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PostPosted: Sat May 11, 2019 5:44 pm    Post subject: The "ing" in Wing Chun Kung Fu Reply with quote

"Enquiring" and "Questioning" "Probing" and "Discovering" "Leading" to "Learning" and "Understanding" the "ing" in "Wing" Chun.

"Containing" a "sampling" of words "belonging" to ("Wing" Chun = "Everlasting" "Spring" ) terminology, "Pertaining" to "ending" with "ing"

"Redefining" "Dispelling" "Enlightening" "Divulging" "Using" the "ing" "Thing"

"Intending" towards "smashing" "unlocking" "stumbling" blocks, in "comprehending" the esoteric aspects of "Wing" Chun terminology, that is perhaps "presenting" problems, that is "hindering" progress and "learning" possibilities.

"Accessing" English "ing" words, with over 12,500, of them "waiting" in "helping" to explain "everything" from "Continuing" Motion to "Expressing" Emotions.

"Averaging" a new English word a day for middle aged adults, perhaps "learning" and "inviting" "invigorating" "ing" words in to one's own vocabular will lead to a higher level of "understanding" of "motivating" one's self and for "helping" others with your "findings"

"Starting" with 'Hoi Sik'

"Standing" ready then "Sinking" the body by "Bending" the knees and "Raising" the fists to the sides, to perform the 'Siu Leem Tau' (The Little Idea) 1st empty air form of Wing Chun; prior to doing the Yee Jee Keem Yeung Ma AKA 'The mother of all stances'

"Opening" Hoi(1) = to open. Sik(1) = type, pattern, form, to explain.

"Studying" Hoi(6) = to study, to damage, 12th Earthly branch of Chinese Astrology.

"Eating" Sik(6) = to eat.

"Dealing" Sik(1) = to deal with, to defeat, to recognise, to know, to rest, to cherish, to erode.

"Opening" Explaining" "Damaging" "Studying" "Dealing" "Defeating" "Recognising" "Knowing" "Resting" "Cherishing" "Eroding" Hoi Sik' a name with many connotations within the first moment and movements, of SLT

"Wishing" here in, that there is also "interesting" information not only for those "practicing" "Wing" Chun but also useful for all martial artists at any given level.

"Pertaining" to "explaining" martial arts, there are many reasons and opportunities to use words "ending" in "ing" as you will find here in abundance.

"Translating" Chinese terminology in to English is up to the "Wing" Chun sifu/teacher to decide their "meanings" as it can become "perplexing" "confusing" "bewildering" "puzzling" "mystifying" "baffling" "confounding" "disconcerting" "stupefying" "flabbergasting" "distressing" "frustrating" "unsettling" "perturbing" "befuddling" "exasperating" "overwhelming" for many students "trying" to "understand" without any helpful explanations.

("Ing" words are used very often for "helping" and "explaining" "feelings" and emotions)

"Spellings" and "Sounding" (Pinyin = Disambiguation, put together sounds; spelled-out sounds) are also written with the discretion of the user.

"Wording" in Cantonese with numbers attached are called (Jyuptping = tone indicators) where pitches of tones are important to indicates different meaning, using the wrong tone of a word when talking can change the meaning, for example; "Are you hungry?" to, are you having dieheria?

"Speaking" in English, tones are attached to words to accentuate them, unlike Cantonese where the same word has different tones and each tone defines a word "Differentiating" one from another; where one word can have six different "meanings" "depending" on the tone used when spoken.

"Talking" to those that speak Cantonese fluently will automatically pick up on tone discrepancies, as making mistakes and "learning" from them is how we progress through trial and error, till eventually success.

"Considering" that there is a mix in this list of Cantonese words, that is a dialect of Chinese, also modified words that have been changed for "simplifying" concepts.

"Wing" Chun is never fixed or written in stone, "adapting" is highly recommended; for example in SLT first form, "Scrapping" = 'Gwaat' also the same movement is "Freeing" = 'Tuet', whilst it is also "Replacing" = 'Tai' in which 'Tai' is already designated to rising, where appropriately "rising" is named Tai Gou.

"Knowing" one movement has three distinct elements:
('Gwaat' "Scrapping"') (Tuet "Freeing"') (Tai "Replacing") Gwaat sau, Tuet sau, Tai sau.

"Mastering" this one technique aspect having three possibilities, gets a tad more interesting, as Gwaat = Scrapping and Gwat Tau = bone.

"During" SLT there are three "Scrapping" moves consecutively, perhaps this is the moment to make use of "sounding" each one out as 'Gwaat' 'Tuet' 'Tai' as some like to use terminology whilst "practicing" forms.

"Confusing" as it might first appear, just perhaps consider "personifying" as similar to a person with three names, then calling the technique "Gwaat Tuet Tai'

"Looking" further in to naming other techniques with more than one name, it is not a problem to make a new inclusive term, with multiple names, as it is for your needs alone towards becoming effective in any way you feel fit to do so.

"Simplifying" is after all the way of "Wing" Chun.

"Combing" words from both English and Chinese is called 'Chinglish' not acceptable in the academic world of language.

"Employing" "Ing" "conceptualizing" "intersting" enough, stays within the realm of both English and Chinese, without "competing" or "complicating" rather its "complementing" and "improving" by "implementing" and "maintaining" by "simplifying" and "determining" with "mirroring" and "juxtaposing" whilst "comparing" and "differentiating" without "disrupting" "anything"

"Recognizing" "Identifying" "Naming" "Classifying" "Organizing" "Making" "Retrieving" the "Ing" "endings" ASAP

"Looking" for example at "Tan" means to swallow or gulp, also, to go backwards, but has been changed and adapted to the word (Tansow) "spreading" instead, to help with the concept of "Dispersing" energy; also "knowing" this original "meaning" and "taking" it a little further "Tan(1) Toi(3)" = is to take in and send out, in large quantities.

