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Finding a Wing Chun School in Manila

Several years ago, I had no idea what Wing Chun is. I first heard about it in the show “Fight Quest” on Discovery Channel and thought that it’s an interesting martial art. But I only started researching more about Wing Chun when I saw the movie “Ip Man” starring Donnie Yen. I had no idea who Yip Man was, prior to the movie and after seeing the movie, I was an instant fan. I found out later that he was Bruce Lee’s Sifu. Movie aside, my research found out that Wing Chun is an effective, scientific martial art based on economy of movements, swift and efficient strikes that not just relies on brute strength to overcome one’s opponent but rather on physics, bio-mechanics and tried and tested Wing Chun fighting principles. Continue reading