Does Your Footwork Work

Still standing strong.

WingChun footwork is equally important and misunderstood. So I decided to begin another four-part series to shed light on this intriguing topic.

The following are some ideas I’ve heard over the years. Do you believe:

  • The feet have to be parallel.
  • The feet should stand in one line.
  • The front leg pulls the back leg forwards.
  • The knees must press inwards.
  • The pelvis has to be tucked under.

I don’t. Strictly adhering to the above doesn’t feel comfortable, let alone compatible with Self-Defense, to me. Continue reading