The tao of wing chun book by john little, danny xuan. Principles and techniques written by yip chun with danny connor. For those seeking a basic overview of wing chun principles and techniques, this book is highly recommended. Some say his power came from wing chun, but if you look at bruce lees movements there was waist action indicating it was an internal art. Chinese gung fu the philosophical art of self defense by bruce lee 1987 2nd edition. Traditional wing chun the branch of great master yip man. About the author yip chun is a grandmaster of wing chun, and the eldest son of yip man bruce lees mentor. The author is so highly regarded in wing chun circles that this book was chosen as a training manual of the hong kong wing chun association. Principles and techniques by yip chun and danny connor 1993, paperback at the best online prices at ebay. Everything wing chun ving tsun, wing tsun carries the largest selection of wing chun kung fu products in the world. Connor, danny and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Developing little ideas by musse ii, joseph and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The wing chun training techniques in this wing chun book are suitable for everyone regardless of age, size, or strength.
It starts with wing chun techniques for beginners and advances up to sticky hands wing chun chi sao. Its pretty clear that yip chun realizes that you cant learn wing chun, or any other martial art, from a book. Rather, they instilled in me a set of principles to live by and taught me how to look at the world from that perspective. Elbows technique in wing chun, paperback by neskorodev, semyon. Ten wing chun kung fu principles grandmaster william.
Add this book to your collection, because wing chun is one of the few martial arts that actually works. Books wing chun kung fu and chinese martial art gung fu. Principles and techniques book, 1993 by yip chun, with danny connor. Traditional wing chun wooden dummy training and millions of other books are available for amazon kindle. The cover is a portrait of master chu shong tin, which is a highly fitting tribute to a great gung fu master. Wing chun is a simple but effective method of selfdefense based in the traditional chinese martial arts of kung fu. Weiser books offers an entire spectrum of occult and esoteric subjects. Wing chun martial arts principles and techniques by yip chun with danny connor. I needed to have a solid understanding of wing chun before i could teach people about it. Free sparring techniques wing chun other aspects weapons and.
In an attempt to save readers from having to endure the frustrations i experienced early in my martial arts training, i will share some of the most important guidelines upon which. Aug 06, 2012 the wu sau or guard hand should always remain up when a hand is not in use as an extra failsafe cover. Download and read free online wing chun martial arts. This makes it easier for you to order these books, plus a small percentage of each sale generated from this page will return to offset the costs of running wing chun world. In his blue book, wing chun kung fu, grandmaster jim fung described the wing chun system as consisting of a logical and comprehensive set of principles, which he defined as simplicity, directness, practicality, economy of movement, and minimum use of brute strength. Included are sections on the wing chun principles, practical, selfdefence, sticking hands and sil lum tao form. Piatkus paperback by grandmaster ip chun mar 1998. I began my research by reading books, watching videos, visiting martial art websites, downloading martial arts related iphone apps, and training in wing chun kung fu under the wing chun sifu john landers. Ten wing chun kung fu principles grandmaster william cheungs.
Wing chun is in some sense a soft school of martial arts. Find great deals on ebay for wing chun book when you shop the largest online selection at. Worth picking up just to get some insight from the living legend ip chun. However, if one equates that work as weak or without strength, then they are dead wrong. Traditional wing chun wooden dummy training dudukchan, igor, novitskaja, elena on. The book itself doesnt contain anything about the form that cant be found elsewhere but the interview excerpts from ip chun are very interesting and. Chi sau in wing chun is to maintain ones flexibility and softness, all the while keeping in the strength to fight back, much like the flexible nature of bamboo. Grandmaster ip chun is the eldest son of legendary grandmaster ip man, who was responsible for bringing wing chun to the modern world.
