Traditional Art Approach
traditional art is a secondary part of the MAIs
syllabus that encompasses the aesthetic combative movements.
is a custom, opinion or belief passed down by predecessors. The
MAI accept the importance of cultural heritage thereby maintain
a symbolic tribute to Grandmaster
Yui Kil's Foshan Wing Chun Kung Fu.
notions and principles of Wing Chun combat have been interpreted
from the unarmed forms and armed forms (Sil Lim Tao, Chum Kil, Biu
Tse, Mok Jong, Luk Dim Boon Kwun). These sets of interpretations
varied a great deal within the whole Wing Chun family. Each organisation
or school will execute the style differently, however, there are
certainly common characteristics
Wing Chun training symbolises the ideal execution of a technique
to near perfection but it has practical benefit of over-learning
a skill. Over-learning skills is paramount, it offers error feedback,
enhance neuromuscular pathways and finally create subconscious responses.
it maintains the aesthetics of Wing Chun.
is concerned with beautiful movements, self-defence is brutally
ugly, sport is about comparing skills."