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Willie Lim was born into a Malayan family of Kung Fu practitioners, yet Mr. Lim began his formal training in Kyokushinkai Karate. Willy enjoyed the usual dose of injuries and through his physician, began his training in Tai Chi with Master Yo Ching-hai, a disciple of Master Cheng Man-ching. In 1963 Mr. Lim began his training in Taekwondo under the legendary Choi Chang Kim in Penang.

Willie Lim Combat Tai Chi Master

Willie Lim was born into a Malayan family of Kung Fu practitioners, his uncle was Head of the Eagle Claw division of Ching Wu...

The Hidden Side of Kata – An interview with Master Willie...

The majority of martial artists are looking for self-defense and it is the hidden side of kata where real self defense is found. This...

Tai Chi Chuan

Speak to your friends who do Karate or Tae Kwon Do about Tai Chi Chuan and they will tell you it is a slow...

Willie Lim Unlocks Martial Arts Truths

Willie Lim likes nothing better than to unlock martial arts truths. He is demystifying martial arts, shattering illusions that many would like to keep...

Willie Lim From Tae Kwon Do to Combat Tai Chi and...

Why would a Taekwondo 7th Dan give up a successful chain of dojos and health clubs in New Zealand, and move to the U.S.A....

Multi-Talented Willie Lim Philosophies, Art and Do

Ladies and gentlemen of standing, I give you Master Willie Lim, a man before his time, a man of reality, a man of the...

Tai Chi Master Willie Lim Takes Tai Chi to the Next...

Tai Chi Master Wille Lim has taken Tai Chi to the next level. As a practitioner of Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan from Chen...

Returning To Classical Kata With Willie Lim

A true understanding of karate is to found by returning to classical kata. Unlike modern karate, it is forms which hold the key to ancient...

Does Tae Kwon Do Have Locking and Trapping

Have you heard that someone is taking Aikido or Jujitsu to learn locks and traps as there is not much locking and trapping in...

Tai Chi Chuan’s Powerful Self Defense

Tai Chi Chuan's powerful self defense movements are so well hidden or disguised that by the time one's enemies see it or realize it, they...

Willie Lim Kata Training is Outside the System

When I was training in TKD I was young and eager, an like so many others, interested only in the free sparring. In my...

Willie Lim: The Rebel Master of Kata Bunkai

Totally Tae Kwon Do magazine recently spoke to Master Willie Lim, a pioneer of the art in New Zealand and a revolutionary in the...

Master Willie Lim Analyzing and Interpreting Kata

Master Willie Lim is known for his expertise at analyzing and interpreting kata and he has traveled around the world making a difference in our understanding...

Doing a Form of Tai Chi Chuan

Speak to your friends who do Karate or Tae Kwon Do about Tai Chi Chuan and they will tell you it is a slow...

Our Tae Kwon Do Self Defense Heritage

When we look at our Tae Kwon Do self defense heritage it seems we have moved backwards. We have veered of course and developed...