Learn the complete Wing Chun Siu Nim Tau (Little Idea) form
What you'll learn
- Be able to perform the full Siu Nim Tau form from start to finish
- Know the details of each particular movement in the form
- Know the names of essential Wing Chun movements
- Have a solid grasp of this foundational form in Wing Chun
- No previous Martial Arts experience needed
- A mirror is not required, but is highly recommended for self-correction
The very first thing you learn in the Wing Chun system is the Siu Nim Tau form. To learn Wing Chun properly, it is important to have a strong foundation in the basics and it is vital for your Wing Chun journey to learn Siu Nim Tau correctly. This really is the ABCs of Wing Chun; your advanced techniques will only be as good as your basics. In this course we will go in depth into the details of each movement of the Siu Nim Tau form. You will learn each of the eight sets of the form in clarifying detail, plus the whole performance from start to finish at the end of the course. There is also a pdf of a detailed Siu Nim Tau terminology list that I created, which will help you learn the names of each of the movements in the form; complete with the Chinese characters for the names, how to pronounce them and their English translations. Common mistakes people make and how to fix them are also addressed, leaving you with confidence in your performance of the Siu Nim Tau form and put you on the path to mastery. Here we go, let's get started!
Who this course is for:
- Anyone who wants to learn Wing Chun and have a better grasp of Siu Nim Tau regardless of skill level
Sifu Matt Wright has studied and trained in Wing Chun Kung Fu for over 16 years. He started at age of 15 and has throughout the years trained with numerous master level instructors. He has over a decade of teaching experience and continues taking private lessons and advanced training exclusively under Dai-Sifu Jeff Webb as a proud member of the NVTO (National Ving Tsun Organization).
Sifu Matt has also trained in Ninjutsu for over 10 years, holding the rank of Nidan (2nd degree black belt) and continues his education under Shidoshi Bud Malmstrom, 10th Dan, and early pioneer of Ninjutsu in the U.S.