ABOUT THIS VIDEO: Can you use boxing at kicking range? No? Oh okay, so in other words your "criticism" about Wing Chun specializing in only one range is baseless and stupid.

Yeah, I said it.

I'm taking the kid gloves off for this video because I am so sick and tired of the armchair warriors leveling their unfounded statements at my beloved art of Wing Chun. I actually saw a YouTube that consisted ENTIRELY of some nerd watching people from different styles fight while he sat in his cushy little swivel chair, critiquing their every move.

In fact, he watched a sparring session that featured someone I knew from Cichon's Wing Chun: Phil Hartshorn, who has his own popular YouTube channel, which has a feature called Wing Chun Wednesday. In the video, Phil had on a pair of boxing gloves, and he made the statement: "It's hard to use your trapping skills with these on." And the nerd doing the "critique" said, "Wing Chun guys always say that."

Um, okay...hey, Mr. Asshole on the spinning chair, have you EVER trained in Wing Chun? No? Okay, then who the fuck are you to criticize the fact that "all Wing Chun guys say that" when you don't even know what the fuck you're talking about?

I hate to get cursing and angry, but I am so sick of that kind of nonsense. And yes, I know there will always be assholes like that, but that doesn't mean I have to like it. Nor does it mean that I shouldn't do my part to combat it. Hence why I made this video. :-)

~~~Steve Grogan

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