(“Forms or taolu (Chinese: 套路; pinyin: tàolù) in Chinese are a series of predetermined movements combined so they can be practised as a continuous set of movements.” )
Welcome to the SSK British Taolu (and Sanda) Tournament
Please fill in the application form below and we look forward to seeing you there.
Taolu entrants must be part of a team of 3.
SUMMARY OF CATEGORIES: (Everyone will perform their chosen form(s) 3 times)
Eg A Novice will do Luo-Harn Ch’ao x 3 times, their final mark = combined score of all 3 attempts;
or a 6th grader, could do Luo-Harn Ch’ao and chose Ch’ang Ch’uen 2, then repeat their better form to achieve best score based on 3 attempts.
Novice: x 1 form ; Luo-Harn Ch’ao. Repeated 3 times (or half of form for children).
Beginner: (7th + 6th grade) x 2 forms; Luo-Harn Ch’ao and select Ch’ang Ch’uen 1 or Ch’ang Ch’uen 2.
Intermediate: (5th, 4th, 3rd grade) x 3 forms; Luo-Harn Ch’ao and Ch’ang Ch’uen 2, and select
Ch’ang Ch’uen 3 or Ch’ang Ch’uen 4 or Ch’ang Ch’uen 5. (If grading today, your form twice and CC2 )
Advanced: (2nd, 1st grade, 1st Dan) x 3 forms; Luo-Harn Ch’ao or Ch’ang Ch’uen 2 plus 2 from:-
Ch’ang Ch’uen 4 / Ch’ang Ch’uen 6 / Tsu P’ing Ch’uen / Tuan San / Chiu Chou Kuern (stick).
Master: (2nd Dan upto 6th Degree Black Belt) select 3 from:-
Tuan San, Chiu Chou Kuern (stick), Shao Lin Ch’uen, Fei Loong Ch’uen, Chin Karn Ch’uen, Sanjiegun (3 section staff).
Taolu entrants grading on later date, get 1 competition bonus point for doing form required for their next grading
( I.e. Using competition as good grading preparation and feedback opportunity ).
Date: Saturday March 17th 2018 .
Doors open @ 3:00 pm (Taolu CHECK IN deadline 3:45pm )
Taolu (forms) starts @ 4pm
Sanda (sparring) competitions and Regional grading starts @ 4.45pm
(Stage 1) of the Taolu/Sanda Tournament
Venue: Tokei Centre (The Hidden Gym) 28 Magdalen Street off Tooley Street SE1 2EN
Travel: Very limited parking on some streets.
Underground: London Bridge (5 mins’ walk) Northern Line + Jubilee Line
or Tower Hill (10 mins’ walk) Circle Line + District Line
British Rail: London Bridge (5 mins’ walk)
Nearest DLR: Tower Gateway
Gradings: IF you’re also grading today, you will do grading form twice (best mark counts) and revise a previous form as per application form below. Candidates grading ONLY simply do their form as per standard gradings (click here for more details)
If You are only doing Sanda event ? – Click here to only enter the Sanda tournament
Taolu (team of 3) only £10 each
Grading AND Taolu £20
Grading only £15
Sanda only £15
Taolu, Grading AND Sanda £20