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Posted On:1/10/2005 6:54pm
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Posted On:1/10/2005 7:20pm
Style: BJJ, Wing Chun
Originally Posted by AkiraMusashi
Hun/fun sao anything is gay. I've never used it in sparring as I am usually not doing chi sao.
I'm having a hard time visualizing what you're dong Amp. Yeah there are tight hooks. Offensive gan sao to uppercut,uppercut hook to the ribs from the side. (I think this is an amalgam) Tan sau to pak sau to the face, a' la Enter the Dragon. etc.
I don't know if fun sao is gay...but it can be hard to apply.
I've used it in sparring.
I'm in no position to defend the use of a fun sao. But as far as the technique above, it's just shifting while yanking an arm and throwing a hook. There's a million ways to get there. Fun sao is one.
I was Just trying to illustrate that there are hooks in WC.
Posted On:1/10/2005 7:26pm
WTF is a fun sao?
'sleeping hand' ?
Posted On:1/10/2005 7:54pm
If it's what I'm thinking of, it's applied pressure as you circle around the arm to strike to the target. From fok sao to hun/fun sao. I never realized how damned difficult it is to explain WC.
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Posted On:1/10/2005 10:43pm
Style: Bajillion Joo Jizzu
Originally Posted by Freddy
I think Bruce Lee figured out the limitation of Wing Chun and obviously needed to revise what he learnt and incorporated boxing hand techniques etc to compensate for the weaknesses. I wouldnt really bother with wing chun and would rather go straight into Jeet Kune Do. Many of the problems of wing chun has been iliminated right there.
noooooo dont bring brucie into this
hasnt he endured enough
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Posted On:1/10/2005 10:48pm
The Problem with wing chun is that it is too difficult to do properly, so despite the very slim possibility of spectacular results, why bother when you can do something else and get the job done better? In all the schools I've seen, only 2 people could actually do wing chun. Out of thousands. It's NOT easy or simple or straightforward, like all those adverts tell you.
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Posted On:1/10/2005 11:06pm
That's exactly correct. It's not simple and easy to learn. It'd behoove more people to do something else to learn to fight. WC + other styles is great though.
Posted On:1/10/2005 11:14pm
I love WC (did it for four years) and my plan was to do WC plus BJJ.
Now I just do BJJ. Lots of reasons really.
WC is great if you can approach it without being brainwashed. Then you can see it for what it is. A tool, nothing more.
Posted On:1/10/2005 11:17pm
Bingo, that's what I'm doing myself. Eventually I'll do some form of Karate, Judo and Kendo. I wish I could combine all three into one class :-/
Posted On:1/11/2005 8:12am
Fun sao is separating hand.
Wing Chun isn't any more difficult than any other martial art.
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