"Something" familiar to an English expression is "Tan(1) Tan(1) Toi(3) Toi(3)" = is to hum and haw, as in "mumbling" to hide "something" or to hold "something" back... Wing Chun deceptive hands and feet (ghost kick) testifies to that.

"Changing" and "simplifying" has its way of "thinking" and "reasonings" but "knowing" true "meanings" has its advantages also, if there is such a thing as true, perhaps markers or sign posts "giving" directions is equally sufficient enough without the need for "overwhelming" interpretations.

"Prescribing" to take the translation/concepts given here for reasons of "Simplifying" and later "Modifying" them at a later date for "Clarifying" them in this list below, as they are not exact translations, but moreover close to as needed or open to interpretation (as good as) instead.

"Having" a none overly commiting approach to "things" is very much in line with Wing Chun's
M.O. Modus Operandi = Method of "Operating"

"Noticing" that there are many "ing" "endings"/suffixes, and no "ing" "beginnings/ prefixes in "Wing" Chun terminology; with the precept of "don't start fights but rather to end them"

"To-ing" and "Throw-ing" "Work-ing" and "Play-ing" "Sleep-ing" and "Awaken-ing" "ings" "Will-ing" "Help-ing" "Reveal-ing" "Organiz-ing" "Differentiat-ing"

"Describing" with "ings" this "sampling" of Elbo-Wing-Chun "Striking" techniques "making" "things" easier in order for "knowing" and "applying" them confidently.

"Interpreting" Jahng = Elbow; Pronounced; 'Zaang (1)' or 'Sau(2) Zau(2)'

"Elbowing" power = Jahng Dai Lick"

"Rising" (1) Tai-Jahng: Upward-Outside-Shielding-Covering-Clipping-Uppercuting

"Sinking" (2) Chum-Jahng: Vertical-Downward-Crashing-Nailing-Digging

"Knealing" (3) Gwai-Jahng: Arching-Covering--Pivoting-Jamming-Pinning-Helping-Rolling

"Spiraling" (4) Sai-Jahng: Inward-Diagonal-Rising-Rotating-Deflecting-Defending-Crossing-Shielding

"Butting" (5) Ding-Jahng: Forward-Pointing-Upthrusting-Centralising-Penetrating-Poking-Spearing

"Slapping" (6 ) Pak-Jahng: Sidways-Rising-Curving-Flipping-Flapping-Shrugging-Snapping

"Expanding" (7) Fun-Jahng: Horizontal-Outward-Twisting-Extending-Reversing-Barging-Throwing

"Hacking" (8 ) Pai-Jahng: Horizontal-Inward-Pivoting-Turning-Hooking-Chopping

"Covering" (9) Kup-Jahng: Horizontal-Landing-Downward-Falling-Intercepting-Bouncing

"Retracting" (10) Sau-Jahng: Downward-Returning-Pulling-Reversing-Swinging

"Flo-Wing"-"Elbo-Wing"

"Practicing" for Chunners knowing these techniques and vocabulary, It is possible to use the ten "Elbowing" "transitioning" movements in a flow form:

"Beginning" with YGKYM "Opening" SLT sequence and (Bai Joang) hands ready forward "facing"

"Starting" on the left side -TAI-CHUM-GWAI-SAI-DING-PAK-FUN-PAI-KUP-SAU-

"Repeating" the sequence once again on the right side.

"Finishing" with a "closing" sequence.

"Containing" in the ten are all possible variables, (Eight is the customary lucky numbers to use associated with Bagua) "Elbowing" silmutaniosly "doing" two at the same time stands to reason; "spinning" "jumping" or "flying" elbows are simply add on methods to principle elbow strikes; "including" "grounding n' "pounding" "standing n' "clinching" "mixing n matching" "protecting n' "striking"

"Naming" these Elbowing techniques are perhaps different from the ones that you're trained with (they are after all just tags) adding more variations of names to these mentioned above would be (from my perspective) just adding unnecessarily more complexities and confusion; which is contrary to the M.O. of this dialogue regarding Wing Chun.

"Moving" elbows and immovable elbows, it is "Knowing" when and how to be effective in both cases and not bound by "confusing" and conflicting doctrine.

"Punching" or attacking in general, the "Wing" Chun, way is done in a variety of ways such as "Whipping" "Wedging" "Driving" where elbows in makes sense to create power in them, "utilising" "Shifting" "Turning" and torque, also activateing the spine, whereas when "defending" there is more the attitude of "passing" "deflecting" and "steering" on "coming" attacks.

"Flying" Elbow = 'Fay Jahng' is when the elbow position is too far out/flared and correct elbow position is = Mai Jahng.

"Considering" that Wing Chun is primarily a close range/"clinching" "fighting" system, understandably "Incorporating" all possible ways of "Elbowing" have been utilised.

"Doing" situps and "practicing" "Elbo-Wing" "striking" "combining" in to "training" is worth "adopting" as the sequence of ten from the flow can also be performed for "conditioning" the abs.

"During" combat, it is the opponent's elbows that are the give away, or the intent of the user, therefore it is an important factor in reading, telegraphing elbows.

"Camouflaging" not "Giving" away intent to the opponent with one's own elbows is achieved by "obscuring" them behind one's own hands/fists, usually out of sight of the opponent.

"Utilising" the Dragon's head (fist) and Dragon's tale (elbow) as a punch and a follow up elbow, that are connected in to one swift attack or "intercepting" counterattack.

"Positioning" fixed or immovable elbows is a part of the "Wing" Chun M.O. the reason is for "protecting" the chest area (breasts) also most upper body strikes and "defending" start from this elows in position.

