February 1999

Wing Chun History

An alternative viewpoint

by David Peterson

*** Published 'Australasian Martial Arts' magazine (NZ) Feb 1999. ***

With an almost monotonous regularity, readers of the many martial arts books, journals and magazines are constantly confronted by version after version of the “legendary history” of the various Chinese combat systems. Each tale seems to begin with some chance encounter between a warrior, monk, nun or peasant with an animal or insect engaged in Read more..