First Form in the Jee Shin Wing Chun System
Trains and develops all major principles, concepts and techniques of the Wing Chun System.
The concepts that we train in Sil Lum Tao are central line theory, centre line theory, forward intention, independent movement of the limbs, perception of distance in relation to our opponent.
Sil Lum Tao also aids in developing other aspects of the art, which include, posture, internal Chi flow, proper breathing, balance, coordination of the mind and the body, concentration, independent & simultaneous movement of the limbs, 50/50 weight distribution, flexibility of the wrists, the training of each individual hand technique and the neutral stance.
Foremost in our training of Sil Lum Tao form is mastering the posture. This posture is a Qi-gong posture. Toes should grip the floor, anus slightly contracted and tongue on the upper palate. When mastered, this posture will maximize energy flow for Chi development.