Distance Learning Program
Click below to view the actual Student Grade 1 curriculum. Student Grade 1 is the beginning level and sets the pace for what you will learn with our program.
NOTE: All links have been removed, as well as the introduction video. The sample page is text-only so that you can see what is included and how it is presented.
Wing Tsun Training 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week, Anywhere In The World
Since founding the AWCA in March 1993, I have been an avid Internet user (remember 14.4 kb dial-up modems? You could start the sign-on process and make breakfast before you even had a connection).
And along the way, I was always receiving emails from those around the world asking about online instruction since they didn’t have schools in their area. Having the opportunity of being in a technical field that lended itself to online education, I began creating a program that would be unlike any other out there.
Most programs offer a stack of training videos and a plethora of manuals that you have to wade through (expensive right from the start), and when you’re ready, you then have to physically travel to the school in order to test (also another expense). Testing fees, airfare, hotel, food… and all for testing something that you “hope” you were training properly along the way.
I’ve heard the comments that these programs don’t work, and you know what? You’re absolutely right. They don’t! Sure, there are some here and there that were successful, but if something doesn’t work for the masses and in accordance with acceptable adult learning guidelines, then in my opinion it’s not a solution.
And that’s where the AWCA Distance Learning Program is different.
Since its inception in 2001, the AWCA Distance Learning Program has helped practitioners all over the world realize their dream for learning Wing Tsun Kuen. Participation is literally global, with members around the world and the United States.
Current member locations include:
What Makes Our Program So Effective?
Our program is challenging, rewarding and focused on your progress. You have the goal of learning Wing Tsun and the AWCA will help you reach that goal. Our program works just like you would experience if you were physically at our gym.
For example, would you learn the complete Siu-Nim-Tau and all drills, applications, concepts and theories in one sitting? Of course not. Even if you could digest all of that information, who could use it when you had to really protect yourself? Yet that is what you will see most distance-related programs being based on. You get a stack of videos, a few manuals, and expected to go it alone until it’s time to test.
At the AWCA, our program is all about providing training just like we do in the gym: you go step-by-step through easily-managed videos for checkpoint/evaluation-based steps. Along the way, I’m always here to answer any questions. In fact, I recommend that we get together on Skype or work through video feedback sessions so that I know you’re training properly along the way vs. having to go back and correct something.
Today’s fast-paced environment demands the tools to keep up, and that is what you will find at the AWCA.
To make sure you can access your training 24x7, all videos are downloadable to any device. Windows, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android, you name it. If your device can download it, it can view it.
Our videos have been tested on Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, and Safari with no issues, as well as Windows, Mac, Linux, iPad, iPhone, and various Android devices such as LG, Motorola, and Samsung. The downloads are in MP4 format for the most versatility for every device.
As you train at your own pace, you will also be a part of a worldwide organization. And unlike most distance programs, we created ours in consultation with and guidance from professional distance learning educators. With their recommendations, we have a proven process for how our program is delivered.
6 Videos Our Members Are Using Right Now Include:
Siu-Nim-Tau Section 2
Duration: 6 min 45 sec
Siu-Nim-Tau is the most important of all Wing Tsun curriculums, and section 1 begins the journey.
Duration: 1 min 40 sec
The Pak-sau drill is a great learning experience for simultaneous attack and defense.
Chum-Kiu Section 3
Duration: 6 min 39 sec
Meaning Arm-Seeking, Chum-Kiu teaches us how to seek out the opponent and drill through the holes.
Duration: 2 min 40 sec
Many think that Wing Tsun is only a fist-fighting method, but its kicks are also extremely powerful.
Biu-Tze Section 2
Duration: 6 min 10 sec
The final empty-hand form teaches us about emergency situations and multiple armed attackers.
Muk-Yan-Chong Section 1
Duration: 9 min 28 sec
Wing Tsun's famed wooden dummy, presented with multiple angles and clear-cut direction.
How Does The Program Work?
Working with the AWCA’s Distance Learning Program is efficient, easy and straight-forward.
What Do Our Members Think?
