Sayings Of Wing Chun

  • Retain what comes in, send off what retreats. Rush in on loss of hand contact.
  • Do not be lax when your opponent is not advancing.
  • Once your opponent moves, his center of gravity changes.
  • Make the first move to have control. Attack according to timing.
  • Timing is achieved through practice.
  • A strong attitude and posture gives an advantage over your opponent.
  • Being alert and adapting to the situation allows maximum results for minimum effort.
  • The body follows the movement of the hands. The waist and the stance move together.
  • Complement the hands with posture to make good use of the centerline.
  • The eyes and the mind travel together, paying attention to leading edge of attack.
  • Charge into the opponent. Execute three moves together.
  • Strike any presented posture if it is there. Otherwise strike where you see motion. Beware of sneak attacks, leakage attacks and invisible centerline attacks.
  • Soft and relaxed strength will put your opponent in jeopardy.
  • Coordinate the hands and feet. Movement is together.
  • Do not take risks and you will always connect to the target.
  • Have confidence and your calmness will dominate the situation.
  • Occupy the inner gate to strike deep into the defense.
  • To win in an instant is a superior achievement.
  • The Yin Yang principle should be thoroughly understood.
  • The theory of Wing Chun has no limit in it applications.
  • Be humble to request your teacher for guidance.
  • Understand the principles for your training.
  • Upon achieving the highest level of proficiency, the application of techniques will vary according to the opponent.

Moy Yat, Kwong Chi-Nam, and Moy Wo Tin. "Maxims of Wing Chun - Wing Chun Kuen Kuit." The Wing Chun Archive. Web. 01 July 2011. < kuit.htm>.

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