Wing Chun Do Symbol

Wing Chun Do Symbol

  • Yin and Yang symbolizes the opposite forces that coexist in harmony. For example: male-female, hard-soft, positive-negative.
  • The eyes of opposite color in each field show that no matter how hard something is in the case of Yang, there should be some inner softness some forgiveness some flexibility. In the case of Yin, no matter how soft something is there should be some inner strength.
  • The tails represent the interaction and balance between the two.
  • The tri-grams around the symbol represent the family of Wing Chun Do. They are made of solid and broken lines. Solid lines mean Yang and the broken lines mean Yin.
  • The top 3 solid lines represents Father, all Yang male dominance and aggressive.
  • The bottom 3 broken lines represents all Yin, soft yielding submissive female.
  • On the left you have older brother who is Yang on the outside and Yin on the inside denoting flexibility.
  • On the right side you have the older sister who is Yin on the outside and Yang on the inside denoting inner strength and flexibility.
  • The father and mother combine represents the traditional style of Wing Chun which Bruce Lee saw as rigid and stoic unwilling to change and grow.
  • Now the older brother and sister represents Wing Chun Do his way of Wing Chun concepts consistently evolving, striving to adapt to the needs of modern time.
  • They are arranged in a circular pattern to show that they are part of the same family but of course the spaces in between them denotes individuality.