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Japanese translation of Phil's blog entry Aug/16/2007

Etchy gave me permission to use these photos. Thanks Etchy!****

< Phil's blog entry Aug/16/2007>

fighting like a girl...

少女の様に闘う…?

There has always been the misconception that Wing Chun kung fu was developed by a girl for a girl, but in reality, Wing Chun is a method of combat that has been developed for human beings, regardless of gender, race, or even choice of eating habits.  Wing Chun's success as one of the premier combat arts is due primarily to it simplicity, efficiency, and directness in both its techniques and concepts.

長い間、詠春拳は女性によって女性の為に編み出された、と誤認されて来た。しかし実際には、詠春拳は、"人間"の為に開発された戦闘方法だ。性別、人種、さらには食習慣の如何にさえ関わらず。詠春拳の第一級の戦闘術としての成功は、主にその技術と理念の両方に於いての、単純明快さ、即効性、直截性による。

I have trained extensively in Wing Chun for many years and have taught it to quite a few people at my father's martial arts academy back in Chicago, so imagine my glee when I was offered a role as Chan Wah Shun (a.k.a Money Changer Wah) in a TV series about Wing Chun with a cast that included Sammo Hung (as Wong Wah Bo) and Yuen Biu (as Leung Jan).  For those of you who might not know, Wing Chun's historical mythology has been made into films in the past, with one of the most recognized in the martial arts community (and beyond) being the Prodigal Son, and Sammo Hung and Yuen Biu both reprise their roles in this new re-imagining of the Wing Chun mythology!  Also, a lesser known fact is that the real life counterpart to the character that I play, Chan Wah Shun,(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chan_Wah-shun) is the real life teacher of my teacher's teacher, driving home the fact that I'm acting as a historical figure that is in my direct martial art linage!

僕は詠春拳に関して長年幅広く修練を積んで来たし、シカゴに居た頃は父の武術教室で何人かの生徒を教えたりもしていた。だから、TVシリーズ『詠春』の陳華順(找錢華(両替華))のオファーを受けたとき、僕がどれほど嬉しかったか、想像してみてくれ。しかもキャストには、サモ・ハン・キンポー(@黄華寶)やユン・ピョウ(@梁贊)も居るんだ。ご存じない方の為に紹介しておくと、詠春拳の歴史物語は、過去に何度か映画化されている。武術界で(それ以外でも)最も有名なのは、『どら息子カンフー』(『敗家仔』)だろう。サモハンとユン・ピョウの両人は、リメイクされた新しい詠春神話で彼らが演じた同じ役を演じてる!そしてもうひとつ、余り知られてない事実。僕の演じたキャラの現実世界のでの存在、実在の 陳華順は、実際に、僕の先生の先生だった人だ。つまり、僕は、僕の武術の系譜の直系に連なる歴史的人物を演じているんだ!

In addition to playing the role of Chan Wah Shun, I was also asked to be the Wing Chun kung fu advisor (due to my background as a choreographer and Wing Chun instructor), so besides having my hand in making sure the Wing Chun terminology used in the scrīpt is correct and helping with the fights that involved the use of Wing Chun, there are a few less obvious things that I did on this show which might be of interest if you watch this series.  For example, at the end of the opening credits, you might notice a computer animated fellow doing some Wing Chun moves. Those were my movements in cartoon form, lol.  In addition to that, you will notice that during Wong Wah Bo's (Sammo Hung) lessons to Leung Bik (Nic Tse), a series of Wing Chun techniques are demonstrated by anonymous men in black... look closely, the Wing Chun guy is me

陳華順役以外に、僕は詠春拳のアドバイザーも依頼された(武術指導家且つ詠春拳のインストラクターという僕のバックグラウンドに依り)。で、僕は、台本の中で使われている詠春拳の専門用語が正しいかどうかをチェックして提出したり、詠春拳の使用を含むファイトシーンの手伝いをしたりする傍ら、観ればきっと興味を持つだろうこのTVシリーズで、あんまりハッキリと判んないことも幾つかやってるんだ。例えば、オープニングクレジットの最後のところで、CGのキャラが詠春拳の型を演じてるのに気付いて欲しいんだが、アレは僕の所作のCGアニメ化だったりする(笑)。その他には、黄華寶(サモハン)が梁壁(ニコ)に教えている時に、黒子が詠春拳の一連の技術のデモンストレーションをしてるのに気付くと思うけど、よく観てもらえば、あの詠春拳の使い手は僕だ。

In terms of my experience on this, I would have to say that in spite of minor difficulties, I rank this among my top 3 favorite projects that I have done up till now.  It's analogous to being at summer camp with your friends and family, where the camp project was to make a kick ass television series about kung fu.

