SIU NIM TAO
Siu Nim Tao is performed with the student standing in one position and practicing the arm movements of wing chun. Once the movements are correct, the student focuses on employing the heightened awareness developed by attaining correct posture/stance to move the body with thought, rather than muscle. This concept may be very difficult to grasp, particularly among those who put an emphasis on muscular strength as a source of power. People argue that it is impossible to move without using muscles. Even if that is true, the fact is that that a skilled practitioner will feel that they are not using any muscle at all, and more to the point, the easiest way to achieve real power with wing chun is to try to move that way.