Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Published: Dec 15 2005
Height: 1.60 Width: 7.90 Depth: 9.90
The first volume in a two-part series that explores the theory of Wing Chun--a style of kung fu and self-dense--from a technical, lifestyle, and philosophical perspectiveWritten by Wayne Belonoha--a certified Ving Tsun Instructor and National Certified Coach, 7th Level, Master Degree--The Wing Chun Compendium offers hundreds of tips and techniques specifically designed to help readers advance to the next stage. The Wing Chun Compendium is divided into eight sections, including Theory, Techniques, Drills, Chi Sau (Sticky Hands), Forms, Pressure Points, Health and Fitness, and Terminology. Students of all levels will find tips for improving technique and gaining benefits from the book's instruction in over twenty of the top skill-building drills and exercises, such as the Maai Sang Jong and Bong Guek (Sticky Legs) drills. Covering all three hand forms (Siu Nim Tau, Cham Kiu, and Biu Ji), it also provides a detailed examination of each movement and application and features an extensive terminology section that includes the Chinese characters and both Cantonese and Mandarin pronunciations for over two hundred of the most common wing chun terms. The compendium concludes with Grandmaster Sunny Tang's special article, Reflections of Siu Nim Tau After 30 Years.