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#168181 - 07/17/05 01:21 PM i have a question?
Zezima Offline

Registered: 07/16/05
Posts: 39
Loc: Wales, Uk
Not sure if this is the right place for this but I was wondering if i bought many teaching books/films on WingChun or any other kung fu i find interesting, i know for sure it wont be as good as having an instructor to help you, tell u whats wrong etc, but would books and films be ok to learn the style and mayb even master it? thanx, sorry if it wrong place.
If the enemy doesn't move .. I dont move ... If the enemy moves slightly .... I move first .....

#168182 - 07/17/05 02:23 PM Re: i have a question? [Re: Zezima]
imcrazy Offline
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Registered: 04/12/05
Posts: 492
Loc: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
To master it? No. To learn the basics and gain good background knowledge? Yes. To become a master in any art requires proper instruction from a proper teacher.

Edited by imcrazy (07/17/05 02:24 PM)
The greatest learning and understanding is found in hardship.

#168183 - 07/17/05 03:58 PM Re: i have a question? [Re: imcrazy]
Zezima Offline

Registered: 07/16/05
Posts: 39
Loc: Wales, Uk
Ok thanks, I will be able to take lessons once a week only so i hope the films and that i will be buying will help me as i will learn wingchun kuen throughout the week but only one lesson a week with instructor.
If the enemy doesn't move .. I dont move ... If the enemy moves slightly .... I move first .....

#168184 - 09/10/05 09:34 AM Re: i have a question? [Re: Zezima]
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Registered: 02/24/05
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Loc: California
Books and videos make good supplimentary material. You cannot learn MA from them alone but they can help you improve if you are already studying MA under a qualified instructor.
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#168185 - 09/12/05 07:51 AM Re: i have a question? [Re: Zezima]
MAGr Offline

Registered: 04/11/05
Posts: 1147
Loc: London, home: Athens
Do you think you could learn an instrument from a book?
Learn how to drive from a book?
Learn maths from a book?

Am I wasting my time and money going to a dojo?

Think about it.


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