Entry from British & World English dictionary
A simplified form of kung fu used as a system of self-defence.
- He also runs regularly and has taken up two different martial arts - karate and wing chun, a form of tai chi.
- When 46-year-old Neil Mose's father died, Mose took up the martial art wing chun.
- Like a martial artist might get a solid grounding in wing chun and then cross train in western boxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to fill in some gaps.
Chinese, apparently from Yim Wing Chun (fl. mid 18th century) by whom the system was developed.
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