Following on from the Beginner Syllabus, the Intermediate Youth Syllabus is split into three components organised into a rotation system of three terms.
– Student Grades: 5-8
– T-shirt Colour: Green
The current term is: 5th September – 16th December, Rotation 1
Grading will be: Tuesday 28th November – Saturday 9th December
The last five sections of the Wing Chun form, Siu Nim Tao, is divided over the 4 Intermediate grades and is a foundational training method that instils crucial principles, techniques, and muscle memory into practitioners.
– The Form component of the Intermediate syllabus is grade specific, and so is outside of the termly rotation system. Check out the Siu Nim Tao course for more details.
- Self Defence
The Self Defence component focuses on developing sensitivity, reflexes, and adaptability through a variety of tactile drills and self defence exercises; what happens once contact is made.
– This term we are focusing on: Rotation 1: Anti-Ground Fighting. Click here for details.
All students need to know what the Wing Chun Ground Strategy, Wing Chun Strategy and the Law on Self Defence are by Grade 8.
– This term we are focussing on Rotation 1: Wing Chun Ground Strategy. Check out the YKF: Theory course for more details.
Grade 8 is a Revision Grade where you will demonstrate all the material from the previous seven grades to a higher standard. Grade 8 also includes a Pressure Test which takes different aspects from the syllabus and combines them with pad work in an exercise aimed at putting you and your Wing Chun under pressure.
You can find full details of the Youth Kung Fu Intermediate syllabus on the Youth Kung Fu: Intermediate Syllabus Overview, as well as a downloadable PDF version.
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