Directly translated into English, Wing Chun (or Wing Tsun) means “an ode to spring”. However, despite its pleasing title and deflective approach to force, Wing Tsun is a direct, destructive and fearsome martial art when dealing with an attacker.
Kung Fu comes in a variety of disciplines to explore – it also happens to be one of the most popular styles. Moreover, it has been an essential part of China’ s 5000-year-old culture. It has been long celebrated its land of origin far before the world’s most renowned martial artist, Bruce Lee, left us captivated by the awesomeness that is Kung Fu.
When we first came across ‘The Last Masters’, a blog focused on sharing information and insights about martial arts in China – from Taiji, Kung Fu to Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), we were instantly hooked. As we dig deeper, we found out that the man behind the blog, Sascha Matuszak, has been travelling around China to meet as many Kung Fu masters and practitioners as he can as a part of his documentary film, ‘The New Masters’.