Chum Kiu

Special Insert: Complete Count of the Movements Contained in the Second Set

Section l: 4 movements

  1. Cross hands down
  2. Cross hands up
  3. Separate hands
  4. Bring them back

Section 2: 25 movements

  1. Double poke
  2. Form elbow
  3. Elbow to left
  4. Elbow to right
  5. Elbow to left
  6. Double chop forward
  7. Left trapping hand
  8. Right trapping hand
  9. Left trapping hand
  10. Right vertical palm
  11. Left vertical palm
  12. Right vertical palm
  13. Right bar arm (shift 180)
  14. Right wing hand (shift left)
  15. Right bar arm (shift right)
  16. Right wing hand (shift left)
  17. Right bar arm (shift right)
  18. Right wing hand (shift left)
  19. Right bar arm (shift right)
  20. Left punch
  21. Left neck chop
  22. Left bridge hand
  23. Right palm up neck hit
  24. Right circling hand
  25. Bring hand back

Section 3: 25 movements

Repeat section 2 on other side

Section 4: 10 movements

  1. Left bar arm
  2. Left kick
  3. Right wing hand and step
  4. Right wing hand and step
  5. Right wing hand and step
  6. Right uppercut
  7. Right sinking hand
  8. Left palm up neck hit
  9. Left circling hand
  10. Bring hand back

Section 5: 10 movements

Repeat section 4 on other side

Section 6: 11 movements

  1. Shift left
  2. Left kick
  3. Double low wing hand
  4. Double palm up hand
  5. Double low wing hand
  6. Double palm up hand
  7. Double low wing hand
  8. Double palm up hand
  9. Double pressing hand
  10. Double wrist hit
  11. Bring hands back

Section 7: 11 movements

Repeat section 6 on other side

Section 8: 12 movements

  1. Left crescent kick
  2. Right pressing hand
  3. Left pressing hand
  4. Right pressing hand
  5. Right punch
  6. Left Punch
  7. Right punch
  8. Left punch
  9. Right punch
  10. Left punch
  11. Left circling hand
  12. Bring hand back
If you total the movements from this early version of the "Chum Kiu," you will find that the count is 108 movements.
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