Despite it’s name, the high-speed train still took 7 hours! But it was a scenic and informative ride to Bordeaux. I enjoyed a wide-ranging conversation with Sifu. We spoke about strategies of healthy longevity, brainstormed plans for the 10th IAW Anniversary in 2013 and parsed his next article word by exact German word.
Indeed, you heard about it here first! The piece is entitled “The 8 Most Dangerous Mistakes in ‘Wing Chun“. I’m sure you will find it both educational and provocative. Sifu identifies the common liabilities of many styles — such as low arms, rapid punches, sticking, yielding — and their possible origin.
The conclusion, in which he upholds the role of willpower and self-determination, was particularly enlightening. This really resonated with my convictions of living with greater sovereignty rather being ruled by preemptive excuses. When I finish the challenging German-English translation to proper fidelity, I will post it here for your reading pleasure. Subscribe to my blog to get it hot off the press!
I gained greater insight into the author by hearing him expound his craft. The pen of Sifu is as mighty as his sword. The latter is truly literal, although the former is merely digital in the form of a MacBook. Yet he wields it formidably! Anything in the capable hands of a warrior mind is a potential weapon. To slay ignorance and stay enemies alike.
Through my own writings, and your honest feedback, I hope to hone my words and thoughts so they can better help you. I value your value. Since I know you are busy, it means a lot that you clicked to read this and other articles of mine. Merci beaucoup!
What training mistakes are you struggling with? Let me know below and I’ll give you suggestions to resolve them: