Ving Tsun Lessons 4 and 5

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There are some really interesting things about these two lessons.

Mainly, it is about repetition of form and learning good habits.

As the old adage goes, “perfect practice makes perfect.” We do not want to form bad habits. I am learning what the center means and how to send energy while staying relaxed.

Reminds me of learning to surf or play guitar.

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3rd Lesson: Balance, Timing, and Coordination

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In yesterday’s class, I learned more about the overall skills we are developing in our core exercises of form, punching, and blocking.

  • These are foundation exercises to help our brains learn to better manage balance, timing, and coordination. This image seemed to speak to all three.
  • While the movements seem so basic when you first watch them, there is a tremendous amount of depth and thought that has gone into the approach.
  • Interestingly, the force to apply with blocks and punches was compared to a ...
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Saturday’s lesson? Precision and Efficiency

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On Sat am, I had my second class in wing chun. Lots of repetition on throwing punches, blocking, then both at the same time. The key lesson I took away? Precision is required for efficiency. Very interesting to train the brain on block, block, block/throw. Probably blocking one punch every 2 seconds. Really cool, really hard on the neurons more than the body.

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