Wing Chun Kung Fu: The Wooden Dummy

Wing Chun Kung Fu: The Wooden Dummy

by Sifu Shaun Rawcliffe
     
 

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Characterized by economical movements, simultaneous attack and defense hand techniques, and powerful low kicks, Wing Chun Kung Fu is now one of the most popular of the Chinese martial arts. This helpful guidebook addresses the uses of the Muk Yan Jong—more commonly known as the Wooden Dummy form—within the Wing Chun discipline. All of the 116 movements

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Overview

Characterized by economical movements, simultaneous attack and defense hand techniques, and powerful low kicks, Wing Chun Kung Fu is now one of the most popular of the Chinese martial arts. This helpful guidebook addresses the uses of the Muk Yan Jong—more commonly known as the Wooden Dummy form—within the Wing Chun discipline. All of the 116 movements incorporated into Wooden Dummy are covered and illustrated with step-by-step photographs, and information is provided on the practical applications of these movements. A detailed explanation of the principles and concepts behind the form, as well as its shape and structure is also included along with a number of practice exercises and drills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847970268
Publisher:
Crowood Press, Limited, The
Publication date:
11/01/2008
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
919,460
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Sifu Shaun Rawcliffe is the chief instructor of the Midlands Wing Chun Kuen and the author of Simply Wing Chun Kung Fu. Sifu Gary McKenzie is a direct student of GrandMaster Ip Ching and chief instructor of The Wing Chun School. Paul S. Clifton is the editor of Combat magazine.

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