Mar/03/2017Talking and fighting
A dialogue between someone who teaches fighting and someone who writes about it, about a well-known analogy which is still often used by WT teachers: you learn WT as you learn a foreign language.Read more
Feb/03/2017Grading examinations in the EWTO
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the month is coming to a close and I am in Kiel just after the instructor seminar weekend. I have to go and see SiFu soon, who is teaching at his mini-iWT school in Dänische Straße, but first let me pen a few lines to you.
Dec/31/2016An outlook on the next EWTO year
After a few days of rest and relaxation with my family, I am looking forward to the new year with WingTsun and its many new projects. Here is a brief outlook:Read more
Dec/02/2016After the seminar is before the seminar
The year is drawing to a close. A few days ago I was able to take a brief look at the new print edition of WingTsunWorld. Naturally this has another report on the superb grand anniversary seminar with which we celebrated 40 years of the EWTO together this year. At the same time the year-end means that we take a look ahead – to future events such as the next International Seminar.Read more
Nov/03/2016The Main Thing
In a "20-minute editorial" for November, Grandmaster Kernspecht reiterates the essential points that must be observed during any movement in WingTsun.Read more
Oct/05/2016BlitzFight – A new section within the EWTO
As already announced in the interview at the 40th anniversary celebrations, we will open up a new section within the EWTO from 2017: BlitzFight.Read more
Many school owners already have their own classes to which have given names such as "Fit4Fight", "FightFit", "Sparring class" or similar. The aim of our "BlitzFight" concept is to raise this area to a higher quality level and standardise it throughout the EWTO.
"But SiFu, in the last lesson you showed us how we can neutralise an attack by softly giving way. Today you want us to practice countering the opponent's attack with power and stability. So which one is right? Hard or soft? Giving way or resisting? I have frequently been asked these and similar questions during my teaching activities. My answer is always "Both are correct. It depends on the situation".Read more
Jul/31/2016The joy of WingTsun
At the beginning of this year an injury led to a neural inflammation that forced me to take a longer break. I was hardly able to move. Plenty of rest and patience were required. Thank goodness I was free of pain by the time of the grand 40-year celebration, and that was thanks to the great help of Sifu Samuel Lutz.Read more
Jul/02/2016The books I would save from a fire!
There are about five or so cubic metres of books on the floor in front of me, and I have just been asked whether I can take on the July editorial. As you know, I take turns with Andreas, Giuseppe and Oliver to write the editorials, and this month it’s my turn.Read more
Jun/02/2016The broad spectrum of the EWTO
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I am writing these lines to you from Bella Italia. Here, at this Italian seminar with my SiFu, GM Prof. Keith R. Kernspecht, on an old estate in the gentle hills of Tuscany amidst cypress trees, pines and wheat fields swaying in the breeze, you almost feel that you are back in ancient Roman times as in the film Gladiator, if it were not for the modern electricity pylons dotted around the area …