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Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan ( Taijiquan ) Form Sequence

Yang Style Taijiquan Form Sequence
as taught by Dr. Yang, Jwing Ming

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Part 1

Wuji
Begin Taiji
Open Taiji
Grasp Sparrow’s Tail Right & Left (Lan Ch’iao Wei)
Wardoff (Peng)
Rollback (Lu)
Press (Ghi)
Push (An)
Single Whip (Dan Bian)
Lift Hands and Lean Forward (T’i Sou Shang Shih)
White Crane Spreads its Wings (Bai Huo Liang Ch’ih)
Brush Knee and Step Forward – Left (Lou His Yao Bu)
Play the Guitar (Sou Hui P’i P’a)
Brush Knee and Step Forward – Left (Lou His Yao Bu)
Brush Knee and Step Forward – Right (Lou His Yao Bu)
Brush Knee and Step Forward – Left (Lou His Yao Bu)
Play the Guitar (Sou Hui P’i P’a)
Brush Knee and Step Forward – Left (Lou His Yao Bu)
Twist Body and Circle Fist (Pieh Shen Ch’ui)
Step Forward, Deflect Downward, Parry and Punch (Jinn Bu Ban Lan Ch’ui)
Seal Tightly (Ju Feng Ssu Bi)
Embrace Tiger and Return to the Mountain (Bao Fu Guei Shan)

Part 2

Transition Form Between the Parts (Guoh Du Shih)
Wardoff (Peng)
Rollback (Lu)
Press (Ghi)
Push (An)
Single Whip (Dan Bian)
Punch Under the Elbow (Jook Di K’an Ch’ui)
Step Back Repulse Monkey (Dao Nien Hou) – Left
Step Back Repulse Monkey (Dao Nien Hou) – Right
Step Back Repulse Monkey (Dao Nien Hou) – Left
Diagonal Flying (Hsien Fei Shih)
Lift Hands and Lean Forward (T’i Sou Shang Shih)
White Crane Spreads its Wings (Bai Huo Liang Ch’ih)
Brush Knee and Step Forward – Left (Lou His Yao Bu)
Pick up Needle from the Sea Bottom (Hai Di Lao Jenn)
Fan Back (Shan T’ung Bei)
Twist Body and Circle Fist (Pieh Shen Ch’ui)
Wardoff (Peng)
Rollback (Lu)
Press (Ghi)
Push (An)
Single Whip (Dan Bian)
Wave Hands in Clouds (Yun Sou) – Right
Wave Hands in Clouds (Yun Sou) – Left
Wave Hands in Clouds (Yun Sou) – Right
Single Whip (Dan Bian)
Stand High to Search Out the Horse (Kao T’an Ma)
Separate Foot (Fen Jywe) – Right
Separate Foot (Fen Jywe) – Left
Kick with Heel (Deng Jywe)
Brush Knee and Step Forward – Left (Lou His Yao Bu)
Brush Knee and Step Forward – Right (Lou His Yao Bu)
Step Forward and Strike Down with the Fist (Jinn Bu Tzai Ch’ui)
Twist Body and Circle Fist (Pieh Shen Ch’ui)
Step Forward, Deflect Downward, Parry and Punch (Jinn Bu Ban Lan Ch’ui)
Separate Foot (Fen Jywe) – Right
Strike the Tiger (Da Fu) – Right
Strike the Tiger (Da Fu) – Left
Attack the Ears with the Fist (Shuang Feng Kuan Erh)
Turn and Kick with Heel (Deng Jywe)
Twist Body and Circle Fist (Pieh Shen Ch’ui)
Step Forward, Deflect Downward, Parry and Punch (Jinn Bu Ban Lan Ch’ui)
Seal Tightly (Ju Feng Ssu Bi)
Embrace Tiger and Return to the Mountain (Bao Fu Guei Shan)

