Sep/30/2014Why "Inner" WingTsun?
Some want to know why I refer to my WT as "Inner WingTsun".Read more
I am of course well aware that there are very different assumptions about the meaning of "inner" in the martial arts.
Aug/31/2014How useful is it to teach self-defence against bladed weapons?
DaiSifu Dr. Oliver König has examined this topic very extensively, therefore I have asked him to present his thoughts in the form of a guest editorial.
Your SiFu/SiGung Keith R. KernspechtRead more
Jul/31/2014Do the movements we use for fighting come from the forms?
In outer *ing *un people make it easy for themselves and resort to what appears likely: the forms and the movements they contain.Read more
Jun/30/2014A grandmaster must look on the other side of the fence, he owes that to his students
In the summer nothing can keep me in the house, I have to get outside, train outdoors, take our dachshund for a walk or drive my old, red MGA roadster.Read more
Jun/01/2014Internal Farce – videos that embarrass us all
The martial arts having fortunately undergone a more reality-based development in recent decades (cage-fights, MMA etc.), we are now witnessing – as was to be expected – an extreme countermovement by directionless dreamers.Read more
May/01/2014The contradiction that does not exist
Many students, even instructors and highly graded teachers, are confused by the content imparted to them during lessons in recent years: for a number of years the initial emphasis was on softly giving way, i.e. on adaptation.Read more
Now the management team appears to have embarked on a different course, preaching and teaching the exact opposite.
Mar/31/2014Skiing versus fighting
This is a guest editorial by my late mentor Prof. Horst Tiwald. It comes from our voluminous and extensive email correspondence, whose content would normally have been material for discussion for many, many years in other circumstances.Read more
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