1. Salutation


2. Kicking Drills

A. 5 corner kicking-alternating kicks between L and R from Front, Side, Rear, Hook Kicks R front, L front, R side, L side, R rear, L rear, R front to hook, L front to hook,; R side to rear, L side to rear.
B. 5 corner kicking-from low to high(double except low kick to high kick of same type)
C. Clockwork Kicking-real time kicking with the closes weapon e.g. 1 o'clock, 8 o'clock, 3 o'clock
D. Combination Clockwork kicking and hitting-advanced

Key : real time, no hesitation closes weapon to closes target


3. Stance-By jong

A. Lead stance- shuffle, front, rear, side
B. Form is the essence, balanced, smooth, feet stay on ground, (skating)
C. Strictly- lower body movement- each movement is independent
D. Comfortable and Alive, Natural bounce, not rigid or stiff with hops or jumps.
E. Shuffle to various strikes and kicks

Key : Be alive and make comfortable


4. Evasive Maneuvers

A. Evade various strikes(some exaggerated to make easier)to also indicate where is the safety zone
B. Evade various kicks (some exaggerated to make easier)
C. Evade various combinations of strikes and kicks
D. Minimal movement to make opponent miss, know what position and distance is safe for you.
This is individualized and adaptive to size and reach of opponent.
E. Evade and counter, after learning above

Key : Better to make miss an inch to a mile than to block.

        To block is to get hit.

        Don't engage opponent, disengage him.  e.g. don't tangle yourself in blocking an trapping movements.

        The whole idea is to intercept his physical an emotional intent to hurt you.


5. Classical versus the New (Modern)

Sil Lum Tao- done the classical way was taught and done every class

A. Comparison of Wing Chun to JKD
B. Regarding Trapping- cut the movement in half for realism, concentrate on speed and economy
Key: Economy of motion: efficiency
C. Hook- closer to the body than a boxer, elbow next to the rib- much tighter and compact
Key: Centerline Theory-from the center not outside or wide.
        Take the skin (or paint off) the inside of your ribs
        Take the skin(or paint off) the inside of your legs
D. Rear heel Kick - tighter more centered


6. Separate punching drills

Centerline rapid punching
Straightline Blast with closing footwork
Separate kicking drills

Two aspects for improved kicking.


Power-water in the hose analogy for transfer of force thru target.
(2) Speed-whip analogy for speed of recovery, shoe laces pop, Kicking a gnat out of the air.
(3) Combine, blend the power with speed drills, make adjustments.  

Proper form and body alignment with balance, footwork is supposed to be lite and easy not jumping around stiff, but relaxed and smooth without deliberation, angular and instant.

Key : Delivery system-instant, fast, and relazed

        Non-telegraphic, no pre-steps-stutter steps for as well as punching - no flinching

        Complete emphasis on speed and economy of motion

        The less you move the better, Clean and Sharp as a 2 edged sword pure Chinese Kung-Fu

        Power comes with times, sometimes years, on the spot power

        Speed comes with accuracy.


7. Basic Trapping

   A. Pak sao                                 

   B. Lap sao

   C. Gong sao                           

   D. Jut sao

   E. Tan sao                            

   F. Bong sao                                                    

   G. Economy of motion cut these movement in half.

   H. One hand trap

   L. Two hand trap                     

Key : Trapping is only a by-product

        Hit, hit and more hit, not trap, trap, and then hit.

        While engaging an opponent, hit when there's emptiness.


8. Line drills

  Quiet Awareness

A. sensitivity - touch

B. sensitivity - non touch

Key : Skim, and glide with friction but let CHI flow.


9. Distance - measure your distance  

A.   Safe           

B. No man's land                 

C. Gates- and body position zones

Key : Put yourself where you're safe and opponent is not 

        Circle to outside the strong side, away from the rear hand.

        Immobilize the lead, after you hit not before.

        You have to stun him First before obstruction to break his rhythm or forward momentum.

        All trapping concludes hitting

        Don't punch and kick at an opponent, punch and kick through him.

        Broken rhythm (don't be predictable)

        Using the stop-kick as a jab as you incorporate it in your footwork.  (be loose, fluid, Ali-like)


10. Practice Drills

    A. Attack and Defense

11. Apparatus training               

A.   Finger Jab                                          

B. Straight punch

      C. Side kick - shin and knee target

      D. Side kick - power (thru target)

      E. Strikes to traps

      F. Kicks to traps                       

      G. Bridging the gap

      H. Basic Wing Chun traps

      L. Strike to hand immobilize, to takedown

      J. Kick to leg immobilize, to takedown

      K. Backfist, High to low, low to High


12. Burning Step-hand to foot impetuous


13. The Pendulum-avoidance then following back swiftly and instantaneous.


14. Basic and primary Goal

   Identifying the tools

   Using the tools

   Sharpening the tools

   Dissolving the tools


In adapting to opponent.

The 3 phrases1. Ice-solid, unchanging rigid

                  2. Water-liquid, flowing

                         3. Steam-gaseous, focused pressure