The 1st form is the most basic form in the Leong Cheung family system, and is taught to students once they start at the Shaolin schools. Co-ordination and balance is the main concentration, teaching students the basics of martial arts. This is a form that incorporates Wing Chuan as well as Lin Wan Keun, which therefor incorporates short defensive deflecting movements as well as high kicks and low sweeps, so therefore it is a defensive attacking form.
A deep step into the Leong Cheung System, once the students have completed the 1st form they then go on to the 2nd form. The 2nd form, which combines Wing Chun (deflection), Lin Wan Keun (ever returning fist), Bong Sou (elbow blocks and strikes), leg work and ground applications.
This form is a northern style using long punches and strikes, the stances are much wider and lower allowing the student to be very stable. The northern style also offers a vast range of high kicks. This form requires lots of agility and is taught to the student after approximately four years of training.
This is a form that is taught to the students once they start, it teaches you the basic handling of a short weapon. This weapon can be used in any situation and is easy to carry around or to find as a substitute in a situation of need. There is applications of blocks, pushes, strikes, change of hands, locking and spinning all integrated into this form making it practical for every situation.
This is weapon form done barehanded, this teaches the student to use the same qualities as using a weapon, but empty handed to defeat it's opponent. The angling of the hands and the placing of feet are the main factors in this form. This form is taught to the students once they have completed the short staff form. There are no legs used in this form due to the concentration on hand applications.
The 1st staff form is a short basic guide to the usage of a staff.It teaches you to control and strike with stepping at the same time.Handling the staff in long powerful strike's and extensions is always difficult to execute and there for is taught to the student's with in the 1st year of training at the Shaolin Martial Art Centre's.
Spinning, turning is the subject in this demonstration form, the staff is used to distract as well as strike using a combination of staff spinning and extending.This is a powerful form and insists that you have complete control over your weapon. This form is taught after 2 years in the system.
This form providing you with short defensive movements as well as long round powerful strikes, speed is a grate factor in this form showing it superior agility and controlled strikes. This form is the most powerful of the all the staff forms due to the concentration on circular staff and body movements creating devastating blows.This form is taught after 3-4 year is the Shaolin System.
Superb handling, precession strikes and complete focus is now at its best display in the 4th staff form
This is a attacking system it has no fear in its advancement of attacking, the tiger or hung-gar is a system which trains the bones to resist heavy shock. Low stances and an all round agility is the most important factor in the 1st hung-gar form teaching the student to use ground and grabbing applications.
The 2nd hung - gar form focuses on a wide range of legwork, flying kicks, jumping kicks and rolls.
This form develops the skill of turning and low \ high strikes, placing of feet and weight are very important in this display. It combines aggression with grace therefore able to move in any direction with great ease. This form is taught to student after 4-5 years of training.
This is a form that is pure power, speed and has agility that can break down any opponent.
The Leong Cheung crane form is a powerful but yet graceful form, it is done at a medium pace to build up the internal strength that it brings out into each strike. Balance and stances are at its best in the crane form teaching the student how to develop his mind as well as his body.The positioning of the hand are to be noticed, the fingers all come together to make a beak as the crane would make when striking its opponent.
Here is something spectacular (Snake, tiger, and Crane) 3 animals combined into one devastating form. It combines the 3 fighting techniques (Snake for speed and internal power within the strikes)
This form is a combination of crane and tiger, low stances, low kicks and direction change show a solid stability. This traditional form is a well known through out the world and was introduced in to the Shaolin system by master Seng Au. and is taught to the students after 4 years of training
Inspiring is the word to describe this form. It displays the use of a chain (whip) which was originally used as a belt wrapped around the waist. There is a sharp dart at the end of the chain; this is used for penetrating its opponent, or as a hold once rapped around its opponent's neck. Agility, speed and suppleness are needed to do this form. There is use of the neck, legs, elbows, shoulders, and lower back to move and guide the chain. This form is also very difficult and is taught after 8-9 years of training.
This is the 1st spear form that is taught at the Shaolin martial art centre's as it is the simplest of all the spear forms, giving you a basic guide in to the usage of the kings weapon.
This form is used for penetrating with the sharp dear horn like blades, the design of the weapon also allows no damage to be caused to your hands as they are protected. They are sharp all round, for the multiple uses that it applies to strike or defend. Low stances and fast gouging movements are its main characteristics.
This is the most traditional of the spear forms,It has a strong combination of short strikes as well as long one handed strikes,Placing of feet and stances play a large roll in the leong cheung system. It is fast and very accurate and has an all round defence and attack.This spear form is taught after training for more than 5 years in the leong chung system.This is to ensure that you have the level of focus needed to execute.
A weapon that was made for fighting and only used for fighting used by warriors to protect their masters and family. This traditional Leong Cheung broadsword uses powerful one handed as well as double handed strike to attack it opponent, it also offers some defensive applications.It demonstrates control, balance, stances and deadly cutting techniques. This form is taught to students studying martial arts for over 3 years of training.
This is a deadly weapon due to it superior reach and length of the blade. This is a traditional weapon and is only used by a very few masters around the world. The weapon is very heavy, but looks like a feather in the hands of a master. There is footwork, stances, balance, power, speed, focus and multiple use of different strikes.
Used for slicing your opponent and trapping the arm with in the ring and then chopping it off.
Used for cleaning fields, cutting rice or stabbing rodents became a useful weapon if enemies ever attacked them. This weapon is used not only for stabbing like a spear but to chop, slice and hook its opponent, this form also includes a large amount of defence movements countering its strikes. Feet are very stable and stances are very evident, blade of the trident is always turning to ensure maximum usage of the blade. This form is taught after 10-11 years of training.
Used by the greatest of worriers, this weapon one of the most feared and the most regarded weapon of all. It is very heavy as it was used to take down the horses legs from under them, when been attacked and to chop the riders of with one single blow. There great precession in this form using both the blade and the spear tip at the other end of the weapon. Is a medium paced form and needs a great amount of strength to be able to handle it.This advanced Leong Cheung form is taught after 11-12 years of training.
This is a form that provides its attacker with some second thoughts, there are two weapons to content with now. There is power, speed, stances, and aggression that are being relayed into this form.
This is a form that works the internal system of your body creating energy to flow through the internal organs to endure a healthier life style. There is no jumping, rolling or fast movements in this form due the fact that you are basically meditating movements, there for developing the mind more than the exterior body. Although slowly done it requires a great amount of strength in the legs and needs a good focus on balance.
The internal chi that every person has, can be developed by training your breathing and you mind and there for .in the strait sword we are utilising all of these factors, just adding a weapon to it to intrigue the mind even more. It is calm and relaxing relieving stress and tension that builds up with in each one of us. Perfect for anyone with any injuries or anyone looking for some relaxation.
Grace, flow, power, speed, and internal strength this is a spear form that works your internal strength as well as you're external. Movements are very accurate, versatile and focussed, the sliding and angling of the spear tip is one of the main features of this advanced form. This Leong Cheung form is taught to the students of Shaolin Art Center's only and is taught at 5-6 years of training.
Used in the fields for beating off the rice, it then became a tool for fighting off attackers.