Tai Chi Academy of Los Angeles
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Forms & Names
Taiji Quan is a holistic healing exercise as well as an practical martial art. It has the whole system of bare-hand fighting techniques including kicking, striking, throwing and joint locking and various cold weapons.

There are six major schools of Taiji Quan, which are Chen, Yang, Wu, Hao, Sun and Zhaobao. The following is the collection of the most popular and most practiced routines.

24-form Taiji (basic and simplified)
  1. Commencing Form
  2. Part Wild Horse’s Manes On Both Sides
  3. White Crane Flashes Its Wings
  4. Brush Knee on Both Sides
  5. Holding Pipa
  6. Curve Back Arms on Both Sides
  7. Grasp the Bird’s Tail -- Left
  8. Grasp the Bird’s Tail -- Right
  9. Single Whip
  10. Wave Hands Like Clouds
  11. Single Whip
  12. High Pat on Horse
  13. Kick with Right Heel
  14. Strike Opponent’s Ears with Both Fists
  15. Turn and Kick with Left Heel
  16. Push Down and Stand on One Leg -- Left 
  17. Push Down and Stand on One Leg -- Right 
  18. Fairlady shuttle -- right side
  19. Fairlady shuttle -- left side
  20. Needle at Sea Bottom
  21. Flash Arm
  22. Turn to Deflect Downward, Parry and punch
  23. Cross Hands
  24. Closing Form

Yang Style Traditional Long Form
  1. Preparation Form
  2. Beginning
  3. Grasp the Bird's tail
  4. Single whip
  5. Raise Hands and Step Forward
  6. White Crane Spreads its Wings
  7. Left Brush Knee and Push
  8. Hand Strums the Lute
  9. Brush Knee and Push (3)
  10. Hand Strums the Lute
  11. Left Brush Knee and Push
  12. Step forward, Parry Block and Punch
  13. Apparent Close Up
  14. Cross Hands
  15. Embrace the Tiger and Return to Mountain
  16. Fist Under Elbow
  17. Step Back and Repulse the Monkey(5)
  18. Diagonal Flying
  19. Raise Hands and Step Forward
  20. White Crane Spreads its Wings
  21. Left Brush Knee and Push
  22. Needle at Sea Bottom
  23. Fan Through the Back
  24. Turn Body and Chop with Fist
  25. Step Forward, Parry Block and Punch
  26. Step Forward and Grasp the Bird's Tail
  27. Single whip
  28. Cloud Hands (5)
  29. Single whip
  30. High Pat on Horse
  31. Right Separation Kick
  32. Left Separation Kick
  33. Turn Body and Left Heel Kick
  34. Left Brush Knee and Push
  35. Right Brush Knee and Push
  36. Step Forward and Punch Down
  37. Turn Body and Chop with Fist
  38. Step Forward, Parry Block and Punch
  39. Right Heel Kick
  40. Left Strike Tiger
  41. Right Strike Tiger
  42. Turn Body and Right Heel Kick
  43. Twin Fists Strike Opponents Ears
  44. Left Heel Kick
  45. Turn Body and Right Heel Kick
  46. Step Forward, Parry Block and Punch
  47. Apparent Close Up
  48. Cross Hands
  49. Embrace the Tiger and Return to Mountain
  50. Diagonal Single Whip
  51. Parting Wild Horse's Mane, Right
  52. Parting Wild Horse's Mane, Left
  53. Parting Wild Horse's Mane, Right
  54. Grasp the Bird's tail
  55. Single Whip
    Fair Lady Works at Shuttles
  56. Grasp the Bird's tail
  57. Single Whip
  58. Cloud Hands (5)
  59. Single Whip
    Snake Creeps Down
  60. Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg, Left
  61. Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg, Right
  62. Step Back and Repulse the Monkey (5)
  63. Diagonal Flying
  64. Raise Hands and Step Forward
  65. White Crane Spreads its Wings
  66. Left Brush Knee and Push
  67. Needle at Sea Bottom
  68. Fan Through the Back
  69. Turn Body and White Snake Spits out Tongue
  70. Step Forward, Parry Block and Punch
  71. Step Forward and Grasp the Bird's tail
  72. Single whip
  73. Cloud Hands (5)
  74. Single whip
  75. High Paton Horse with Palm Thrust
  76. Cross Kick
  77. Step Forward and Punch Groin
  78. Step Forward and Grasp the Bird's tail
  79. Single Whip
  80. Snake Creeps Down
  81. Step Forward Seven Stars
  82. Step back and Ride the Tiger
  83. Turn Body and Swing Over Lotus
  84. Bend the Bow and Shoot the Tiger
  85. Step Forward, Parry Block and Punch
  86. Apparent Close Up
  87. Cross Hands
  88. Closing
  89. Return to Normal

