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Body Mechanics in British Martial Arts

Wing Chun is Everywhere At about minute 16, there’s a quick mention of “tensegrity” which we’ve talked about previously. Also take note about the importance of keeping your shoulder down, and not “bleeding” energy. Super cool to see separate paths leading to the same understanding. Principles are principles; no matter Read more…

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Bartitsu

Be A Badass: Look Like A Gentleman Kung Fu Details It’s neat to see a open palm technique to manage distance, and provide a very definite boundary. Notice, again, how it’s not a strike; the defender keeps it outstretched and allows the attacker to run into it. Should the attacker Read more…

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Secrets of the Serpent

Snakes & Dragons One of the most-repeated movements in the Wing Chun system is Heun Sau, or “Circling Hand,” and for good reason. It’s a fantastic way of out maneuvering your opponent, so it makes sense that you would practice the motion so much. This video by the incomparable Roland Read more…

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