Martialworks Ving Tsun Loveland, Colorado

Martialworks Ving Tsun is coming to Loveland, Colorado, USA. Come and join the most advanced martial art to have left the Chinese mainland; Sigung Stephen Joffe with Dai Sihing Ted O’Neill, will be teaching a half day of the comprehensive Ving Tsun fighting system. This intensive training is open to all levels, the emphasis in our training is on healthy …

Fall Ving Tsun Seminar – October 24th • 2015

A Practical Exploration Of The Fighting Tactics & Strategies October 24th • 2015 • Boulder • Colorado – Saturday 10am – 4pm Come along and enjoy a solid introduction to the powerful close quarters Southern Chinese Boxing Art of Ving Tsun Kung Fu; our well trained group, will execute 6hrs of continuous combat. Ving Tsun is an advanced martial arts …

Time For Change

For those of you that enjoy reading the blogposts and keeping up to date on everything happening at Martialworks, you may have noticed a reduced frequency of writing on our website; rest assured, all is well! Our Chief Instructor Stephen Joffe is working on a major project which demands a re-direction of his energy and a brief hiatus from the …

Human, All Too Human

This weekend gone by Mataas na Guro Stephen Joffe delivered a full bore Pekiti Tirsia Kali training at Gleason’s Boxing Gym, DUMBO in the Megalopolis of New York City; the training focused on the knife fighting system from PTK, the blade fighting method of choice. This is the third year running that Stephen has dished out the goods to Sifu …

Firing on all Pistons

The Martialworks training group has come a long way over the past few months; remarkable goals have been achieved, not least amongst of which are the promotion of a handful of our students to the rank of apprentice Instructors. Early next year these well trained Ving Tsun aficionados will be completing the system, to then enter testing for the title …

Pekiti Tirsia Kali – The Knife Fighting System NYC Seminar

Master Instructor Stephen Joffe will be delivering a full day of complete system knife fighting from the Filipino blade-fighting method of choice Pekiti Tirsia Kali. Stephen Joffe has earned title Mataas na Guro in this closely guarded family style, for his work as Tactical Instructor to Philippine Marine Corps & Police. The Seminar will explore complete spectrum knife fighting from …

A Man Called Chi Sau

Sometime ago I remember asking an authentic Grandmaster of Ving Tsun: “Sifu, would it be correct to say that we are sharing energy in Chi Sau?” at this he jumped out of his chair & with very great eagerness stated “Yes! of course, when we touch our fellow human being, this must be based on respect; we do not touch …

The Multiplication of Techniques

As we race toward the end of the Summer the training at Martialworks is clearly synchronized with the seasons. This time of the year is associated with a peaking of solar energy, and this is evident in our practice sessions which are ones of high energy and continuous combat action. As we work within the systems of Ving Tsun, Klangbai …