Take a Strong Stance


Motivate forward potential into action.

As I outlined in the previous part of this series, there are three types of WingChun footwork: stances, steps and strikes. For this article, Part 2 of 4, I’m going to describe the essential aspects of stances.

Like a drawn bow, a stance creates and stores potential energy (of position) in your legs, ready to be transferred and released into kinetic energy (of motion) as a step. I’ll analyze this model so you can apply it as a useful training strategy. Continue reading