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Volume 1: Siu-Nim-Tau
The “Little-Idea Form” of Wing Chun Kuen
Official Curriculum of the
Arizona Wing Chun Association
From: Phil Bradley
Subject: Volume 1: Siu-Nim-Tau
Dear Wing Chun friends and colleagues,
If you’re like me, you have a passion for Wing Chun. The sheer explosiveness. The power that comes from a short distance. The fact that you can train this phenomenal art from youth well into old age.
But also like me, you’ve probably found very few resources to use for real training. Not demonstrations or bits and pieces, mind you, but real training. The actual step-by-step curriculums for literal training on a daily basis.
Where Are All The Training Resources?
You’ve browsed through books, watched DVDs and YouTube videos, even checked out the plethora of websites available. You’ve found some good ones and some not-so-good one, and you may have even tried a few.
Did you find what you were looking for?
Most certainly there “are” some excellent references out there, with many of them in my personal library. But admittedly, neither you nor I have come across a complete program that is logically laid out step-by-step in an easy-to-learn format in order to learn the complete system.
Well I’m excited to let you know that your search is over.
Introducing Volume 1: Siu-Nim-Tau
The AWCA eBook Training Series is a step-by-step progressive method for learning the art of Wing Chun Kuen. And leading the pack is “Volume 1: Siu-Nim-Tau”.
“Volume 1: Siu-Nim-Tau” takes the guesswork out of your training by providing all of the resources you need into one convenient workbook for beginning your Wing Chun journey. Rather than wasting time on the Internet trying to piece together odds and ends from all of the myriad of resources you might find, the full curriculum is provided right here for you.
“Volume 1: Siu-Nim-Tau” is feature-rich yet also easy-to-use and train with. Based on approved distance learning principles and guidelines, our official curriculum was transferred to an all-inclusive workbook that has been proven useful by thousands of practitioners around the world.
Over 70 MB of narrated full and slow-motion videos takes you step-by-step through real-time Wing Chun training in the Siu-Nim-Tau. Train at your own pace, pause, rewind, and play over and over!
Siu-Nim-Tau, front and side
Explanation of Crossed Movements
Kick Defenses via Gaun-dar and Gwat-dar
Forward, Backward and Side-stepping
Wrist Grab Escapes
… and more!
Learn every arm and body angle of this fundamental training from two angles. Each step in the process also includes narrative text to point out the key training positions as you master the Siu-Nim-Tau form.
Realistic drills and applications for today’s scenarios with step-by-step progression, as well as Checkpoints along the way to ensure that each key area is addressed.
Understanding the “why’s” behind a movement vs. just the movement itself gives you more insight about what the Siu-Nim-Tau accomplishes, helping you progress efficiently and quickly.
Outlining what each lesson plan entails, you’ll never go into a section blind. Instead, you’ll know exactly what you’ll be learning and what’s expected with each training phase.
Know immediately how far into the curriculum you’ve progressed, which is an excellent motivator for continuing your training. No More Guesswork!
Volume 1: Siu-Nim-Tau Table of Contents
Here’s a look at the actual curriculum you will be working with. I know, it’s a pretty big list. But I want you to see what’s really involved vs. just a quick snapshot.
1.1 Section 1: Introduction
1.2 Section 1: Forms Training
• 1.2.1 Siu-Nim-Tau Section 1
1.3 Section 1: Drills & Applications
• 1.3.1 Hoi-ma
• 1.3.2 Yee-chi-kim-yeung-ma
• 1.3.3 Tan-sau
• 1.3.4 Gaun-sau
• 1.3.5 Yat-chi-chung-kuen
• 1.3.6 Huen-sau
• 1.3.7 Wu-sau
• 1.3.8 Pak-sau
• 1.3.9 Jing-cheung
• 1.3.10 Kuen-siu-Kuen
• 1.3.11 Chuen-ma/Juk-sun-ma
• 1.3.12 Huen-bo
