Wing Chun Terminology
Bart Jarm Dao - Butterfly Swords. To find a real pair is a true challenge.
Bil Gee - Thrusting Fingers form.
Bil Jee Sao - Thrusting fingers. The hand technique of the Bil Jee form.
Bil Sao - Bridge seeking arm. Thrusting out central or center line.
Bong Gek - 45ÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Âº leg deflection, Bong Sao of the Leg.
Bong Sao - Elbow up 45ÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Âº, wing arm position.
Buddhist Palm - Uses the "heel" of the hand, Applying in iron palm techniques.
Center Line - Line extending directly from the center of the body.
Center Punch - Vertical fist. Starting from the center.
Chi - Intrinsic energy which circulates throughout the body.
Chi Gerk - Chi sao of the legs.
Chin-Na - Locking, seizing, and controlling.
Chi Sao Exercise - Learning phase of sticky hands Wing Chun style.
Chum Kue - Searching for the Bridge.
Contact Reflex - Sense of touch to determine threat and respond automatically.
Dan Chi Sao - Single Sticky Hand exercise.
Dim Mak - Poison of Hand and/or Art of the Coveting Press.
Emotional Content - Expressing emotion and intention in your actions. NOT anger.
Fa Jing - Emission of energy.
Fook Gek - Sole in or foot dampening movement.
Fook Sao - Elbow in, palm down or 45ÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Âº.
Fut Sao - Finger together, wrist angled in, forearm extends from center.
Gum or Gaun Sao - Downward checking hand.
Huen Sao - Circling "inside" movement.
Jut Sao - Up or down, or either side, snapping hand movement.
Jut Gek - Stamp down, to kick up.
Kan Sao - Two-hand hand position, Fut sao or Wu Sao and Tan Sao.
Kung Fu - Hard work and Skill.
Kwen - Fist fighting.
Kwoon - Chinese martial arts School.
Lan Sao - Bar arm position.
Lok Sao - Rolling and Switching (chi Sao).
Lop Sao - Like a grab, with no thumb, contact position.
Remember wing chun players don't grab.
Mook Jong - Wooden Man form *108 original movements.
One Inch Palm - The ability to generate a large amount of power in a short space.
One Inch Punch - The ability to generate large amounts of force in a short distance.
Pak Sao - Not a Slap Deflection, but used to fill space directly from the central line.
Phoenix Eye Punch - Single, fore knuckle punch.
Qi Gong - Breath development, Literally hard work on your Qi.
Si Dei - Little brother in the art.
Si Gung - Your Kung Fu Grandfather.
Si Hing - Big brother in the art.
Si Je - Elder Kung Fu Sister.
Si Juk - Kung Fu Nephew. Student of your student or your Sidei's Student.
Si Mui - Younger Kung Fu Sister.
Si Sook - Younger Kung Fu Brother of Sifu.
Sil Lum - Shaolin.
Sil Lum Tao - "Little Idea", or "Way of the Shaolin".
Simo - Kung Fu mother.
Tan Tien - Abdomen. "The Great Well". 2/3" Below Navel.
Tie Sao - Lifting arms up, long bridging technique.
Tut Sao - Freeing Arm.
Vision - elbows and knees.
Vision Reflex - Recognizing the threat visually and respond automatically.
Wing Chun - Beautiful Spring Time (most widely used generic term for the art).
Wu Sao - Protecting hand, if anything gets through your Wu Sao should be there. Elbow in, fingers at 12 o'clock (stationary) position.