2. Kicking Drills
corner kicking-alternating kicks between L and R from Front, Side, Rear,
Hook Kicks R front,
L front, R side, L side, R rear, L rear, R front to hook, L front to
hook,; R side to rear, L side to rear.
corner kicking-from low to high(double except low kick to high kick of
Kicking-real time kicking with the closes weapon e.g. 1 o'clock, 8
o'clock, 3 o'clock
Clockwork kicking and hitting-advanced
Key : real time, no hesitation closes weapon to closes target
3. Stance-By jong
stance- shuffle, front, rear, side
is the essence, balanced, smooth, feet stay on ground, (skating)
lower body movement- each movement is independent
and Alive, Natural bounce, not rigid or stiff with hops or jumps.
to various strikes and kicks
Key : Be alive and make comfortable
4. Evasive Maneuvers
various strikes(some exaggerated to make easier)to also indicate where is
the safety zone
various kicks (some exaggerated to make easier)
various combinations of strikes and kicks
movement to make opponent miss, know what position and distance is safe
This is individualized and adaptive to size and reach of opponent.
and counter, after learning above
Key : Better to make miss an inch to a mile than to block.
To block is to get hit.
Don't engage opponent, disengage him. e.g. don't tangle yourself in blocking an trapping movements.
The whole idea is to intercept his physical an emotional intent to hurt you.
Classical versus the New (Modern)
Lum Tao- done the classical way was taught and done every class
of Wing Chun to JKD
Trapping- cut the movement in half for realism, concentrate on speed and
Key: Economy of motion: efficiency
closer to the body than a boxer, elbow next to the rib- much tighter and
Key: Centerline Theory-from the center not outside or wide.
Take the skin (or paint off) the inside of your ribs
Take the skin(or paint off) the inside of your legs
|D.||Rear heel Kick - tighter more centered|
6. Separate punching drills
|Centerline rapid punching|
|Straightline Blast with closing footwork|
|Separate kicking drills|
aspects for improved kicking.
Power-water in the hose analogy for transfer of force thru target.
Speed-whip analogy for speed of recovery, shoe laces pop, Kicking a gnat out of
Combine, blend the power with speed drills, make adjustments.
form and body alignment with balance, footwork is supposed to be lite and easy
not jumping around stiff, but relaxed and smooth without deliberation, angular
Key : Delivery system-instant, fast, and relazed
Non-telegraphic, no pre-steps-stutter steps for as well as punching - no flinching
Complete emphasis on speed and economy of motion
The less you move the better, Clean and Sharp as a 2 edged sword pure Chinese Kung-Fu
Power comes with times, sometimes years, on the spot power
Speed comes with accuracy.
A. Pak sao
B. Lap sao
C. Gong sao
D. Jut sao
E. Tan sao
F. Bong sao
G. Economy of motion cut these
movement in half.
H. One hand trap
L. Two hand trap
Key : Trapping is only a by-product
Hit, hit and more hit, not trap, trap, and then hit.
While engaging an opponent, hit when there's emptiness.
sensitivity - touch
sensitivity - non touch
Key : Skim, and glide with friction but let CHI flow.
9. Distance - measure your distance
B. No man's land
C. Gates- and body position zones
Key : Put yourself where you're safe and opponent is not
Circle to outside the strong side, away from the rear hand.
Immobilize the lead, after you hit not before.
You have to stun him First before obstruction to break his rhythm or forward momentum.
All trapping concludes hitting
Don't punch and kick at an opponent, punch and kick through him.
Broken rhythm (don't be predictable)
Using the stop-kick as a jab as you incorporate it in your footwork. (be loose, fluid, Ali-like)
A. Attack and Defense
11. Apparatus training
C. Side kick - shin and knee target
D. Side kick - power (thru target)
E. Strikes to traps
F. Kicks to traps
G. Bridging the gap
H. Basic Wing Chun traps
L. Strike to hand immobilize, to takedown
J. Kick to leg
immobilize, to takedown
K. Backfist, High to low,
low to High
Burning Step-hand to foot impetuous
The Pendulum-avoidance then following back swiftly and instantaneous.
Basic and primary Goal
Identifying the tools
Using the tools
Sharpening the tools
Dissolving the tools
In adapting to opponent.
The 3 phrases
: 1. Ice-solid, unchanging rigid
2. Water-liquid, flowing
Steam-gaseous, focused pressure