Hi Sifu Phil… Something happened the other day that I wanted to tell you about. As I was picking my wife up from work, I had an encounter with a guy (my fault but I immediately apologized, which he didn’t want to hear of it). Long story short, he took a swing at me, to which I used a rear-arm Fook-dar and chain-punched him to the ground. The rear-hand defense saved my life, so THANK YOU for making the AWCA DLP possible!
Sifu Phil… I want to personally thank you for making the AWCA Distance Learning Program available. Serving in the military and being deployed all over the world means that regular attendance at a school is impossible. Finding the AWCA DLP allows me to continue my training, even to the point that now I create study groups at each new station. All military members should give the AWCA program a try. No matter where you go, the AWCA will be with you.
I finally found what works for my schedule and hectic lifestyle.
Sifu… Thanks for making such a great program available for those that don’t have qualified schools in their area. It’s a great comfort knowing I can finally train real Wing Tsun with a real organization.
Great videos and easy to understand training makes this just what I have always looked for.
The core blocks of learning keeps me from getting bogged down. Great idea!
Sifu Phil… I spent a long time looking at every distance program I could find and comparing them side-by-side. I chose the AWCA because of the many features it offers and it’s definitely the best training decision I’ve ever made. Thank you for making this possible.
Enrollment & Getting Started
Many schools charge $75.00 to as high as $120.00 a month (I’ve heard of some even charging as high as $300.00 an hour for a private session). And that doesn’t take into account the time of getting there and back, the gas getting there and back, or time away from your family while training.
But you won’t find such exorbitant fees with the AWCA.
I believe that Wing Tsun training should be easily accessible, but also affordable. That’s why I refuse to have contracts. I don’t believe in them, I don't use them in my school, and I'm not about to use them here, either. Never have, never will. In my opinion, anyone who uses contracts are solely in it for the money, and if it takes a contract to keep you training, I would rather you go somewhere else.
You’re here because you want to learn Wing Tsun, NOT because you’re financially bound to. If it takes a contract to keep you somewhere, then that says a lot about those that "use" contracts (and trust me, you’ll definitely find them).
I only want those that have a true desire and passion to make a real difference for themselves.
Before the AWCA, I was paying $90 a month with a contract I couldn’t get out of. Because of an illness, I could no longer train but was still being charged. After it was over and I was better, I found the AWCA. After just a couple of months, I learned even more with Sifu Phil than I did at the previous school. Thanks, Sifu, for actually caring about your students and doing the right thing by us.
In other words, we keep things pretty simple here.
That’s right. For only $19.95 (and nowadays that's not even the price of a large pizza), you will have continued access to train and study Wing Tsun Kuen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at your own pace and your own schedule.
If you’re done wasting time with other programs or scouring the Internet for bits and pieces, then the AWCA Distance Learning Program is waiting for you. Our program is all about helping you realize the dream of learning real Wing Tsun, and doing it in a way that works with your lifestyle.
I look forward to working with you and sharing the journey.
P.S. Remember, the AWCA Distance Learning Program is intended only for those that actually want to learn Wing Tsun Kuen. It is a step-by-step progressive journey, and you are provided all of the tools you need to make that happen.
If watching videos is all you want, then head over to YouTube. There are plenty of demonstrations out there to see. You can spend hours and hours with some great videos, too, but good luck knowing if what you were learning really works when you need it.
But if attaining a realistic and usable skill set is what you’re after? Then you’ve come to the right place. I won’t kid you, though. It won’t be easy. Nothing worthwhile ever is. I’ll work you hard and long, and I require all of my students to work diligently. Our art deserves nothing less.
Minimum System Requirements
The AWCA Distance Learning Program is an online-only training course. There are no physical materials that will be shipped via postal mail. All materials are digitally-delivered.
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IMPORTANT: PayPal is the ONLY method we use for enrollment and monthly fees. We do not accept wire transfers, over-the-phone payments, check by postal mail, or any other kind of payment, so please do not inquire if we can. PayPal is the only payment method we can accept and we cannot process any payments outside of that.
To enroll in the AWCA program, please read the Waiver of Liability below. Enrollment in the AWCA Distance Learning Program indicates that you have read, acknowledge, and agree to our Waiver of Liability. If you do not agree, do not enroll. Your enrollment indicates your agreement.
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