"Emphasizing" "Cogitating" "Including" "Practicing" "Moving" "Relaxing" "Coordinating" "Developing" an awareness of their distinctive differences between one and another.

"Naming Wing-Chun-Ing-Terms"

Flanking = Bong 
Darting = Biu
Pressing = Bic
Expelling = Bei
Waving = Bie
Covering = Cam
Sticking = Chi
Facing = Chiu
Seeking = Cham
Sinking = Chum
Storing = Chui
Slanting = Che
Plucking = Cai
Slicing = Chit
Bouncing = Chao
Scooping = Chann
Piercing = Charp
Bracing = Chong
Thrusting = Chung
Enticing = Daam*
Gaining = Dak*
Ascending = Dang
Rebounding = Dann
Spearing = Deem Gwun
Throwing = Deng
Swinging = Dong
Joining = Dap
Striking = Da
Inquiring = Doc
Pointing = Dim
Raising = Ding
Flying = Fay
Controlling = Fook
Whipping = Fak
Turning = Fon
Flicking = Fut
Splitting = Gaan
Crossing = Gang
Pinning = Gun
Saving = Gao
Cutting = Got
Detaining = Geng
Expanding = Gong
Attacking = Gor
Scrapping = Gwaat
Hanging = Gwa
Kneeling = Gwai
Strolling = Hahng
Circling = Huen
Standing = Jing
Jerking = Jut
Chasing = Jui Ying
Resting = Jum
Breaking = Jip
Clawing = Jow
Jumping = Joek
Catching = Jeep
Intercepting = Jeet
Pivoting = Juen
Bundling = Kwun
Hooking = Kau
Deflecting = Kit
Boxing = Kuen
Barring = Lan
Stirring = Liu
Pulling = Laap
Grasping = Lop
Grabbing = Lap
Slipping = Lao
Scooping = Lau
Training = Lien Gung
Asking = Man
Adhering = Na
Seizing = Kam Na
Paau = Casting
Slapping = Pack
Rolling = Poon
Hacking = Pai
Trapping = Phon
Bumping = Pung
Killing = Saat
Spiralling = Sai
Sweeping = Sao
Retracting = Sau
Disolving = Siu
Advancing = Seung
Sinking = Song
Timing = Si Gan
Springing = Taan
Replacing = Tai
Rising = Tai Gou
Kicking = Tek
Pushing = Tui
Snapping = Tiu
Freeing = Tuet
Spreading = Tan
Lifting = Tok
Retreating = Tung
Guarding = Wu
Entering = Yap
Shifting = Yee


"Forewarning" as each entry in this list has been given a "Corresponding" "ing" many however have more than one "meaning" that will need further "explaining" far more than what is "showing" here example 'Chum' and 'Jum' could be both "Sinking" and "Seeking"

"Elaborating" further on the Jum/"sinking" concept, as there are different types of "Sinking" as it is intended towards a "resting" type of "Sinking" ("using" natural weight or pressure) consider it as a type of "Neutral Sinking" similar to a spider on a web that is in waiting till the fly becomes trapped (sensing vibrations) as when the Spider becomes aware of movement "Knowing" that it is from elsewhere it suddenly "springs" into action; another very different type of "sinking" called 'Song' a principle in Tai Chi.

"Exampling" also Chann (as in "Scooping" sand with the hand, a palm up chop) and Lau 'Gerk' ("Scooping" the opponent's (upwards and forwards) leg/Gerk for a take down) are both "Scooping" but executed very differently, another scoop (3) is 'Kau' similar to parrying by boxers (have paired it to "hooking") in the list above.

"Taking" a second look at this list above again and "considering" that Bruce Lee's, Jeet Kuen Do / The way of the "Intercepting" fist, was developed from a one word concept, that "being" "Jeet- Intercepting" then one could realise the possibilities contained within are far greater than mere translations.

"Studying" English or already "speaking" it, students of martial arts "Inquiring" and "wanting" to develop a deeper "understanding" of "Wing" Chun, then the "ing" in "Wing" Chun will hopefully now have a deeper "meaning" after "becoming" equated with this list of "ing" words above and below, without "confusing" translations to remember.

"Trying" to understand Chinese terms, can become lost or obscure when translated in to English, that loses there distinctive "meanings" where the "ing" concept can help towards "combating" and "rectifying" without "compromising" "anything"

"Having" an almost child like quality of "understanding" here, of "marking" with "ing" that is simply "sewing" and "threading" "helping" towards "conceptualising" ideas to "becoming" simpler by "demystifying" them.

"Marketing" on the other hand, would have you belive otherwise:

"Sensationalising" "Wing" Chun terminology, once only known by closed door students, behind closed doors never more "Exaggerating"

"Incorporating" "connecting" and "focusing" with many of these "ing" words "facilitating" in "becoming" part of the subconscious problem "solving" mechanism, "working" away silently and effortlessly.

"During" "Explaining" techniques from others, when "ing" words are used "having" learned the vocabulary and ideas behind them already, will make for "Comprehending" them alot easier than not; also "using" them for yourself for "explanating" your ideas will become in time second nature to you.

"Something" to be said about "ing" words? Is that that "explaining" with them makes for "focusing" on concepts allot easier than not.

"Anything" and "Everything" "concerning" "ing" words from "Starting" "explaning" to "closing" "Finishing" are there for the "taking" especially for "elaborating"

"Creating" and "adding" new terminology to "Wing" Chun is to mind a great way towards "understanding" its many application and benefits, "starting" from "fighting" skills to "improving" health and coordination, to "promoting" education.

"Introducing" new terminology, is essentially easier than it appears to be, as all that is needed is to use a Cantonese action word, from a sentence that starts with 'to' and then add the word 'Sau' = hand/arm, as from there the concept can grow and expand in to many more ideas.