Yang Style Traditional Taiji Broadsword 1st set
  1. Commencing
  2. Step forward seven stars
  3. Turn left, brush knee and push
  4. Toe stance seven stars
  5. White crane spreads its wings
  6. Left bow stance and hand over the knife
  7. Turn around, wrap the head from right to left, stand on left leg and slice horizontally
  8. Stand on one leg and block overhead
  9. Left windmill
  10. Right windmill
  11. Right bow stance and separate both hands left and right
  12. Left bow stance and push the knife diagonally
  13. Press down broadsword with crouch stance
  14. Thrust with the tip of broadsword
  15. Twine head from left to right, stand on left with horizontal cut
  16. Stand on right and cut from left to right horizontally
  17. Slice horizontally to left,
  18. Slice horizontally to right, 
  19. Slice horizontally to left,
  20. Intercept downward with right bow stance
  21. Wrap the head from right to left, separate both hands left and right with bow stance
  22. Turn around, chop downward, and stand on right with overhead block 
  23. Stand on left and hold the broadsword with its blade upward
  24. Right windmill with right bow stance
  25. Left windmill with left bow stance
  26. Turn body, wrap the head, step backward and hide the knife with resting stance
  27. Lift left knee and thrust forward
  28. Left sweep with crouch stance
  29. Right sweep with crouch stance
  30. Left sweep with crouch stance
  31. Right sweep with crouch stance
  32. Turn body, wrap the head, step forward and hide the knife with resting stance
  33. Turn around, windmill thrust and chop down
  34. Stand on right and thrust
  35. Left bow stance and push the knife diagonally
  36. Turn body, wrap the head, step backward and hide the knife with bow stance
  37. Two steps forward, right windmill with right bow stance
  38. Broadsword flower by making vertical circle with wrist
  39. Hold broadsword with left hand
  40. Jump up and Kick
  41. Step back and strike tiger
  42. Stand on left, turn body and slice horizontally
  43. Wrap the head, hide the knife with bow stance
  44. Turn around, step back and cut upward
  45. Hide knife with left empty stance
  46. Step forward and cut upward
  47. Cross step backward and intercept downward
  48. Turn body, circle and chop downward with crouch stance
  49. Step forward, hack down with left bow stance
  50. Cut upward, withdraw backward and stand on right
  51. Ba Gua steps and block sideward
  52. Wrap the head, step back and hide the knife
  53. Left bow stance and push the knife diagonally
  54. Turn body, wrap the head, step backward and hide the knife with bow stance
  55. Two steps forward, right windmill with right bow stance
  56. Cross step backward and intercept downward
  57. Turn left with windmill thrusting
  58. Turn right with windmill thrusting
  59. Stamp with overhead blocking
  60. Cross step backward and thrust downward
  61. Turn around, windmill chop with horse stance
  62. Wrap the head, hide the knife with left empty stance
  63. Thrust with right bow stance
  64. Push knife diagonally with left bow stance
  65. Turn body, wrap the head and press down the knife with crouch stance
  66. Thrust forward with left bow stance
  67. Twine the head with inward cut horizontally
  68. Wrap the head and hand back the knife with left bow stance
  69. White crane spreads its wings
  70. Closing Form

Yang Style Traditional Taiji Sword (Old Form)

1.      commencing form

2.      grasp bird’s tail

3.      raise knee and hold sword high

4.      an immortal shows the way

5.      three rings envelop the moon

6.      switch the sword to right hand

7.      big chief star

8.      raise knee, chop and thrust

9.      the swallow scoops water with wings

10. right and left sweep

11. litter chief star

12. the yellow bee enters its hole

13. the smart cat pounces on the mouse

14. the dragonfly touches the water

15. the swallow enters its nest

16. the phoenix spreads its wings twice

17. right and left whirlwind

18. litter chief star

19. step backward and reverse horizontal stab

20. waiting for a fish

21. part grass in search for snake

22. hold moon against the chest

23. the bird flies into woods

24. black dragon waves its tail

25. blue dragon comes out of water

26. the wind blows the lotus leaves

27. the lion shakes its head

28. the tiger holds its head

29. the white horse jumps the stream

30. the tiger holds its head

31. turn body and rein in the horse

32. needle of compass

33. clean up the dust in the wind

34. chief star stands on one leg and kick

35. push the boat with the current

36. the shooting star chasing the moon

37. the immortal shining the mirror

38. ancient tree winds its stump

39. the heavenly horse soaring across the sky

40. left and right wheel sword

41. turn body and uppercut crotch

42. raise the screen

43. the roc spreads its wings

44. catch the moon from the sea bottom

45. hold moon against the chest

46. the night demon gauges the depth of the sea

47. turn around to watch the moon

48. shoot the geese

49. the blue dragon reaches out its claws

50. the phoenix spreads its wings

51. left and right step over obstacles

52. shoot the geese

53. the white ape offers fruit

54. left and right falling flowers

55. the fair lady weaves with the shuttle

56. the white tiger wags its tail

57. the tiger holds its head

58. the carp jumps over the dragon gate

59. the black dragon wraps around the post

60. the immortal shows the way

61. wind blows away the plum flowers

62. to hold an ivory tablet

63. hold the sword and return to the original status


Sun Style Traditional Long Form (compiled by sun anguang)
  1. Section One

    1. Commencing form
    2. Lazily tying clothes
    3. Opening and Closing hands
    4. The single whip
    5. Lifting hands
    6. White crane spreads wings
    7. Opening and Closing hands
    8. Brush knee twist step
    9. Holding Pipa
    10. Step forward, deflect, parry and punch
    11. Appearing to seal and close
    12. Embrace the tiger and push the mountain.
    13. Opening and Closing hands
    14. Brush knee twist step
    15. Lazily tying clothes
    16. Opening and Closing hands
    17. The single whip

