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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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 shifting the body weight from one leg to torm other.

The key to doing this is to learn how to use all the muscles in your body in a short sequence ie. Bring ,iu hands back from punching position and cross your wrists in front of your chest. Essential for being able to chase down a target or close the distance to the opponent. Chum Kiu Forms Fprm to share this article: Although this is done in Cchum Lim Tao, when both hands are used in the first form they perform the same action whereas in Chum Kiu they do different things, requiring a higher level of ability and concentration from the practitioner.

This page was last edited on 27 Augustat Introduces Biu Ma stepping to the student. Archived copy as title Webarchive template wayback links Articles containing Chinese-language text All stub articles. Chum Kiu is a vitally important way to practice synchronizing the body’s movements fogm work as one unit. Practice using the turning or Yiu Ma, with techniques to help generate power in strikes and blocks. If you miss time this, you end up just striking with your kou and not using the power of your whole body.


The video has all the empty hand forms, as performed by Sam Kwok, along with a lot of bonus footage. This article related to a term from martial arts is a stub. Last updated on 13 Mar Policies and guidelines Contact us. Views Read Edit View history. It dates back from the Shaolin temple and the development of Wing Chun over two hundred years ago.

Archived from the original on You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. If it doesn’t get your sifu to help you do the movement until it feels natural and comfortable.

Article by Dan Knight added on 22 Jul Some of the benefits of training Chum Kiu are as follows. Chinese martial arts terminology Wing Chun Martial arts terminology stubs. With your knees together you can protect kii groin against kicks and knees.

Chum Kiu – Wikipedia

In this form we introduce the compass to tell you what way to face. Most importantly, don’t simply go through the form’s motions while you’re thinking about work or your favorite TV show. You will end up in a loose position of attention, the same as the starting position and a few inches to the right.

The student will learn to coordinate 2 way energy along side movement. 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. The only way to develop this skill is through practice. The first section also introduces two way energy as seen when the Lan Sau arm Laps back and a straight punch is delivered. Chum Kiu makes the student practice a number of useful skills.

Chum Kiu also teaches advancing footwork, complex hand shapes and body turns. Also throughout the practice of Chum Kiu the practitioner must use both hands at once. Some notable practitioners are viewable via the links to YouTube below.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Practicing cchum turning will improve the students balance and structure. Your weight is balanced in all directions, and you are ready to move in any direction.


Chum Kiu the second form

Hence the form is called Chu, Kiu or ‘seeking the bridge’. From Wikibooks, open books for an open world. Once you find your proper posture, keep your legs and torso in position throughout the form.

Views Read Edit Dorm history. Bring your fists back to the rest position. Even though they aren’t doing anything useful right now, you have to pay attention to keep your hands in position. 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.

Only your arms move in Siu Nim Tau. Yiu Ma and body movement in general, is not present in the first form.

Wing Chun Forms/Chum Kiu

The Wing Chun cnum like hand techniques are non committal and do not compromise the balance of the practitioner in any significant way. 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.

It should feel natural. Wing Chun kung fu’s second form, Chum Kiu builds on the base of knowledge learned kiuu the first form and teaches the practitioner how to use these skills cchum different conditions ie.

The opening, centerline, and punch sections are the same as in Siu Nim Tau. Tip If you can’t do the turning Lan Sau in the first section quickly and powerfully without loosing balance, you need to practice more.

At the same time straighten your legs, bring your left foot to the right, and push your hands down past your hips. Perform the form with the “warrior mind”. Archived from the original PDF on