(NEWing Term 1)
"Gaining" and "Receiving" Dak* Sau = '"Gaining" hand', absorbing, "being" difficult to be unbalanced also using" the closest hand to close the gap to strike with and or also for "defending" (Dak* = to complete, to win, to gain, to receive, to fit)

(NEWing Term 2)
"Enticing" and "Baiting" Daam* Sau = '"Enticing" hand' by "being" stoic/stone like, "displaying" courage and gall, yet "being" thin and light.

"Developing" and "Determining" new terminology here is just for fun and to also show how Wing Chun terminology has grown and evolved over time, that it's intent is to be simple direct and effective; also ambiguous enough to expand upon.

"Winning" " ing" words "Intending" to "being" used for "paving" your way towards "Understanding" and "Selecting" by using such words as:

"Adding"
"Angling"
"Avoiding"

"Ranging"
"Reaching"
"Replacing"

"Shifting"
"Stepping"
"Striking"

"Defending"
"Doubling"
"Deflecting"

"Baiting"
"Butting"
"Barring"

"Changing"
"Circling"
"Controlling"


"Concadinating" "Compacting" "Combining" them with, (as mentioned ealier) over 12500 other "ings" thus;

"Allowing" "ing" words to be a part of your vocabulary, is also "arming" yourself and "Internalizing" your protection mechanism, as not all "fighting" conflicts are expressed physically; as the art of "fighting" without "fighting" includes a rich vocabulary of "ing" words.

"Regarding" "wording", "mastering" and "participating" in "saying" what you mean and "meaning" what you say, is "utilising" and "articulating" in a way "Inclining" towards "perfecting" "understanding" in "communicating" with others.

"Knowing" about the "ing" in the "Wing" there is no longer the need for "Winging" it!.
("Excusing" the pun) but not really, as "using" words that are "punning" that having two "meanings" is extremely clever and witty; used the world over.

English: Pun.
Portuguese: Trocadilho.
Chinese: 双关语
Spanish: Juego de palabras.
French: Calembour.
German: Wortspiel.
Italian: Gioco di parole.
Japanese: ごろ合わせ
Korean: > 말장난동음이의어를 이용한


"Learning" cognates, one word having the same "meaning" or close to, in two different languages.

"Enabling" it possible to learn many languages in a short amount of time, is due to there being already 1000's of words in a person's native tongue, corresponding these words to a second language.

"Sharing" a similar alphabet system or close to is also a big plus in learning a language

"Realising" that approximately 1 out of 3 words between Spanish and English (for instance) have an equivalent "corresponding" similar "sounding" and "meaning" word, which makes for "learning" each other's language alot easier; than compared with any Asian country.

"Figuring" out which words to focus on, is based "depending" on root words usually, in Europe "being" Latin and Greek.

"Confusing" are false friends congnates, that don't seem to be what they sound like, but like everything else makes learning more interesting with some challenging hurdles to consider.

"Wing" Chun terminology being Chinese, in a Cantonese dialect, written in characters and not words or having an alphabet system, just exemplifies the differences and difficulties in learning vocabulary that is different to one's own native language.

"Interpreting" Wing Chun terminology without cognates to draw from is understandably difficult but not impossible.

"Corresponding" Cantonese Wing Chun terminology with English "ing" words, is the basis for which "understanding" can be achieved through "treating" these words similar to a type of sign post, that has two languages on it.

"Explaining" from Cantonese (to ...) in to an "English" "ing" word. For example 'Gwaat' means " To scrape" which changes in to an "ing" "Scraping" word. As for in "Wing" Chun, Scrapping, Punching, Or Kicking is at the heart of the terminology.

"Simplifying" is the key to "succeeding" where many fail towards becoming effective in Wing Chun, as language becomes connected to a person's nervous system, through out a lifetime, however, it is important to integrate words with actions correctly and efficiently.

"Thinking" and "Hitting" fast, needs to be "addressing" concepts and "connecting" instantaneous actions, where they are important aspects to grasp, which fundamentally are part of Wing Chun's strengths.

"Reading and "learning" "Wing" Chun concepts and terminology as "being" "something" "resembling" "educating" the nervous system for the purpose of "integrating" quickness with action and thought; by "Responding" "Economising" "Connecting" instantaneously against an opponent with combined knowledge, speed, strength, and accuracy.

"Combing" and "focusing" actions with "attacking" attacks, as there are no blocks in "Wing" Chun; as this the intent to adopt, with forward "Facing" "Bracing" "Chasing" Adopting" the best defence is the best defence insurance policy.

"Blasting" or "blitzing" with mind, body and spirit, with the intent towards "defeating" the opponent with "Overwhelming" conviction and determination ASAP

"Exploiting" and "Delivering" strikes against the nearest target with closest weapon; even if it is used for a second other third time, with the premise of, if it worked well the first time then keep with it.

"Traversing" and "Flanking" by way of "selecting" other ideas of "going" around obstacles with personified prepositions, by "getting", around, between, under, beside, as there are more options available for the "taking" and "asking" than just "plunging" in and "going" straight through, as if "diving" head first in to rocks might not be the best option at the time.

"Commiting" and none commitment, a fundamental "Wing" Chun principle, by "being", quick, nimble and versatile, in a neutral way, of "flowing" with and "sensing" the opponent's actions, as "being" able to be in the moment and in the now without hesitation and also by not "needing" or "resorting" to "using" force against force.

"Openings" are found by "looking" for Leaks in the opponent's defences, balance is a good place to start ("upsetting" this area will help towards "exposing" other possible targets) especially so if the head drops, as wherever the head goes, so will the body, control the head control the fight.

