NCCU probes wing chun incident

INSURANCE CLASS BATTLE: The university’s Student Affairs Office asked that footage of an alleged fight between a professor and a student be turned over to it

Taipei Times
Date: Mar 29, 2020
By: Rachel Lin and Jake Chung / Staff reporter, with staff writer

The entrance to National Chengchi University in Taipei’s Wenshan District is pictured on March 16.
Photo provided by National Chengchi University

National Chengchi University (NCCU) and the Ministry of Education are investigating an alleged fight between a professor and a student over a disagreement over wing chun, a Chinese martial art, the university said yesterday.

A post on a Facebook page used by NCCU students said that during a lecture on insurance law, a student told the professor that “wing chun is only used for close-quarters combat and can only best farmers.”

Notable practitioners of wing chun include Ip Man (葉問) and Bruce Lee (李小龍).The professor asked the student to spar with him and the student was given the first opportunity to strike, the Facebook post said.    [FULL  STORY]

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