Sideward Thrust Kick

Self Defense Guide

* The Sideward Thrust-kick of W.T. can sometimes be applied singly, but in co-ordination with the steps. One of the characteristics of a kick of W.T. is its co-ordination with movements of the arms when it is being launched. For this reason, the Sideward Thrust-kick is usually applied in coordination with the Bong-sau and the Wu-sau as a defensive movement. A (leftf posing the W.T. Prefighting Posture while facing B. B launches a right roundhouse punch aiming at A's head. Seeing that B's punch...

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The Bong-sau is used to nullity powerful straightline attacks from the opponent. Having taken its defensive effect, the Bong-sau can then be coverted into other movements foi launching counter-attacks. From this it is clear that the Bong-sau is an important movement in the techniques of the wooden dummy, as explained below. The Tan au, which is formed by flattening the palm to face upwards and keeping the elbow low while using the forearm to make contact with the opponent is a movement that...

Bongsau Sideward Popai Doublepalm Movement

Doubles Attack Wing Tsun

The following set of Sideward Po-Pai Double-palm Movements derived from the Bong-sau is different from that mentioned above. In the previous set, the Bong-sau directly turns to the Erect-palm, and presses on the opponent's shoulder. In this set. the Bong-sau changes to the Reverse-palm, and glides over the opponent's bridge-arm to penetrate into his indoor area and land on his body. A posing the W.T. Prefighting Posture while facing B. B launches a sudden right straightline punch at A. A...

Amazing Strength Of Fingers

Yip Man Grandson

There was a man, in my later father's native place, by the name of Yu Yiu. He served in the army during the war, and after the war, he was recruited into one of the divisional patrols of the local police of Namhoi, under the command of my father. But owing to the large number of patrolmen, neither Yu Yiu nor Yip Man the Captain knew each other. One day, Yu Yiu was patrolling along a busy street. But very soon for some minor reasons argued with someone in the street. Both men were then shouting...

Movement From The Side

Wing Chun Kau Sau

Yip inserts his right leg into the space behind the dummy leg, and, with his left paim above his right plam, he executes the Po-Pai Double-palm movement. III. 77 HIGH amp LOW GAUN-SAU Yip turns to his left while posing the High amp Low Gaun-sau. III. 75 LEFT KAU-SAU 8 RIGHT FOOK-SAU Yip faces the front of the dummy and poses the left Kau-sau and the right Fook-sau. III. 79 RIGHT BONG-SAU Yip turns to his left while changing his right rm from the Low Gaun-sau to the Bong-sau. PALM amp RIGHT...

Facade Thrustkick Facade

Wing Chun Kicking Technique

Many Wing Tsun followers hink that having applied the Low Bong-sau with one arm, they have to use the other arm to counter attack at the upper-level. In fact they can use the same arm that has just executed the Low Bong-sau movement to dissolve further attacks from the opponent. Besides, an experienced Wing Tsun practitioner can make use ofbothhisarm and his leg to launch co-ordinating offensive movements at the same moment, thus making it very difficult for the opponent to defend himself. As...

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Right Kau Sau And Left Tok Sau

III. 2 NECK-PULLING HAND Yip's left hand passes upwards through th two dummy arms, then shifts himself to ft left side of the dummy. While his left ham is holding the right dummy arm, his right hand gets hold of the neck of the dummy, Then both of his hands exert a sudrim. forward pull. Yip circles both arms upwards to pot a Kwun-sau movement. hi right arm to pose the to press at the right dummy 1I FT TAN-SAU amp RIGHT M LYING-PALM hi hm loft leg into the space behind immy log. while posing...

Application Of Bong

Application Bong Sau

The Indoor-area Pak-sau is a movement applied to dissolve the opponent's straight-line punch which comes in from below the practitioner's bridge-arms. As the opponent's punch comes in, the practitioner can apply his left and right alternate Pak-sau to dissolve it, and immediately after that, he should launch a countcr-attack with his W.T. Straightline Thrusting Punch A deft posing the W.T. Prefighting Posture while facing B right . B suddenly launches a right straightline punch at A. A...

