(“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.” )
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 relevant form(s) 3 times) Eg a 6th grader, will do Luo-Harn Ch’ao once, Ch’ang Ch’uen 2 twice, combined total = comp score.
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 June 25th 2022.
Doors open @ 2:00 pm (Taolu CHECK IN deadline 2:35pm )
Taolu (forms) starts @ 3:00pm
Venue: Dan Tien Centre, Watford, WD24 6NJ
by Car: M1 Jn.5 Northbound or Jn.6 Southbound; M25 Jn.19 cw or Jn.21a ccw Underground: Watford (Met line) 2 mls away. British Rail: Watford North, (0. 7 mile), Watford Junction (0.9 mile 15 min walk or no 8 bus) (London Oyster card is valid)
Free car Park behind building and unrestricted parking on surrounding roads. [travel times: Brent Cross to M1Jn.5 20mins; Euston to Watford Jnc. 15 mins]
What: (Typical format) ROUND 1. Two people (from different teams) at a time will do their required form. (at any time, Teams can play one ‘joker card’ – that form will get double points) When all teams have done their first form – team scores will be displayed ROUND 2. As above, with team members doing 2nd required form When all teams have done their second form – updated team scores will be displayed ROUND 3. As above, with team members doing 3rd required form When all teams have done their third form – their will be a break. Those grading will do their fixed sparring (and free sparring if required) Final competion results are revealed, all competitors getting their T shirts and winning teams presented with their medals on the podium.
Taolu entrant £15 each (£45 team of 3)
If you are grading today, your Grading fee is included!