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From the first few Wing Tsun lessons, you learn to move both hands at the same time, doing different tasks. We know that if you try to defend first, then attack, it is much too late. Your opponent’s next attack is already on the way! It is completely unrealistic to consider the defend-then-attack scenario. We see this all the time in real fights. Quite often the combatants attack at the same time. Often, both miss in landing their first attacks.

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Wing Tsun and Reality

Wing Tsun and reality can mean different things to different people. Those investigating martial arts training these days hear a lot about reality self-defense training. The reality is that reality self-defense training can mean different things to different people. The real reality is that whether you are training for self-defense or health or fitness, the clothes and shoes that you wear can affect the techniques of any martial art. It is useful to realize that if you are attacked in real life, it most likely will not be with your WingTsun™ uniform or shoes on! If you want to be realistic, you would then just get out of bed in the morning and start practicing with whatever you happen to have on at the time and on whatever floor surface presents itself!

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