About Wing Chun Concepts

On the first day of training, Sifu Schuyler walked in carrying a large, brown shipping envelope he had brought with him from New York. The package contained our training materials: several typewritten pages that outlined the Wing Chun lineage, core principles and concepts, and a two-page print-out of an Excel document that listed the forms, drills and physical exercises that we would be practicing. The pages had been photocopied again and again, but the information was timeless. This was our Wing Chun curriculum. As classes grew and evolved, the notes became more detailed. The bullet-lists of forms and drills were…

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Kung Fu Fitness

Living the Kung Fu Life includes having the fitness to do whatever you want to do, to meet your daily tasks with vigor and alertness, and with abundant energy to enjoy life or respond in a time of crisis. Different people will have different fitness needs and goals. You may simply want to have the energy and physical ability to play with your children (or grandchildren), or to garden, hike or pursue your favorite leisure-time activity. More likely, however, is that you want to go beyond that. People like you who seek out the Kung Fu Life are on a…

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Select Your Wing Chun Training Path

The Wing Chun Concepts course is available both as in-person training at our school in Birmingham, AL, USA, or as stand-alone Online Training for people who either do not have access to a class, or want to supplement their current training. Select your path to begin your journey today. The Wing Chun Concepts course was developed as a companion to our live training program. If you would like to attend classes at our central Alabama location – and have complete access to this online course – please select the Live Training course below to review all of the options and…

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The Spirit of Shaolin

The Shaolin Temple The Shaolin Temple – 少林寺 or “Young Forrest Temple” – is arguably the most famous Buddhist monastery in China. However, it is not famous because the monks meditated better than anyone else, or because they reached higher levels of enlightenment. Instead, Shaolin is world-famous for its Kung Fu. The legendary Shaolin Warriors were not just monks who liked to fight. They were martial scientists and engineers, philosophers, and artists. They didn’t merely practice Kung Fu, they practically invented it. Most of the famous Kung Fu styles originated at the Shaolin Temple, including the Shaolin Long Fist, Arhat’s…

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Wing Chun Training Methodology

The Wing Chun training methodology has evolved significantly over the last few hundred years, and the Wing Chun Concepts course is simply the latest step in that evolution. In this chapter, we’ll explore the three main ingredients of this recipe, which include Three Main Steps of Wing Chung Training If effectiveness is doing the right things, efficiency is doing things right. The training process as outlined in this guide is designed to cultivate maximum skill in Wing Chun Kung Fu in the minimum amount of time and with the least possible impact on the rest of your daily schedule. Some…

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Wing Chun Live Training

We are in a unique place in human history. Never before has there existed anything remotely like Online Training. Until the modern era, if you wanted to learn a skill or acquire knowledge, you found a teacher. In the world of martial arts especially, the secrets of the system were transmitted directly from master to student. There were very few books or written instruction – for the select few who could read – and absolutely no illustrated guides or how-to videos. To master a physical skill such as Kung Fu, hands-on instruction was absolutely necessary. The Sifu would guide the…

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Ignition: Getting Started Wing Chun Training

Hold this thought clearly in your mind: I CAN DO THIS. It does not matter where you are starting from. Your age, weight, athleticism and physical ability are irrelevant. The only thing that matters is your determination, and that is ageless, weightless, and stronger than you can possibly imagine. Every human achievement – in fact, every human talent – begins with Ignition, that powerful spark that sets off a chain of events that gets you off the sofa and into action. In this case, you’re moving onto the training floor. As you face challenges – and we’ll cover the most…

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