Wing Chun Sil Lim Tao
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Wing Chun Sil Lim Tao

Understanding this basic foundation is the beginning of you learning Wing Chun Kung Fu
4.8 (479 ratings)
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2,451 students enrolled
Created by SiFu Wong
Last updated 1/2018
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This course includes
  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will learn Basic Core Structure & Stability
  • You will learn Kicking, Punching & Stepping
  • You Will learn Improved Co-ordination
  • You will learn Foot Work & Positioning
  • You will learn Sil Lim Tao Form & Application
  • You will learn to Condition your Body
  • you will learn how to Attack and Defend
  • You will learn Energy Drill
  • You will learn Pad Work
  • You will learn How to get Fitter & Stronger
  • An open Mind & Willingness to Learn
  • Able to Listen & Follow
  • Wear Loose & Comfortable Clothes
  • Take Time & be Patient
  • Reasonable Level of Fittness

The Master Wong Sil Lim Tao course is the complete foundation in the Master Wong Wing Chun system. This is the first of 4 Modules, each featuring over 100 EASY TO UNDERSTAND training videos GUARANTEED to teach you everything you need to Master the foundation level of this exciting Close Quarter Fighting Art. The course begins with the absolute basics. This basic level training helps you develop core skills and the discipline required to use Wing Chun. Here you learn the basic hand and leg techniques. Learning to position and move your body correctly so you can effectively apply the movements in combat. Once you have the basic skills. The next element of your training will be to develop your sensitivity and flow of your movement with the Energy Drills.The user-friendly style of this production makes Master Wong your real life personal trainer! He is with you throughout each moment, every rep, every stance and exercise helping you to complete each task. Not all Wing Chun is created equal! This modern realistic approach to training provided in HD, brings you the secrets of the ancient art of Wing Chun. This is your interactive step-by-step course, provided by Master Wong, making it easy for anyone, anywhere to learn Wing Chun.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone Interested in Wing Chun Kung Fu
  • Anyone Interested in CQC & Self-Defence
  • Anyone Interested in alternative Fittness Training
  • Anyone Interested in Martial Arts
Course content
Expand all 84 lectures 04:37:45
+ Live class explanation
10 lectures 27:25
Live class explanation
Basic physical training
Take down with head lock and arm control
Trouble shoot the arm bar
Arm bar with pain compliance
Ground and pound defence explaned
how to Defend two hand choke from the ground
Understanding cover safety
Understanding take down
Wing Chun applied on ground fighting
+ Basic Fitness Training
9 lectures 22:37
Basic Fitness Exercises - These exercises consist of four individual body weight movements designed to enable the student to develop a basic level of fitness for the Wing Chun Sil Lim Tao Course.
Basic Fitness Training Info
These Exercises are essential for the student to do, before beginning any of the lessons below. A proper warm up will prepare the body for the training ahead and reduce the chance of injury. A mixture of both a warm up and stretching will develop the student co-ordination & flexibility
Basic Warm Up Exercises

This unique take on a classic exercise is designed for giving the student a basic level of upper body strength. The press up movement is essential for building a greater level of punching power. A traditional stance movement is added on to the press up, which allows the student to develop a more functional foundation whilst building their upper body strength simultaneously

Press up
This popular exercise develops the abdominal muscles to strengthen the practitioner's core. Once again, a traditional horse stance movement is added in between each set.

This well known exercise is designed to give the student a basic level of cardio. The star squat is a unique take on the classic “jumping jack” movement with the addition of a stance exercise added on.

Star Squat
This individual movement is designed to further the student's body strength and cardio. The jumping star thrust is designed similarly to the classic “burpee” exercise and enables the student to engage a high intensity movement. Once again the addition of a horse stance exercise is added at the end of each individual movement.
Jumping Star Thrust
This basic circuit links all four movements previously practiced to develop a well-rounded cardio workout for the level 1 practitioner.Each movement targets a specific area of the body to enhance the student's fitness capabilities and body strength.
Full Circuit

By completing this fitness test the student can determine they have reached the basic level of fitness preparing them to train in the Sil Lim Tao system. Testing allows the student to gauge their basic fitness and gain an understanding of their capability. Students are able to track their progress as they steadily improve a will know when they are ready to continue to the next phase of their training.

