“Combat Sequences” (Wui Hap) ar one of the best bridges between “Application Drills” (Saan Sau), various forms of sparring, and free fighting.
Wui Hap consist of more techniques – sometimes they are pre-arranged, sometimes more free, using a key training (and fighting!) principle called Bin Fa – “variation”, “change”, or “adaptation”.
Today’s video presents a short combat sequence, which contains all four main modes of the unarmed combat, i.e. kicks, strikes, throws, and submissions, in Chinese Tek, Da, Seut, Na. Continue reading
You have seen it in the movies: Weird hand movement, supposedly imitating “Dragon Claws”, a fancy movie technique other martial arts or combat sports make fun of. Until…
Check out a practical application of this seemingly “flowery” pattern called “Double Dragons Plays with Pearl” (Seung Lung Hei Jyu). Indeed it has a very practical combat usage, both in stand up fighting as well as on the ground.
PHK tests are tough. You can’t “buy” the degrees, you will not get them for just taking part. The students have to show proficiency in 3 main aspect of PHK training: strength, form, and application. The standard is high.
Check out 3 videos from our recent student’s tests, beginner’s 1st Kap and 3rd Kap.
Third video shows our student Vašek, 66 years young gentleman, going through some 1st Kap tests. No excuses! Continue reading