     

    Section Two

    1. Fist under elbow
    2. Repulse monkey (4)
    3. Holding Pipa
    4. White crane spreads wings
    5. Opening and Closing hands
    6. Brush knee twist step
    7. Holding Pipa
    8. Fast throw through the back (2)
    9. Double bump the ball
    10. Lazily tying clothes
    11. Opening and Closing hands
    12. The single whip

     

    Section Three

    1. Cloud hands (3)
    2. High pat on horse
    3. Right lifting foot
    4. Left lifting foot
    5. Turn the body and kick with heel
    6. Step forward and punch downward
    7. Turn the body and double kick
    8. Turn the body and ambush the tiger
    9. Heel kick with the left foot
    10. Turn and right side kick
    11. Step forward, deflect, parry and punch
    12. Appearing to seal and close
    13. Embrace the tiger and push the mountain.
    14. Opening and Closing hands
    15. Brush knee twist step
    16. Lazily tying clothes
    17. Opening and Closing hands
    18. Angled single whip

     

    Section Four

    1. Parting the wild horse’s mane
    2. Opening and Closing hands
    3. The single whip
    4. Fast throw through the back
    5. Jade lady works the shuttles (4)
    6. Lazily tying clothes
    7. Opening and Closing hands
    8. The single whip

     

    Section Five

    1. Cloud hands (3)
    2. Downward Cloud hands posture
    3. The rooster standing on one leg (2)
    4. Step back and repulse the monkey (4)
    5. Holding Pipa
    6. White crane spreads its wings
    7. Opening and Closing hands
    8. Brush knee twist step
    9. Holding Pipa
    10. Fast throw through the back (2)
    11. Double bumping the ball
    12. Opening and Closing hands
    13. The single whip

     

    Section Six

    1. Cloud hands (3)
    2. High pat on horse
    3. Crossed swinging lotus kick
    4. Step forward and strike the crotch
    5. Step back and Lazily tying clothes
    6. Opening and Closing hands
    7. The single whip
    8. Downward single whip
    9. Step up to the seven star
    10. Step down to straddle the tiger
    11. Turning angled swinging lotus
    12. Bend the bow and shoot the tiger
    13. Double crashing fists
    14. Uniting Yin and Yang
    15. Closing

Wu Style Traditional Long Form

      1.      Commencing form
2.      The beginning style
3.      Grasping the bird’s tail
4.      Single whip
5.      Raise hand and step up
6.      White stork flaps its wings
7.      Brush knee twist step (4)
11.  Hands strums the lute
12.  Step up, diverting and blocking punch
13.  As if closing up
14.  Tiger and leopard spring to the mountain
15.  Cross hands
16.  Oblique brush knee twist step
17.  Turn body, oblique twist step
18.  Grasping the bird’s tail
19.  Oblique single whip
20.  Fist under elbow
21.  Step back, repulse monkey (3)
24.  Flying oblique
25.  Raise hands and step up
26.  White stork flaps its wings
27.  brush knee twist step
28.  needle at the bottom of the sea
29.  fan through the back
30.  parry and punch
31.  move step, diverting and blocking punch
32.  step up, grasping the bird’s tail
33.  single whip
34.  cloud hands (3)
 37.  single whip
38.  high pat the horse
39.  left parting leg
40.  high pat the horse
41.  right parting leg
42.  turn body, pedaling foot
43.  brush knee twist step
44.  brush knee twist step|
45.  step up, planting punch
46.  turn body, parry and punch
47.  step up, high pat the horse
48.  open body and kick
49.  retreat step, beat the tiger
50.  strike the ears with double fist
51.  turn body, double kicking
52.  high pat the horse
53.  step up, diverting and blocking punch
54.  as if closing up
55.  tiger and leopard spring to the mountain
56.  cross hands
57.  oblique brush knee twist step
58.  turn body, oblique brush knee twist step
59.  grasping the bird’s tail
60.  oblique single whip
61.  parting the wild horse’s mane (3)
66.  jade girl works at shuttle(4)
68.  grasping the bird’s tail
69.  single whip
70.  cloud hands x3
71.  single whip
72.  downward posture
73.  golden cockerel standing on one leg
74.  step back, repulse monkey
75.  flying oblique
76.  raise hand and step up
77.  white stork flaps its wings
78.  brush knee twist step
79.  needle at the bottom of the sea
80.  fan through the back
81.  parry and punch
82.  step up, diverting and blocking punch
83.  step up, grasping the bird’s tail
84.  single whip
85.  cloud hands x3
86.  single whip
87.  high pat the horse
88.  palm goes to meet the face
89.  cross swing lotus
90.  brush knee twist step
91.  pointing to the crotch punch
92.  grasping the bird’s tail
93.  single whip
94.  downward posture
95.  step up to from seven stars
96.  retreat step, ride the tiger
97.  turn body, hit face palm
98.  turn body, double swing lotus
99.  curve bow shoot tiger
100.
    
