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Wing Chun Kung Fu: Traditional Chinese Kung Fu for Self-Defense and Health

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Straightforward and efficient, Wing Chun Kung Fu is one of the most popular forms of Kung Fu because it emphasizes techniqu over strength. By using the skills of Wing Chun Kung Fu, a smaller and weaker person can easily overcome a larger strong opponent. With its focus on technique rather than force, it is suitable for both men and women, young and old, and for those of al ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published 1998 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Jul 25, 2014 Marcus rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2014, martial-arts
A thoughtful introduction to Wing Chun, obviously written for the novice, this book describes in a brief, clear fashion the history and philosophy behind the art, some of the physiological principles on which it relies, and the individual movements which make up the first form. As a reader who knows a bit about martial arts but almost nothing about Wing Chun, I found it accessible and informative.
Rajan Bawa
Jul 09, 2016 Rajan Bawa rated it it was amazing
I really liked the philosophy of Wing Chun. How this technique helps you keep yourself centered. Book mostly covers 3 sections of Siu Lim Tau and with defense tactics. What interesting for me is how techniques covers sensitivity over strength.
Rahmat Romadon
Jul 20, 2011 Rahmat Romadon rated it liked it
Buku ini selain menjelaskan sejarah, tradisi dan teknik-teknik yang ada pada Kung Fu Wing Chun juga memaparkan aplikasi dari Pattern I : Sil Lum Tao; padahal pattern ini tidak diperuntukkan untuk pertarungan; melainkan gerak dasar dan semua teknik/jurus yang ada di Wing Chun. Menguasai pattern ini sama saja dengan 90% menguasai kungfu ini secara keseluruhan; sisanya ditunjang dengan teknik Chi Sau (sticky hands techniques), Mok Yan Jong (wooden dummy techniques) dan teknik senjata.
Sep 15, 2012 Cory rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction, fighting
many of the instruction was clear and easy to follow, but some of the slighter movements required for the techniques weren't very well captured in some of the photos (only one or two) so the final verdict is: it was a good reference but martial arts might need to be a student teacher thing.
Serge Pierro
Aug 27, 2012 Serge Pierro rated it liked it
Shelves: martial-arts
This is written by the son of Ip Man the legendary teacher of Wing Chun. It briefly covers many aspects of Wing Chun, however nothing profoundly in depth. The Sil Nim Tau form is shown.
Dec 22, 2011 Nicole rated it liked it
Shelves: martial-arts
Am currently reading, but so far a good read. Useful information, well organized and demonstrated.
Kevin Ho
Jul 01, 2010 Kevin Ho rated it it was amazing
Easy, simple, easy to understand. It is really interesting!
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May 10, 2012 Robert rated it it was ok
good stuff, but kinda fluffy
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