Watch the Tires

As I have discuss at tacticalcognition.com, aggressive interactions contain vastly more information than we can process thoroughly in the time available--that is fundamental to their nature. So the practical question is which 90% to essentially ignore; which few factors are essential to effective responding. Some years ago, I retained something from listening to a police … Continue reading Watch the Tires

Time: Rhythm

Our bodies have two basic rhythms: Alternating & Synchronous. These are expressed in Wing Chun by families of basic patterns. Intriguingly, only one is effective for humans in land travel, but both work in swimming. One basic Alternating pattern is the fundamental high-speed, continuous punching pattern (with different names in different groups, of course). Wang Kiu called it “Ruffle Punching” … Continue reading Time: Rhythm

Twist the Drill

All who teach are influenced by the way they learned. As described in About, I learned the MookJong (Wooden Man) first, then the rest "all in one go". This means that my intrinsic impression of all the forms and practices was integrated rather than separate. So as I developed my approach during my early years … Continue reading Twist the Drill