"CHI SAU" is a very unique form of exercise. A student who has undergone this training will soon understand, with relative ease, the principles of Wing Chun. The most important basics in Kung Fu are quick perception and spontaneous reaction, especially those of the hands. The “Sticking Hands Technique” precisely trains the perception and response of the hands, arms and the brain. In the “Sticking Hands Technique”, experts know that no more force than is desired is used. It trains mental alertness and instantaneous reactions through sensitivity in the hands. Chi Sau, “Sticking Hands”, utilizes what may be termed “elastic-springy-energy”, similar to a coiled spring as it unwinds. Wing Chun does not advocate contention of forces, but instead utilizes it’s opponents own force against themselves. Therefore, in Wing Chun, one uses “deflect” and “parry” for defensive blocks, rather than applying force against force. Again, Wing Chun reckons upon practicality; Meek to overcome the strong, and manipulation of the attacking force against the attacker. Chi Sau assumes a fixed pattern, and in the cycle of changes, when it becomes a fluent and natural movement, the arms would act freely in attack and defense. The next higher stage in Chi Sau is free expression of movements as the hands respond to the opponents every move.
Wing Chun is one of the most popular and effective styles of Kung Fu today. Basically, it involves close quarter fighting with devastating low kicking techniques to the shins and kneecaps. This throws your opponent off-guard and off-balance, and at the same time immobilizes their kicking ability while you press on attacking with your hands.
"Stand and Deliver," students practice Wing Chun