Is it possible to become a Hung Ga expert without practicing self-defense techniques and combat training methods?
If one practices Hung Ga only for health reasons it is not necessary for him to practice self-defense techniques and combat training methods. However, if the practitioner wants to be a real expert of Hung Ga he must practice both ways the forms improve the body and the mind of the practitioner and they learn how to move and act according to the system’s principles. On the other hand, self-defense techniques and combat training methods enable him to use Hung Ga Gung Fu techniques in a real fight. How important is the development of Gung (ability, skill) in Hung Ga? Of course it is very important. “Gung” training must not be ignored or taken lightly by any serious student. My friend, without “Gung” you are like a tiger without teeth or a pistol without bullet! How do you see Hung Ga developing in the future? I believe that Hung Ga will flourish and spread all over the world.and this is because it has many things to offer to the student. It can improve one’s health and fighting ability, a