This is NOT an open Wing
Chun school, but a small private class run for the dedicated and discerning
Wing Chun enthusiast wanting to learn traditional Hong Kong Wing Chun the
All potential students
are welcomed into the introductory group for a compulsory 16 lesson
probationary course, during which time they are taught the basics and assessed
on the standard of any previous Wing Chun studies. There is no uniform or
formal training clothing required; training or jogging trousers, a plain
t-shirt/sweatshirt and training shoes (and a desire to learn) are all that is
Over the probationary
course, whilst being taught the basics of Wing Chun they will having the
opportunity to watch and participate in 16 typical lessons as well as ask
questions about all and any aspects of the Wing Chun system, the Sifu
(teacher), the classes etc. At the end of the probationary course the potential
student can decide whether they wish to apply to join the M.W.C.K..
However during that same
16 lesson introductory period the newcomer is the subject of a psychological
and physical assessment by the Sifu (teacher) who will listen to the questions
asked, review their attendances and punctuality, note the beginner's respect
(or lack of it) and assess their attitude and suitability. At the end of the
introductory course and following an assessment based upon the 16 weeks
training, the Sifu will decide whether to invite and accept the applicant as a
member, student and ambassador to the school.
"We teach by selection and
invitation only, we offer authentic Wing Chun taught in the traditional manner.
We set and expect the highest standards, teaching only respectful, disciplined
and dedicated martial artists, who train hard with the correct mental attitude"
Rawcliffe - Chief Instructor MWCK