Fitness Test

This is an important recap and an opportunity to iron out any creases and check understanding before moving on. If there are any areas you feel you need further help or advise with send in a video and receive feed back from Master Wong.

Fitness Training Summary
+ Basic Traditional Stance
7 lectures 18:29

These basic stances are the beginning of learning to “Know Yourself”.  Developing leg strength will allow the student to become functional from a solid base. This solid base is achieved through regularly practicing the basic stance exercises. 

Basic Traditional Stance Info

This well known Wing Chun position is fundamental to build posture, leg strength and correct body alignment. 

Goat Stance

Leg strengthening is essential to the level 1 practitioner. Leg strengthening is designed to develop the student’s basic understanding of their leg capability. Improved leg strength leads to a stronger foundation and greater functionality. 

Leg Strengthening

This fundamental Wing Chun position provides the student with an introductory understanding of weight distribution and posture. 

70/30 Half Stance

This essential and versatile stance is used throughout the Master Wong system. This well known position creates greater leg strength, corrects posture, and is key skill to be learned in preparation for more advanced training, such as the 6 ½ points Pole and Butterfly knife forms. 

Horse Stance

These three stances are linked together for practice of the transition from one stance to another. As you do so you will develop leg greater strength, strengthen connective tissues and gain a more in depth understanding of each position. 

Combining Stances

It’s important for the student to self check their movements by referring back to the lesson material to see if the technique, positioning match the demonstrations. You should recognize strength improving and ensure everything is up to standard before moving on with the course.

Basic Traditional Stance Summary
+ Basic Hand Exercises
13 lectures 44:47

These hand exercises are essential in developing correct positioning. Each exercise will give you a basic understanding of the dynamic hand positions found in the Sil Lim Tao. (palms are used rather than fist in to hard areas of the body to avoid injury danger injury. One hand attacks as the other guards.

Basic Hand Exercises Info

Turning in goat stance with hand position is a fundamental principle of Sil Lim Tao. Learning to use your upper and lower body as one unit. Blending these movements together allows the student to understand how to apply basic static positions. 

Turning with Hand Position in Goat Position

This exercise gives the student an in depth explanation regarding the mechanics and delivery of the standard Wing Chun punch. Attaining a strong punch and wrist is essential and can be enhanced through fist press-ups. 

Straight Punch

This exercise is designed to accustom the student to targeting specific areas of the body, improving both punch accuracy and delivery. 

Angle Punch

This famously classic movement is a robust and explosive series of punches. This movement allows the student to understand the unique rolling effect, which is later adapted into combat use. 

Triple Punch

This exercise is ideal for conditioning the fist with the use of either a wall or heavy punch bag. The movement is essential in targeting specific areas of the body in close range. The generation of power is produced through the practice of waist rotation exercises. 

3 Angle Punch

This exercise combines hand and leg movements simultaneously. This gives the student an initial understanding of combat functionality and body positioning. The straight palm is practiced with a moving

Goat stance; this gives a greater understanding of generating power from the waist. 

Straight Palm

Once again hand and leg movements are used simultaneously in the goat stance. This exercise focuses on correct positioning to ensure the students safety when defending. 

Low Palm in Goat Stance

When training this technique in goat stance, it’s useful to ensure strong and correct technique. This will also improve the students positioning. 

Middle Palm

For the high palm the hands and legs continue to work together in the goat stance. The hand positioned is altered to target a higher area of your opponent. 

