Day 48: A Wing Chun man walks into a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu school

Day 48: A Wing Chun man walks into a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu school

Saturday, February 17, 2018

My latest parenting experiment: taking up Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with my son.

Years of Wing Chun training have given me certain advantages that are difficult to quantify – timing, footwork, displacing a person’s structure…

Other things are a complete mystery to me. I was told the name of a move and I almost immediately forgot it because it didn’t mean anything to me. All this time, I thought an “Americana” was a pizza*.

 


*I think it might be Portuguese.

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