Precision Wing Chun: Little Thoughts Sil Lim Tao Flipbook
Precision Wing Chun: Little Thoughts Sil Lim Tao Flipbook
Precision Wing Chun: Little Thoughts Sil Lim Tao Flipbook
Precision Wing Chun: Little Thoughts Sil Lim Tao Flipbook
Precision Wing Chun: Little Thoughts Sil Lim Tao Flipbook
Precision Wing Chun: Little Thoughts Sil Lim Tao Flipbook

Precision Wing Chun: Little Thoughts Sil Lim Tao Flipbook

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Greg Tupper

publishing house

Xintian Publishing BOOKOOLA




Entertainment and Sports > Sports > Martial Arts



Publication date

July 2013

language version

English-Chinese ( Traditional )

Number of pages

280 pages


First Edition

brief introduction:

Xiao Nian 108 Forms introduces readers to a theoretical system that runs through all stages of evolution of the Wing Chun Kung Fu system. In order to achieve the maximum effectiveness of practice, practitioners must understand the ultimate goal of training from the beginning. Traditional Wing Chun training is a set of "I demonstrate, you follow" training. The concepts and techniques of the Wing Chun system encompass and run through several individual sets of routines, a set of wooden renditions, a set of stick techniques, a set of knife techniques, companion exercises and a series of key points.

Efficient training methods can make you a qualified fighter in just one year of practice. However, the complexity of Wing Chun is often daunting and frustrating because there are many things you don’t understand.

The subtlety of Wing Chun lies precisely in its rigorous system. If beginners understand the theoretical framework of the system, Wing Chun techniques are easy to understand. But this theoretical framework is not widely known. This book will build this theoretical framework for you. Once you understand this framework, it becomes clear why Wing Chun is such an effective martial art. The framework starts with small thoughts.

In this illustrated book, each move is compiled from 1 to 108. The transition from one move to another often involves complex movements and requires some connecting pictures to avoid misunderstandings.

You can flip through the book quickly to get through the action sequences. The picture is on the right and the caption is on the left. By flipping through the pages quickly, you can get a rough idea of ​​the transitions between moves. When switching between training movements, the basic approach is to let each part of the body transition from one picture to another as you turn the pages of the book. The aim is to move directly from one picture to another as quickly as possible.

SIl Lim Tao

The 108 Positions of Sil Lim Tao introduce a system of concepts that permeate all levels of development in the Wing Chun Kung Fu System.  To get the most out of practicing anything, you should know what it is you are trying to gain out of that practice.   Traditional Wing Chun training is a “see me do, now you do” type of training.   The concepts and techniques that make up the Wing Chun system are woven through several individual sets, a wooden dummy set, a pole set, a knife set, partnership practices, and a series of keywords.  Wing Chun training produces effective fighters in as little as a single year of diligent practice.   But all this complexity often creates an effective fighter that is frustrated with how much he or she doesn't know.   The beauty of all this is that the Wing Chun System is exceedingly well ordered and easily understood if one has the conceptual framework that the system is based on.  This framework is not widely known .  This book, establishes that framework for you.  And once you understand this framework you also understand why Wing Chun is such an effective fighting style.  The framework development begins with Sil Lim Tao.

About the Author:

The author Dugli is a mysterious figure. He was 62 years old when he wrote this book. He spent most of his time studying Wing Chun. He is the eighth generation descendant of the founder of Wing Chun, Wu Ke, and is also the disciple of one of the best Wing Chun masters in the past 40 years. His disciple Huang Chunliang was one of the few 13 senior students of the great master Ip Man.

Over the past few decades, Dugli has also been a professional graphics software engineer and served as the captain of the California St. Joseph ice hockey team for ten consecutive years. His deep understanding of gravity lines and bone fractures stemmed in part from the sport of ice hockey. Dugli's knowledge in this and other books is based on his extensive notes from more than 40 years of practice, his teachings, mountain training with his partners, and teaching 100 students. In the past, he also owned several Wing Chun schools. Now, nearly retired, he teaches only a handful of students himself.

Dugli, his mentor, and the school he trained at all tried to retreat from the public eye. This book is not a teaching author, a Wing Chun master, or a biography of his master. It is an attempt to preserve the correct sequence, structure, and power setting of Wing Chun, after all this was forty years ago.

At the time of writing this book Greg Tupper was a 62 year old, private man who has studied Wing Chun most of his life. His Wing Chun lineage is 8 generations from Ng Mui, the founder. He was an “inside student” of one of the finest Wing Chun minds of the last 40 years. His instructor's instructor was Yip Man, in later years Wong Shun Leung before he passed away, and to a lesser extent most the 13 other senior students of Yip Man.

Greg was also a professional graphics software engineer for a couple of decades and the Captain of the Icemen Hockey Team in San Jose, California for 10 years. Part of his deep understanding of the Gravity Line (and all his broken bones) came from playing on ice.

The knowledge in this and the other books by Greg is based on his extensive notes from his training, his instructor, his mountain training period with a partner, and his teaching of over 100 private students spanning a period of over 40 years. During that time he also had
several Wing Chun Schools. Now he has pretty much retired his hands teaching only a handful of students.

Greg, his instructor, and the school he trained in all try to stay out of the lime light. This book is not to edify the author, his Wing Chun brothers, or his instructor. It is an attempt to preserve the correct sequence, structure , and power of Wing Chun Sets as they were 4 decades ago.