Here the White Cloud student learns to fight at closer quarters. Wing Chun is a system based on straight lines and direct movements but is also designed to be used against opponents of any size or strength.
The first form of Wing Chun (Siu Lim Tao) is used to teach the basics that the student needs for stationary sparring. Once this level is reached the later forms (Chum Kiu and Bill Gee) are used to allow students to begin to nullify strikes coming towards them by re-direction and absorption rather than meeting them head on with force of their own.
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