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#168181 - 07/17/05 01:21 PM i have a question?
Zezima Offline
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Registered: 07/16/05
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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.
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#168182 - 07/17/05 02:23 PM Re: i have a question? [Re: Zezima]
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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)
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#168183 - 07/17/05 03:58 PM Re: i have a question? [Re: imcrazy]
Zezima Offline
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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.
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#168184 - 09/10/05 09:34 AM Re: i have a question? [Re: Zezima]
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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]
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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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