Review of Sam Chan's Instructor Series: Sil Lim Tao Level Lesson Plans DVD

Posted By : T. Taganashi
Date: May 18, 2016

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Review of: IWCMAA Instructor Series: Sil Lim Tao Level Lesson Plans
by: Todd Taganashi

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Quick Review:

This video, filmed on location at Chan's Kung Fu School in Michigan, is geared towards aspiring Wing Chun instructors. The IWCMAA Sil Lim Tao Level Instructor Series DVD is packed with drills and practical applications based primarily on hand techniques and the beginning stages of Wing Chun training. Sifu Chan provides a 10-part lesson plan that covers all of the basic skill requirements for the Sil Lim Tao level of training. Sifu Chan's careful demonstration of these techniques, from a variety of angles, gives the new instructor a solid basis and understanding of this critical Wing Chun form. Distance learners will appreciate the on-location filming, giving them a true sense of training with Sifu Chan.

Technical Review:

  • DVD Length: 45 Minutes
  • Display: NTSC
  • Region: 0
  • Type: DVD
  • Language: English (No Subtitles)
  • Video Quality: High (Professional Production)
  • Audio Quality: High (Professional Production)

Content Review:

  • Warm Up Exercises
  • Lesson One (Develop Accuracy of the Centerline Punch)
    • Punching Between Poles
    • Punching Over Pole
    • Resistance Punching Drill
    • Sil Lim Tao Practice
  • Lesson Two (Basic Techniques)
    • Tan Sau Punch
    • Kan Sau Punch
    • Jun Ma (Turning Stance)
    • Turning Punch
    • Stepping (Advance and Retreat Punching)
  • Lesson Three (Footwork, Combinations, and Intro to Dan Chi Sau )
    • Diagonal Stepping (Advance and Retreat)
    • Partner Stepping Drills
    • Tan Sau Punch with Turns
    • Kan Sau Punch with Turns
    • Stepping Tan Punch
    • Stepping Kan Sau Punch
    • Tan Sau, Huen Sau, Dyk Jueng
    • Dan Chi Sau (Single Hand Sticky Hands)
  • Lesson Four (Footwork and More Combinations)
    • Fak Sau Drills
    • Jut Sau, Huen Sau, Bil Sau
    • Biu Sau and Jut Sau
    • Biu Sau Drills
  • Lesson Five (Even More Combinations)
    • Pak Sau Drills
  • Lesson Six (Advanced Dan Chi Sau)
    • Tan Sau Drills
    • Poon Sau (Rolling Hands)
    • Dan Chi Sau (Free Flow)
  • Lesson Seven (Focus on Lap Sau Technique)
    • Lap Sau Drills
    • Bon / Lap Sau Drills
  • Lesson Eight (Contact Training)
    • Focus Pad Drills
    • Heavy bag Drills
  • Lesson Nine (Review of Basics)
    • Five Level Punches
      • Chain Punch
      • Turning Punch
      • Turn Around Punch
      • One Inch Punch
      • Long Bridge Punch
    • Review of Wing Chun's 16 Hand Techniques
    • Basic Wood Dummy Drills