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Hung Ga Weapon Sparring and Fencing

Hung Ga Weapon Sparring and Fencing

Q: Sifu, I have noticed that your Hung Ga school is also training weapon sparring. Can you post some videos of your Practical Hung Kyun’s weapon sparring, and maybe few tips, too?

Arno K.

A: As for weapons training, our school doesn’t train only sets or sparring sets, but also sparring drills and free fencing. Two fundamental weapons of our Practical Hung Kyun curriculum with specific sparring program are long pole and saber (adapted to short stick/baton). Continue reading

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Hung Ga, Wing Chun and the Mystery of Half Point

Hung Ga & Wing Chun Six and Half Point Long Pole

“Six and Half Point Long Pole” (Luk Dim Bun Gwan) is one of the most famous weapon techniques of Southern Chinese martial arts. It is practiced both in “old Wing Chun ” and  modern (Fat Saan) Wing Chun.

“Six and Half Point” was also a part of Lam Sai Wing’s Hung Ga Kyun curriculum. Grand Master Lam Jou writtes:

My uncle, Lam Sai Wing, added “Six and Half Pole” Techniques to this. The “Six and Half Pole” techniques were famous among the Chinese opera groups. These techniques originated from the Siu Lam monastery and then spread among the Chinese opera groups.

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