Chum Kiu’s major new feature is legwork. It demonstrates moving to an opponent , turning to face an opponent, and kicking.

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Only your arms move in Siu Nim Tau. Views Read Edit View history. Chinese martial arts terminology Wing Chun Martial arts terminology stubs. Many more variations also exist. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Your feet are far enough apart that you can’t be pushed over easily.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. With your knees together you can protect your groin against kicks and knees. Most importantly, don’t simply go through the form’s motions while you’re thinking about work or your favorite TV show. This page was last edited on 27 Augustat Unless indicated otherwise, you start the form facing North.

Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 20 Octoberat Views Read Edit View history. Continue bringing your fists back, up, and forward, dropping your elbows as you do so. In other languages Add links. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Chum Kiu is a traditional open-hand form.

Chum Kiu – Wikipedia

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It builds upon many of the basic principles and techniques learned in the first Wing Chun open-hand form, Siu Nim Tao. Your hands are up high enough that it takes some effort to keep them there.


Perform the form with the “warrior mind”.

Archived copy as title Webarchive template wayback links Articles containing Chinese-language text All stub articles. Retrieved from ” https: Archived from the original Kih on Move your hands to attack and defend in the new centerline. Chum Kiu also teaches advancing footwork, complex hand shapes and body turns.

Wing Chun Forms/Chum Kiu

Bring your fists back to the rest position. Archived from the original on It demonstrates moving to an opponent, turning to face an opponent, and kicking.

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Imagine an attack coming and picture yourself blocking it. Once you find your proper posture, keep your legs and torso in position throughout the form. Bring your hands back from punching position and cross your wrists in front of your chest. Think of how to apply each move.

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 kij posture. The opening, centerline, and punch sections are the same as in Siu Nim Tau. At the same time straighten your legs, bring your left foot to the right, and push your hands down past your hips.


Chum Kiu’s major new feature is legwork.

Your torso is upright and your are looking straight ahead. Oiu opponents in different directions. They are repeated in Chum Kiu to emphasize their importance. This article related to a term from martial arts is a stub. Your weight is balanced in all directions, and you are ready to move in any direction.

Wing Chun Forms/Chum Kiu – Wikibooks, open books for an open world

Chum Kiu practice develops advanced stances and footwork, [2] develops techniques designed to control an opponent [3] and includes some simultaneous attack and defence techniques.

It dates back to the Shaolin temple and the development of Wing Chun over two hundred years ago. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. You will end up in a loose position of attention, the same as the starting position and a few inches to the right. Although many of the movements are similar, Chum Kiu varies significantly between schools.

In this form we introduce the compass to tell you what way to face. Even chuj they aren’t doing anything useful right now, you have to pay attention to keep your hands in position.