Chinese Kungfu – Wing Chun

Wing Chun is a traditional Chinese martial art. It is a technique to stop invasions. It is an active and streamlined system of legitimate defense and the use of force legally. Compared with other traditional Chinese martial arts, it is more focused on subduing opponents as soon as possible, to minimize the damage of the parties.
Wing Chun Boxing is based on the theoretical basis of “Middle Line Theory” and other unique Nanquan martial arts. It emphasizes the use of correct concepts, consciousness, and ways of thinking to derive the flexible application of the body; its content mainly includes ” little thoughts “. Bridge-seeking and standard fingering, etc. The main practice methods are the two-person paired training of ” swivel hands “, “swivel feet”, etc.; auxiliary equipment includes wall-mounted sandbags, three-star piles, etc.; training equipment includes wooden piles, knives, sticks, etc.
On November 11, 2014, the “Wing Chun” project declared by Fuzhou City, Fujian Province was the fourth batch of representative projects of national intangible cultural heritage. In November 2019, the “National Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative Project Protection Unit List” was announced, and the Fujian Traditional Wing Chun (Strait) Cultural Development Center obtained the qualification of Wing Chun project protection unit.

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Boxing content

Wing Chun’s martial arts routines mainly include three sets of small thoughts, bridge searching and indexing, and wooden piles. The basic techniques are mainly three-handed, as well as frustration, flicking, breaking row, sinking bridge, and sticking. The main steps are Siping Horse, Three-character Horse, Chasing Horse, Kneeling Horse, Independent Step, etc. It is a kind of boxing that combines the inner family boxing method and the close boxing. It requires the integration of hand, waist, horse, heart, mind, and strength. Emphasis is placed on using the “heart” to direct the “intention” and using the intention to guide the movement of the hands, waist, and horses, thereby forming a whole unity. Based on actual combat, it has the main characteristics of changeable moves, flexible use, flexibility in punching, short bridges and narrow horses, and good at making inches. Keep in mind, bending hands and staying in the middle are the techniques, marked by the stance and footwork of piercing, cutting, sinking, marking, bladder, wrist finger, sticking, touching, ironing, stealing, leaking, and “two-character pliers sheep and horse”.

First, routines

(1)little thoughts (primary introductory routines);
(2)seeking bridges (intermediate routines);
(3)marking (advanced routines);


(4)Wooden stake method (the highest and deepest routine of Wing Chun, 116 styles in total).


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Second, the hand

(1)Single-hand (primary training of hand sensation);
(2)Double hand (advanced training of hand sensation);
  • Cross hand (experience and practice the ‘synchronization of movements’ with the hands and exercise the feel);
  • pass hand (practice the routine The actual combat moves in the game are played and used through “Shou Shou”)

Third, free fighting

(1)Fist against the main gate: that is, the Wing Chun fighters in this gate wear a full set of protective gear to practice combat fighting. This practice should be gradual and guided by the referee to avoid injury accidents.
(2)Wing Chun boxer vs. outside boxer fighting method: that is, Wing Chun boxer can use his own skills to fight against other different genres of kung fu, such as Muay Thai, Karate, Taekwondo, Sanda, Judo (Jiu-Jitsu), boxing and so on.
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Fourth, skill training

(1)sandbag training: to hone the hardness of fists and feet, strengthen lethality and cultivate a sense of distance.
(2) Wooden stakes: Cultivate actual combat awareness, enhance the ability to coordinate offense and defense with hands and feet, and maximize the technical level.
(3)Wall target training: to hone the penetration of the fist and enhance the coherence and tightness of the attack.
(4)Lifting leg pile training: enhancing leg strength and strengthening balance ability.
(5)Rattan ring hand training: Use a rattan ring to train the coordination of the two hands, that is, to emphasize the “offensive and defensive movement” of the two hands and the tightness and tightness of the offensive and defensive movements of the two hands.
(6)Iron Arm Skill Training: Without strong arm strength, it is impossible to hit deadly heavy punches, nor can it form a tight defense.
(7)Internal strength training: exercise the high lethality of the integration of internal and external and destructive power.

Fifth, weapon training

(1)Eight-cut knife training: Wing Chun top-secret technique, usually only awarded to senior coaches, a total of 8 refined offensive and defensive movements.
(2)6:30 Club: Mainly tells about the 7 top secret methods of fighting with a club, usually only awarded to the senior coach.
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