Editorials

  • Mar/30/2007
    What has WingTsun given me?

    In the guest editorial of this month Hans-Peter Schnabel describes how WingTsun influenced his life.

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  • Mar/01/2007
    What I am doing at present

    As I am often asked what I am currently doing, I have sat down at the keyboard to give you a brief list of the things that are occupying my time at the moment.

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  • Jan/31/2007
    When correction is a disturbing factor

    Why it is not good to constantly correct your training partner, and why it is also bad to give a running commentary during a lesson. Grandmaster Kernspecht and guest author Sifu Lars Böckers on “bad habits“ during WT training.

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  • Dec/29/2006
    Point theory and nasal spray against irritants and blocked left nostrils

    Bloody brawl over a blackhead at the hairdressers

    Wiesbaden

    All Zabit H. (29) had come in for was a shave, but then suddenly the barber’s brother came up to the mirror and started squeezing out a blackhead ...
    The outraged customer ran outside to his car, fetched out a vacuum cleaner tube and started to lay into the barber Okan K. (20) with it. The latter responded by slashing him in the face with his open razor. Covered in blood, the customer ran outside and got into his Opel Ascona, intending to drive it into the front window of the salon. When the car hung itself up on a bollard, the driver became even more enraged, got out and smashed his own windscreen.
    Then the police arrived and took him away – unshaved.

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  • Nov/30/2006
    WingTsun is the art of solving problems

    WingTsun is an approx. 300 year-old Chinese survival system which is very different from the conventional martial arts, e.g. by not being the sum of its techniques, i.e. it has no fixed repertoire of specific techniques.

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  • Sep/30/2006
    Full of skill or stuffed with knowledge?

    Grandmaster Kernspecht on the relative importance of Chi-Sao in WingTsun ...

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  • Sep/30/2006
    Combat, Chess and the lightness of being

    Yes, it’s true. I stay up until 4 in the morning, hardly answer any of my SMS and e-mails, and am even more autistic in society than before…

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  • Aug/29/2006
    "Si-Fu, you seem to be doing exactly the same with everyone!"

    Grandmaster Kernspecht on the different criteria he uses when conducting grading examinations.

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  • Jul/28/2006
    Let us begin with ourselves!

    "Please tighten the reins and increase the demands on grading candidates", Oliver Hagenau, 3rd TG WT writes to his Si-Fu, Grandmaster Keith R. Kernspecht ...

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  • Jun/30/2006
    Hopefully the frustration will never end!

    Guest editorial by Sifu Roland Liebscher-Bracht,
    5th PG WT, EWTO Chief Instructor for ChiKung

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