Archive for the Wing Chun Category


Wu Sifu and Chan Sifu: Old Master’s “Sticky Hands (Chi Sau) Demo

I am currently extremely busy with organising and editing the videos my archive; before I will finally publish them and accompany them with some interesting stories, i am going to comment the few well known videos i have already uploaded. I started to share rare Wing Chun videos at YouTube in 2006 – at that […]

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Chan Yu Min (Siulam) Wing Chun Kyun

I am now working on the video of our adventure trip to China in 2007 from one of our visits to the tombs of the family and the birthplace of Grandmaster Chan Wa Seun (Yip Man’s teacher) near Seundak (Shunde). On the same time there was the Chinese television team with the famous  professor Kang […]

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Paau Fa Lin Wing Chun – Gwok So sifu

Note: Following article is the first one of oncomming series of articles written by my good friend Ivan Rzounek sifu (Wing Chun Kuen Research), dedicated to survey of various Wing Chun schools, families and branches. In 2000 i have been living with Martina for 3 months in Wong Nim Yi sifu’s home in Canton, studying […]

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“This is not Wing Chun!”

“Original”, “traditional”, “orthodox”… Those are the words how (traditional) Chinese martial arts are often described. What does it mean? Same as hundreds years ago? Dated? The word “traditional” comes for a latin word tradere, “to hand over”, “hand down”, from the Master to the apprentice, from one generation to the other – not only the […]

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The Wooden Dummy – Czech Kung-Fu Movie Trailer

Trailer of a short kung-fu movie, based on a story written by Czech martial artist, researcher and writter Eduard Ata Stepar, student of Ivan Rzounek  sifu from his book “Heroes of Gungfu”. His book was published in Czech in the end of May 2011 – it is the first original  book of short stories with […]

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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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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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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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