White Sash Level
: Yin/Yang principle,
dimensional thinking, 4 shapes, energies, directions,
training stance, bridge hands, punching principle,
Centerline, Transitional footwork -- side-to-side
pivoting.Yellow Sash Level
: First Form
(Sil Nim Tao),
four-corner concept, four corner drills, Pak-Sao
drill. The Simultaneous Attack/Defend concept.
Fighting Stance, 3 body positions – main body,
diagonal body and side body position. Transitional
footwork—shifting.Orange Sash Level:
second form, fighting
stance, single Chi-Sao, beginning footwork –
Dart/Retreat, Walk forward/Backward, Lop-Sao drill.Green Sash Level
: Third Form, Single Chi-Sao
applications. More footwork: Shuffle
Forward/Backwards, Side-Steps and Cross-Steps.
Kicking based on knee positions. Single Chi-Sao
sparring.Brown Sash Level
: Kicking Form, double
Chi-Sao, Energy-flow drills and applications. Timing
and Distancing, Energy Drill applications.
Joint-Locking and Throwing based on Footwork.Red Sash Level
: Wooden Dummy Form, Double Chi-Sao
applications – from trapping to punching, from
trapping to kneeing/kicking, from trapping to
joint-locking and from trapping to throwing. Light
sparring – working the offense.Purple Sash Level
: Bat Jam Dao Form (Eight-slashing
Double Knives), Explain all forms Non-sticking Free
Sparring. Light sparring – working the defense.
Future Fighting concept.Black Sash Level
: Liu Dim Boon Kwun Form
(Six-and-a-Half-Point Long Pole), how it relates to
grappling, locking and throwing. Further
understanding of how power is generated. Free
sparring – from kicking range to punching range, from
punching range to sticking range, from sticking range
to grappling range.