Take Downs in Wing Chun

Yesterday in class I focused on section 7 of the Wing Chun Dummy Form which covers the take down!

In Wing Chun, I think take downs are very effective but they’re not practiced as much as other drills.

I don’t have much experience with take downs so my knowledge is very limited but the most important thing to remember is that you need to cause a push and pull reaction from your opponent.

I had a lot of fun practicing the take downs but wished that we dedicated more class time to practicing it with everyone in the class.

What do you guys think about make take downs a more integral part of Wing Chun training? Let me know in the comments!

Intermediate Stepping

I haven't always been active on my feet during Wing Chun class. For the first few years, I stayed mostly stationary and occasionally shifted or stepped back during drills or Chi Sao. Only in the past two years I started moving more on my feet by stepping in.

Today we talk about an intermediate technique: stepping in.

Keeping the Distance & Push/Pull Technique

Today I share some class notes about keeping the distance and the push/pull technique!

Sil Lim Tao Wing Chun Dummy Part 3

Today we complete the Sil Lim Tao on the Wing Chun Dummy series!

Get your own Portable Wing Chun Dummy

Today we talk about getting your own Portable Wing Chun Dummy.

Sil Lim Tao Wing Chun Dummy Part 2

This week we go over section 2 of Sil Lim Tao on the Wing Chun Dummy. P.S. If you want to skip over the section 1 recap, go to the 2:50 mark.

Side Stepping in Wing Chun

Today we talk about side stepping in Wing Chun and in the Dummy Form.

Sil Lim Tao Wing Chun Dummy Part 1

This week we talk about practicing Sil Lim Tao on the Wing Chun dummy!


How can I help you with your Wing Chun training?

Happy 2016! New year, new episodes but your help is needed. Tell me the topics you want me to discuss on the show!


The Future of Practice Wing Chun

This week we talk about Practice Wing Chun in 2016!


The “Defend With One Hand” Drill

This week we talk about a Wing Chun drill I really like, the one hand defense drill.

Hey there, welcome!

My name is Edgar and I started learning Wing Chun in August 2009. This website chronicles my Wing Chun training and offers my perspective to other Wing Chun practitioners. I am not an instructor or a grand master, I am just a student.

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