Sifu Nima King's Brief Description of the Siu Nim Tao Form

Siu Nim Tao is the first and fundamental form of Wing Chun, and its name can be translated to little idea. This implies that its practice relies mainly on developing a particular state of mind which we can call ‘Nim Tao’. The ultimate goal of this practice is to initiate every movement with ‘Nim...

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A feature of Sifu Nima King in the SCMP

What is your age, Wing Chun style/specialty? I’m 35 and am the head Sifu of Mindful Wing Chun, one of the largest WingChun schools in Hong Kong. Who and what inspired you to learn Wing Chun? Being a teenager living in the western suburbs of Sydney, Australia, getting into fights at school and...

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A interview of Sifu Nima King by university students for a project.

How important is martial arts to Hong Kong? In some ways that aspect the culture is getting lost in Hong Kong and China so it’s very important. The internal arts especially are very important as the majority of people in Hong Kong work too much so need to balance it out with internal...

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A transcript of a Podcast with Sifu Nima King as a guest.

1. How and when did you discover Wing Chun? Rough neighbourhood and trouble at school, 1998, yellow pages. 2. What is Wing Chun to you? What keeps you going? Wing Chun for me has become a way of life. Firstly, it has changed my relationship with the inner workings of my mind so that I have...

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An interview of Sifu Nima King by the 'Martial Man'

Could you explain what it was like learning from Grandmaster CST and how the classes were structured For me it was like being in a movie (being 21 and training in his living room). For me it was a life changing experience and it totally flipped my understanding of Wing Chun.In ‘oz’ I trained...

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Some questions, answers and insights about Nima's life under CST's tutelage.

Could you please share your first experience meeting the late Grandmaster CST? I first met Chu Shong Tin in 2004 when he came to Sydney to conduct seminars for the school I was training at since 1998 (Jim Fung’s International Wing Chun Academy). Of course, we had heard a lot about our...

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A transcript of an interview of Sifu Nima King by the South China Morning Post

Hot Topic: In recent days, a story has gone viral about a fight between a Tai Chi master and an MMA fighter in China. Have you seen it and what are your thoughts on this? Yeah, I did see that! Look, I do know MMA but I know only a little bit about Tai Chi. First thing is that Tai Chi has four...

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A lovely piece from CST alum Marty Anderson on his experience with Grandmaster Chu Shong Tin in the 80s.

I would like to give my opinion why CST Wing Chun is so simple yet so hard to do effectively. I do not pretend to know the thinking of CST, even though we spent a multitude of hours together, as neither spoke each other’s language. Talking through translators many times is not that useful as it...

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