「黐腳」有沒有? Wing Chun “Chi Gerk”, yes or no?
莫沛安.2006 (明確的原出刊日期尚不詳; 該雜誌只聲明在三十多年前). 「葉問宗師大談黐手黐腳妙著」.「新武俠」雜誌. 第14期43頁.香港
Wing Chun “Chi Gerk”, yes or no?
All Ip Man Wing Chun schools should have the Chi Sao excise, yet “Chi Gerk” (“Sticky Legs”) is only practiced at some schools. Some say that Chi Gerk was passed down from the Grandmaster Ip
Yet, some claim that Ip Man didn’t teach Chi
Gerk and it was invented by Ip Man’s students.
When I was going through some old martial art magazines I found an old
article which originally was published in the Man. 70’s in the New Martial
Hero magazine from Hong Kong. It was republished again in 2006 by the same
magazine. The article was an interview
with The title of the article is "Grandmaster
Ip Man candidly speaks out on the intricacies of Chi Sao and Chi Gerk." In the article, Ip Man was quoted as saying: “After
well-versed in the three empty-hand forms, one should have harvested a certain
result for the horse stance, stepping and kicking. But in the case that one wants to excel in
kicking, one has to go through two processes. First one on the skill level is
to learn the Chi Gerk. Second one on the
theoretical level is to learn the principles of kicking.” Then, the article continues on writing about
Wing Chun kicking principles and toward the end it has a short description of
Chi Gerk. This article is a strong
evidence that there indeed has Chi Gerk in the Ip Man Wing Chun system. Ip Man.
ReferenceMo, Peian, 2006 (definite first publishing date unclear; the Magazine only states it was over thirty years ago), Grandmaster Ip Man candidly speaks out on the intricacies of Chi Sao and Chi Gerk, New Martial Hero Magazine, p. 43,