Fast Hands – Drill, Drill, Drill

Fast Hands

To get fast hands – or feet, or what-have-you – you need to practice. Drills are great for this. Motions rolled into a cyclical fashion so you and your partner can cram lots of repetitions into a small period of time. Here is Master Wong showing a wonderful drill. Though…

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Context

Context

For a long time I have been saying the moves in Siu Nim Tao, or any form, are not specific techniques. They are positions, which represent multiple options and multiple opportunities. Take 20 Wing Chun instructors and have them isolate the same move within Siu Nim Tao (for example), and…

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Correcting Huen Sau

Correcting Huen Sau

Huen Sau translates as ‘Circling, Controlling Hand’. We often focus on the circling part, especially when working forms like Siu Nim Tao. The hand should not actually draw a circle. It should trace a shape more like a U – down, under, and up. When thinking about a circle, or…

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