high pat the horse
101.
    
palm goes to meet the face
102.
    
and punch
103.
     
high pat the horse
104.
     
grasping the bird’s tail
105.
    
single whip
106.
     closing Tai Chi


Chen Style Old Form 1st Set
  1. Commencing form.
  2. Buddha’s warrior attendant pounds mortar.
  3. Lazy about tying coat
  4. Six sealing and four closing
  5. Single whip
  6. Buddha’s warrior attendant pounds mortar secondly  
  7. The white crane spreads its wings  
  8. Walk obliquely and twist step on both sides  
  9. The first closing  
  10. Wade forward and twist step on both sides  
  11. Walk obliquely and twist step on both sides secondly  
  12. The second closing
  13. Wade forward and twist step on both sides
  14. The fist of covering hand and arm  
  15. Buddha’s warrior attendant pounds mortar thirdly
  16. The punch of draping over body  
  17. Lean with back  
  18. The blue dragon goes out of water  
  19. Push both hands  
  20. Change palms three times  
  21. The punch at elbow’s bottom  
  22. Step back and whirl arms on both sides  
  23. Step back and press elbow  
  24. Middle winding  
  25. The white crane spreads its wings  
  26. Walk obliquely and twist step on both sides
  27. Flash the back  
  28. The fist of covering hand and arm  
  29. Six sealing and four closing  
  30. Single ship  
  31. Wave hands  
  32. High pat on horse  
  33. Rub with right foot  
  34. Rub with left foot  
  35. Kick with left heel  
  36. Wade forward and twist step on both sides
  37. The punch of hitting the ground  
  38. Turn over body and double raise foot  
  39. Beast’s head pose  
  40. Tornado foot  
  41. Kick with right heel  
  42. The fist of covering hand and arm  
  43. Small catching and hitting  
  44. Cover head and push mountain  
  45. Change palms three times  
  46. Six sealing and four closing  
  47. Single whip  
  48. Forward trick  
  49. Backward trick  
  50. Part the wild horse’s mane on both sides  
  51. Six sealing and four closing  
  52. Single whip  
  53. Shake both feet  
  54. The jade girl works at shuttles  
  55. Lazy about tying coat  
  56. Six sealing and four closing  
  57. Single whip  
  58. Wave hands  
  59. Shake foot and stretch down  
  60. Stand on one leg on both sides  
  61. Step back and whirl arms on both sides  
  62. Middle winding  
  63. Step back and press elbow  
  64. The white crane spreads its wings  
  65. Walk obliquely and twist step on both sides  
  66. Flash the back  
  67. The fist of covering hand and arm  
  68. Six sealing and four closing  
  69. Single whip  
  70. Wave hands  
  71. High pat on horse  
  72. Cross waving lotus  
  73. The punch of hitting crotch  
  74. The white ape presents fruit  
  75. Six sealing and four closing  
  76. Single whip  
  77. The dragon on the ground  
  78. Step forward with seven stars  
  79. Step back and mount the tiger  
  80. Turn body and double wave lotus  
  81. The cannon right overhead  
  82. Buddha’s warrior attendant pounds mortar  
  83. Closing form

Chen Style Old Form 2nd Set

      1.   Commencing form
2.      Buddha’s warrior attendant pounds mortar
3.      Lazy about tying coat
4.      Six sealing and four closing
5.      Single whip
6.      Move and hinder with elbow
7.      The fist of protecting heart
8.      Twist step on both sides and wail obliquely
9.      Sink waist with elbow down
10.  Go straight with left palm into well
11.  Plum blossoms scattered by the wind
12.  Buddha’s warrior attendant pounds mortar
13.  The fist of protecting body
14.  The fist of putting fists aside before body
15.  Cut hand
16.  Turn flowers out and brandish sleeves
17.  The fist of covering hand and arm
18.  Jump a step and twist elbow
19.  Wave hands (the former three times)
20.  High pat on horse
21.  Wave hands (the latter three times)
22.  High pat on horse
23.  Cannons in series (3)
24.  Ride the animal in the reverse direction
25.  The white snake spits its tongue (3)
26.  turn flowers out from the bottom of the sea
27.  the fist of covering hand and arm
28.  turn body with six closing
29.  Wrap crackers—left style (2)
30.  Wrap crackers—right style (2)
31.  Beast’s head pose
32.  Splitting pose
33.  Turn flowers out and brandish sleeves
34.  The fist of covering hand and arm
35.  Tame the tiger
36.  The hitting of rubbing eyebrow makes red
37.  The yellow dragon stirs water three times—right style
38.  The yellow dragon stirs water three times—left style
39.  Kick with left heel
40.  kick with right heel
41.  Turn flowers out from the bottom of the sea
42.  The fist of covering hand and arm
43.  Sweeping leg
44.  The fist of covering hand and arm
45.  Dash leftward
46.  Dash rightward
47.  Thrust reversely
48.  Turn flowers out from the bottom of the sea
49.  The fist of covering hand and arm
50.  Attack twice with forearm (1)
51.  Attack twice with forearm (2)
52.  Linking cannons
53.  The jade girl works at shuttles
54.  The cannon of turning head
55.  The jade girl works shuttles
56.  The cannon of turning head
57.  The fist of putting fists aside before body
58.  Twist elbow
59.  Smooth elbows
60.  The elbow of hitting heart
61.  The cannon out of bosom
62.  Go straight with left palm into well
63.  Plum blossoms scattered by the wind
64.  Buddha’s warrior attendant pounds mortar
65.
Closing form