僕のこのTVシリーズでの経験に鑑み、些細な問題点は在るものの、これは今のことろ僕がやったプロジェクトの中ではお気に入りトップ3にランクインする、と言うべきだろう。友達や家族とサマーキャンプするのに似てる。但しこのキャンプは全力を尽くしてカンフーのTVシリーズを造り上げる為のキャンプだけどね。

Below are some photos that was taken on the set in China... enjoy!

以下は中国の撮影現場で撮った写真だ。楽しんでくれ!

on the set and happy to be alive...

撮影現場。生きてて良かった…

something must be happening behind the camera...

カメラの向こうで何か起こってる…に違いない

admiring nic's sleeves...

ニコの奥の手を賞賛中。

about to punch the imaginary trumpet outta sammy's hand - unfortuantely due to time constraints this fight scene was cut out

なんかトランペット奏者みたいな手してるサミーに殴り掛かるところ。残念ながら時間的な制約の為にこのファイトシーンはカットされてしまった。

<※中国での放映時にはカットされたがDVDには再収録→ ココの"フィル自身のコメント"参照>

testing the elasticity of my pants...

ズボンの伸縮性のテスト中…

"alrite nic, when sammy's not looking, kick him here"

「いいかニコ…サミーが見てなきゃココを蹴れ」

nic (Leung Bik) me (Chan Wah Shun) and anson (Leung Chun)

ニコ(梁壁)と僕(陳華順)とアンソン(梁春)

celebrating Yuen Biu's b-day on the set with his family...

撮影現場で、ユン・ピョウのファミリーと一緒に、彼の誕生日のお祝い。

WARNING - SHAMELESS PLUG ALERT

警告:不謹慎宣伝警報発令

The series, Wing Chun, is currently airing in China and should be airing in Hong Kong sometime in the near future, so whenever you get a free moment, turn on the tube and check your listings

当『詠春』シリーズは、現在、中国での放映となっております。香港での放映は多分近日中…だから暇があったらyoutubeで画像リストをチェックしてみてくれ


只今、ワタクシ、また『詠春』観ております(苦笑)

Now, I'm watching [Wing Chun] again... (and again, and...)

フィル@陳華順くんの出演シーンだけチェックしようと思ってるのに、ついつい、きゃ〜♪ユン・ピョウ〜♪とか、うわーい、サモハン!とか、チーちゃん(計春華 チー・チュアンホア)カッコイイーとか、フィル!待ってました!、とか…と、止まらん…(笑)

At first, I stared to watch it just to check it out that the scenes Phil(@Chan Wah Shun) appeared, but... when I started to watch it... as soon as I went like that "Eeeeeeek♪Yuen Biu♪", "Wooooow, Sammo Hung!", "Ji Chuan Hwa! so cool!" and of course, "Yes! there you are! Phil!" ... I can't stop myself...

あああ、saoriさんから借りたVCDも観なくちゃいけないのに…(鬼丸の眼鏡っ子確認せねば…)

ahhh.... I SHOULD watch the VCD that saori lent me (to check "the glasses-wearing Onimal" out...)...

あー、しかし、フィル@華くん可愛い。(結局ソコかい)

Oh well.  Phil@Chan Wah Shun is very cute. (In the end, you said it again.) (and again, and...)

目を輝かせて一途に梁贊を見詰めるその瞳は、フィルが 黄師父を見詰めてた、その瞳と、正に同じなんだよな、とか思ってみたり。ちょっとセンチメンタルかな?

I have fantasies about that the eyes, Chan Wah Shun makes them shine as he stares Leung Jan with all his heart, are exactly same as the eyes that Phil himself stared his Sifu, Wong Shun Leung... Is it slightly sentimentalism??

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hmmm now I can't decide who's cuter... Phil or Sammy... hehehe
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