Part 3

Transition Form Between the Parts (Guoh Du Shih)
Wardoff (Peng)
Rollback (Lu)
Press (Ghi)
Push (An)
Single Whip (Dan Bian)
Wild Horses Shear the Mane (Yeh Ma Fen Tsung) – Right
Wild Horses Shear the Mane (Yeh Ma Fen Tsung) – Left
Wild Horses Shear the Mane (Yeh Ma Fen Tsung) – Right
Transition Form Between the Parts (Guoh Du Shih)
Wardoff (Peng)
Rollback (Lu)
Press (Ghi)
Push (An)
Single Whip (Dan Bian)
Fair Lady Weaves with Shuttle (Yu Nu Ch’uan Suo) – Left
Fair Lady Weaves with Shuttle (Yu Nu Ch’uan Suo) – Right
Fair Lady Weaves with Shuttle (Yu Nu Ch’uan Suo) – Left
Fair Lady Weaves with Shuttle (Yu Nu Ch’uan Suo) – Right
Transition Form Between the Parts (Guoh Du Shih)
Wardoff (Peng)
Rollback (Lu)
Press (Ghi)
Push (An)
Single Whip (Dan Bian)
Wave Hands in Clouds (Yun Sou) – Right
Single Whip (Dan Bian)
Lower the Snake Body (Sher Shen Hsia Shih)
Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg (Jin Gi Du Li) -Left
Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg (Jin Gi Du Li) -Right
Step Back Repulse Monkey (Dao Nien Hou) – Left
Diagonal Flying (Hsien Fei Shih)
Lift Hands and Lean Forward (T’i Sou Shang Shih)
White Crane Spreads its Wings (Bai Huo Liang Ch’ih)
Brush Knee and Step Forward – Left (Lou His Yao Bu)
Pick up Needle from the Sea Bottom (Hai Di Lao Jenn)
Fan Back (Shan T’ung Bei)
White Snake Turns Body and Spits Poison (Bai Sher T’u Hsin)
Step Forward, Deflect Downward, Parry and Punch (Jinn Bu Ban Lan Ch’ui)
Wardoff (Peng)
Rollback (Lu)
Press (Ghi)
Push (An)
Single Whip (Dan Bian)
Wave Hands in Clouds (Yun Sou) – Right
Single Whip (Dan Bian)
Stand High to Search Out the Horse (Kao T’an Ma)
Cross Hands (Shih Tzu Sou)
Turn and Kick with Heel (Deng Jywe)
Brush Knee and Punch Down (Lou His Jyy Dang Ch’ui)
Wardoff (Peng)
Rollback (Lu)
Press (Ghi)
Push (An)
Single Whip (Dan Bian)
Lower the Snake Body (Sher Shen Hsia Shih)
Step Forward to Seven Stars (Shand Bu Ch’i Hsing)
Step Back to Ride the Tiger (Tu’I Bu K’ua Fu)
Turn Body and Sweep Lotus (Joan Shen Bai Lien)
Draw the Bow and Shoot the Tiger (Wan Gung Sher Fu)
Twist Body and Circle Fist (Pieh Shen Ch’ui)
Step Forward, Deflect Downward, Parry and Punch (Jinn Bu Ban Lan Ch’ui)
Seal Tightly (Ju Feng Ssu Bi)
Embrace Tiger and Return to the Mountain (Bao Fu Guei Shan)
Close Taiji
Wuji

38 Movements of the Yang Style Taijiquan Form

  1. Grasp Sparrow’s Tail Right & Left (Lan Ch’iao Wei)
  2. Wardoff (Peng)
  3. Rollback (Lu)
  4. Press (Ghi)
  5. Push (An)
  6. Single Whip (Dan Bian)
  7. Lift Hands and Lean Forward (T’i Sou Shang Shih)
  8. White Crane Spreads its Wings (Bai Huo Liang Ch’ih)
  9. Brush Knee and Step Forward – (Lou His Yao Bu)
  10. Play the Guitar (Sou Hui P’i P’a)
  11. Twist Body and Circle Fist (Pieh Shen Ch’ui)
  12. Step Forward, Deflect Downward, Parry and Punch (Jinn Bu Ban Lan Ch’ui)
  13. Seal Tightly (Ju Feng Ssu Bi)
  14. Embrace Tiger and Return to the Mountain (Bao Fu Guei Shan)
  15. Transition Form Between the Parts (Guoh Du Shih)
  16. Punch Under the Elbow (Jook Di K’an Ch’ui)
  17. Step Back Repulse Monkey (Dao Nien Hou)
  18. Diagonal Flying (Hsien Fei Shih)
  19. Pick up Needle from the Sea Bottom (Hai Di Lao Jenn)
  20. Fan Back (Shan T’ung Bei)
  21. Wave Hands in Clouds (Yun Sou)
  22. Stand High to Search Out the Horse (Kao T’an Ma)
  23. Separate Foot (Fen Jywe)
  24. Kick with Heel (Deng Jywe)
  25. Step Forward and Strike Down with the Fist (Jinn Bu Tzai Ch’ui)
  26. Strike the Tiger (Da Fu)
  27. Attack the Ears with the Fist (Shuang Feng Kuan Erh)
  28. Wild Horses Shear the Mane (Yeh Ma Fen Tsung)
  29. Fair Lady Weaves with Shuttle (Yu Nu Ch’uan Suo)
  30. Lower the Snake Body (Sher Shen Hsia Shih)
  31. Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg (Jin Gi Du Li)
  32. White Snake Turns Body and Spits Poison (Bai Sher T’u Hsin)
  33. Cross Hands (Shih Tzu Sou)
  34. Brush Knee and Punch Down (Lou His Jyy Dang Ch’ui)
  35. Step Forward to Seven Stars (Shand Bu Ch’i Hsing)
  36. Step Back to Ride the Tiger (Tu’I Bu K’ua Fu)
  37. Turn Body and Sweep Lotus (Joan Shen Bai Lien)
  38. Draw the Bow and Shoot the Tiger (Wan Gung Sher Fu)