Feb/28/2014Continuation of my editorial of last month
On yet again perusing the several thousand pages of correspondence we exchanged, I happened across an early email from my mentor, Prof. Horst Tiwald.Read more
Feb/05/2014Self-defence has little to do with martial sports
This subject crops up again and again in classes and seminars. And as it is of essential importance for an understanding of our WingTsun, and consequently how we teach it, I have set the case out for everybody to read in my "Course book: Internal WingTsun" which will be published shortly (in German first).Read more
Jan/01/2014Use of dummy-knives to improve the "Big 7 capabilities"
To start the New Year I want to give you the benefit of a guest editorial by DaiSifu Dr. Oliver König, who in his own words sheds light on a frequently discussed topic, namely the whys and wherefores of training with practice-knives. Here is what he writes:Read more
Nov/30/2013WingTsun – yesterday and tomorrow • Interview instead of editorial – part 4
You often distinguish between the WingTsun or Wing Chun that we know and that which we do not know, the one that is already a reality for you as a visionary and developer, and with which you experiment, but which for the vast majority of your students who are not in day-to-day contact with you still remains remote and just a promise for the future.Read more
Oct/31/2013"BlitzDefence" – Interview instead of editorial – part 3
We wanted to talk about your "BlitzDefence" method. How did the idea come about?
Anybody who has practiced WT for many years should have developed sufficient means of self-defence. Things are quite different for those …Read more
Sep/30/2013"Everything important is taught in the very first lesson!" – Interview instead of editorial – part 2
As promised, here is the continuation of the interview – giving up-to-date answers to further important questions.Read more
Aug/31/2013"I reinvent WT every time I teach!" – Interview rather than editorial – part 1
What are you currently engaged in?
Fundamentally resolving the same problem that has preoccupied me since the end of the 1950s: how can I defend myself with as few movements as possible? Or rather, by the very nature of my movements.Read more
Jul/31/2013Frequent misconceptions about the "The Big 7 capabilities"
Again and again I have found misconceptions arising about the "Big 7 capabilities". The following is therefore a guest editorial by Dr. Oliver König, who examines these from his own point of view.Read more
Jun/30/2013Automatic responses/reflexes & blind aggression or Chan/Taoism & flowing adaptation to change?
As feedback to our latest EWTO books "Fightlogic", "Psycho-Training in WingTsun" and now "Essence of WingTsun – beyond techniques and application thinking" I am often asked questions by readers who are thinking along with me.Read more
May/31/2013The optical illusion: why does the modern WingTsun of the EWTO look different?
In his guest editorial Dai-Sifu Oliver König addresses the frequent question whether we are now doing something different from "traditional WingTsun", or indeed whether we still do WingTsun in the EWTO at all. And also whether what we do can work effectively at all.Read more