Standardized 8-Step Forms
Grandmaster Wei believed that each student
must have a unique understanding of each form, based on
the student's body type, mentality, and personal style.
He taught each student differently, although the fundamentals
of his teachings remained consistent. Over many years and
with the help of a number of Grandmaster Wei's students,
Mr. Zuo Xian Fu led the effort to standardize Grandmaster
Wei's teachings to reflect the diverse knowledge Grandmaster
Wei passed on to all of his students. Messrs. Vincent Chen,
Wang Chiu Xiong, and John Chang assisted Mr. Zuo in this
effort by editing and reviewing the standard forms for Mr.
Here you will find the official Chinese standardized
forms along with an English translation. The standardization
effort is still on-going, so some forms are not yet included