In this episode Gurjot Singh and Sifu Lyndon Oudsten will be discussing the nuances of internal mechanics as they exist in wing chun; a style not often thought of as internal.
Lyndon Oudsten is a life long student of Pencak silat, wing chun, and Shaolin. Although he has 30 years of experience training in the arts his moto serves as motivation for lifelong growth: "I will never stop learning and consider myself to be an eternal student. The more I know, the more I realise that I only know little."
From age 16 to 30, Sifu Oudsten had a healthy career in mma, boxing, and kickboxing matches. However, around age 30 he realized that his years of fighting had left his body battered. It was at this time he decided to focus on Kung Fu for its practices of health and longevity in addition to being a fighting art.
His journey would take him around the world studying with Wing Chun masters:
"I found wing chun, but it wasnt what I expected at first, then I met GM Greg Yau from San Francisco, he is a cousin of 2 direct Ip Man students. GM Chris and Stanley Chan, he taught me a lot about the internals and about applied quantum fysics, in which he is an expert and pioneer. Later I met Sifu Michael Choi, from the Ip Ching and Gary Lam lineage who has taught me Wing Chun system for fighting. Most time I spend training under Choi Sifu, who is in my eyes one of the best Wing Chun fighters in the world."
More recently he was invited to train in Malasia under Master Yap Boh Heong from the 5 Ancestors Fist Wuzu of GM Chee Kim Thong. He currently teaches in his school in the Netherlands.
Promotional Video of Sifu Lyndon