9781583942291

The Wing Chun Compendium, Volume Two

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  • ISBN13:

    9781583942291

  • ISBN10:

    1583942297

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-07-21
  • Publisher: Blue Snake Books
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Summary

Wing Chun, also called Ving Tsun, is a popular system of kung fu designed centuries ago by a Buddhist nun and Shaolin master. Together, the two volumes ofThe Wing Chun Compendiumoffer a complete guide to the discipline, from theory and philosophy to drills and forms. In this volume, author Wayne Belonoha takes students to the next level, focusing on the final three and most advanced forms of the Wing Chun system and their associated skills: the "Mook Yan Jong" or wooden man; the "Lok Dim Boon Quan" or six-point long pole; and the "Baat Cham Dao" or eight-cut sword form, demonstrated here for the first time by Grandmaster Sunny Tang. Also included are distance and angle improvement drills, fighting strategy and training, instruction on proper body mechanics, and "Sticking Hands" techniques. While intended for the serious practitioner,The Wing Chun Compendium, Volume Twoalso teaches the basics of body movement, psychological components of practice and performance, and how to use martial arts for overall self-improvementfactors that can help any martial artists seeking to enhance their physical and mental development. The book includes hundreds of tips and techniques as well as 400 photographs.

Author Biography

Wayne Belonoha is a certified Ving Tsun instructor; a National Certified Coach, 7th Level, Master Degree; and the founder of the Canadian Ving Tsun Academy. A gold medalist at international-level competitions, he has also been an organizer, judge, and senior official for national and international kung fu competitions. He lives in Toronto.

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