"Selecting" pain compliance strategies, deals with "striking" vulnerable areas that helps contort the opponent's balance or root, there by "setting" up different types of traps for further "compounding" "pounding" activities, "including" sweeps, throws, and "locking" techniques.

"Baiting" and "using" feints, are especially helpful against "confusing" opponent's that are not good at "reacting" appropriately or unable to deal with information over load.

"Wing" Chun's commercialized version, of combat, is not a true reflection of its nature, as it is an intellectual system of combat not based on strength and brut force, but rather something opposite and unexpected.

"Criticising" here, without malice, is based on the "understanding" that important information is gathered and explained through knowledgeable individuals, that are specialists, personal type trainers, for those that can afford to pay high fees; the movie industry has now become the place that recruits the expertise elites of our time.

"Wing" Chun to be used effectively needs a great amount of time to make it viable and not just as a hobby; so much time in fact to become "Wing" Chun, fully initiated, fully intergrated, fully committed, with all aspects of "living" "during" work, rest, eat, sleep and play.

"Explaining" why there is understandably alot of doubt and confusion about the effectiveness of "Wing" Chun, among the masses, as it is beyond the "understanding" of many that try to fathom its depths, is without a doubt not due to "being" intelligent enough, but rather due to "restraining" factors of not "having" sufficient quality spare time to study and practice.

"Posing" with "Wing" Chun as a style, is not good enough to use it effectively, similiar to false friend cognates, which will only help the user to "becoming" damaged, if unaware of its pitfalls.

"Styling" Wing Chun by posing (recognising Wing Chun shapes) is not advisable as firstly "Wing" Chun is a system, secondly "during" a fight "nothing" "Wing" Chun'ish should be seen or viable, as it is the concepts that take over where to everyone else it is a blur, but to the Chunner it is "happening" very fast, in a type of slooow moootion; often popularized in movies.

"Having" lineage, credibility and credentials definitely helps a student towards "becoming" effective with "Wing" Chun, but still this is no guarantee as there is still the question of if the one "learning" is suited to the system, due to "lacking" speed, sufficient strength and coordinatio, also "being" able to implement concepts effectively.

"Racing" car drivers and "Wing" Chun fighters have much in common, both concerned with "moving" at high speed with keen sight and also "using" a highly developed way of "sensing" by "using" tactical and vibrational information transmitted through touch from the body, through to the brain, which processes split second reactions far beyond what is considered normal to everyone else.

"Wing" Chun has common traits with stand up Silat, with it "being" appropriate for affluent merchants, that once preferred "dealing" with conflict in a manner that doesn't involve "rolling" on the ground "getting" dirty.

"Combating" on narrow bridges and in cramp locations such as boats (not inland) is the connection between stand up Silat and "Wing" Chun, with both "sharing" "conceptualising" strategies to quickly dispense with unprovoked attacks.

"Flanking" and not "Yielding" but rather "Baiting" are used frequently with stand up Silat, "maintaining" contact and proper "striking" distance, "exaggerating" movements (due to bulky clothing) are some traits that are seemingly contradictory to "Wing" Chun's M.O.

"Combining" stand up Silat with "Wing" Chun is highly advantageous for the user; as Yin/Yang "being" complimentary opposites these two Systems of combat compliment each other remarkably well.

"Sharing" concepts with stand up "Silat" and "Wing" Chun does shine a new light on "things", as stand up Silat also has its elbows close to the body even more so than "Wing" Chun, not only to protect one's own body but also makes weapons/hands closer to attack the opponent's.

"Punching" along the vertical centre line "dividing" the opponent's body in to two halves primarily "starting" with the soft targets of the head (nose, throat, eyes) whereas in stand up Silat the body is the main target in order to drop the opponent's head to control it and then to begin "finishing" touches.

"Mixing" martial arts is "nothing" new, with JKD, Silat, Kali, Muay Tai and "Wing" Chun, is a highly versatile, viable and volatile cocktail combination, as there are always cross overs in techniques and contrasts to adapt or to be aware of the differences.

"Using" brains over brawn, "containing" highly developed skills "dealing" with self "preserving" wealth, status and especially their expensive "clothing" "Wing" Chun is ideal for those who have the time and money towards "becoming" effective in this system.

"Mirroring" similarties again, is the duality of "using" "Wing" Chun as a business model, similar to Myomoto Musashi for Japanese corporate executives.

"Seeing" Double and "doing" duality, is an important aspect in respect to "Wing" Chun.

"Progressing" to "understanding" is "leading" to, Lien Siu Dai Da / Economy of Motion ("Linking" "Defending" & "Attacking") by "maintaining" strength in both equally Simultaneously; which is clever and effective by "coordinating" and "practicing" diligently, "aiming" for "Mastering" "Wing" Chun, by: "Blending" / "Combining" / "Mixing" / "Joining" / "Merging" / "Integrating" / "Fusing" / "Uniting" / "Amalgamating" / "Associating" / "Composing" / "Commingling" / "Unifying"

"Ing" words are intelligent words, as they convey information in a direct concise fashion, without much room for "misunderstandings" similar to the M.O. of Wing Chun; compacting yet direct and to the point.

"Bank-"ing"" words also needed in the business sector, as to them time is money.

