Editors Note: Close Quarter Fighting is the quintessential cornerstone of Wing Chun. In other words Wing Chun really shines in up close in your face altercations. With that said, there are 3 main points of engagement. Leg’s distance, Arms distance and finally close quarter to grappling. Becoming a really good close quarter fighter is arguably one of the best skill sets you can learn.
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We’re going to focus on close quarter striking. Mainly emphasizing the elbow and the knee. So, you know a lot of people correlate that with Muay Thai. So it’s like a Muay Thai kind of thing. But you know, the manner of what you move is going to be different. So we’re going to work on doing the elbows and knees and creating piercing type of strike.
We don’t want to take strikes where it’s at mass. you know, throwing your body weight and not have it focus, right Three things. You need to get a good strike, you need your mass, you need to have mass behind you have to focus, and you have to have speed. So that’s what we’re going to focus on. I always like to say this hit tight hit right, hit light, hit right, hit strong hit wrong.
Don’t worry about how hard you hit because going hard without focus is no good. Okay Go fast without focus doesn’t mean anything. You have to be able to do the damage.
So we’re going to practice a lot how to snatch and strike. So this is going to represent the head, okay So you basically get a hook and hook in behind the head and you can bring the elbow hand. Okay That’s going to represent the strike to that person. Okay So you’ve got to hook, take the step and make sure that the elbows down, you’re going to hook the ascend, the head towards the target where you want to hit. So if you are a person that your hands up, this is me snatching ahead and getting a strike… (Watch The Video For The Rest)
colin Kakahi says
I can relate to it uses as you showed in a grappling situation. It is a very good skill to learn and is very effective when performed correctly. Although it may take a few attempts to get good form and become natural.
Sifu Larry Rivera says
Hi Colin, it does take some practice getting the techniques down..