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Thinking back over my life in martial arts, most of it taken up with Wing Chun, I recall during my brainwashed days of being in the “cult” that a master who Bruce Lee said was more dangerous than he was “ambushed” at a seminar by a tough student from another club. I never got to see the footage back in the pre-internet 1980s, but through the magic of YouTube, I have just looked at it, and here it is:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=979JwlCUBdI.

“Ambush” or not, Wing Chun failed against primitive street wrestling, and shouldn’t the real fighter be ready for attack, anyway? https://www.amazon.com/Principles-Personal-Defense-Jeff-Cooper/dp/1581604955? And, there was also little power in the punches of the top man. Shouldn’t that many punches have finished his opponent?

So much for classicism; best to keep with bare hand combat boxing (with massive karate-style hand conditioning), power training and Western wrestling. I should have realized this in the 80s, even though I was well aware of the more extreme chi/ki bullshit:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UOFhC6v2yU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nzHykS-r2M

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jd1KDz1X7iE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hc0Gt_M16lM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-ZZxlcskYs

No use crying over spilt guts now:

http://www.spike.com/video-clips/8fm3gv/1000-ways-to-die-crying-over-spilled-guts

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