Yip Man, Morihei Ueshiba and Imi Litchtenfeld.

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Wing Chun, Aikido and Krav Maga, 

Three different marital arts systems. Wing Chun being the oldest and Aikido and Krav Maga being created prior to and after WW2 in our modern chronology of history.

For those not familiar with each system, Wing Chun is Chinese in origin and has a long deep and sometimes disputed history, it is named after a female Yim Wing Chun who is said to have developed the teachings for Self Defence. Aikido is Japanese in origin and descends from Daito-Ryu Jujitsu after the founder Morihei Ueshiba moved on from Daito Ryu and created Aikido which he called “the Art of Peace”. Krav Maga was created by Imi Litchtenfeld initially from Western Boxing and Wrestling and created to help Jewish people defend themselves from the nazi’s prior to and during WW2, it was taken to Israel and developed further and includes techniques from Aikido and the…

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