Grandmaster Lam Yiu Gwai could move in and strike an opponent before they could lift their guard. Their safe distance was undone by his instant forward velocity.
Sifu Barry Pang explains that most strikes in martial arts involve accelerating from zero to maximum speed at point of impact as muscles push the movement forward along the arm. In Lung Ying Kung Fu, instant velocity is achieved through a spring- loaded stance and relaxed arms.
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Our primary training method for developing stored potential energy is Lung Ying’s Na Ma stepping and then the Sup Luk Dun form for putting the movements together.