Grading Levels

The Graduation System of WingChun

Uniform - (Black pants and T-Shirt with the Academy Logo on the left breast)

Basic Level

1. Student Level about 1 Month White Pants w/ white Logo - T-Shirt (white) with black Logo

2. Student Level about 2 Months Light Green Pants w/ white Logo - T-Shirt (white) with black Logo

3. Student Level about 2 Months Dark Green Pants w/ white Logo - T-Shirt (white) with black Logo

4. Student Level about 3 Months Light Blue Pants w/ white Logo - T-Shirt (white) with black Logo

Middle Level

5. Student Level about 3 Months Dark Blue Pants w/ white Logo - T-Shirt (white) with black Logo

6. Student Level about 3 Months Yellow Pants w/ white Logo - T-Shirt (white) with black Logo

7. Student Level about 3 Months Orange Pants w/ white Logo - T-Shirt (white) with black Logo

8. Student Level about 3 Months Light Red Pants w/ white Logo - T-Shirt (white) with black Logo

To achieve the coveted black shirt, which set the more advanced and experienced students of WingChun apart, there are special requirements to guarantee the high quality standard of the IAW. Therefore, to test in the upper level is only allowed to those who regularly, at least 2 times a week, attend WingChun instruction. This consistent participation (for the past 2 years) must be confirmed by the responsible instructor before any examination. Furthermore, before any subsequent test, a screening by the training instructor must be passed. The preliminary examination (Pre-Test) evaluates both the current program and all programs of previous levels. ?Checklist before the 9 Student Level Test and higher graduations.

1. Attend classes regularly for the past 2 years including Special Class (to be confirmed in your Pre-Test).

2. Learn and practice the Combat Programs (training is offered quarterly).

3. Pre-Test with your training instructor (at least 4 weeks before the Test).

4. Acquire weapon combat abilities:

- For advanced students, Escrima completes your skills and is a part of WingChun study.

- For an Upper Level (9th-11th SL) test, you should first attend some Escrima classes.

- For a Pre-Primary Level test, you should first reach the 1st Escrima Level.

- For a 2nd Technician Grade test, you should first reach the 2nd Escrima Level. (Grading System Escrima)

Upper Level

9. Student Level about 6 Months Dark Red Pants w/ white Logo T-Shirt (black) with white Logo

10. Student Level about 3 Months Purple Pants w/ white Logo T-Shirt (black) with white Logo

11. Student Level about 3 Months Silver Pants w/ white Logo T-Shirt (black) with white Logo

Pre-Primary Level about 6 Months Gold Suit without stripes trousers with golden Logo or T-Shirt (black) with white Logo

Technician Stage

1. Technician Grade about 18 Months Suit without stripes and a small golden Blossom (left sleeve) or T-Shirt (black) with red Logo

2. Technician Grade abut 2 Years Suit with narrow red stripes and two small golden Blossom (left sleeve) or T-Shirt (black) with red Logo

3. Technician Grade abut 3 Years Suit with narrow red stripes and three small golden Blossom (left sleeve) or T-Shirt (black) with red Logo

4. Technician Grade abut 3 Years Suit with narrow red stripes and four small golden Blossom (left sleeve) or T-Shirt (black) with red Logo

Master Stage

5. Masterdegree Suit with broad red stripes and five small golden Blossom (left sleeve) or T-Shirt (red) with black Logo Master of WingChun Suit with broad red stripes and red characters or T-Shirt (red) with black characters

Grandmaster Stage

Grandmaster Suit with broad yellow stripes and golden characters or T-Shirt (yellow) with black characters