"Selling" and or "Buying" Wing Chun for business concepts, that can help make what they do more efficient and to hopefully beat the competitors, for instance "using" direct "marketing" strategies, also: Investing Franchising Negotiating Merchandising Renting Holding(s) Profiting Factoring Sharing Marketing Advertising Retailing Consuming Contracting Minimizing Mining Producing Growing Demading Invoicing Paying Lending Saving Downsizing Networking Incorporating Liquidating Warehousing Servicing Engineering Upgrading Inflating Structuring Pricing Discounting Stocking Losing Gaining Bidding Branding Licencing Remodeling Restructuring Hiring Employing Firing  Retiring Staffing Managing Directing Exporting Importing Delivering Customizing Packaging Enticing Planting Bankrupting Harvesting Generating Funding Saturating Discontinuing Positioning Transporting Accommodating Producing Reducing Bargaining Dealing Closing Capitalizing Shelving Saving Hoarding Designing Overseeing Developing Leading Boarding Representing Working Forecasting Financing Reconciling Farming Harvesting Accounting Accumulating Adding Advising Auditioning Striking Displaying Modelling Administering Administrating Merging Auctioning Shipping Receiving Outstanding Invoicing Scheming Signing Sending Documenting Meeting Deliberating Considering Speculating Appointing Appealing Desiring Politicking Clocking Exploiting Deligating Finalizing Domineering Exposing Reporting Filing Processing Charging Crediting Withdrawing Monopolising Acquisitioning

"Shaolin(g) monks "studying" the "fighting" skills in nature with animals, birds, reptiles and insects, that are not immune from the "ing" by "biting" "clawing" "stinging" or "pecking"...

"Lliving" creatures "surviving" by "feeding" "breeding" and "multiplying" by "hunting" "grazing" or "gathering" "involving" "attacking" "flocking" and "protecting"...

"Wing" Chun was invented by a female Shaolin monk and the system she taught was named after another woman, her student, where "multitasking" is more famously known for being a woman's attribute than it is for a man.

"Providing" from nature "something" extra namely "mothering" "parenting" or "nurturing" where "juggling" life skills are important factors for "maintaining" oneself and "contributing" to "helping" towards "raising" a family; sometimes single handedly if the need arises.

"Dealing" with dualism," Wing" Chun, is not only "gaining" information with "seeing" alone but also with "touching" "practicing" to enhance with what is called, Chi Sau/Sticky Hands.

"Chi Sau-"ing" begins

"Facing" "ing" !

"Rolling" "ing" !

"Sticking" and "Questioning"

"Wording" worth "Reflecting"

"Connecting" and "Considering"


"Chi-Sau-ing" needs "Familiarising" "Vocabularising" and "Practising"
Attacking Angling Attaching Anticipating Adhering Adapting Applying Allowing Answeing Avoiding Analysing According Adding Activating Advancing Achieving "Affecting" the outcome with "amazing" capabilities

"Depending" upon judgements with "Chi-Sau-"ing" sensitivities
Bending Breaking Binding Barring Bearing Bouncing Bridging Bracing Bonding Backing Balancing Blocking Butting Building Connecting Circling Centering Controlling Crossing Contacting Circulating Conditioning Coordinating Commiting Closing Capitalizing Chopping Creating Continuing Cracking Changing Centralizing Covering Comprising Cancelling Cutting Chasing Complimenting Casting Confusing Collapsing Checking Compromising Correcting Converging Countering Challenging Conforming "Closing" the "Gaps" "Holding" the lines

"Controlling" the "Bridging" Between enemy lines
Dragging Defending Deflecting Directing Disconnecting Dipping Drooping Dropping Dictating Dispersing Driving Disolving Dominating Deceiving Developing Demonstrating Doubling Distancing Disengaging Depending Differentiating Disrupting Drawing Drilling Deploying Dissecting Disposing "Doing" by "knowing" without sensitivity and "connecting" all "considering" is just theory.

"Doing" by words alone without touch not really.
Extending Exposing Entering Economising Exhausting Energizing Engaging Executing Exaggerating Elbowing Exploiting Exploring Feeling Flowing Focusing Facing Flanking Following Fencing Forcing Funneling Flexing Firing Flailing Feeding Footing Forwarding Functioning Filling Freeing Freezing Falling Framing Familiarising "Forging" ahead with precision and speed

"Going" backwards there is never the need
Guarding Gluing Grabbing Gliding Going Gambling Generating Giving Holding Hooking Hitting Halving Helping Intercepting Isolating Insisting Indicating Initiating Invading Involving Introducing Intruding Issuing Intending Intensifying Internalizing Interpreting Incoming Jamming Jerking "Knowing" "wording" that describe, some to adopt, some not.

"Knowing" the difference between the two you will need to do believe it or not.
Leading Listening Liquidising Leaking Laying Layering Lowering Leaning Learning Leveraging Leaving Minimizing Misleading Maximizing Maintaining Multitasking Manovering Meeting Motioning Moving Measuring Neutralizing Obstructing Overwhelming Opening Overlying Overlapping Overpowering Originating Pivoting Pinning Pressing Pressuring Paralleling Passing Protecting Palming Pulling Punching Powering Piercing Playing Pushing Pointing Positioning Pacifying Punching Penetrating Pausing Posing Pawing Patterning Paving Pressurising Progressing Predetermining Rising Referencing Rolling Relaxing Reducing Recoving Removing  Remaining Receding Refining Releasing Reacting Reading Running Rushing Revolving Reversing Resisting Reinforcing Replacing Reaching Reusing Rooting Ruining Rotating Receding Recognising Reflecting Paralleling Stepping Sensing Sticking Shooting Sliding Staying Starting Striking  Setting  Slapping Swapping Swallowing Slipping Structuring Sinking Stopping Spacing Seperating Sparring Seeking Smashing Springing Sequencing Sheering Standing Squeezing Swaying Simplifying Slapping Switching Shifting Seeing Stretching Supporting Subtracting Showing Shouldering Straightening Straining "Storming" the bridge while snoozing or sleeping, very fast or slowly creeping

"Springing" traps against those defending Collapses, persuading gently with sensitivitities dominating elapsesTouching Triangulating Tensing Timing Training Twisting Torquing Tightening Throwing Trying Trapping Taking Turning Tunneling Traversing Trading Threatening Threading Thrusting Transitioning "Tipping" the scales no matter the side

"Rolling" the wrists from side to side
Underpinning Using Upsetting Unifying Utilising Varying Voiding Visualizing Waiting Wasting Wedging Whipping "Yielding" dos and "Tieing" knots, slipping guards while taking notes

"Starting" with one thing, then "graduating" further "Everything" in "Wing" Chun (all techniques) should be done in two's simultaneously, then "developing" once again further in to "using" three or more if possible, in variety of ways, such as for instance, Lin Wan Jern, (multiple palm strikes) or the infamous "Wing" Chun chain punches.

