Wing Chun Kung-Fu Volume 1

Basic Forms & Principles
Product Number: EB00644710
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462916924
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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Description

Introducing a new scientific approach to Wing Chun kung-fu, this book gives a clear and detailed exposition of once closely guarded techniques. Rejecting the secretive approach that characterizes much of martial arts writing, the author draws upon biomechanical theory to explain logically and scientifically how the techniques of Wing Chun kung-fu work. After an explanation of the theory behind the various Wing Chun moves, the reader is led step-by-step through each of the forms. Chi gerk and chi sao, the Wing Chun sticky-hand and sticky-leg techniques, are explained and liberally accompanied by 183 photographs detailing the important moves. An additional section devoted to weight and power training for the martial artist makes this book invaluable, not just for those interested in Wing Chun kung-fu, but for practitioners of any martial art.

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Author(s): Joseph Wayne Smith
Genre: Sports, Self Help
Original Publish Date: Aug 15, 1992

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