu Jian Prefecture 福建省莆田 …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note 231

Examination by Grandmaster Ip Chun 葉準 Part 7 All the students now had their examinations and received comments from Grandmaster Ip Chun …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note 229

Examination by Grandmaster Ip Chun 葉準  Part 5 After the students finished their demonstration of Biu Zi 標指 ,  they all gathered …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note 228

Examination by Grandmaster Ip Chun Part 4 After they had finished their demonstration, they all gathered around listen to Grandmaster Ip Chun’s …

Double Wu Sau

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #223

Benefits of Wing Chun pt4 Then we learn more footwork with the Seven Star Footwork 七星步. We cover Jyún Máh轉馬, Wàahng Máh横馬, …

Master Tse’s Wing Chu Note #216

Tall People Chī Sáu 黐手 Normally taller people will keep a longer distance when they Chī Sáu 黐手. This is   where they …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #205

 Less Energy and Time A good martial art always uses less energy against someone stronger than you. With regards to fighting techniques, …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #198

 Quiet, Gentle and Still Everybody has been studying Wing Chun long enough has gained their own experience. All this experience is valuable. …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #191

Ancestor Instruction IX pt II “Carry on our ancestors’ path.” As Wing Chun practitioners this is what we should do. “Strictly follow their …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #190

Ancestor Instruction 詠春祖訓 IX Wing Chun Ancestor Instruction IX says, “Carry on our ancestors’ path. Strictly follow their instruction 繼先緖  謹持祖訓.” “Carry …

Master Tse and Grandmaster Ip Chun

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #189

Ancestor Instruction 詠春祖訓  VIII pt2 Ancestor Instruction VIII, “Protect the weak and small. Use your Kung Fu skill in a good way …

Wing Chun History

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #188

Ancestor Instruction 詠春祖訓 VIII pt1 Ancestor instruction VIII, “Protect the weak and small. Use your Kung Fu skill in a good way …

Wing Chun Training

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #186

Ancestor Instruction 詠春祖訓 VII Pt 1 Wing Chun Ancestor Instruction VII is, “Be gentle when handling any events and situations 常處世態度温文.”  Ancestor Instruction …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #185

Ancestor Instruction  詠春祖訓 VI  pt2 Wing Chun Ancestor Instruction VI, “Nourish your Qi.  Confrontation and fighting are forbidden 學養氣 戒濫鬥爭.”  Many people, …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #184

Ancestor Instruction  詠春祖訓 VI  pt1 Wing Chun Ancestor Instruction VI, “Nourish your Qi.  Confrontation and fighting are forbidden 學養氣 戒濫鬥爭.”  The cultural …

Wing Chun Long Pole

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #183

Ancestor instruction V 詠春祖訓 pt2 Wing Chun Ancestor Instruction V say, “Practise your skill regularly, keep your skill with you at all …

Wing Chun History

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #182

Ancestor instruction V 詠春祖訓  pt1 Wing Chun Ancestor Instruction V says,  “Practise skill regularly, keep your skill with you at all times …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #181

Wing Ancestor Instruction IV – pt2 The second part of Wing Chun Ancestor Instruction IV says, “Protect the Jing and Shen 保守精神”.  …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #180

Wing Chun Ancestor Instruction IV 詠春祖訓 – pt1 The fourth Wing Chun Ancestor Instruction says, “Control your passion (including sex). Protect your Jing …

Wing Chun Stance

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Notes #179

Ancestor Instruction III 詠春祖訓 – Pt2 The second part of the third Ancestor Instruction is, “Unite and enjoy being a group 團結樂羣.”  …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #178

Ancestor Instructions III 詠春祖訓 – pt1 The third Wing Chun Ancestor Instruction is “Love your Kung Fu brothers and sisters, unite and …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #176

Wing Chun Ancestor Instruction II 詠春祖訓 Pt 1 The second ancestor instruction is “Understand loyalty and courtesy. Love your country and respect …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #173

Instructions from Ancestors 祖訓 In the old, traditional times, families had, and some big families still have them today, instructions for the …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #166

Continuous Wùh Sāu   護手 When we are defending we can also continuously use  Wùh Sāu  護手. When our opponent attacks us we …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #158

Can’t Step Back Many people have said to me they have been told that Wing Chun does not step backwards. I have never heard that. My Sifu, Ip …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #157

