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3 Ways Bong Sau is For Mistakes

While it is not true that Bong Sau is ONLY for mistakes, it should be noted that Bong is not your best "Plan A" for thwarting an incoming strike or grab. If your hands are up in a guard position, other tools will likely be more efficient. But this can be turned on its head if certain mistakes are encountered.... More>>>

Graphing Chi Sau: This is Chi Sau, this is not....

Chi sau or "Sticky hands" is not a single, narrowly defined drill. Like Wing Chun's techniques, it is ultimately a concept and not a rigidly defined movement. Shape and position are a result of function. While not infinite in use or expression, it does expand... More>>>

Building Better Bridges

6 Tips for Improving your Bridging skills. Without good bridging skills your Chi Sau skills will have very limited application for fighting. Here are a few ways to isolate and improve those skills. More>>>

Wing Chun Knife Drills

A few ways to use your Baat Cham Doe (the Wing Chun Knives) on a Spring-Arm Dummy More>>>

POV Chi Sau Video

POV footage of Sifu Nick of Red Light Martial Arts and Sifu Sol Black of Black Sun Renaissance playing around with some Chi sau and Gor sau. More>>>

Bridges Are Your Battlements

In grappling arts, much of the information fighters base their decisions on comes in through their sense of touch. The benefits of doing so do not end when striking is introduced and that is why... More>>>

Spring Arm Dummy Drills Part 2 -- Knife Work

Use of the Spring-Arm dummy, like the traditional dummies is only limited by the imagination. More>>>

Spring-Arm Dummy Drills Part 1

There is so much that can be done with a Spring-Arm Dummy! Check out this video to get some ideas. More>>>

Falling of the Line with Gum Sau

Combining footwork with your Gum Sau More>>>

How to Build an Even Better Wing Chun Spring-Arm Trainer

Want to build your own Wing Chun Spring-Arm Trainer for about $50? Here is how I did it... More>>>

Impact Conditioning and Avoiding Hand Injuries in Wing Chun

Most 1st world human hands are not well conditioned for striking. As tool users, humans have hands best evolved for grabbing things, not for use as clubs. I advise students to avoid striking with any part of the hand other than the palm heel or hammerfist unless... More>>>

Countering Takedowns using Gum Sau

Sifu Nick demonstrates how to use Gum Sau to control spacing and defend against takedown attempts. More>>>

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