The Sil Lim Tao
The first hand form in Wing Chun is the Sil Lim Tao, it is the foundation of the art form.
It teaches you the fundamental rules of balance and body structure.
The Sil Lim Tao is the alphabet of the system.
Sil Lim Tao or Siu Lim Tao is the first open-hand form, of Wing Chun. The name is a loose translation of the Cantonese pronunciation of the Chinese characters.
The Sil Lim Tao form trains coordination, breathing and meditation. In addition, it increases student concentration and focus. The form is also used extensively to develop one’s Mind and Body.
The Chum-Kil is the second hand form, Chum Kil means seeking the bridge and focuses on coordinated movement of body unity and bridging.
The Bil Jee
The Bil Jee is the third hand form, Bil Jee means darting fingers. Biu Jee, is composed of short-range and long-range techniques.
Luk Dim Boon Kwun literally means six-and a half point pole. The techniques in this form are generally taught as the first of the weapons forms.
The Bart Cham Dao means eight cutting knives (Dao refers to a single edged blade). This is the final form taught in Wing Chun Student Chun Self Defence.