Yang Style tai chi 56 form

1起势 qi shi Opening Stance (Starting form)

2 左掤 zuo peng Left ward off

3右揽雀尾 you lan que wei Grasp the bird's tail - right style

4左搂膝拗步 zuo lou xi ao bu Left Brush knee twist steps

5右搂膝拗步you lou xi ao bu Right Brush knee twist steps

6左搂膝拗步zuo lou xi ao bu Left Brush knee twist steps

7手挥琵琶 shou hui pi ba Play the lute

8左野马分鬃zuo ye ma fen zong Left Parting the horse's mane

9右野马分鬃you ye ma fen zong Right Parting the horse's mane

10 左野马分鬃zuo ye ma fen zong Left Parting the horse's mane

11肘底捶zhou di chui Fist Under the Elbow

12右倒卷肱you dao juan gong Right Repulse monkey

13左倒卷肱zuo dao juan gong Left Repulse monkey

14右倒卷肱you dao juan gong Right Repulse monkey

15左倒卷肱zuo dao juan gong Left Repulse monkey

16右倒卷肱you dao juan gong Right Repulse monkey

17斜飞势xie fei shi Diagonal Flying Posture

18提手上势ti shou shang shi Raise Hand Posture

19白鹤亮翅bai he liang chi White Crane Spreads its Wings

20海底针hai di zhen Needle at sea bottom

21闪通臂shan tong bi Fan through back

22撇身捶pie shen chui Turn & Punch

23 白蛇吐信bai she tu xin White snake spit out the letter

24 左云手zuo yun shou Left Wave hands

25 右云手you yun shou Right Wave hands

26左云手 zuo yun shou Left Wave hands

27右云手 you yun shou Right Wave hands

28 左云手 zuo yun shou Left Wave hands

29高探马 gao tan ma High pat on the horse

30右分脚 you fen jiao Right Separate the Foot

31左分脚 zuo fen jiao Left Separate the Foot

32转身右蹬脚zhuan shen you deng jiao Turn around, right heel kick

33进步栽捶 jin bu zai chui Step up & Punch Downward

34左打虎zuo da hu Left Hit Tiger

35 右打虎you da hu Right Hit Tiger

36双峰贯耳shuang feng guan er Double punch to the ears

37左玉女穿梭zuo yu nu chuan suo Left Fair lady works on shuttles

38右玉女穿梭you yu nu chuan suo Right nu chuan suo

39左玉女穿梭zuo yu nu chuan suo Left Fair lady works on shuttles

40右玉女穿梭you yu nu chuan suo Right Fair lady works on shuttles

41单鞭下势dan bian xia shi Single Whip Downward

42左独立zuo du li Stand on left Leg

43右独立you du li Stand on right Leg

44进步穿掌 jin bu chuan zhang Step up & Thrust Open Palm Hand

45转身单摆莲zhuan shen dan bai lian Turn the Body for single Lotus Kick

46 进步指档捶jin bu zhi dang chui Step up & Punch low (belly button level) forward

47进步揽雀尾jin bu lan que wei Step up Grasp the bird's tail

48单鞭dan bian Single whip

49上步七星 shang bu qi xing Step Up to Form Seven Star

50退步跨虎tui bu kua hu Step Back & Mount the Tiger

51转身双摆莲zhuan shen shuang bai lian Turn the Body for double Lotus Kick

52弯弓射虎wan gong she hu Curved Bow Shoots Tiger

53进步搬拦捶jin bu ban lan chui Step Up, Parry & Punch

54如封似闭ru feng si bi Apparent Close-up

55十字手shi zi shou Cross hands

56收势 shou shi Closing form

 

 

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