You may have seen in movies how Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan and other stars use it. It is a ‘wooden machine’ with arms and legs used for training. The Muk Jong is used in Chinese martial arts training. It is a wooden dummy paired with Wing Chun, a martial art Bruce Lee once studied. Other martial arts style also use the Muk Jong as it is quite useful. Most Muk Jong dummies are made of wood, the more modern and or low budget models from plastic or steel. .
Muk Jongs have three arms. Each arm represents an arm position. One can do 108 movements with the Muk Jong. In Wing Chun, their Muk Jong dummies have arms and legs to develop fighting abilities and chi at the same time. Some dummies are mounted on walls, in the case of Hong Kong. The older version of dummies was placed on the ground. [Read more…] about The Wooden Dummy, also known as Muk Jong