Feed, Read, Deed (Part 3 of 4)

Look and see.

Continued from Part 2.

Let us continue this series analyzing the process of Feed, Read, Deed.

In Part 1, I briefly introduced each of these three phases. In Part 2, I offered several pointers to properly execute a Feed. Reading Part 3 improve your ability to Read!

This skill is twofold:

  • Looking
  • Observing visual cues with your eyes
  • Seeing
  • Recognizing meaningful patterns with your brain

It’s hard to see if you don’t know what to look for: Continue reading

Student Spotlight on Nathan Wood

I realized that I wanted to grow. I wanted to become better at something — to begin to develop a skill, and in the process, develop my mind and body.
— Nathan Wood

Nathan has impressed me with his respect, focus and diligence since the first time I met him in Atlanta. My sense of his potential was not wrong as he has grown into a key member of his WingChun community. Each time I see him, his effort as demonstrated through progress in performance is very satisfying. He displays many qualities of the ideal student, which will serve him well in the long-term.

Nathan at Spring Camp 2010.

Name: Nathan Wood
Graduation: 6th Student Level
Academy: Atlanta
Instructor: Sihing Ayron Johnson
Started: October 2008
Occupation: Attorney
Hometown: Atlanta, GA

How did you find WingChun?
I’ve been interested in martial arts since I was a kid, but I never turned that interest into action by joining a school. A friend of mine has trained in a few different styles, and in the last few years he encouraged me to find a style I liked and try it out. I thought it was a good idea, so I started looking at different types of martial arts online. Continue reading