Wing Chun Internal Training Book Review

Learn the internal path of Wing Chun, learn the detailed mechanics of the internal power of this system. If you are a wing chun practitioner and would like to expand your knowledge of the art you train, The book you need. Wing Chun Sil Nim Tao The Internal Path. This book has been described as an essential read for Wing Chun practitioners and I found the information in this book incredible and as a wing chun practitioner myself I can recommend it to fellow wing chun martial artists.

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Brief Over View

This book is written by Siukee Wan, For those of us that practice wing chun we know the first form is Sil Nim Tao (can be spell other ways). This form is practiced throughout the world and is possibly the most practiced form. This book actually introduces a whole new interpretation of this the most important form in wing chun. The form in this book is the actual precise movements taught by the late Ip Man the original teacher of the legendary Bruce Lee

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This is a first, the revelation of a comprehensive internal system which is hidden within the movements of this first form. The book details the internal power of the mechanical movements, explained in a simple and concise way. Learn how to incorporate this internal power into your Kung fu. No matter what your level of wing chun this book has something for every wing chun practitioner, a modern book for today`s wing chun practitioners. A great wing chun training book.

  1. Has 253 pages
  2. Publication date 22 Sept 2020
  3. Customer reviews 5/5 at 96%

The author is a devoted wing chun practitioner and teacher with over 30 in Wing Chun.

He also has the backing of Sifu Leo Au Yeung (Official Fight Choreographer for the Ip Man Moves) who also wrote one of the foreword`s in this book.

The other foreword was written by Mark Hobbs (Owner of Fusion Fighting Championship and Pagoda Imports and Owner and head trainer of Team Kinetics Fight Academy

What`s Covered

This book has plenty of information and an amazing amount of detail.

  1. The forward has been written by Sifu Leo Au Yeung (Leo Chinese kung fu institute) giving his take on wing chun and championing the book. There is also a forward by Mark Hobbs he is also championing this book, he also a vast amount of his own experience in martial arts’.
  2. introduction from the author detailing his life in Chinese kung fu and wing chun, this is a great read and helps you understand his experience and how he is able to write such a book on this subject.
  3. A brief history of kung fu
  4. The bridging arm, explanation of bridging and the important, with a brief history.
  5. A brief history of Wing Chun
  6. Analyzing modern Wing Chun,
  7. The internal Style, covering the shaolin snake and crane and how they influence the wing chun system.
  8. The internal approach and brief history of the internal side and importance of structure and shapes.
  9. Internal and external energy, knowing about yin and yang, this is a great piece of information and relevant in any martial arts’ system but especially in Chinese martial arts’. Covering soft, hard, speed, relaxation how to train, core development. There is a great section but will need to be read two times if required.
  10. Swallow and spit, this is about defending and attacking energy this is done through the bridge system.
  11. Internal bridge development full explanation of the powers, learn the different ways of power, force and flow.
  12. Chi sau the secret of internal energy and yin and yang
  13. Interrogating arm, develops sensitivity, timing and power.
  14. Center line theory, this is important in wing chun
  15. Sil Nim Tao, the first and more important form in wing chun, the opening sequence full details of structure, stances, hand speed, rooting, balance, and much more. This section again is detailed and may have to be read two times to fully interpret
  16. The opening sequence of the form.
  17. 1st Bridging Sequence in the wing chun system.
  18. Tan sau great move flows into attack or defense and great bridging technique.learn about the mechanics and internal tuning, tow and three gate defense and much more in this section.
  19. The bridging cycle, how to flow from techniques.
  20. The guarding arm, the structure etc.
  21. fok sau (subduing arm, the correct form explained in full detail).
  22. Bridging a number of sections on bridging.
  23. Bong sau correct method in great detail.
  24. The internal path the final chapter.



Sil Nim Tao

The Sil Nim Tao form is the foundation of wing chun, there is plenty to be learnt from this form. It’s all about shapes, soft and hard, fast and slow. This book teaches you how to perform this form with regard to feeling, relaxation, mind and body positions. All of those concepts will take time to fully understand but with consistent training and putting what you have learnt from this book into action you will begin to appreciate the information.

The details of stance, weight distribution, direction of energy, the spiral energy from the ground, when to be yin or yang and the application of explosive energy. This will help you in your forms but will also help you in the two person drills in wing chun and chi sau.

This book will help you to understand the internal energy within the wing chun system and more importantly the application on the moves, how energy is released and the effectiveness of this energy. If you have practiced wing chun for some time and like many have long standing unanswered questions you may find the answers in this book.

This book will make you train Sil Nim Tao form differently, but with more knowledge and skill.

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Conclusion

This wing chun internal training book is amazing, there is a lot of information here and I would advise this book is read and re-read if require, I also use this as a reference book which I dip into when needed.

All the internal energy within the wing chun system is fully dissected for the reader to grasp a full understanding of this side of this martial art. Done in a modern take without all the mystery as in some books. For the first time a comprehensive book revealing the hidden internal system within the movements of this foundation form of wing chun.

Learn these secrets for yourself at your own pace, let me know how you get on.

“Be extremely subtle even to the point of formlessness, Be extremely mysterious even to the point of soundlessness, Thereby you can be the director of the opponent`s fate“

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2 thoughts on “Wing Chun Internal Training Book Review

  1. Thank you for your review on Wing Chun Internal Training. Oh wow I had no idea that he is the teacher of the legendary Bruce Lee. I can see the the materials in this book is something to be reread again and again like you mentioned since we can take so much information in one sitting. I am going to check it out. 

    • Hi Nuttanee, 

      Thanks for your comments and returning to my site welcome back! Yes Wing Chun was the original kung fu system taught to Bruce at an early age. He then went onto develop his own fighting system Jeet Kune Do. Checkout:

      Bruce Lee official website

      I recommend this book to anyone studying Wing Chun, once you have checked the book out, please come back and let me know how you are getting on. 

      All the best 

      Wince

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