Wing Chun Kung FuSimple - Effective - Elegant
What is Wing Chun Kung Fu
Wing Chun is defined as:
Unlike any other martial arts style or system, Wing Chun Kung Fu is a Spiritual Martial Arts that emphasizes on controlling your opponent rather than destroying your opponent, ideally, and the only martial arts that was created by a woman.
In summary, Wing Chun Kung Fu is a Chinese Martial Arts that philosophized on the Concepts and Principles of Directness, Economical, Efficiency, and Effectiveness that progressively thriving for Simplicity and Perfection…
When describing Wing Chun Kung Fu, we can say that it’s
Simple, Effective, and Elegant.
Wing Chun is designed to be simple; therefore, anyone at any age can practice without special physical abilities.
Wing Chun is made to be effective because of its concepts and principles based on scientific applications.
Wing Chun is an elegant art due to its philosophy and its internal power.
History of Wing Chun Kung Fu
A woman invented Wing Chun who was an ordinary woman but extraordinary wisdom and skills. This woman was known as Abbess Ng Mui.
Yim Wing Chun
Abbess Ng Mui loved her first disciple and very pleased with her characters as how she had the heart for the art; therefore, Abbess Ng Mui decided to name the art after her first disciple – Wing Chun. Wing Chun came from the name of Yim Wing Chun.
Grandmaster Ip Man was known as the first Wing Chun teacher(Sifu) that brought Wing Chun to be known by the public back in Hong Kong after he escaped from Foshan.
Grandmaster Ip Man officially formed a Wing Chun School during his teaching in Hong Kong in 1967 called Ving Tsun Athletic Association. During this time when Bruce Lee came to join the school. And now because of Bruce Lee, we came to know Wing Chun and it is the most popular Kung Fu system around the world.
Even though his teacher Ip Man was the first teacher that brought Wing Chun in public in Hong Kong, but without Bruce Lee’s inspiration, fame and films, it would be hard to be known throughout the around as we’ve known today. According to Grandmaster Ip Chun, the son of Grandmaster Ip Man during an interview said, “Wing Chun helped Bruce Lee, and Bruce Lee helped Wing Chun.”