Skip to main content

The hand that hits also blocks

“The hand that hits also blocks.”

Yat, Moy, and C. N. Kwong. Ving Tsun Kuen Kuit. 14 Publishing Co., Inc., 1982, p. 40.

Understanding the dual-nature of a properly executed offensive technique. A Ving Tsun concept which fairly encapsulates the physics concept that two objects can not occupy the same space at the same time and in the same capacity. 打手即消手 can also be translated as “Defense is achieved by aggressive attack.” Highlighting the fact that an aggressive offense keeps the enemy reacting to your action.