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|Posted by Lawrence Ramirez on January 2, 2014 at 11:35 PM||comments (0)|
Pacific Wing Chun Association Seminar scheduled for February 2014.
We just confirmed dates for a Seminar with Sifus, Alan "Bak Fu" Vasquez founder of Orange County Wing Chun Association, and John DiVirgillio of the Hawaii Wing Chun Association, February 1, 2014 at 8am. Please contact Lawrence Ramirez Sifu for eligibility, signup cost, and Hawaii lodging information.
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|Posted by Lawrence Ramirez on January 2, 2014 at 11:30 PM||comments (0)|
Wing Chun and Structured Mass by Lawrence Ramirez Sifu
The term "Structure" holds different meaning and several function in the Wing Chun Kung Fu system. Within the first form Sil Nim Tao and basic San Sik a beginning practitioner will be taught Yee Gee Kim Yeung Ma or the Catch Goat Stance. This focus on stance or structure early in training is paramount if the practitioner is to progress and have functional technique.
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|Posted by Lawrence Ramirez on January 2, 2014 at 11:00 PM||comments (0)|
Day One by Lawrence Ramirez Sifu
"You have just learned the two most important things about Wing Chun Kung Fu, Respect and Breathing!" is what my Sifu said on day one.
This was taught in metaphorical fashion. I was told to stand in a modified attention stance and then it was called out;
"Knees bent, right foot out 45 degrees, left hand up Wu Sao breath in, Right hand punc...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Lawrence Ramirez on December 16, 2013 at 3:20 AM||comments (0)|
As a sign of great respect to his Sifus and Wing Chun Family, Pacific Wing Chun Association Awards Scott Cannam with Honorary Black Shirt/Sash, which represents his dedication in studying Wing Chun Kung Fu, and to the great skill of the Sifus whom trained him. Scott Cannam founded the Red Deer W...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Lawrence Ramirez on December 13, 2013 at 3:25 AM||comments (0)|
Theory of Balance by Lawrence Ramirez
Whether attacking postures presented, redirecting incoming forces and attacking from outside angles, or defending a full frontal attack directly at your centerline from an opponent, there must be balance in your approach within each of these scenarios.
Balance is said by many to be the most important factor to your defenses in a fight. It is also said to be the key to a successful attack. The fact is that Balan...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Lawrence Ramirez on December 4, 2013 at 2:25 AM||comments (0)|
Alan "Bak Fu" Vasquez Sifu and Lawrence "Shi Kuen" Ramirez at Orange County Wing Chun Association, in Lake Forest, California.
As my Sifu Alan "Bak Fu" Vasquez says "The Tao of Wing Chun is a long path... Orange County Wing Chun Association (OCWingChun), Est. 1979 http://www.wingchunassoc.com
A Cultivation o...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Lawrence Ramirez on December 1, 2013 at 10:45 AM||comments (0)|
PACIFIC WING CHUN KUNG FU ASSOCIATION Welcomes Scott Cannam back to Kailua Kona, Hawaii.
Pacific Wing Chun Association welcomes back Scott Cannam from Red Deer Wing Chun (Ving Tsun), Alberta Canada. Scott Cannam is from the Greco Wong Kwoon in Alberta Canada. His Kwoons lineage is Yip Man / Moy Yat-Greco Wong / Kam Wong / Red Deer Wing Chun Calgary. Scott has great technique and very ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Lawrence Ramirez on November 20, 2013 at 2:45 AM||comments (0)|
Within the Wing Chun Kung Fu system there are three distinct ideas, characteristics or catagories which may be used to describe, and help further define the system. Most motion within the system can be catagorized either as tactics, may contain characteristics of a certain technique or can be understood as ideas of application of a theory.
These three ideas or catagories encompass all motion within the sys...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Lawrence Ramirez on October 26, 2013 at 5:10 AM||comments (0)|
Pacific Wing Chun Association announces "Womens Tactical Defense and Awareness Seminar" Kona, Hawaii Nov 29-30. Awareness and brutal defense tactics can save you and your loved ones from would be attackers. Just real techniques that work taught by real martial artists, that can save your life. All interested women please RSVP and contact for further information to Lawrence Ramirez Sifu at: email@example.com or 808 345 5540.
Be Well and Much Respect,Read Full Post »
|Posted by Lawrence Ramirez on October 20, 2013 at 2:55 AM||comments (0)|
Chin Na or Joint Manipulation in Wing Chun
During my time in studying and training Wing Chun Kung Fu, I've been fortunate to be taught by and practiced along side some of the best martial arts warriors still with us today. From my first lesson I was taught various simple arm grabs and joint locks. As years pass I find a renewed ...Read Full Post »