Wing Chun is the martial art for women to defend themselves…
In recent times, women in cities of India have been feeling increasingly unsafe from potential bag-snatchers, rapists, molesters and their ilk. News on assaults on women in cities like Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore have become commonplace. To counter such trends, women need a system to defend themselves and Wing Chun is tailor-made for to achieve this objective.
Wing Chun is the right martial art for women to fight back when they face assaults. You can easily strike or punch even if you are dressed in a saree or a salwar-kameez. You can tackle the assailants in crowded places. In this martial art, body mechanics as well as techniques matter and not physical strength. Further, the techniques are simple such as Sun Fist, Vertical Palm Strike. Force Dispersing Hand etc.
How do you go about learning Wing Chun in India?
In the Resources section below, you will see the organizations imparting training in Wing Chun in major cities of India like Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. For instance, India Wing Chun Academy (IWCA) offers a seven-module course. You are welcome to take up course offered by any of the organizations but do ensure that you do learn Wing Chun!
Interestingly, IWCA has even customised some of the techniques to the Indian context by naming them as 'Prasad Hand', 'Ashirwaad Hand', 'Coffee Mug Punch' etc.