Welcome To Our Wing Chun Kung Fu Guide!
Are you interested in Wing Chun Kung Fu? If so then you join the millions of followers of the centuries-old martial art practice.
According to legend, Wing Chun Kung Fu was first practiced in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s and was created by a Buddhist nun named Ng Mui. The technique was based on her observations of a confrontation between a snake and a crane. The art was taught by the nun to Yim Wing-Chun for whom the art was later named.
Throughout the years, Wing Chun techniques have changed a bit; however, the art remains the same. This Chinese martial art is a form of self defense that utilizes both striking and grappling while specializing in close range combat.
The famous Bruce Lee was trained extensively in Wing Chun Kung Fu, which is reason for much of the art’s popularity today. The straight punch is the defining technique that sets Wing Chun Fung Fu apart from all of the other fighting styles.
The Wing Chun punch uses a vertical fist, meaning that the knuckles are aligned vertically with the body. The form of the punch enables it to stay straight but it poses a problem because it goes against what we are naturally inclined to do, which is to punch with a horizontal punch. Horizontal punches are seen in boxing and fighting. While it may take some time to grow accustomed to it, the good news is that you can acquire this skill with a little bit resolve and a lot of practice.
The practice of Wing Chun Kung Fu is a good art to pursue. Not only will it train you to have an invisible punch should a matter arise that places you in need self defense, it is also a great workout for your overall physique.