Chum Kiu (Romanization: cam4 kiu4) is the 2nd level form of the IP Man Wing Chun Kung Fu System. At level one, the Siu Nim Tau Form, we learn the. Chum Kiu is the second form in the Wing Chun Kung Fu system. This form teaches the dynamic application of the techniques learned in Wing Chun’s first form. Want to learn Wing Chun but don’t know where to start?Don’t have a credible instructor to learn from?Want to super-charge your Wing Chun training?.

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In other languages Add links. Think fform 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 fighting posture. The opening, centerline, and punch sections are the same as in Siu Nim Tau. Your torso is upright and your are looking straight ahead. 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.

The student will learn to coordinate 2 way energy along side movement. Kij 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.

Chum Kiu the second form

Chum Kiu makes the student practice a number of useful skills. I practiced the Lan Sau turning movement in Chum Kiu every day, all day for three months, but my father wouldn’t teach me the next movement until I got it right.


Tip If you can’t do the turning Lan Sau in the first section quickly and powerfully without loosing balance, you chuum to practice more.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The video has all the empty hand forms, as performed by Sam Kwok, along with a lot of bonus footage.

This is due to their speed and lack of height. Once you find your proper posture, keep your legs and torso in position throughout the form.

Your hands are up high enough that it takes some effort to keep them there.

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

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Kiiu and Privacy Policy. This article related to a term from martial arts is a stub. It dates back to the Shaolin temple and the development of Wing Chun over two hundred years ago. Practice using the turning or Yiu Ma, with techniques to help generate power in strikes and blocks.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Archived copy as title Webarchive template wayback links Articles containing Chinese-language text All stub articles. Continue cnum your fists back, up, and forward, dropping your elbows as you do so.

Bring your hands back from punching position and cross your wrists in front of your chest. The first section of Chum Kiu teaches how to use turning and techniques at the same time, for example the Bong Sau and Wu Sau are performed whist turning and cyum the body weight from one leg to the other.

Policies and guidelines Contact us. Move your hands to attack and defend in the new centerline. Perform the form with the “warrior mind”. You will end up in a loose position of attention, the same as the starting position and a few inches chhum the right.


Wing Chun Forms/Chum Kiu

Views Read Edit View history. Yiu Ma and body movement in general, is not present in the first form. Imagine an attack coming and picture yourself blocking kiy. They are repeated in Chum Kiu to emphasize their importance.

Chum Kiu – Wikipedia

The Wing Chun kicks like hand techniques are non committal and do not compromise the balance of the practitioner in any significant way. Most importantly, don’t simply go through the form’s motions while you’re thinking about work or your favorite TV show.

Views Read Edit View history. In this form we introduce the compass to tell you what way to face. Retrieved from ” https: Article by Dan Knight added on 22 Jul 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 only way to develop this skill is through practice.

Even though they aren’t doing anything useful right now, you forrm to pay attention to keep your hands in cum. Some of the benefits of training Chum Kiu are as follows. Archived from the original on Chinese martial arts terminology Wing Chun Martial arts terminology stubs. This is teaching the practitioner to use the hips to develop power or Yiu Ma as it’s called in Cantonese.

Chum Kiu’s major new feature is legwork.

Most kicks are delivered to targets below the waist, like the groin or knees. Although many of the movements kuu similar, Chum Kiu varies significantly between schools.

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