Siu Nim Tao Names

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Siu Nim Tau (“Little Idea Form”) – Glossary of Terms

IRAS = Inwardly Rotated Adductor Stance (Chinese: ‘YEE’ CHI KIM YEUNG MA

Hoi Ma – Setting up of stance

Section 1

Taan Sao – ‘Palm up’ Hand
Gaun Sao – Splitting Arm
Kwun Sao – Rotating Arm
Sao Chung – Retreating Elbow(s)

Section 2

Kuen Sao – (straight ) Punch
Taan Sao – ‘Palm-up’ arm
Huen Sao – Circling Hand
Sao Chung – Retreating Elbow(s)

Section 3

Taan Sao – Palm up Hand
Huen Sao – Circling Hand
Wu Sao – Protective Hand
Fook Sao – Bridging Arm
Pak Sao – Slapping Palm
Juen Sao – Thrusting Palm

Section 4

Gum Sao – Pinning Arm
(Sheung) Laan Sao – (Double) Bar Arms
(Sheung) Fark Sao – Whipping Arms
(Sheung) Jut Sao – Jerk Hand
(Sheung) Tock Sao – Lifting Arms
(Sheung) Jum Sao – Sinking Arms
(Sheung) Biu Tze Sao – Thrusting Fingers
(Sheung) Tai Sao – Lifting Arms

Section 5

Pak Sao – Slapping Hand
(Wan) Juen Sao  – Slanted Palm Strike
Taan Sao – ‘Palm up’ Hand
Huen Sao – Circling Wrist
Sao Chung – Retreating Elbow

Section 6

Taan Sao – ‘Palm up’ arm
Jum Sao – Sinking Arm
Gwat Sao – Whipping Arm
Lau Sao – Scooping Arm
Cheng Sao – Spade Hand
Huen Sao – Circling Hand
Sao Chung – Retreating Elbow

Section 7

Taan Sao – ‘Palm up’ Hand
Bong Sao – Wing Arm
Juen  Sao -  Palm strike
Huen Sao – Circling Hand
Sao Chung – Retreating Elbow

Section 8

Gaun Sao – Splitting Arm
Taan Sao – ‘Palm up’ Hand
Tut Sao – Freeing Arm
Lin Wan Kuen – Chain Punches



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