Chen Style Broadsword

1.    Commencing form
2.    Protect Heart
3.    Green Dragon from Water
4.    Wing Weeps the Flower
5.    White Clouds Above our Head
6.    Black Tiger Searching The Mountain
7.    Su Qin Carries a Sword on His Back 
8.    Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg
9.    Rolling Away From the Wind
10.    Cut White Snake Body 
11.    Three Rings Around the Sky
12.    Move the Clouds and See the Sun
13.    Beat Grass to Find Snake (left)
14.    Beat Grass to Find Snake (right)
15.    Green Dragon From Water
16.    Wing Weeps the Flower
17.    Wild Goose Open Wings
18.    Ye Cha Searching the Ocean
19.    Left Turning the Body to Cut
20.    Right Turning the Body to Cut
21.    White Snake Sticks Out Tongue 
22.    Embrace the Moon
23.    Finishing


Chen Style Taiji Spear

1.   Ye Cha (Night Ghost) Explores the Night Bottom
2.    Turn Around to Make the Whole Circle
3.    Mid-Level Thrust 
4.    Three Swift Thrusts
5.    High-Level Thrust
6.    Swaying Pearl Beaded Curtain
7.    Lower-Level Thrust
8.    Turn Around and Thrust
9.    The Black Dragon Presents Clouds
10.    Step Forward With One Thrust
11.    Sweep the Floor to Thrust
12.    Side Block
13.    Throw Two Forward Hits
14.    Yellow Dragon Manipulates the Shaft
15.    Down-to-Up Strike
16.    Turn Around to Make One Half Circle
17.   
Blocking Thrust at Waist Level
18.    Turn Around to Make One Half Circle
19.    Spear Touches Ground Like Snake
20.    Suddenly Lift the Spear
21.    Deliver A Thrust
22.    Two Covering Thrust
23.    Wave Banner From the Left Side
24.    Thrusting Toward The Sky
25.    Raise Flag to Sweep on Right Side
26.    The Iron Ox Plows
27.    Turn Around to make One Half Circle
28.    Thrust Like Dripping Water
29.    Two Covering Thrust 
30.    Mound Dragon And Deliver Rapid Thrust
31.    Parting Grass to look For Snake
32.    Stepping Back, The White Ape Drags Spear
33.    The Black Dragon Returns to Den
34.    Taking Back the Pipa
35.    Threw Two Forward Hits
36.    Wield Banner to Sweep Ground
37.    Mount Tai Crushes Egg
38.    Turn Around to Make Half Circle
39.    Car Catches Mouse
40.    Thrust From the Left 
41.    Thrust From the Right
42.    Turn Around To Deliver Thrust
43.    Prop Up Heel
44.    One Arm Thrust
45.    Cutting Whole Circle
46.    Second Son Carries Mountain and Sweeping Thrust
47.    Cur Half Circle
48.    Lower Parting Thrust
49.    Turn Around to Make Half Circle
50.    Falcon Diving into Quail Flock
51.    Sweeping Thrust From Left 
52.    Lifting Heel
53.    One Thrust
54.    Cutting Whole Circle
55.    Second Son Carries Mountain and Sweeping Thrust
56.    Cur Half Circle
57.    Fair Lady Threads Needle
58.    Jade Lady Works Shuttles
59.    Assassination Thrust
60.    Turn Around to Sweep Thrust
61.    Cutting Whole Circle
62.    Protect the Knee
63.    Two Covering Thrust
64.    Black Dragon Sways Its Tail
65.    Block once Forward
66.    Block Forward again
67.    Block From Left
68.    Block From Right
69.    Cut Half Circle
70.    Old Man Fishing
71.    Turn Around to Deliver Thrust
72.    Finish


