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Form Lists
a comprehensive list of Forms for the Yang, Sun, Lee, Wu, Peking & other styles

Chen Forms: | Chen Old Form | Chen Cannon Fist Form | Chen Competition Form |
| Chen's First Lu | Chen's Second Lu | Chen Simplified Form |

Chen Competition Form

Mark's note:The entire content has been lifted from James Marshall's webpages, who in turn has copied his lists from other sources. These sources are quoted in italics first, and then his notes are included as they may be of interest.

Copied from Competition Routines for Four Styles Taijiquan, translated by Xie Shoude, published by People's Sports Publishing House.

This form is a merger of the traditional Number I and Number II routines. Symmetry of the major moves are emphasized -- The Buddha's Warrior Attendent Pounds Rice in a Mortar, Single Whip, Cover Hands and Strike with Arm, and Firing in Rapid Succession are all done on both sides. The routine is balanced, circular, and rhythmically paced, with outwardly gentle and inwardly strong movements charcteristic of the Chen style of tai chi.

Section 1
1.Commencing Form
2.Buddha's Warrior Attendant Pounds Mortar -- Right Style
3.Tuck in Robes
4. Six Sealings and Four Closings -- Right Style
5.Single Whip -- Left Style
6.Parry and Punch with Elbows
7.Protect Heart with Fists
8.White Crane Spreads Its Wings
9.Walk Obliquely and Twist Step
10.Lift Knee, Push and Press Palms
11.Wade Forward and Twist Step
12.Cover Hands and Strike with Arm -- Left Style
13.Parry with Fist
14.Lean and Break with Back
15.Black Dragon Rises from the Water
16.Slice with Palm
17.Turn and Press with Palms
18.Turn Flowers Out from the Bottom of the Sea
19.Cover Hands and Strike with Arm -- Right Style
20.Six Sealings and Four Closings
21.Single Whip -- Right Style

Section 2
22.Wave Hands Like Clouds (rightward)
23.Wave Hands Like Clouds (leftward)
24.Pat High on the Horse
25.Combined Cannons -- Right Style
26.Combined Cannons -- Left Style
27.Deflect Through the Back

Section 3
28.Strike Groin with Fist
29.White Ape Presents Fruit
30.Push with Both Hands
31.Middle Winding
32.Forward Trick
33.Backward Trick
34.Part the Wild Horse's Mane -- Right Style
35.Part the Wild Horse's Mane -- Left Style
36.Lotus Kick and Drop into the Splits
37.Golden Cock Stands on One Leg -- on Both Sides

Section 4
38.Step Backward and Whirl Arms
39.Step Backward and Press Elbow
40.Slap Foot
41.Kick with Outer Edge of Foot
42.Turn Flower Out from the Bottom of the Sea
43.Punch Ground with Fist
44.Turn Body and Front Jump Kick
45.Stamp with Both Feet
46.Kick with Heel
47.Fair Lady Works at the Shuttle
48.Smooth Elbowing
49.Wrap Firecrackers
50.Dragon Dives to the Ground
51.Step Forward with Seven-Star
52.Step Backward and Straddle the Tiger
53.Turn Body and Lotus Kick
54.Strike Face Like Cannon
55.Buddha's Warrior Attendant Pounds Mortar -- Left Style
56.Closing Form

list from: http://www.astro.umd.edu/~marshall/taichi.html

 
 
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