Wing Chun Forms

In wing chun the system six forms teach us all of the progressing in an easy to learn and systematic way. They contain all of the concepts central to the system (apart from positioning and sensitivity to a partner learned in Chi sau) and many techniques. There are 3 empty hand forms

Siu Lim Tau

Chum Kiu

Bui Jee

and one tool form well known as “wing chun dummy” and two weapon sets, the long pole and butterfly knives. The forms contain all that is necessary to develop and maintain good body habits, working through the musculature and joint system, training them in a progressive manner. Any additions or alterations to the forms could alter, or detract from the overall system and for this reason they should be practiced as they are. It is perfectly simple to test new theories by designing new exercises or drills.