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Message to members of Earle's Academy Ving Chun Kuen, and Earle's Academy Lineage (Of which Man Sau Gwoon is a part) who are registered members of the Association
Can you identify the Wing Chun school? Is this Bruce Lee? You watch, you decide. This is a copy of a very rare 3 minute x 8 mm film from perhaps the late 1960's that came into my possession circa 1975. When I was given this film I was told by that person that they believed that Bruce Lee had been filmed…Continue
Added by Kevin Earle on January 18, 2013 at 21:13 — No Comments
This message is of particular importance to Wing Chun practitioners of Earle's Academy lineage, (of which Man Sau Gwoon is a part) and comes to you from the Australasian Ving Chun Kuen Sports Association.
Our public website, (earleswingchun.com) has been a success with some 200 members & approaching 15,000 views of the videos. What you may not know is that we have been developing a second website expressly for those of you who are of Earle's Academy lineage who support the…Continue
Added by Kevin Earle on January 8, 2013 at 18:02 — No Comments
I will be presenting a workshop in Tauranga on the evening of Wednesday the 5th of September, with a 2nd session on Saturday 8th, during my visit I will be available for private lessons. All inquiries re workshop and bookings for private lessons etc., should be made through the Bay Wing Chun website http://www.baywingchun.school.nz/Continue
Added by Kevin Earle on August 30, 2012 at 20:47 — No Comments
A Scandal of the Wing-Chun School – Somebody Falsely Claims to be Leader of the School
May 23, 2012 in Wing Chun | Tags: Controversy, Denounced, Leung Ting, Scandal, Wing Tsun
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Added by Awatea Piripi Edwin on August 16, 2012 at 23:39 — No Comments
Martial Artists of most cultures use the metaphor's of their cutural and spritual origins to aid in the teaching of their arts methods and theory.
In Maori arts they are from several cultural nuances such as Pakiwaitara (mythical stories), Pu-korero (true stories), Whakatauki (wise sayings) etc.
In the Chines systems they include legendary origins stories, Taoist, Chan Buddhist, Confucian and tribal wisdom sayings and legends. These include the 5 Element Theory, 6 Harmony…Continue
Added by Awatea Piripi Edwin on June 20, 2012 at 16:02 — No Comments
The following letter appeared in Martial Arts Magazines many decades ago.
VING TSUN ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION LTD
3, Nullah Rd., 2C/fl., Kowloon,
Hong Kong Tel 3-816044
RE: Point Three of the minutes of the 11th General Meeting
Recently we have received many letters and complaints about a person
called William Cheung who has distorted many affairs with ulterior motive.
As the board of directors of the Ving Tsun Athletic…
Added by Awatea Piripi Edwin on June 11, 2012 at 10:45 — No Comments
It is our duty to hand on philosophies conducive to propogating better quality of life.
In southern Maori we have…Continue
Added by Awatea Piripi Edwin on May 23, 2012 at 13:50 — No Comments
WING CHUN "FLYING VISIT" WORKSHOP EASTER 2012
It doesn't get any better. Five hours with senior Instructors on Friday, a five hour workshop on Saturday, and a second five hour session on Sunday. Surrounded by eager students hanging on his every word Wing Chun Master Beau Bouzaid barely paused for breath as he gave.... Read about it here…Continue
BE WARNED Candy Jama is not a Wing Chunner. She (If 'SHE" really exists) lives (supposedly) in Guinea and is one of a number of persons trying to con unsuspecting persons .... I get dozens of these through LINKED IN social contact site... they all begin similar like "I have read your profile and I love you"... or "I like what I read on your profile and we have very much in common..." this despite the fact I do not have a profile on Linked In, just my name... They join uncontrolled…Continue
Don't say we didn't warn you all to put aside some savings for another workshop by the indominitable master of Wing Chun, Beau Bouzaid.
Well, he could be here in Christchurch as early as the first week of April! Fresh from his recent trip to Hong Kong where he received hands on instruction from the legendary King of Siu Nim Tao, GrandMaster Chu Shong Tin, Master Beau has taken some time to reflect on those lessons, and now he is ready to regurgitate that information for…Continue
Added by Kevin Earle on March 15, 2012 at 0:54 — No Comments
When possible I have always endeavoured to make welcome visiting Wing Chun Instructors, and in January of this year Master Clay and myself were invited to participate in the Wing Chun seminar hosted by Sifu Danny Xuan and his New Zealand student Zayid Jones.
Prior to receiving the invitation I had read the internet advertising of Sifu Xuan's impending visit and my first impression was of a slick commercial operation, so we were both pleasantly surprised to receive an open invitation…Continue
Added by Kevin Earle on March 13, 2012 at 13:08 — No Comments
2010 through 2011 can be possibly logged as 'oh my god' years, especially for Kaiapoi and Christchurch. On a personal level they were very tough with loss of MSG Kaiapoi HQ and then my own Earthquake injuries which saw me relocate to Wellington…Continue
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Over the last month or so i have noticed that students show up to class in Jeans , Hoodies , Street shoes Baseball caps etc.
When I started Training Ving Chun in the late 80s there was a certain Dress code ; with Shirt, black trousers and soft shoes. The appearance was tidy and no bad body odours.
I think it is a matter of respect towards our Sifu, who shares his great knowledge with…Continue
Added by Awatea Piripi Edwin on July 4, 2010 at 20:48 — No Comments