Wing Chun Blog

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Here in our Wing Chun Blog you'll find tons of Wing Chun articles, lessons, videos and more by Sifu Adam Williss, Dragon Family Wing Chun and crew at The Dragon Institute.

 

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Is Wing Chun for Offense or Defense

Is Wing Chun for Offense or Defense?

Does Wing Chun seek to strike first? Or does Wing Chun wait to counter before responding? In this article, it ...
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Sifu Ben Der

Ben Der – In His Words

Who is Sifu Ben Der? How does Wing Chun training work? How important is lineage and what should you look ...
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Learn Wing Chun Like Ip Man

Learn Wing Chun Like IP MAN

Here is a new video lesson that helps beginners learn Wing Chun like Ip Man, the REAL Ip Man (aka ...
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How to Do a Tan Sao

How to Do a Tan Sao

This is a comprehensive Wing Chun lesson on Tan Sao. So if you want a step-by-step lesson that shows you ...
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Most Effective Martial Arts

Why Wing Chun is the Most Effective Martial Art for Self-Defense

The Most Effective Martial Arts for Self-Defense Which martial art is best for self-defense? What is the most efficient martial ...
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Wing Chun Defense

How to Defend in Wing Chun

Is Wing Chun offensive or defensive? Yes. Both. Wing Chun has a very offensive defense. What does that mean? It ...
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How to Stop Chasing Hands in Wing Chun

How to Stop Chasing Hands! – Wing Chun Lesson

In this Wing Chun lesson, I'm going to talk about how to stop chasing hands. Know this... chasing hands in ...
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Wing Chun Sparring

Wing Chun Sparring

When it comes to sparring in Wing Chun, different schools will have different views. Sparring is a bit of a ...
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Ip Man Wing Chun Dummy

Ip Man Wing Chun Dummy

The highest quality, clearest and most detailed version of Ip Man on the Wing Chun wooden dummy available to the ...
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Wing Chun Philosophy

Wing Chun Philosophy

The Philosophy of Wing Chun After a student learns Wing Chun's movements, they should learn further and seek to appreciate ...
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Siu Nim Tao Comparisons

Siu Nim Tao Side-by-Side Comparisons

These side-by-side Siu Nim Tao comparisons display the similarities and differences between famous Wing Chun sifus and Grandmasters. The videos ...
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Wing Chun Structure

Wing Chun Structure (Defined)

By Sifu Adam Williss What is Structure in Wing Chun? In this article, my goal is to simplify and clarify ...
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Ip Man's Code of Conduct

Ip Man’s Code of Conduct

Wing Chun Code of Conduct by Ip Man (aka Yip Man) Ethics and behavior of a Wing Chun student was ...
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Wing Chun Forms

Wing Chun Forms: What They Are & Why Practice?

The Forms of Wing Chun When most people think of the forms in Wing Chun, many often think of elaborate ...
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Wing Chun Solo Training Drills

Wing Chun Solo Training Drills

A Beginners Training Guide for Wing Chun Solo Drills Training Wing Chun drills solo isn't always easy. Its hard to ...
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How to get good at Wing Chun

How to Get Good at Wing Chun

Getting good at Wing Chun is far from easy. Don't ever let anyone tell you otherwise. The truth is that ...
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Wing Chun Muscles

Wing Chun Muscles

If you want to get good at Wing Chun, you have to build your Wing Chun body so that it ...
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Leadership - The Kung Fu Way

Leadership – The Kung Fu Way!

Kung Fu Leadership Lessons Its no secret that leaders need a clear understanding of the universal principles of success. Most ...
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Ip Man Quotes

Ip Man Movie Quotes

Here are some of the best Ip Man quotes from the Ip Man movies as said by Ip Man, played ...
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Redefining Wing Chun

Redefining Wing Chun: A New Look At An Old Art

Bear with me for just a bit while I try to get you to consider a new way of looking ...
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Wing Chun Lessons

Wing Chun Lessons

Wing Chun Lessons is the online branch of The Dragon Institute. Created by Sifu Adam Williss, founder of The Dragon ...
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How to Become a Wing Chun Instructor

How to Become a Wing Chun Instructor

So, you want to become a Wing Chun teacher? Well! It isn’t easy. As with teaching in any sort of ...
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Orange County Wing Chun Speaker Night

Orange County Wing Chun Speaker Event

Our Orange County Wing Chun schools held an evening together where our students and teachers (sifus) came up and spoke ...
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Wing Chun Stance

The Wing Chun Stance

One of the things you will often see in Wing Chun training, is the Wing Chun stance called Yee Jee ...
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Wing Chun Breathing