Chen Style Taiji Sword

1.    Beginning
2.    Face the Sun
3.    Immortal Pointing the Way
4.    Green Dragon Flies Out of Water
5.    Protecting the Knee Sword
6.    Closing the Gate
7.    Green Dragon Flies out of Water
8.    Turn Body and Chop With Sword
9.    Green Dragon Turns Its Body
10.    Diagonal Flying
11.    Open Wings and Bow Head
12.    Beat Grass to find a Snake
13.    Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg
14.    Immortal Pointing the Way
15.    Covers and Pull Back
16.    Twisted Roots of Ancient Tree
17.    Hungry Tiger Pounces on Prey
18.    Green Dragon Swings Its Tail
19.    Backward Arm Circling
20.    Wild Horse Leaping Ravine
21.    White Snake Spits Out
22.    Black Dragon Swings Tail
23.    Zhong Kui Holds the Sword
24.    Luohan Subduing Dragon
25.    Black Bear Turns Backward
26.    Swallow Pecks the Mud
27.    White Snake Spits Out
28.    Diagonal Flying
29.    Hawk and Bear Compete with Intelligence
30.    Swallow Pecks the Mud
31.    Pluck Star and Return It
32.    Scoop Moon From Under Sea
33.    Immortal Pointing the Way
34.    Phoenix Dips Its Head
35.    Swallow Pecks the Mud
36.    White Snake Spits Out
37.    Diagonal Flying
38.    Push Away 100016 (left)
39.    Push Away 100016 (right)
40.    Swallow Pecks the Mud
41.    White Ape Offering Fruit
42.    Falling Flowers
43.    Jap Upward Then Downward
44.    Diagonal Flying
45.    Nesha Searching in Sea
46.    Boa Turns Itself Around
47.    Weituo Presents a Ponder
48.    Millstone Turning Sword  (End)


Chen Style General Guan Broadsword

      1.   Clouds Over The Head
2.      Holding The Moon
3.      Three Upward Movements
4.      Three Downward Movements
5.      White Ape Draws The Broadsword
6.      Entire Circular Movement
7.      Tiger Leaps Suddenly
8.      Parting Mane
9.      Cross Cutting
10.  Turning Waist and Twisting Root
11.  Circulate and Strike Upward
12.  Holding the Moon
13.  Circulate and Strike Downward
14.  Holding the Moon Again|
15.  Entire Circulate Movement Twist Body & Strike
16.  Backward Strike
17.  Circulate and Stroke Downward
18.  Could over the Head
19.  Circulate and Strike Upward
20.  Lift Up Green Dragon
21.  Circulate and Strike Downward
22.  Clouds Over the Head
23.  Offer Wine Pick Up Cloak Suddenly Turn Back
24.  Bronze Gravel
25.  Double Kick
26.  Iron Bar
27.  Rolling Curtain
28.  Crossing Strike
29.
Dragon Wades In the Waiter


Competition Routime Sun Style

Section I
Form 1   ready position

Form 2   tuck in robes
Form 3   open hands
Form 4   close hands
Form 5   single whip
Form 6   raise hand
Form 7   the white crane flashes its wings
Form 8   open hands
Form 9   close hands
Form 10   brush knee and twist step on the left side
Form 11   hand strums the lute
Form 12   step up, parry and punch
Form 13   apparent close-up
Form 14   embrace tiger and push mountain
Form 15   open hands (turn to the right)
Form 16   close hands
Form 17   brush knee and twist step (turn to the right)
Form 18   tuck in robes—right style
Form 19   open hands
Form 20   close hands
Form 21   single whip—left style
Form 22   punch fist under elbow

Section II
Form 23   turn body, brush and push hand—left style

Form 24   turn body, brush and push hand—right style
Form 25   brush knee and twist step—left style
Form 27   open hands
Form 28   close hands
Form 29   single whip—right style
Form 30   wave hands like clouds—right style
Form 31   pat high on the horse
Form 32   separate legs—left style
Form 33   separate legs—right style
Form 34   step forward and punch down

Section III
Form 35   turn over with flying front kick

Form 36   turn body and tame tiger
Form 37   lift foot—left style
Form 38   turn body and kick with right heel
Form 39   step up, parry and punch
Form 40   apparent close-up
Form 41   embrace tiger and push mountain 

Section IV
Form 42   open hand (turn to the left)
Form 43   close hands
Form 44   brush knee and twist step
Form 45   tuck in robes
Form 46   open hands
Form 47   close hands
Form 48   oblique single whip
Form 49   part the horse’s mane
Form 50   tuck in robes
Form 51   open hands
Form 52   close hands
Form 53   single whip—left style 

Section V
Form 54   wave hands like clouds—left style

Form 55   wave hands and push down
Form 56   golden cock stands on one leg
Form 57   flash through the back

Section VI
Form 58   fail lady works at the shuttle

Form 59   pat high on the horse
Form 60   cross slap kick
Form 61   step (forward) and strike groin with fist
Form 62   tuck in robes in moving steps
Form 63   open hands
From 64   close hands
Form 65   single whip—left style
Form 66   single whip and push down
Form 67   step up to form seven stars
Form 68   step backward and mount the tiger
Form 69   turn body and lotus kick
Form 70   curved bow shoots tiger
Form 71   clout with both fists
Form 72   combine “Yin” and “Yang” into one
Form 73   closing form


Competition Routine Wu Style

Section I  
Form 1   commencing form

Form 2   grasp the peacock’s tail—right style  
Form 3   single whip—left style  
Form 4   step up and raise hand  
Form 5   the white crane flashes its wings  
Form 6   brush knee and twist step on both sides  
Form 7   hand strums the lute  
Form 8   step forward, parry and punch  
Form 9   apparent close-up  
Form 10   cross hands  
Form 11   grasp the peacock’s tail—left style  
Form 12   single whip—right style  
Form 13   push down—right style  
Form 14   golden cock stands on one leg  