"Coordinating" and "juggling" simultaneously "Manovering" "kicking" "Deflecting" "Punching" "utilising" all possible, viable, worthwhile, capabilities.

"Wording" similarities with "Wing" Chun : A single word for instance can have only one syllable, such as "con" as other words can have two, such as "con-tain, and three "con-tain-ing, and so on; or another way at looking at it is by using contractions or reductions.

"Wing" Chun punch(s) can be similar to a type of syllable, connecting-deflecting-striking all three contained in to one movement, that only the user knows and the recipient never will... By: Abbreviating / Shortening / Compressing / Truncating / Contracting / Reducing / Cutting / Condensing / Optimising / Summarising / Skimping / Briefing / Compacting / Consolidating / Concentrating / Compounding

"Becoming" "confusing" not to worry, as the most "welcoming" special "ing" word of all is "simplifying"

"Exploring" and "Exploiting" is up to you for the "tackling" and "taking"

"Emphasizing" "Utilising" and "Prioritising" is the key to "Unlocking" and "Revealing the deeper "meanings" of "ing"

"Keeping" in mind: "Beginning" "Ongoing" "Completing" Or "Starting" Continuing" "Finishing" is to your "Choosing"

"Suggesting" "Helping" "Optimising" "Selecting" "Focusing" "Targeting" "Personalisinng" "Tailoring" "Singling" out "ing" words "Pertaining" to your needs.

"Promulgating" the "Ing" in "Wing" Chun "Representing" "Maintaining" "Containing": "Ing"-rained" "Ing"-enious" "Ing"-redients"

"ING"= ZYU(6) "Particle for continuous state, in English context" for example; 'Mong(6) Zyu(6)' = "Gazing"

"Stopping" "Staying" "Dwelling" "Residing" all are "Zyu(6)"

"Regarding " Wing Chun "being" a conceptual martial art, with the idea of where never "ending" "exploring" "learning" and "investigating" is ever present.

"Eating" and "Drinking" never "escaping" from the Wing Chun, ABC, Always Be Conditioning.

"Incorporating" shapes such as 'Bong sau' when "pouring" water in to a cup, or "holding" the cup in a 'fook sau' or "holding" a plate of food with a 'Tan sau'

"Holding" food close to the mouth when eating out of a rice bowl, is very Chinese, this works well for practing and adhearing to Wing Chun's M.O. of efficiency, speed, timing and accuracy; "Sitting" in a "Squatting" position only adds to the occasion with a little extra effort.

"Remembering" the three pillars, the easy way as Begging-Looking-Pawing

"Begging" 'Tan sau' as the hand is palm up as if asking for money.

"Looking" ' Bong sau' as "looking" at the time in the usual way when "wearing" a wrist watch.

"Pawing" 'Fook sau' the way a dog hooks its paws on the fence, when standing on its hind legs.

"Awakening" these individual "ing" word's in this "listing" should be considered as "something" similar to "seedling's" that can grow with a type of intellectual "watering" with a little time and "nurturing" and "understanding" while as "complexing" as it might seem at first, "depending" on each person's "processing" capacities, they will have different "meanings" for "expanding" awareness and "developing" concepts that otherwise could be "laying" in "waiting" indefinitely.

"Starting" With some sentence TIPS (sentence openers) with "ing" words is a good strategy in "explaining" what you want to say, in martial arts without "having" to say the word "I" this and I that, or I think this and I think that...because the topic that you really want to talk about, will seem more like to others, seemingly what you think about the topic, rather than what is being discussed.

("Tipp-ing" = T.I.P.S = 'To Insure Proper/Prompt Service'-ing)

"Starting" sentences and "Putting" emphasis on "ing" words at the "beginning" really makes for a good "gripping" appetizer "getting" the proverbial ball "rolling" in your favour:

"Manovering" strategically...

"Trapping" "using" one hand over two...

"Flanking" the opponent's blind side...

"Economising" movements effectively...

"Blasting" through the opponent's defences...

"Mirroring" movements made by the opponent...

"Combining" defensive and offensive tactics...

"Exercising" while writing is possible...

"Laughing" out loud LOL ...

"Activating" the spine when "punching"...

"Facing" one's fears...

"Multitasking" and "focusing" both have their place...

"Furnishing" in a Dojo should be "reflecting"...

"Capitalizing" on the opponent's mistakes...

"Maintaining" the proper distance enables for...

"Doubling" up on movements against taller opponents...


"Doing" "Becoming" "Practising" "Wing" Chun is also a way of "thinking" a system of "combining" actions and thoughts, it is not just a way to learn martial arts but rather a way to become Wing Chun, Internally in thoughts and externally in actions.

"Interleaving" "learning" is a method where multiple subjects or topics are mixed in order to enhance "learning" blocked practice, however involves studying one topic very thoroughly before moving on to another.

"Rotating" or "mixing" things up by "interleaving" forces the mind to stay active and encourages the brain to be "adapting" to new information constantly in order to see the broader picture and how they connect with the main idea; with "something" relevant, what we now call, mixed martial arts.

"Drawing" from a wider bigger perspective "interleaving" helps to see things on many levels "offering" unique advantages and challenges, "compelling" the user to draw from a variety of different ways, "creating" "continuing" opportunities abound.

