March 2010

‘Muk Yan Jong’ Wing Chun’s Wooden Warrior

By David Peterson

*** This article was published in the USA-based ‘Masters’ magazine (Spring 2010 issue) ***

Whilst not unique to the Wing Chun system, the ‘Muk Yan Jong’ or “wooden man pile” is an important component of this famous southern Chinese martial art. The construction of “wooden dummies” in other Chinese systems may vary in shape, number and length of arms, and a range of other aspects, but it is generally Read more..