Our system has many styles because they were handed down with each generation adding more of his accumulated knowledge to the core of forms: Gu Ruzhang learned a few styles, Yan Shangwu learned a few styles, Chan Kowk Wai learned a few styles, and Dou Wanchun shares all that he has learned from these great masters. Not only can the student get a good basic knowledge of general concepts in Kungfu, but he/she can specialize and choose a path most suited for himself/herself.