Section II
Form 15   step back and whirl arms on both sides  
Form 16   needle at the bottom of the sea—right style  
Form 17   flash the arm—left style  
Form 18   turn body and throw fist  
Form 19   punch fist under the elbow  
Form 20   part the wild horse’s mane on both sides  
Form 21   fail lady works at the shuttle  

Section III
Form 22   wave hands like clouds—left style

Form 23   pat high on the horse—right style  
Form 24   kick with toes of right foot  
Form 25   kick with toes of left foot  
Form 26   strike the tiger on both sides  
Form 27   kick with right heel  
Form 28   strike opponent’s ears with both fists  
Form 29   oblique flying  
Form 30   push palm in bow step—right style  
   
Section IV
Form 31   slap crossed-kick  
Form 32   brush knee and punch down  
Form 33   needle at the bottom of the sea—left style  
Form 34   flash the arm—right style  
Form 35   wave hands like clouds—right style  
Form 36   pat high on the horse—left style  
Form 37   turn body back and strike groin with fist  
Form 38   push down—left style  
Form 39   step forward with seven-star  
Form 40   step backward and straddle the tiger  
Form 41   push palm in bow step—left style  
Form 42   turn body and lotus kick  
Form 43   curved bow shoots tiger  
Form 44   step backward, parry and punch  
Form 45   closing form


Competition Routine Yang Style

Section I  
Form 1   commencing form  
Form 2   grasp the peacock’s tail  
Form 3   single whip  
Form 4   raise hands and step up  
Form 5   the white crane spreads its wings  
Form 6   brush knee and twist step  
Form 7   hands strums the lute  
Form 8   parry and punch  
Form 9   apparent close-up  

Section II  
Form 10   oblique flying  
Form 11   punch under elbow  
Form 12   step back and whirl arms  
Form 13   work at shuttle on both sides  
Form 14   part the horse’s mane on both sides  

Section III
Form 15   wave hands like clouds  
Form 16   single whip  
Form 17   pat high on the horse  
Form 18   kick with right heel  
Form 19   strike opponent’s ears with both fists  
Form 20   separate with left foot  
Form 21   turn body and kick with heel  
Form 22   needle at the bottom of the sea  
Form 23 push through the back  

Section IV
Form 24   white snake spits its tongue  
Form 25   slap right foot  
Form 26   tame tiger on both sides  
Form 27   push down—right style  
Form 28   stand on one leg—on both sides  
Form 29   strike groin with fist  
Form 30   grasp the peacock’s tail  
Form 31   single whip  
Form 32   push down—left style  
Form 33   step forward with seven-star  
Form 34   step backward and straddle tiger  
Form 35   turn body and lotus kick  
Form 36   curved bow shoots tiger  
Form 37   parry and punch  
Form 38   apparent close-up  
Form 39   cross hands  
Form 40   closing form  


Competition Routine Chen Style

Section I
Form 1   commencing form

Form 2   Buddha’s warrior attendant pounds mortar—right style  
Form 3   tuck in robes  
Form 4   six sealing and four closings----right style  
Form 5   single whip—left style  
Form 6   parry and punch with elbows
Form 7   protect heart with fists  
Form 8   white crane spreads its wings  
Form 9   walk obliquely and twist step  
Form 10   lift knee, push and press palms  
Form 11   wade forward and twist step  
Form 12   cover hands and strike with arm----left style  
Form 13   parry with fist  
Form 14   lean and break with back  
Form 15   black dragon rises from the water  
Form 16   slice with palm  
Form 17   turn and press with palms  
Form 18   turn flowers out from the bottom of the sea  
Form 19   cover hands and strike with arm----right style  
Form 20   six sealings and four closings  
Form 21   single whip—right style  
   
Section II
Form 22   wave hands like clouds (rightward)  
Form 23   wave hands like clouds (liftward)  
Form 24   pat high on the horse  
Form 25   combined cannons—right style  
Form 26   combined cannons—left style  
Form 27   deflect through the back  
   
Section III
Form 28   strike groin with fist  
Form 29   white ape presents fruit  
Form 30   push with both hands  
Form 31   middle winding  
Form 32   forward trick
Form 33   backward trick  
Form 34   part the wild horse’s mane----right style  
Form 35   part the wild horse’s mane----left style  
Form 36   lotus kick and drop into the splits  
Form 37   golden cock stands on one leg----on both sides  
   
Section IV
Form 38   step backward and whirl arms  
Form 39   step backward and press elbow  
Form 40   slap foot  
Form 41   kick with outer edge of foot  
Form 42   turn flower out from the bottom of the sea  
Form 43   punch ground with fist  
Form 44   turn body and front jump kick  
Form 45   stamp with both feet  
Form 46   kick with heel  
Form 47   fair lady works at the shuttle
Form 48   smooth elbowing  
Form 49   wrap firecrackers  
Form 50   dragon dives to the ground  
Form 51   step forward with seven-star  
Form 52   step backward and straddle the tiger  
Form 53 turn body and lotus kick  
Form 54   strike face like cannon  
Form 55   Buddha’s warrior attendant pounds mortar—left style  
Form 56   closing form  


42 Style Taiji Quan (Competition Form)

 

