“Wing Chun is not just a martial art, it is a way of thinking and being that directly changes how you deal with everyday life problems.”
Wing Chun is about both the intuitive and scientific understanding of the body and its role in combat. Originally developed by a buddhist Nun in ancient China, Wing Chun is designed to use the least amount of strength, time, and movement as possible in order to subdue an attacker of larger size. For this reason, Wing Chun compliments the insights found in Transcendence very well.
This is not a flashy martial art, but one of simplicity and practicality.
Rather than focusing on jumping, big swings, high kicks, or complicated movements, you will focus on the principles of economy (of strength and motion), sensitivity, and presence.
“All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.”
Wing Chun can be used by practically anyone and has numerous benefits (in addition to self-defense), such as:
- Reducing Stress
- Increasing Focus
- Relieving Anxiety
- Improving Confidence
- Heightened Clarity
- Intuitive Understanding
- Emotional Balance
Lessons cover the essential elements of the First Form of Wing Chun (Sil lim tao). Called the “little idea”, Sil Lim Tao contains all of the principles and fundamental movements of the style. This is a very informal setting; meant to be relaxed, non-competitive, and enjoyable for everyone.
Private Lessons also available.
Join our semi-private wing chun club on Tuesday nights at Arise Yoga (100 Kalamalka Lake Rd) from 6pm to 8pm. Visit my Facebook page for updates or schedule changes.
Classes are $10 per session or $100 for 12.
Thoughts from other Wing Chun students…