Our Kung Fu School

Wing Chun Kung Fu and Self Defense School Westchester New York

The Wing Chun Society is a organized group of dedicated to the highest quality of instruction and study involving the art of Wing Chun Kung Fu, Self Defense and Modern Day Combat Training.

We constantly constantly strive to preserve and enhance the quality of this incredible art. Through the study of Wing Chun, not only do you become a powerful fighter with profound martial arts knowledge, you gain tools that enhance the quality of your life. The Wing Chun Society of New York is associated with the North American Wing Chun Association lead by the world famous Grandmaster Holder.

About Our Sifu

Sifu Wahnish, D.Ac., L.Ac.

Surrounded by traditional Chinese culture, Dr. John R. Wahnish has dedicated his life to the arts of Chinese medicine, Wing Chun kung fu, healing, and teaching. He is a Doctor of Acupuncture in the state of Rhode Island, a New York State licensed acupuncturist, National Board-Certified Diplomate of acupuncture and Chinese herbology, and certified by Sloan- Kettering Memorial Hospital of New York in the treatment of cancer patients using acupuncture. Dr. Wahnish also holds a Master of Science degree in traditional Chinese medicine. Additionally, he is the founder and executive director of Energetics Healing Center and TCMcentral.com. Along with his private practice, he works in conjunction with several doctors in the New York City area.

Dr. Wahnish is a Wing Chun Master expert, achieving the rank of Sifu (kung fu instructor) with highest honors under Grandmaster Holder, with whom he continues direct tutelage. He is one of two in the world to be awarded Level 15, Senior Level Master Instructor. Sifu Wahnish has been teaching the amazing art of Wing Chun kung fu for near two decades, and is the chief instructor and founder of the Wing Chun Society of New York City. Additionally, Sifu Wahnish teaches self-defense programs, iron palm training, pressure point kung fu, and executive business protection and provides a variety of corporate kung fu and Chinese medicine seminars. Sifu Wahnish has also turned his talents to writing and has a number of successful books to his credit on topics ranging from Chinese medicine to martial arts. Sifu Wahnish has gained the recognition and respect of martial artists and masters around the world with his highly praised book, “The Foundations of Wing Chun Kung Fu Volume 1.”

Sifu Wahnish has taught Navy Seal, Special Forces and Secret Service experts and is here to teach you the most advance combat martial arts system today!

Personal Teaching Style and Wing Chun Training

Safety & health. Training in a methodical, careful manner that is tailored to the needs of the individual.

Respect & patience. The learning environment is one of cooperation, fun and excitement. There is no ego or competition. Everybody learns at their own pace and supports each other.

Thorough analysis & instruction. Don’t just learn what to do. Learn why. Explanations are comprehensive, and questions are encouraged.

Tied to physiology. Sifu Wahnish has a master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine, and will explain Wing Chun both as an art and as a science (e.g., angles of your joints, pressure points, etc.)

Our Schools Wing Chun Logo

The WCS official Wing Chun characters were created exclusively for Sifu John Wahnish by renowned calligraphy master, Jin-Huai Wang

Professor Wang Jinhuai is a calligrapher, classics scholar, and practitioner of Chinese medicine in the Confucian style. Researching traditional medical texts is one of his great loves, particularly The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine. Featured in Bill Moyers’ Healing and the Mind Series for his wonderful way of sharing Chinese culture, Wang Jin-Huai is a true master, healer, philosopher and calligrapher. Professor Wang passed away in 2003. He is an incredible spirit, and I am proud and honored that I had the opportunity to be taught by him.