Jacksonville Wing Chun - Jacksonville, Florida and the surrounding area

Wing Chun is a traditional Chinese fighting art, based largely on principles similar to those of the Taoist internal arts such as Tai Chi. We feel that the laws of physics best determine the best ways to move and defend one's self. Because of this, true Wing Chun is considered to be a "concept based" martial art. By this we mean concepts and principles govern how we move, fight and train. Nothing in Wing Chun is done without applying these "concepts" and they are the reasoning behind all of our technique, methods, and strategies. Most other schools rely on muscular strength, speed, and purely physical technique. Instead, the "concepts" we utilize involve sensitivity, structure, footwork, and technique to deal with aggressors.

Wing Chun is a very rich and well thought-out boxing science that requires thought to practice and understand. The Art is highly aggressive and efficient, yet we train to acquire effortless combat skills. The Art is based on principles of physics, body mechanics, and physiology and it possesses the ability to justify itself intellectually. There is no question about self-defense the Art cannot answer; it is dynamic and complete.

There are many interpretations of the term Kung Fu. Perhaps it's best translated as "Development." True Wing Chun students will seek to continually develop and evolve their understanding of Wing Chun principles and concepts, and will not settle for simply carrying on the art in a sacred, dead tradition. It is a thinking person's approach to Martial study. We teach that Wing Chun trains self-defense skills, not skills useful for competition or egotistic brawls. Intelligence, awareness, and hard work are essential aspects of Wing Chun training.