True Mastery

“I have never yet seen the student who improved by doing nothing.”

— Sifu Alexander Lemuth

I first met Sifu (Master) Alexander Lemuth over a decade ago when he came to visit California with our mutual Sifu. At the time, he was a Sihing (Teacher) and Second Technician Grade. Since then I have been impressed by his undeviating commitment to WingChun. In fact, I look to him as a consummate Artist, exceptional Teacher and adept Leader (of five Academies in and surrounding Stuttgart, Germany).

To date, Sifu Alexander is the only active student in the whole International Academy of WingChun (IAW) and the entire teaching career of Sifu Klaus Brand (IAW Grandmaster) to culminate this unparalleled system from its initial to final movement. Even, and admirably, so he has not diminished his own training. Among the first-generation students of Grandmaster, he is thus an exemplary standard bearer for all WingChun practitioners. In the following article, Sifu Alexander keenly articulates the incessant fortitude and ongoing action you need to succeed.
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My Headquarters Visit 2011, Part 1

For the fifth time, I’ve made a pilgrimage to the IAW homeland.

Since the main purpose of my trip is to further my physical knowledge, I like to use my time efficiently. Thus, despite travel fatigue I joined the HQ Bruchsal evening class on the same day of my arrival to Germany. Continue reading