Editor-In-Chief of Wing Chun Magazine
Articles by Adam Williss
Adam Williss has made it his mission to empower individuals and help them get access to the same simple and effective self-defense concepts used by world-reknowned experts. He delivers on his mission as the author behind “Safe Advice with Adam Williss” and as the founder of Advanced Fighting Concepts, a concept-based martial arts approach which provides highly functional close-quarters self-defense concepts for everyone - from everyday people to the most experienced martial artists.
Adam began training in Wing Chun with Florida's Bill Graves, senior student of Wing Chun author and innovator Karl Godwin. Further Wing Chun studies with California's Alan Vasquez led Adam to Hawaii training sessions and later international certification through Hong Kong's Ving Tsun Athletic Association. When Adam became aware of Mario Hostios, another of Karl Godwin's senior Wing Chun students living in Los Angeles, he made weekend travels to train with him. In addition to Wing Chun, Adam has trained and studied in Shorinjiryu Kenkokan Karatedo, Krav Maga, Chen Style Tai Chi Chuan, Modern Boxing, Classical Pugilism / Bare-Knuckle Boxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Muay Thai, Silk-Reeling Qigong and Kickboxing.
Today, Adam Williss' bases his teachings on concepts founded within the natural laws of physics. It is known to be amoung martial art's most practical approaches to fighting and his seminars have a distinct bias for functional simplicity. He has educated, empowered and entertained individuals through his seminars, websites, articles, publications and speaking engagements. A speaker to groups ranging from employees of large corporations to university students, Adam and his work has been featured in several publications both online and in print. As a personal self-defense trainer, he has trained numerous professionals, corporate executives and high-profile VIPs.
A strong voice for functional simplicity in the martial arts, Adam acts as the editor-in-chief of Wing Chun Magazine. The magazine is dedicated to Wing Chun in all its forms, spellings, lineages, traditions, innovations and modifications. This includes Wing Tsun, WingTsun, Ving Tsun, Jeet Kune Do, and many more.
When not hosting seminars, publishing or writing, Adam can be found at his Orange County home working teaching Advanced Fighting Concepts to his local students. For more information, visit advancedfighting.net.
Adam serves in top positions of several associations such as President of the California Wing Chun Association and as a Director and State Representative of California for the World Ving Tsun Athletic Association. He was approved for induction in the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame, is an Associate Member of the International Kung Fu Federation, the International Combat Martial Arts Unions Association, the United States Kuo Shu Federation, Wing Chun Kung-Fu Association, Hong Kong Ving Tsun Athletic Association, National Qigong Association and many more.