Leaning Forwards when Attacking When we are attacking, whether it is in Chi Sau 黐手 or fighting, we must keep our weight on back leg. This is …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #155

Turning Sideways During Chi Sau黐手 When practicing Chi Sau黐手 some people like to turn their body to the side.  This means they have one leg forwards …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #152

Bad Posture During Chi Sau黐手 there are some students who do not keep a good posture, most of them hunch their back because they are trying …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Fist #151

Single and Double Hand Contact During Chi Sau黐手 some students always keep contact with one hand only and this is also a bad habit.  They do …

Master Tses Wing Chun Note #147

Relaxation in Chi Sau Every time we Chi Sau we should try to relax. Naturally when we are fighting or in a situation where somebody is …

Double Wu Sau

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #140

7 Star Footwork 七星步法 When training Tsum Kiu (Chahm Kiuh)尋橋, we should concentrate on footwork as this is the main purpose of …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #139

Two Dai Bong Sau低膀手 When we practice Tsum Kiu尋橋 we learn to do the Dai Bong Sau低膀手 whilst we do the Jeun Ma進馬, in …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #134

Dang Geuk 蹬脚 The second kick in Tsum Kiu尋橋 is Dang Geuk,  this means straight bouncing out kick.  It is like Jung Kuen衝拳, Wing Chun’s …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #133

Chaan Geuk 鏟腳 In Tsum Kiu (Chahm Kiuh) 尋橋 there are two kinds of kicking techniques. The first is Chaan Geuk鏟腳 and the second is …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #132

Feet Together In Tsum Kiu the sequence of Jeun Ma進馬, Taan Sau攤手, Dai Bong 低膀手 ends with both feet together after the 3 steps. …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #131

 Jeun Ma 進馬 The other kind of footwork is Jeun Ma進馬. Jeun 進 means forwards. Ma 馬 means step, so Jeun Ma means step forwards. During …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #130

Waahng Ma橫馬 Waahng Ma橫馬 means walking sideways. Waahng橫 means level, that means sideways in a straight line. Ma馬 is stance but in …

Seung Chi Sau 2

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #126

Pek劈, Jam枕, Muht Sau沫手 In Tsum Kiu尋橋, we often end a sequence of movements with Pek劈, Jam Sau 枕手 and Muht Sau沫手. …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Note #125

 Mai Jarn Kuen埋㬹拳 Once we know Waahng Laahn Kuen 横欗拳, we should also learn about its brother, Mai Jarn Kuen埋㬹拳. Mai Jarn …

photo Master Tse & Grandmaster Ip Chun

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Notes #120

Story of Ip Man studying Wing Chun 葉問學習詠春的故事 Part 20 After a few years Ip Man graduated from St Stephen’s College and returned to …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Notes #116

Story of Ip Man Studying Wing Chun葉問學習詠春的故事 Part 16 “Chinese Medicine is equal to Kung Fu. The knowledge to heal and hurt …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Notes #115

Story of Ip Man Studying Wing Chun葉問學習詠春的故事   Part 15 As Leung Bik梁璧 Chi Sau黐手’d with Ip Man he found that Ip …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Notes #109

Story of Ip Man Studying Wing Chun葉問學習詠春的故事 Part 9 After three days, Uncle contacted Ip Man and invited him to come and see him …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Notes #108

Story of Ip Man Studying Wing Chun葉問學習詠春的故事 Part 8 Ip Man began to speed up and use more and more strength, punching quite …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Notes #107

The Story of Ip Man Studying Wing Chun 葉問學習詠春的故事 Part 7 When Ip Man touched Fung’s uncle’s hands he immediately knew that …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Notes #102

Story of Ip Man Studing Wing Chun 葉問學習詠春的故事 Part 2 Chan Wah Shun陳華順 Sifu took the 20 Dai Yeung大洋 from the 7 year …

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Notes #101

Story of Ip Man Studying Wing Chun 葉問學習詠春的故事 Part 1 Ip Man was born on 1st October 1893 and passed away on the 2nd December 1972. …

Seung Chi Sau

Master Tse’s Wing Chun Notes #94

Application of Chaan Sau鏟手 Chaan Sau is also known as Muht Sau 沫手.” Muht沫” means “Wipe “so “Muht Sau” is “Wiping hand”. …