Last updated on 13 Mar Chum Kiu or Seeking the Bridge There are two main points in Chum Kiu: to avoid [attacks] by turning, and to be stable. Some of the benefits of training Chum Kiu are as follows. Practice using the turning or Yiu Ma, with techniques to help generate power in strikes and blocks. Introduces kicking techniques to the student. Introduces Biu Ma stepping to the student.
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Throughout the practice of Chum Kiu the practitioner must use both hands at once. Although this is done in Sil Lim Tao, for the most part, when both hands are used in the first form they perform the same action whereas in Chum Kiu they do different things, requiring a higher level of ability and concentration from the practitioner.
Chum Kiu teaches you how to control your motions while turning. Siu Lim Tau develops techniques in a stationary position.
This will develop turning, balance and unity. Chum Kiu means "Searching for the Bridge. When you face an opponent and go in, you go in the center.
Yiu Ma and body movement in general, is not present in the first form. Chum Kiu is also teaching the practitioner about body positioning when using techniques like the Bong Sau which becomes considerably more effective when combined with turning.
The first section also introduces two way energy as seen when the Lan Sau arm Laps back and a straight punch is delivered. This enables the practitioner to deliver more devastating blows with relative ease as the Laping arm is enabling the transfer of power across the body as the force can flow as one motion without interruption, with the addition of pulling your opponent off balance, the target will also be moving into the punch and so additional damage will be caused.
The key to doing this is to learn how to use all the muscles in your body in a short sequence ie. If you miss time this, you end up just striking with your arm and not using the power of your whole body. The only way to develop this skill is through practice.
It should feel natural. Chum Kiu also introduces the Wing Chun practitioner to three different kicks, a lifting kick to block others kicks as done by Ip Chun, a front kick which can be aggressive or defensive as used by Ip Ching, and a turning kick which again can be used to stop the advance of an attacker or strike them if they try to get around the practitioner. The Wing Chun kicks like hand techniques are non committal and do not compromise the balance of the practitioner in any significant way.
This is due to their speed and lack of height. Most kicks are delivered to targets below the waist, like the groin or knees. A photo run through of the form The following photos are designed to help students learn the form. Please practice the order at home so exact positions can be leared in class.
Chum Kiu the second form
For example the Lap Sau and strike. Continue bringing your fists back, up, and forward, dropping your elbows as you do so. The Ving Tsun basic stance is not a fighting posture—unless you fight with your hands in your armpits—but does demonstrate most of the basics that go into a proper fighting posture. This will develop turning, balance and unity. This article related to a term from martial arts is a stub. Chum Kiu also introduces the Wing Chun practitioner to three different kicks, a lifting kick to block others kicks as done by Ip Chun, a front kick which can be aggressive or defensive as used by Ip Ching, and a turning kick which again can be used to stop the advance of an attacker or strike them if they try to get around the practitioner.
Wing Chun Chum Kiu Syllabus
Chum Kiu trains the stance and waist, The arm-bridge is short and the steps are narrow. Strive to remain calm in the midst of motion, Loosen up the muscles and relax the mind. Turning the stance with a circular movement, Will allow superior generation of power. Lan Sau and Jip Sau, Put an opponent in danger. Do not collide with a strong opponent, With a weak opponent use direct frontal assault. A quick fight should be ended quickly, No delay can be allowed.