Wing Chun Breathing

When it comes to Wing Chun breathing, simplicity, patience and grounding are the keys. Its quite natural to think that ...
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The Wing Chun Way of Life

The Wing Chun Way of Life

What does it mean to follow the Wing Chun Way of Life? And what is the Wing Chun Life? In ...
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Ritual of the Warrior

The Ritual of the Warrior

The ritual of the warrior makes no apologies for its mysterious posture and movements. It could care less if a ...
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Wing Chun vs MMA

Wing Chun vs. MMA

Wing Chun and MMA have a very tense relationship. To be frank, the topic of Wing Chun vs. MMA can ...
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WING CHUN PODCAST - ADAM WILLISS

Wing Chun Podcast Interview w/ Adam Williss

Sifu Adam Williss, founder of The Dragon Institute, was recently featured on the deput episide of Wing Chun Discussion's new ...
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How to Practice Wing Chun without a Dummy

How do you practice Wing Chun without a dummy?

Can you learn Wing Chun without a dummy? In other words, do you NEED a dummy to learn Wing Chun? ...
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Wing Chun Master

Wing Chun Master

The subject of a Wing Chun master can be confusing. People ask "who is the best Wing Chun master?" But ...
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How to Build a Wooden Dummy

How to Build a Wooden Dummy (w/ Plans & FAQs)

In this Wing Chun article, we'll discuss how to build a wooden dummy. We'll answer some of the most common ...
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Ip Mans #1 Student

Ip Man’s Number One Student Was Not Bruce Lee!

Despite his popularity, Bruce Lee was not Ip Man's number one student. He may have been the most famous student, ...
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Robert Downey Jr Wing Chun

Robert Downey Jr. Wing Chun

Robert Downey Jr has been practicing Wing Chun for the last 15 years It was during 2003 that he began ...
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What's the purpose of Wing Chun

What is the Purpose of Wing Chun?

The purpose of Wing Chun is to defend yourself like many other martial arts, but what sets wing Chun apart ...
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IS WING CHUN EFFECTIVE

Is Wing Chun Effective?

Wing Chun is a very effective and focus driven Martial art. What makes Wing Chun exceptionally different from other martial ...
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What to Expect in a Wing Chun Class

What to Expect in a Wing Chun Class (Near Me)

When searching for "Wing Chun Near Me", you'll find that Wing Chun classes can be found in most bigger cities ...
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Wing Chun Online

Can You Learn Wing Chun Online?

Skip to our Online Wing Chun at Home Course Is it Possible To Learn Wing Chun Online? One of the ...
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Internal Wing Chun

Internal Wing Chun: Not Mystical, Just Misunderstood

It’s been 27 years since I began my journey into internal Wing Chun... something I knew as simply "Wing Chun" ...
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Wing Chun History

Wing Chun History

Wing Chun History: How Wing Chun Was Created The history of Wing Chun is relatively modern compared to other Chinese ...
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Ip Man True Story

Is the Story of Ip Man True?

Wing Chun Blog When it comes to people in history, there is always the legend, and then there is the ...
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Wing Chun Benefits

What are Wing Chun’s Benefits?

When anyone takes up any sort of martial art, the reasons vary greatly. Some do it to learn how to ...
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Wing Chun Honesty in Training

Brutal Honesty in Training: Making Wing Chun Honest Again

If you’re not being brutally honest with yourself or your training partners, how can you think you are simple, direct ...
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how to find the best wing chun

How to Find the Best Wing Chun

The Best Wing Chun - By Sifu Adam Williss So you want to find "the best Wing Chun?" But what ...
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Why Tradition is Killing Wing Chun

Why Tradition is Killing Wing Chun

Almost anyone who loves martial arts knows of Ip Man, the Wing Chun teacher of Bruce Lee. In Ip Man’s ...
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Wing Chun Terms

Wing Chun Terms / Techniques

This is a comprehensive guide to Wing Chun Terms and Techniques. Its NOT your average "Wing Chun Glossary of Techniques" ...
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Why Wing Chun is Not for Competition

Why Wing Chun is Not for Competition

Wing Chun is Not for Sports Competition, Here's Why.. In this article, we'll take a look at why Wing Chun ...
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Ben Der

Sifu Ben Der: Artist of Life

First of all, thank you for your dedication to Wing Chun! Knowing that you’ve practiced Wing Chun for over 60 ...
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The Journey of Siu Nim Tao

The Journey of Siu Nim Tao

Don’t you think it’s time we finally get rid of Siu Nim Tao? Let’s face it, modern times have changed ...
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Wing Chun Competition

Competition is for the Average

They say competition is healthy. I say it’s for the average. You know, those who can’t see past the struggle ...
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