High Palm in Goat Stance

This movement is used to attack both sides of the neck, generating power from the moving goat stance. At all times the student should be aware of the positioning of both hands. The front hand carrying out the chop. The rear hand guarding, ready to support and respond as needed later

Chop to the neck in goat Stance

This moving is specifically focused to the throat. Using the knife-edge of the hand along with the goat stance movement delivers a direct strike. Hand and leg positioning are essential in performing these techniques.

Chop to the Throat in Goat Stance

Once again, it is important for the student to check their technique and body positioning before continuing through the course.  Building strength and stamina is crucial before moving on.

Basic Hand Exercises Summary
+ Basic Stepping
8 lectures 23:56

The student will work both the hands and feet together. A good understanding of the basics of stance work, weight bearing and balancing will enhance the student’s ability to move.  Allowing the student to progress easily. The student must be able to carry their own weight efficiently around to make the movement functional in combat. This is the principle of “Know Yourself”. 

Basic Stepping Info

This exercise enables the student to understand how to move using the hands and feet simultaneously. The 70:30 stance enhances weight-bearing exercises to strengthen the leg and develop good posture. 

Basic Stepping with the hand

This exercise builds upon the previous lessons, building on the fundamental principles of the hand and feet moving together to generate power. A punching movement is added in this exercise to ensure that the student is familiar with moving and attacking in the 70:30 positions. 

Stepping with Punching

A triple punch is added onto the basic stepping movement to allow the student to focus on the continuous rolling momentum of the triple punch. Once again, this exercise ensures that the student understands that the hand and feet must work simultaneously.

Stepping with the Triple Punch

This exercise further ensures that the student’s hand and feet coordination is strengthened by the addition of a second kicking exercise.  The front kick teaches the student how to make use of the heel when attacking and further ensures that the student understands the standard 70:30 position in the Sil Lim Tao. 

Stepping with the Front Kick

The round kick develops the student’s foot positioning as well as familiarising the student’s body with positions for targeting specific areas of the opponent. This exercise teaches the student to balance and turn, making their legs stronger.

Stepping with Round Kick

The sidekick develops the students kicking ability further by ensuring that the student can effectively balance, turn and kick in a higher line of attack.  The 70:30 positioning is further reinforced to ensure that the student’s leg foundation is up to standard. 

Stepping with the Side Kick

This exercise introduces the first kicking technique added onto the basic stepping. The chop kick movement enables the student to balance effectively and support their own body weight when kicking in a low line of attack. 

Stepping with the Chop Kick
+ Basic Static Kicking
6 lectures 18:39

Static kicking ensures that the student develops greater balance, coordination and technique necessary to develop kicking power. Each exercise enables the student to possess the basic understanding needed to develop each movement used in Sil Lim tao. Static position training will allow the student to break down movements to a more simplified version to develop strength and techniq

Basic Static Kicking Info

This exercise ensures that the student develops the balance and coordination needed to use the front kick in the standard 70:30 position. This exercise further explains how to move and practice kicking correctly when making contact with the heavy bag.  The use of the heavy bag and practicing in the 70:30 position enables the student to practice kicking with resistance both technique, coordination and weight transfer efficiently. 

Static Front Kick

This movement ensures that the student develops the correct foot positioning and balance needed to make the round kick functional. How to practice the round kick with the use of the heavy bag is explained once again to ensure that the student develops clean technique and agility to move around a solid target. 

Static Round Kick

This exercise also helps to develop the correct line positioning and coordination necessary to use the sidekick effectively. The sidekick is practiced in the 70:30 position once again to develop clean kicking technique and coordination.  The use of a heavy bag is demonstrated once more to help the student to understand how to effectively move and deliver the kick against a solid target. 

Static Side Kick

The final static kicking exercise ensures that the student develops the balance and correct positioning needed to use the chop kick effectively. As a highly versatile kick in the Sil Lim Tao system, the heavy bag is used to allow the student the confidence in delivering a powerful chop kick against a solid target. 

Chop kick

As a result of previous training, the student legs should be developing and becoming stronger. Static training focuses on developing strength, balance & generating power.

