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History of Wing Chun Kung-Fu

Wing Chun martial arts (Fighting system) is known for its rapid movements and equally brutal power. It was discovered by Buddhist called Ng Mei in 1700 (approx.) in China. She was one of five finest fighters of that time. She had gain very respectful position in Shaolin temple due to her martial art skills.
Her only motive behind establishing Wing Chun was to have a martial art which requires less strength and which can be learnt quickly and easily. One of her female student named Yim Wing Chun was with her during this experimentation and Ng Mei used her student’s name to recognize this form of martial art. Further Yim Wing Chun passed this Wing Chun Kungfu style to several generations.

One of the most famous student and practitioner of Wing Chun was Yip man. He not only introduced this style to outer world but also added his own skills to make it more effective martial art form. He was great warrior and also respected Kung fu Master. Yip man died in 1972 when he was in his late seventies.

Important of Wing Chun System

Wing Chun basically concentrates on joints of our body, it makes them stronger and enables them to have quicker reflexes. This form helps to have slim but muscular body. This style of Kung Fu is very effective in close range combat. Practitioners and teachers of this form strongly advise not to try to modify this form as it loses its true value while one can easily add new exercises in it.
Following are different forms of Wing Chun martial arts and their meaning:

  • Siu Lim Tao: means small thoughts (frist way to plan) 
  • Chum Kiu: means searching for the bridge
  • Biu Tze:  means Flying fingers
  • Muk Yan Chong: means stake used as a dummy
  • Luk Dim Boon Quan: It can be translated as six and half point long pole. This pole form is said to be introduced in the times of Red Junk opera troop.
The Bart Chao Dao: It is also called as butterfly knives due its shape and looks. This form has eight different styles of defending and attacking.