Jee Shin Wing Chun Frequently Asked Questions
Does your school offer free trial Classes?
Yes. There are 2 free introductory classes. You are required to fill out the enrollment form on our web site. The second class will cost $20.00. If you decide to join, the $20.00 will be deducted from your overall costs.
What style of Wing Chun do you teach?
Will I lose weight and get fit?
There are a number of factors to consider with weight reduction. Calorie intake, type of food, etc.
On Sundays we conduct circuit training as well as a normal wing chun class. Circuit training is free and suitable for persons whom want to incorporate extra intensity into their exercise resume, which will definitely increase levels of fitness.
I would like to Teach Wing Chun in the Future. What is required?
Our Association offers Martial Arts Sports Coaching Courses for the Career minded, which is studied in conjunction with your martial arts training.
What is a good age to start training Wing Chun?
We start teaching males and females from 8 years old. Wing Chun training can start at any age. You are never too old to change certain aspects in your life when it comes to exercise commitment.
What is the Injury rate like with training?
Our injury rate is zero. Wing Chun science is based on Bio Mechanics (natural movement of the body), therefore, training will actually enhance motor functions as you age.
How much does training cost?
Annual membership is $99.00. Uniforms are $85.00 or $50.00 if you supply your own suitable black pants. Training fees vary depending on your status. Please go to our Training Times link for details. Wing Chun for Children have different training costs. Please go to the Children’s Martial Arts section for details.
Is wing chun good for stress management?
Absolutely. Wing Chun training will stimulate Endorphins, which is a happy hormone. Practice also teaches you to activate both hemispheres of the brain which compliments motor neuron skills. As your coordination and balance improve so does your self esteem.
How effective is wing chun in the street?
The self defence techniques we teach is class are common sense, practical applications. We also teach you awareness and non confrontational approaches to avoid violence. The best victory is non violence.
Does your Academy conduct Gradings?
Yes. We have Gradings every 3 months. Grading are held in March, June, September and December.
There are 10 levels to Black Belt and 7 Dans thereafter.
How often do you go to China and hold Camps?
Of late, we have been conducting trips to China every 3 years and hold Training Camps to Halls Gap on the alternate years.
Does your school enter Competitions?
Yes. We have been competing since 1995. We have challenged ourselves in all aspects of Competition, including full contact ring karate, kick boxing, muaythai, and kung fu tournaments. These days we only enter the National All Styles Martial Arts Tournament. Over the years, we have won many titles, including State and Australian Championships in fighting, forms and demonstrations.
When do students starts training Chi Sao and Wooden Dummy?
Chi Sao training starting at level 2 and Wooden Dummy starts at level 3.
How long have you been Teaching?
I have been teaching Wing Chun since 1991 and my wife has been teaching Wing Chun since 1996.