Basic Static Kicking Summary
+ Form and Application
12 lectures 45:23

Understanding the intricate hand positioning and specific lines of attack is essential when applying the movements to combat. Understanding all aspects of the Sil Lim Tao form is essential to make the Wing Chun movements functional in comba

Form and Application Info

This exercise covers the application of the centreline punch and wrist movements. Understanding the centreline punch and the unique wrist rolling and strengthening exercises are essential in making the movements functional in comba

Form Application Part 1

This exercise covers the application of the basic blocking and chopping exercises. The application reinforces the importance of training the wrist to be strong. The importance of applying the static form positions together with basic stepping in earlier lessons is essential to performing the application in combat. 

Form Application Part 2

This further covers the basic blocking and chopping principles of the Sil Lim Tao system. The blocking positioning is designed to deal with any kind of central line attack. 

Form Application Part 3

This exercise covers the central line positioning of the elbow cover used in Sil Lim Tao.  The central line positioning of the elbow is essential for students to understand how to attack and defend simultaneously. 

Form Application Part 4

This exercise covers low blocking and breaking movements seen in the Sil Lim Tao form.  Correct blocking positioning and hand replacement movements are used effectively to make the application functional. 

Form Application Part 5

This exercise covers basic hand positioning and breathing movements seen in the Sil Lim Tao form. Correct posture and understanding of the basic lines of attack are essential to accurately perform the movement.

Form Application Part 6

This exercise covers low blocking and striking movements seen in the Sil Lim Tao Form. Correct arm positioning; good posture and a good understanding of striking principles are used simultaneously to make the application functional.

Form Application Part 7

This exercise covers correct arm positioning and the basic understanding of the students body mechanics. Understanding how to use your waist efficiently with the Sil Lim Tao movement is fundamental to simultaneous attack and defense. 

Form Application Part 8

This exercise covers the use of the triple punch and “anti grab” movements. The hands and feet must move simultaneously to cover distance for the triple punch attack. A good understanding of how to “break out” of grabbing attacks, using the cutting movement from the Sil Lim Tao form is essential.

Form Application Part 9

This exercise covers the entirety of the Sil Lim Tao form. A fundamental understanding of hand positioning and correct technique in each section of the form is needed to link each position to combat use. The practitioner should consistently practice the entirety of the form to ensure that a good understanding of posture, hand positioning and body mechanics is maintained.  Constant practice ensures that the student is able to apply all techniques seen in previous lessons to a good standard. Take some time to practice; I will see you on the energy drill lesson. 

Full Form and Application

At this stage it in paramount that the student ensures that there form is up to a high standard. Clean technique & correct positioning, will allow the student to further understand the purpose of each movement. This is a crucial checkpoint for the student to ensure there form & application is good. If it is, then they will be able to move on and improve much more easily. 

Form and Application Summary
+ Basic Wall Bag Training
5 lectures 11:06

Wall bag exercises are essential to enable the student to develop power against a solid target. This type of training can also be used to develop the student’s distance control as well as conditioning the fists to build greater wrist strength and punching power. The sectioned areas of the wall bag are essential in developing accuracy in the Sil Lim Tao system.

Basic Wall Bag Training Info

This exercise mainly develops the punching power and accuracy of the student’s straight punch. Three punches are delivered to each section of the wall bag to get the student used to targeting both the low and high lines of attack. 

Straight Angle Punch

This exercise develops the student’s static punching power and focuses on the use of the rolling motion of the triple punch. The sectioned areas of the wall bag simulate different areas of the body and allow the student to target and deliver multiple punches to the bag quickly. 

Straight Triple Punch

This movement is ideal for conditioning each section of the fist.  Attacking both the high and low lines of the wall bag with the vertical punch and hammer fist ensures that the student develops good accuracy with each type of attack. 

5 Angle Punch

This type of training is very useful to see what standard the student is at. It allows the student to filter out any mistakes in preparation for partner training.


Basic Wall Bag Training Summary