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  1. Thread: Yiu Choi Lineage

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    As far as the form demonstrated by Lam Sifu's...

    As far as the form demonstrated by Lam Sifu's student in the video, it is the fourth set, but in fact it is his version of the Biu Zi form (he uses another name for it) and it is the fourth set...
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    Palmstriker, another great example of how one...

    Palmstriker,

    another great example of how one can get some odd ideas or draw some rather wrong conclusions, if one only watches some videos whithout knowing the actual background.

    I have met...
  3. Thread: Yiu Choi Lineage

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    I also have no skin in the game as you put it. ...

    I also have no skin in the game as you put it.

    :)

    I do not care about who has the "real" history or such - these things are just interesting in case one is curious about how things developed.
    ...
  4. Thread: Yiu Choi Lineage

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    About this Red Boat and King Fa Wui Goon... It...

    About this Red Boat and King Fa Wui Goon...

    It figures a lot in Wing Chun histories, however there are a lot of fictitional story elements which percolate through them.

    One is this burning down...
  5. Thread: Yiu Choi Lineage

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    The book you linked to is definitely the best of...

    The book you linked to is definitely the best of its kind, and the scholarship is impeccable.

    However, as I said, it is limited by its sources - or lack of them.

    And some of the descriptions of...
  6. Thread: Yiu Choi Lineage

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    Palm Striker, those researcher historians you...

    Palm Striker,

    those researcher historians you mention will definitely not know more than I can tell you.

    They are arm chair researchers, meaning that all the information is based on whatever...
  7. Thread: Yiu Choi Lineage

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    Palms Striker, as for the information I...

    Palms Striker,

    as for the information I shared, you are most welcome.

    :)

    You said this:

    I did not mean to infer that Chen Taiji and WingChun share any similarities other than the power...
  8. Thread: Yiu Choi Lineage

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    Palm Striker, which research historians...

    Palm Striker,

    which research historians exactly are you referring to?
  9. Thread: Yiu Choi Lineage

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    T.D.O I was not confused about who wrote what,...

    T.D.O

    I was not confused about who wrote what, I just slammed everything into one post - my apologies.

    As far as the history of this Fat Sau Wing Chun I have read all information you can find...
  10. Thread: Yiu Choi Lineage

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    Palmstriker, I understand the problem of...

    Palmstriker,

    I understand the problem of accepting certain things I say because I am obviously just some random dude writing stuff on an internet forum, and writing something which conflicts which...
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    It is a big misunderstanding that Yip Man taught...

    It is a big misunderstanding that Yip Man taught some "Baat Gwa stepping form" or such to his students in Fatsaan or some secret footwork which has been now lost.

    Baat Gwa refer to the 8 Triagrams...
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