Archive for November, 2011


Short Kung-Fu Demo of Our New Branch School

Short Chinese martial arts demo, Trutnov branch of our association: warm-up and breathing exercises stances, basic exercises, focus mitts/kicking shileds drills sets and sparring sets strength and conditioning self-defense, full contact fighting weapons Best wishes to the student of the new branch, work hard guys! Practical Hung Kyun!

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Grandmaster Tang Kwok-Wah (1924-2011)

Sad News for Lam Family Hung Kuen – Grandmaster Tang Kwok-Wah (Dang Gwokwa), one of the best students and adopted son of Grandmaster Lam Jou, has passed away. Dang sifu was born in 1924. He has started to learn gungfu under the guidance of Grandmaster Lam Jou when he was 8 years old. He was […]

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Trip to Hannover

We have been in e-mail contact with Frank Bolte sifu for ages, sharing the same passion for the art of Hung Ga Kuen (Hung Ga Kyun), discussing the theory, history and application. Eventually we have met in 2008 in Hong Kong, and after he moved back from Philippines to Hannover, we started  to plan his […]

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Gwok Fu sifu (Yip Man Wing Chun) Has Passed Away

I just received a bad news from my good friend Ivan Rzounek sifu (www.wing-chun.cz), who is currently in China, training hard the art of Opera Boats Wing Chun (Baan Jung Wing Cheun) and researching various systems and lineages of Southern martial art: Gwok Fu sifu has passed away.  Gwok Fu sifu was one of the […]

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Fujian Shaolin Five Ancestors Application Drills

Ngo Cho Kune (Ng Jou Kyun) – Five Ancestors Kung-Fu – is famous Fujian martial arts system. Maybe not so known in the West as the other southern styles, but definitelly a big name in the Southern China. It is one the “MMA” systems of old China, consisting of techniques of 5 (6?) styles: Bodhidharma […]

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Fatsaan Bak Mei Street Tactic

So called Reality Based-Self-Defense (RBSD) is a hot topic in the martial arts today. You may have heard of Sammy Franco, Lee Morrison, Jim Wagner, Jim Grover (aka Kelly McCann) or systems like Krav Maga, Urban Combatives, Shredder etc. Some of the RBSD instructors are trashing traditional martial arts, but if you look at modern […]

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Yuen Kei San Wing Chun Kuen

Grandmaster Yuen Kay Shan (Yun Keisaan, 1889–1956) was together with Grandmasters Yiu Choi and Yip Man  one of the most important persons in the development of modern Wing Chun Kuen (Wing Cheun Kyun) – one of the so called “Three Heroes of Wing Chun” of Fatsaan. During my stays in China i had the privilege […]

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The Secrets of Five-Pattern Hung Kuen

Article from an old gungfu magazine about Fukgin “Five Pattern”  Hung kuen (Hung Kyun) of Yuen Yik Kai sifu. This rare system is similar to Ng Jou Kyun (Five Ancestors), Wing Cheun Baak Hok (White Crane) and other Fujian/Fukgin systems, quite different form the common Gwongdung Hung Ga Kuen. Article describes in some details all […]

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World Choy Lee Fat Invitational Tournament 2011

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Wing Chun in MMA? Incident at M-1 Global Tryouts

Traditional kung-fu (gungfu) in the cage – favourite and contraversial topic of many discussions. MMA means “Mixed Martial Arts” – does everybody who enters the cage do Muay Thai, boxing, wrestling or Brazilian Ju-Jutsu? Can traditional kung-fu like Wing Chun (Wing Cheun), Choy lee Fut (Choi Lei Fat) or Hung Gar Kuen (Hung Ga Kyun) […]

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