Month: January 2021

MA (馬): A Beginner’s Perspective on the Wing Chun Stance

By Gabriel Yakub –  Just about every martial arts style has a distinct way of standing ‘en guarde’, aimed at aiding the combatant to strike, block and hold their ground effectively against an opponent. This is typically referred to as ‘stance’, in Chinese it’s called Ma. Ma is a broad leap from the typical ‘plant