"Dictating" to block "learning" the brain (due to repetitive actions) slacks off because tasks "becoming" easier and less "challenging" where regularity sets in.

"Cramming" information in to blocks to learn seems practical but "spacing" out information helps "recovering" "retrieving"and "remembering" information better in the long term.

"Memorizing" takes time "creating" durable "lasting" impressions, in small ways, as with "Sil Lum Tao" (The Little Idea) as opposed to "trying" to learn too much too fast with little or no time is frequently referred to as cramming.

"Processing" information as opposed to "copying" "understanding" a form not by "mimicking" but "learning" the applications side by side with the movements; "making" relationships and reference points with relevant context cues.

"Pretending" always that there is a person in front of you with every move made, perhaps would seem more relevant to have learned the form with a "living" "breathing" possible opponent with real target's for reference.

"Reaching" ever closer to reality "training" sessions needn't be so long as long as the habits learned or practiced are "Impacting" a higher level of "understanding" and competence in your abilities.

"Training" satisfaction, "going" up another level day by day, week by week, as gradual changes of "improving" is the key, whereas the fast track leads to fatigue, fractures and failure.

"Making" mistakes and "correcting" along the way, is a very important part of the "learning" process that is also an important part of "developing" a deeper "understanding" of the information "being" shown.

"Condensing" "improving" and "restructuring" by "making" constant corrections, is the main idea of "Practice Makes Perfect"

"Learning" that for instance "Bong Sao" AKA the Chicken "Wing" "deflecting" Arm manouevre, is only one (of many) as an introduction to the concept of 'flanking', in the first form of "Sil lim Tao" The Way of the little idea; all and each other terms need to be explored independently and indeed individually, towards "becoming" fully aware of their deepest "meanings"

""Emphasizing"" on one for example (of many) "exploring" and "investigating": Bong sau and "Flanking" Concepts:

"Flanking" must be one of the most important concepts in strategic "thinking" in small battles or all out war.

"Going" head to head is a good enough strategy when much stronger than the opponent, whereas "flanking" is a good choice to make when less likely to win head on.

"Wing" Chun's M.O. is a head on forward "facing" system also "including" (Yin/Yang) and on the flipside is "flanking" which doesn't mean opposites but similar to the changes or gradations of light to dark and back to light again, whereas "utilising" all sides when needed.

"Being" more than one way to prepare chicken "wings", as there are also many types of "wings" which indicates that there are many ways to flank the opponent as with the arm, knee, leg or body and from many different angles; "flanking" on each or on one side.

"Maximizing" by "using" Synonyms: Side / Edge / Rim / Bound / Line / Border / Fringe / Skirt / Situated along / Surround / Circle / Ring / Circumscribe / Verge / Margins / Brim / Brink / Bank / Boundary / Perimeter / Periphery / Limits / Flank

1) Side stepping: Avoiding / Dodging / Circumventing / Skirting / Evading / Shunning / Steering clear

2) Side tracking: Distracting / Diverting / Deflecting / Drawing away

3) Taking sides: Supporting / Favouring / Preferring / Allying

4) Side ways: Crabwise / Sidelong / Obliquely / Laterally / Indirectly / Edgeways

"Wing" for a person it is the shoulder or sides of the ribs.

"Flanking" definition; to be on the side of someone or something.

"Flanking" = C'ey'i

"Meanings" Bong:
(numbers in list are "representing" tones in Cantonese)

Bong(1)
"to help"
Accomplice/Assistant
Group, Gang

Bong(2)
"stick"
Tree/Baseball

Bong(2)
"wing"
Shoulder/Upper arm
Valuable, Strong, Excellent, Good

Bong(6)
"to be close to"
To depend on/To draw near
Evening/Rely on

"Depending" on the tones used, the sound will have a different "meaning", Cantonese "having" six tones as (1) being the highest and (6) being the lowest) in actuality there are more than 9 tones in Cantonese but many dictionaries only use 6.

"Defining" a few of these Cantonese definitions, should help the person using a Bong, to gain a deeper "understanding" of why it is named as it is, as they all relate to being helpful.

"Assiting" assistant = Bong(1) Hand, Arm = sau(2)

As a Bong is very useful as an assistant, that can be relied upon for both "attacking" and "defending" strategies.

Bong sau oftentimes referred to as the "Emergency Bong Sau"

Paau Bong, is a "Casting" / "Throwing" out bong, with a little luck it could land as an elbow strike!

-While on the contrary "having" your "wings" clipped-

"Using" a Wrong bong (Bong Chor Sau) is when it is used incorrectly, (used in a fixed position or "crossing" the centre line, where the opponent can easily flank the bong) with the opponent oftentimes using it as a bridge or handle, "Capitalizing" on the mistake, therefore it is better not to gamble as "un-controlling" "fluttering" wings equates to "crashing" and "losing" miserably.

The Bong sau is (second) one of the three pillars or families of Wing Chun (contacting with the little finger side of the wrist or arm) Tan and Fook being the other two, where all other hand movements or shapes belong to one of the three.

Bong sau is the open elbow out movement with the Tan sau being the opposite closed in elbow; both often used in chi sau/sticky hands practice.

Bong sau, with the elbow out, is the "contradicting" movement against the Wing Chun M.O. of elbows in.

-Wings perform most effectively when they are in pairs-

"Pairing" Bong:

1) High Bong, should be used in conjunction with a Wu/rear "guarding" hand.

2) Low Bongs can be used together but not high ones.

3) Bong sau/Wing arm also Bong gerk/Wing leg.

4) Boon Tan Bong; half "dispersing" half "flanking". AKA Kwan Sau.

5) Bong being th
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