Note: The below are general concepts of Luk Dim Boon Gwun and is not a means to teach or a complete guide.
Luk Dim Boon Gwun (六點半棍)
- This involve the application of Wing Chun theory, structure, and energy to a weapon, Gwun (棍) as an extension of the body.
Abbot Jee Sin Sim See from Shaolin Temple taught the Shaolin Luk Dim Boom Gwun (六點半棍) to Leung Yee Tei. Wong Wah Bo was close to Leung Yee Tei, and they shared what they knew about Kung Fu improving their skills. Together they put the Wing Chun theory and application into the Luk Dim Boom Gwun. Thus the Luk Dim Boon Gwun was incorporated into the Wing Chun System.
Anyone can learn a weapon form. To learn either Wing Chun weapons, the Luk Dim Boon Gwun or/and Baat Jaam Dao, you need to be proficient in all 4 forms, Siu Nim Tao, Chum Kiu, Biu Jee and Muk Yan Jong. Also, you need the essence of Wing Chun to be a master of either weapons.
Below are some exercises when learning the Luk Dim Boon Gwun:
- Tay Gwun (提棍)
- Dung Gwun (掷棍)
- Dang (訂), Til (挑), Bil (標)
- Chair Gwun Kuen (扯棍拳)
- It is performed in See Ping Ma (四平馬) stance, found in other Chinese Southern Styles Kung Fu such as Hung Kuen and Choy Lee Fut.
- It is initially performed without a pole.