He does briefly go over the three basic hand forms and chisau but only enough so that he can comment on them and remark on how they relate to wing chun s big picture. Principles and techniques by yip chun, danny connor isbn. Traditional wing chun kung fu by grandmaster william cheung. Ip man wing chun the best book on wing chun kung fu. Connor, danny and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books. Advanced wing chun cheung sc martial arts instructions. Traditional wing chun the branch of great master yip man and millions of other books are available for amazon kindle. Ip chun is now considered the worlds leading expert on wing chun kung fu.
The wing chun compendium paperback by wayne belonoha was suggested, but it is apparently out of print. Yip chun is a grandmaster of wing chun, and the eldest son of yip man, bruce lees. Therefore he doesnt try to teach you wing chun from a book. Find great deals on ebay for wing chun books and wing chun wooden dummy. He does briefly go over the three basic hand forms and chisau but only enough so that he can comment on them and remark on how they relate to wing chuns big picture. Traditional wing chun wooden dummy training paperback september 11, 2017. Traditional wing chun wooden dummy training paperback.
Why wing chun works by alan gibson, wing chun martial arts. The most powerful style of kung fu practiced by ip man history, philosophy and techniques martial arts book by alessandro sivo. The book offered to readers is devoted to an overview of the wing chun kuen techniques, which became widespread in schools of guangdong province. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. With the help of danny connor, yip chun explains the moves, the importance of the relationship between teacher and student, and the confucian theory.
With the help of danny connor, yip chun explains the moves, the. Bruce lees one in punch popularized the method of fajin in martial arts proving significant internal power could be generated with micro movements of the body. Wing chun world is now an associate of, one of the biggest online booksellers. Thus, as situations arose, i responded to each one based on those principles. The wu sao should be in the perfect position to be launched forward as a block or strike. A diverse selection of reading for the wing chun collector. Apr 01, 2017 wing chun martial arts principles and techniques. I may be bending the rules a little here, but the bourne identity either isnt a martial arts movie at all or its one of the best martial arts movies of all time.
Dec 10, 2019 wing chun ip man the best book on wing chun kung fu english version if you buy the paperback version of this book youll get the kindle book version for free after the great cinematographic success ip man, the style of kung fu called wing chun is comeback im author of the book ip man wing chun. It has a series of principles upon which all the movements are based. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. This fine manual outlines the history, theory and practical applications of wing chun. Written by grandmaster ip chun, 1998 edition, publisher. Enter your mobile number or email address below and well send you a link to download the free kindle app. The main purpose of this branch of chinese martial arts is the fastest achievement of victory in battle with the minimum effort and energy. Red wheelweiser imprints include conari press which publishes titles on spirituality, personal growth, relationships to parenting, and social issues. This is wing chun martial arts training as modern self defense. A kickboxer as well as a wc practitioner, i thought may would be an excellent choice to discuss her vision of what wc is. It is a relatively young system, but in the last few hundred years it has spread to every corner of the earth because it is practical, can be learned in a short period of time, and can be practiced by people of all sizes and ranges of physical ability.
Wing chun has become a broad term with no one definition for what wing chun is, and that, mixed with a lack of alive training practices has made it a bit of a punching bag in the greater martial arts community. Yip chun is a grandmaster of wing chun, and the eldest son of. Xuan and little reveal how wing chun was designed holistically, based on the laws of physics, human nature, and biomechanics. He is the author of qigong for health and vitality. Yip chun is a grandmaster of wing chun, and the eldest son of yip man bruce lees mentor. Yip chun is a grandmaster of wing chun, and the eldest son of yip man, bruce lees mentor. The book contains a large number of illustrations detailing the features of the techniques of the style and will be useful for everybody who studies the martial arts. The deceptive hands of wing chun by sifu douglas wong paperback book the fast. This book, by wing chun master danny xuan and martial arts authority john little, is the first to decipher these techniques that until now have been encrypted within this art.513 353 65 646 292 1361 177 627 1281 739 670 1484 947 1026 1250 149 217 122 907 1544 291 1166 447 268 61 1339 300 1238 1060 349 20