WHAT IS WING CHUN?
Wing chun is an efficient fighting system which is based on two principles
Economy of motion
Doing things the most efficient and fastest way possible
Conservation of energy
Knowing when and how to use your power at the right time
With both in mind, our way of Wing Chun is to be the most effective for combat. It is no different to the ways in which you would like the same results in life, Wing Chun can empower you and how you go about your day through the practice of the martial way.
WHERE DID WING CHUN COME FROM?
Wing Chun is an effective system based on a scientific & mathematical approach to combat.
Wing Chun is fighting system that was developed hundreds of years ago. Legends says that it was invented by a Buddhist nun called Ng Mui, she fled from the Shaolin temple, which was burnt down by the Ching dynasty emperor who considered the Shaolin temple to be a threat. Ng Mui studied the actions of the snake and crane. She created a new fighting system based on this and taught it to a girl named Yim Wing Chun.
Dr Leung Jan from Foshan China is one of the Wing Chun successor recorded in history. Leung Jan taught a student named Chan Wah Shun and he taught the infamous Ip Man.
Ip man, famously known for teaching superstar Bruce Lee and his dedication to developing and spreading Wing Chun Kung fu.
The Wing Chun School Swiss Cottage comes from the same Ip Man lineage and will continue to adhere to the system.
The curriculum consists of three forms (Siu Nim Tao, Chum Kiu, Biu Jee), and wooden dummy form. Chi sau also known as sticking hands is also a renowned method of training used in Wing Chun.
Wing Chun improves health, fitness, reflexes, self discipline, confidence and live a healthier lifestyle