• 1.3.13 Juen-ma
• 1.3.14 Hau-bo
• 1.3.15 Wang-bo
• 1.3.16 Juen-bo
• 1.3.17 Lead-arm Defense Drill
• 1.3.18 Lead-arm Defense Drill with Stepping
• 1.3.19 Rear-arm Defense Drill
• 1.3.20 Rear-arm Defense Drill with Stepping
1.4 Section 1: Concepts & Theories
• 1.4.1 Wing Chun Kuen
• 1.4.2 The Siu-Nim-Tau
• 1.4.3 The Centerline Principle
• 1.4.4 The Straightline Principle
• 1.4.5 The Vertical Midline Principle
• 1.4.6 The Six Gates
• 1.4.7 Center of Gravity
• 1.4.8 Adduction and the Linkage Effect
• 1.4.9 Hoi-ma
• 1.4.10 Yee-chi-kim-yeung-ma
• 1.4.11 Crossed Movements
• 1.4.12 Gow-cha Tan-sau
• 1.4.13 Gow-cha Gaun-sau
• 1.4.14 Kwun-sau
• 1.4.15 Hau-jarn
• 1.4.16 Yat-chi-chung-kuen
• 1.4.17 Huen-sau
• 1.4.18 Slow Tan-sau/Wu-sau/Fook-sau Cycle
• 1.4.19 Pak-sau
• 1.4.20 Jing-cheung
• 1.4.21 Kuen-siu-Kuen
• 1.4.22 Chuen-ma/Juk-sun-ma
• 1.4.23 Huen-bo
• 1.4.24 Juen-ma
• 1.4.25 Hau-bo
• 1.4.26 Wang-co
• 1.4.27 Lead-arm Defense Drill
• 1.4.28 Rear-arm Defense Drill
• 1.4.29 Simplicity & Efficiency
• 1.4.30 Relaxation
• 1.4.31 Simultaneous Attack & Defense
• 1.4.32 The Principles of Force
• 1.4.33 The Five Ranges of Combat
• 1.4.34 The Primary Wing Chun Motto
2.1 Section 2: Introduction
2.2 Section 2: Forms Training
• 2.2.1 Siu-Nim-Tau Section 2
2.3 Section 2: Drills & Applications
• 2.3.1 Ju-Gum-sau
• 2.3.2 Hau-Gum-sau Drill #1
• 2.3.3 Hau-Gum-sau Drill #2
• 2.3.4 Chin-Gum-sau
• 2.3.5 Lan-sau
• 2.3.6 Fak-sau
• 2.3.7 Jut-sau
• 2.3.8 Jut-sau Wrist Escape #1
• 2.3.9 Jut-sau Wrist Escape #2
• 2.3.10 Sheung-lo Tan-sau
• 2.3.11 Jum-sau
• 2.3.12 Biu-Tze-sau
• 2.3.13 Tan-sau/Jum-sau/Biu-Tze-sau Drill
• 2.3.14 Cheong-kiu Gum-sau
• 2.3.15 Tai-sau
• 2.3.16 Refinement of Chuen-ma/Juk-sun-ma
• 2.3.17 Refinement of Juen-bo
• 2.3.18 Free-standing Leg Extension Drill
• 2.3.19 Lead-arm Defense Drill with Juen-bo
• 2.3.20 Rear-arm Defense Drill with Juen-bo
2.4 Section 2: Concepts & Theories
• 2.4.1 Ju-Gum-sau
• 2.4.2 Hau-Gum-sau
• 2.4.3 Chin-Gum-sau
• 2.4.4 Lan-sau
• 2.4.5 Fak-sau
• 2.4.6 Jut-sau
• 2.4.7 Sheung-lo Tan-sau
• 2.4.8 Jum-sau
• 2.4.9 Biu-Tze-sau
• 2.4.10 Cheong-kiu Gum-sau
• 2.4.11 Tai-sau
• 2.4.12 Elbow vs. Shoulder Power
• 2.4.13 Trapping & Pinning
• 2.4.14 Advancing on an Opponent
• 2.4.15 Wang-bo to Evade an Opponent’s Force
• 2.4.16 Hau-bo & Withdrawing
• 2.4.17 Compass Man Theory
• 2.4.18 Borrowing an Opponent’s Force
• 2.4.19 The Six Attributes of Wing Chun
3.1 Section 3: Introduction
3.2 Section 3: Forms Training
• 3.2.1 Siu-Nim-Tau Section 3
3.3 Section 3: Drills & Applications
• 3.3.1 Pak-sau to Gwoy-cheung
• 3.3.2 Tan-sau to Jut-sau
• 3.3.3 Gwat-sau
• 3.3.4 Sheung-har Gaun-sau
• 3.3.5 Lau-sau
• 3.3.6 Har-lo-cheung
• 3.3.7 Bong-sau
• 3.3.8 Dai-cheung
• 3.3.9 Tut-sau
• 3.3.10 Lin-wan-kuen
• 3.3.11 Single-leg Siu-Nim-Tau
• 3.3.12 Multi-Directional Stepping with Punches
• 3.3.13 Wall Bag Training
3.4 Section 3: Concepts & Theories
• 3.4.1 Pak-sau to Gwoy-cheung
• 3.4.2 Tan-sau to Jut-sau
• 3.4.3 Gwat-sau
• 3.4.4 Sheung-har Gaun-sau
• 3.4.5 Lau-sau
• 3.4.6 Har-lo-cheung
• 3.4.7 Bong-sau
• 3.4.8 Dai-cheung
• 3.4.9 Tut-sau
• 3.4.10 Lin-wan-kuen
• 3.4.11 Palm Striking
• 3.4.12 Single-leg Siu-Nim-Tau
• 3.4.13 Wall Bag Training
• 3.4.14 The Six Principles of Borrowing an Opponent’s Force
“Volume 1: Siu-Nim-Tau” was created as both a learning platform and a reference manual so that all levels of practitioners can benefit from it. From beginner to advanced practitioner, it can be used from the ground up as an introduction to Wing Chun, as well as a full reference after the Siu-Nim-Tau has been completed.
When your training is completed and you’re ready to move to Volume 2: Chum-Kiu, don’t think you’ll never return to Siu-Nim-Tau. Even though it’s the first, the Siu-Nim-Tau is also the most important of all training. That’s why your workbook also serves as a complete reference manual with a clear index to find anything you need quickly and efficiently.
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