1. First form – Siu Nim Tao
Siu Nim Tao (the way of the little idea or little idea form) is the first traditional form in Wing Chun Kung Fu.
2. Second form – Chum Kiu
Chum Kiu (Seeking the bridge) moves the Wing Chun practitioner from the stationary Siu Nim Tao position, and introduces them to movement and generation of power while moving.
3. Wooden Dummy form (Sections 1 to 3)
The first 3 sections of the dummy are introduced to the practitioner at the end of the intermediate stage before moving into the advanced level.
4. Third form – Biu Jee
Biu Jee, (Darting Fingers or Dart in Like a Compass needle) is the third Hand form of the Wing Chun System.
5. Wooden Dummy form (Sections 4 to 6)
Taught privately to those that have completed the previous level and therefore completing the 108 movements form.
6. Weapons training
There to enhance further and maintain the practitioner skill (Kung Fu). Used as an extension of the acquired structure of the Wing Chun practitioner.
Traditionally, coloured belt and sashes were not present in martial art schools. They are a representation of the blood, sweat and struggle that the practitioner goes through to attain his or her skill.
In the Bayou Wing Chun Club, grades of students are represented by the colour of their T-shirts there are only 3 levels; Beginners, Intermediate and Advance.
Black for beginners, Grey for intermediates and White for advance practitioners. The sash is used in the advanced levels to support the training of the practitioners and to contain their dantian energy in place, i.e. not allowing it to sink.