        Section 1

  1. Commencing form
  2. Right grasp the peacock’s tail
  3. Left single whip
  4. Lift hands
  5. White crane spreads wings
  6. Brush knee and twist steps on both sides
  7. Dodge body and throw fist
  8. Deflect and squeeze
  9. Advance, parry and punch
  10. Apparent close up 

Section 2

  1. Open and close hands
  2. Right single whip
  3. Fist under elbow
  4. Turn body and push palm
  5. Jade girl working with shuttles on both sides
  6. Heel kick on both sides
  7. Hide hands and strike fist
  8. Parting the wild horse’s mane on both sides 

Section 3

  1. Wave hands like clouds
  2. Beat tiger on single leg
  3. Right toes kick
  4. Striking the opponent’s ears with both fists
  5. Left toes kick
  6. Turn body and slap foot
  7. Advance and punch down
  8. Flying obliquely
  9. Single whip and push down
  10. Golden rooster stands on one leg
  11. Step back and pierce palm 

Section 4

  1. Press palm in empty stance
  2. Stand on one leg and raise palm
  3. Lean and horse stance
  4. Turn body and deflect
  5. Cross legged sitting stance and lock strike
  6. Pierce palm and push down
  7. Step forward with seven stars
  8. Back step and straddle the tiger
  9. Turn body and lotus kick
  10. Bend bow to shoot tiger
  11. Left grasp the peacock’s tail
  12. Cross hands
  13. Closing form

42 Style Taiji Sword (Competition Form)

       

        Section 1

  1. Commencing form
  2. Stand with feet together and point sword
  3. Bow stance and cut obliquely
  4. Lift knee and chop sword
  5. Left bow stance and parry sword
  6. Left empty stance and cut upward sword
  7. Right bow stance and cut upward with sword
  8. Lift knee and hold sword in both hands
  9. Heel kick and thrust sword
  10. Jump step and thrust sword
  11. Turn body and thrust down 

Section 2

  1. Bow stance and cut horizontally
  2. Bow stance and tilt sword
  3. Rest stance and press sword
  4. Advance and circle with sword
  5. Lift knee and thrust sword
  6. Empty stance to intercept with sword
  7. Withdraw sword to both sides
  8. Bow stance and chop sword
  9. T-stance and hold sword
  10. Toes kick and point back 

Section 3

  1. Crouch stance and thrust sword
  2. Help kick and block sword
  3. Lift knee and point down
  4. Crouch stance and sweep sword
  5. Bow stance and intercept on both sides
  6. Bow stance and thrust sword
  7. Wave sword on both sides
  8. Right bow stance and chop sword
  9. Raise leg backward and block
  10. T-stance and point sword
  11. Horse stance and push sword 

Section 4

  1. Stand on one leg and hold up sword
  2. Advance to parry and point
  3. Cross stance and tilt sword
  4. Bow stance and back thrust sword
  5. Turn body and thrust sword
  6. Lift knee and sword
  7. Walk and pierce sword
  8. Wave leg and block sword
  9. Bow stance and thrust sword
  10. Closing form

42 Methods of Fajin (Chen Style Fajin Routine)

 

  1. yao lan zhou-waist block elbow
  2. shanmg tiao zhou-upper lift elbow
  3. zhai xing shang-plucking star palm
  4. chuan xin zhou-piercing heart elbow
  5. zuo bei kao-left back bump
  6. zuo lie-left spilit
  7. you bei kao-left back bump
  8. you lie-left spilit
  9. shang guan quan (you)-upward dash fist (right)
  10. wai bai quan (you)-outward swing fist (right)
  11. li he quan (you)-inward sealing fist (right)
  12. qian jian kao (you)-front shoulder bump (right)
  13. suo hou zhang-locking throat palm
  14. bei shuai-back throw
  15. ying men zhang-enticing palm
  16. zuo cai-left pluck
  17. suo shuai (you)-seal and throw (right)
  18. liao yin quan-lift crotch fist
  19. qian jian kao (zuo)-front shoulder bump (left)
  20. yao lan zhang-waist block palm
  21. lian huan zhou-unrelenting elbow
  22. shang guan quan (zuo)-upward dash fist (left)
  23. wai bai quan (zuo)-outward swing fist (left)
  24. li he quan (zuo)-inward sealing fist (left)
  25. you cai-right pluck
  26. suo shuai (zuo)-seal and throw (left)
  27. wai bai li shuai-outward swing inward throw (right)
  28. gua zhou shuai (you)-hook elbow throw (right)
  29. you tung kao-right ram bump
  30. zuo peng kao-left warding bump
  31. zuo shuai-left throw
  32. wai bai li shuai- outward swing inward throw (left)
  33. gua zhou shuai (zuo)-hook elbow throw (left)
  34. zuo tung kao-left ram bump
  35. you peng kao-right warding bump
  36. you shuai-right throw
  37. shuang feng guan er-double mountain strikes ears
  38. shuang beng quan-double blast fists
  39. shuang quan ying men-dashing double fists
  40. shuang an zhang-double press palms
  41. ying men kao-enticing bump
  42. shuang tui zhang-double push palms

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