Wing Chun Story

Wing Chun First Form

Having defeated Master Wu Sheng Jian, Leung Lan Kwai's name spread around the town. However there is a saying Big trees catch more wind and so Lan Kwai's victory was only the start of the storm. One day, after Leung Lan Kwai had finished his morning practice, he went to a restaurant for Yum Cha literally meaning Drink Tea but which means to have some Chinese breakfast . In the middle of breakfast, he heard the sound of heavy footsteps. He could tell that someone with a very high level of...

Kung Fu Weapons

Double edged straight blade, engraved amp finished with brass and copper. Comes with scabbard and tassel. Length 81cm Tse Qigong Centre members 90 Non-members 100 Well-balanced steel practice sword. Comes with carrying case and tassel. Length 71cm ' Tse Qigong Centre members 36 Non-members 41 A, Engraved blade finished in copper. Includes engraved p lacquered scabbard with brass finish. Length 77.5 cm _ Tse Qigong Centre members 95 Non-members 105 '' BC 1 Chrome plated spearhead with white wax...

Damo Staff

Photo Michale Tse And Fala Chen

Open 1of itegjjijie s td Chun Yuen juaji Tse Qigong Centre or to reserve your place please see the booking form in the centre of this issue of Qi Magazine. Members 460 Non-members 520 Two heads are better than one is the old saying and the staff is the weapon with 'two heads'. This means that either end of the staff can be used for attacking or defending which made it a very versatile and useful weapon in the past. Today, we practise more for our health than for fighting and the staff is just...

Exercise

Acupressure Baihui The Shen

If you like to stand, keep the feet apart to shoulder width and close the hands at Dantian. If you sit, sit upright, put the hands in front of the forehead, and keep the body relaxed and the mind quiet. When practising this exercise, execute the movements quickly at first and then slowly, and direct the flow of Qi and blood evenly and silently. This exercise consists of four methods the method of directing Qi through the liver meridian, the method of sight improvement, the...

Love of the Lotus

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It is no accident that in traditional Chinese painting the lotus hehua or lianhua is the symbol ofsummerand, as such, a common subject. Lotus grows in shallow troughs, the roots embedded in the silt that lines the bottom. By May June the stems hegeng of the lotus plant have risen to the water s surface. As the weather gets hotter the leaves uncoil to form giant green umbrellas. When water lands on a lotus leaf it skits across it like quicksilver, often collecting in small pools in the centre of...

Victimless Training

Jack in those days, training was very tough and you got kthe stuffing knocked out of you on a regular basis. I always enjoy listening to my seniors talking about their old training as it gives me an insight into not only the past but also how the martial arts world of today has been formed. On this occasion we were talking about the difference between Chi Sau and sparring. He said that sparring was okay, but if you were not careful then it became, Victim Training. This was a new phrase to me...