If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful at all.
I have been unable to find out much about Philipp Bayer. I know he is German and studied with Wong Shun Leung in what looks like the early 80s (based on the clothes and the hair styles in the old videos).
He looks pretty badass.
I like his energy – they call it “playing” Chi Sao and I like to think it should be play, the kind of play that can enhance your skill. But thinking of it as play can help get rid of the competitive head-hunting that hurts so many students quest for advancement.