Bongsau Kneestamping Kick

Kick Technique

The Bong-sau is a greatly effective movement which is adopted for countering heavy straightline attacks. It is applied by bending the forearm down to deflect the opponent's straightline attacks, which, no matter how powerful, will surely be nullified. Having .effectuated the Bong-sau movement, and while our opponent is not yet ready to launch his sccond attack, we should at this moment make a sideward step to stay at the opponent's side and offer a counter-attack with the Knee-stamping Kick...

Lowerlevel

Wing Chun 2012

In Chinese terminology the two arms of the body gt re equivalent to two leaves of door. Whon both anus art out stretched, the area embraced by both arms or between the inner part of both arms a called the indoor area, while the area beyond the outer part of both arms is called the outdoor area. fh trmUtbrmi Chinm door r s two Mhch open inwmnk. A left putting himself in the Wing Tsun Prefighting Posture in front of B right . B launches a straightline punch at A, with his fist coming over A's...

Double Tansau Double Upper Lyingpalm

Doubles Attack Wing Tsun

Prefighting Posture while lacing B. B attacks A with double ixjnches. A dissolves B's attack by changing the Double Tan-sau to the Jut-sau movement. Having fectuated the Jut-sau, which caused B to fall forward. A takes the opportunity to launch his powerful Double Upper Lying-palm attack at B's face. The Kau-sau is a movement which enables us to rcpiacc our bridge-arms from the opponent's outdoor area to his indoor area or vice-vcrsa in a safe and simple way. The High...

Grandmaster Yip At Hong Kong

Bruce Lee Body

In 1949, when mainland China fell into the hands of the communists, my father left his homeland and went south to Hong Kong, where he settled down, set up a gymnasium, admitted students and taught them techniques of Wing Tsun. For the following thirty years he worked as a martial art tutor, and had so far brought up more than five hundred thousand students, who all help spreading the Wing Tsun techniques to all parts of the world. This great success meant as much to himself as to others who...

Double Tansau Huensau Double Lower Lying Palm

Wing Chun Double Knives

I he Double Tan-sau. which is placed ul the opponent's ttdoor area, is a movement less frequently applied It is, gt wever. necessarily applied at the moment when the opponent attacks us with the double straightline punches within gt ur indoor area. The Huea-sau is a movement applied by turning the arm lickly from the opponent's outdoor area to his indoor area. c re-positioning of our bridge-arms in this way makes it lore advantageous for us to face out opponent al the beginning ol the light 01...

Wing Chun Techniques

Wing Chun Dummy Plans

UNO 8AU - SIDEWARD PO PAI DOUBLEPALM MOVEMENT JKHlfM the W.T. Prefighting Posture while facing B. B initiates a left straightline fni' I' . t A, who counters with his left Bong-sau. Immediately after that, A advances to iv ai B's left side, and adopts the Sideward Po-Pai technique by launching his left Mm at B's shoulder and his right palm at B's flank. The High amp Low Gaun-sau is a sideward movement. However, when it changes to the Po-Pai movement, it becomes the Facade Po-pai. The Po-pai...

Bongsau Crossed Stamp Kick

Rodillazo Los Test Culos

The Crossed Stamp-Kick is an outstanding kick of the Wing Tsun system. While other kicks of Wing Tsun are applied with the front leg, the Crossed Stamp-kick, however, is launched from the back leg. In applying the Crossed Stamp-kick, a practitioner should pay attention to the ways he steps forward prior to launching the kick. A posing the W. T. Prefighting Posture while facing B. B launches a right straightline punch at A. A dissolves the attack with his right Sideward Bong-sau. Immediately...

62 Flipping Hand Dummy

Right Kau Sau And Tok Sau

III. 36 LEFT SIDEWARD THRUST KICK Yip raises his left leg to launch a Sideward Thrust-kick at the dummy trunk. Ill 39 RIGHT ERECT PALM Mil JUT-SAU llMMNMataly after that. Yip thrusts out his f M t im lt t p.ilm, while suddenly making a at lut tau gt III. 40 DOUBLE TAN-SAU Yip places his up-facing palms at the outdoor area of the two dummy area. III. 42 DOUBLE LOWER LYING-PALMS Yip' two palms enter into the indoor area between the dummy arms and strike at the mid-lower-level of the trunk of the...