San Shou Kuan Competition – Taolu (Forms) including a Regional Grading.
(“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.” )
SSK Taolu Competition
Members enter in teams of 3, with teams competing to get best scores for medal winning opportunities as a team and individually. Excellent preparation for gradings and improve your forms and sharpen your competitive edge. When / Travel / What / Our Goals / Price / Application Form
When: Sunday 25th June 10:30 am CHECK IN deadline 10:15 Where: WD24 6NJ Venue: The Dan Tien Centre, Harebreaks, Watford (free car park at rear or local roads) Application Entry Deadline: Taolu comp: Sun. 18 June
by Car: M1 Jn.5 Northbound or Jn.6 Southbound; M25 Jn.19 or Jn.21a Underground: Watford (Met line) 2 mls away. British Rail: Watford Junction (0.9 mile 15 min walk or 8 bus)
Taolu entrant £15 each (£45 team of 3) (includes a Free T shirt for entrant) Regional Grading fee included if grading today.
Competitive fun! At any time, Teams can play one ‘joker card’ – that form will get double points! (Entrants not grading today but attempting their next grading form also get 1 bonus point for their team). Competition format: [Little Dragons ONLY do 1 round as a team of 3] ROUND 1. Two people (from different teams) at a time will do their required form. When all teams have finished their first form – team scores will be displayed. ROUND 2. As above, doing 2nd required form. When all teams have finished their second form – updated team scores will be displayed. ROUND 3. As above, doing 3rd required form When all teams have finished their third form – there will be a break. Those grading will do their fixed sparring (and free sparring if required). Final competition results are revealed, all competitors get their T shirts and winning teams are presented with their medals on the podium.
Our Goals – Better Martial Artists
Looking beyond a form ‘good enough’ to pass a grading – you’re enhancing your explosive power and execution of techniques. Novices doing a very good form get a very good mark, seniors doing more complex forms the challenge is greater, as is your skill level – who can get the best marks doing their respective forms? <Top of page
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