easy life ?

[vc_column_text]Making living off Martial Arts is a dream come true but its a real full time job that doesn't end when the class finishes. The day starts off  at 05.00 with planning sessions for clients and organising class plans, i take private clients between 06.00 and 10.00 everyday and each person has very specific goals and objectives so each person ...

great weekend

[vc_column_text]As a coach to many I lead a diverse life of coaching travelling and coaching some more, this past weekend i graded two very dedicated chinese boxing students to the grade of Purple belt, took 7 of the BJJ team to a competition and came away with 6 medals then held a Wing Chun Chi Sao Open Day that saw ...

what does Wing Chun look like ?

[vc_column_text] What does Wing Chun lookalike?........ Good question?........... What should Wing Chun look like is maybe a better question... or is it? If you are 2 metres tall should your Wing Chun look exactly the same as someone 1.5 metres tall? If you weigh the same as a small car do you still need the same amount of power punching practice ...

chi sao open days are getting bigger and better

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A quick look Wing Chun ground fighting myths

[vc_column_text]Hitting people in the groin and poking people in the eye are often cited as staple Wing Chun Kuen moves when in a tight spot on the ground. Any forum thread that deals with being attacked on the ground will have a decent percentage of people advocating groin strikes and eye pokes as the the "go to" move at the ...

Sparring basics work shop

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Wing Chun / Kickboxing. its all the same

[vc_column_text] Is it better to understand and be capable with a few key techniques or is it favourable to get a wide range of techniques? There is as always a case for both one would appear safe and steady with basic tried and tested techniques that could also be possibly labelled as limited. The latter would appear all encompassing with ...

It’s all about diversity 

[vc_column_text]Training in different martial arts gives a unique perspective and an open mind. I train two or three martial arts most days and like flitting between.  bjj And wing Chun are my main focuses in terms of my own training with MMA and BJJ being the ones that people compete in take up most of my coaching duties. I'm really ...

A weeks training in images

[vc_column_text] This week the BJJ classes focused on take downs and closed guard passes [/vc_column_text] [vc_column_text] I got the chance to take the one of the Warrior Woman classes this week. It was good to see the ladies working hard and showing good technique. We did some Chinese Boxing padwork drills, everyone got a sweat on . ace [/vc_column_text]

wing chun drills – from the form to the fight

[vc_column_text]How many people "know" the forms ? How many people can improvise and adapt in a pressured situation and it look like moves from the form?  Recently we have been looking at the forms and drilling the basic movements but we drill the movements from the form in a slightly different way to most in that we like to add ...