How tall should a Wing Chun Dummy be?
Although the dummy should be suspended about six inches above the floor, the actual height of the dummy from the floor depends on your own height: the upper arms point at your shoulders; the lower arm points at your stomach (so in a low bong sau the middle of your forearm contacts the lower arm of the dummy); your knee
What is the wooden dummy used for?
The Wooden Dummy is used to develop timing, arm and leg co-ordination, proper use and application of force, distance, judgement, footwork and to teach practitioners how to flow smoothly from technique to technique. It is also used to toughen the limbs, although this is not the primary function of the dummy.
What martial arts use a wooden dummy?
The Wing Chun wooden dummy (aka Wing Chun dummy or Ip Man wooden dummy) is a solo training device used in Wing Chun Kung Fu and other Chinese martial arts.