FAQ

Does Wing Chun have a belt system like other Martial Arts?

First and foremost, we don’t call belt but rather “Sash” due to Wing Chun Kung Fu is a Chinese Martial Arts and Sash System is varied from schools to schools depending on the style, system, or founder’s envision.

Wing Chun Temple is based on Sash System with a total of 9 Sashes as to 3 Major Levels of Advancements per 3 Sashes Divisions. Please see below for guidelines:

Wing Chun Temple’s Sash System

Level 1:

  1. White
  2. Yellow
  3. Orange

Level 2:

  1. Green
  2. Purple
  3. Blue

Level 3:

  1. Brown
  2. Red
  3. Black
Can anyone learn Wing Chun?

Anyone, regardless of her or his age and physical capabilities, can learn Wing Chun. For example, one practitioner was a disable individual on the wheelchair but he still can practice Wing Chun within his limitations. On another hand, a very powerful practitioner like Bruce Lee can utilize Wing Chun to be his advantages by using concepts and principles of Wing Chun to be an explosive fighter as well as the most influential in martial arts world.

Most people believe that martial arts is about kicking ass, street fighting, and self-defense; however, martial arts is not always about that, it’s one aspect of martial arts. When talking about self-defense, most people understand as to physical self-defense, that is when someone is trying to harm you physically and using martial arts to defend yourself. What about when someone or other forces is trying to harm you mentally and spiritually? Martial arts, especially Wing Chun as too many years of learning and cultivating, one can defend herself or himself mentally and spiritually as well by tapping into another realm of defensive mechanism through self-control and mediation.

How long does it take to become proficient at Wing Chun?

Depending on one’s purpose, Wing Chun is very practical yet endless possibilities…

As of self-defense, one can learn and use instantly due to Wing Chun’s practicalities of simple moves. However, as to be a true Wing Chun practitioner, one can take at least 6 months to a year or maybe a life time of pursuing the art’s mystery and spiritual aspects.

How is Wing Chun different than other Martial Arts?

Unlike any other martial arts, Wing Chun is unique and considered to be a spiritual martial arts for many reasons:

-Wing Chun is the only martial arts that was invented by a woman who was a nun.

-Wing Chun is not using force to force but rather using natural forces and using the law of physics.

-Wing Chun uses controls of your opponents rather than destroying your opponents.

There are many other reasons but these are the main three reasons that makes Wing Chun unlike any other martial arts styles or systems.