Weapons Self Defense and Fighting
The sword and the pole forms are taught and practiced to keep the tradition of the system alive in addition to the valuable weapons skills one can attain through the study of the forms.
Wing Chun practitioners spend more time studying knife and stick defense and fighting due to the realization that these are the most common weapons you will come across in a real life situation. Additional weapons defense training is done with bats, clubs and guns.
The utilization of the concepts and principles of Wing Chun kung fu to weapons fighting and defense has an end result of a deadly fighter with extremely effective combat skills.