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

Wu Forms: | Wu Form | Wu Int'l 54 Competition Round Form | Wu Competition Form alternative |
Wu Forms: | Wu's/Hao's Style |

Wu Competition Form Alternative

Mark's note: I have included this list as it differs from the 54-move competition form from the International Wu Style Tai Chi Federation and therefore is of interest.

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 primarily based on forms created by Wu Jianquan while incorporating strong points from the exercises developed by Wang Maozhai and other well known exponents. A characteristic is well-knit, lithe movements.

Section 1
Commencing Form
Grasp the Peacock's Tail -- Right Style
Single Whip -- Left Style
Step Up and Raise Hand
The White Crane Flashes Its Wings
Brush Knee and Twist Step on Both Sides
Hand Strums the Lute
Step Forward, Parry and Punch
Apparent Close-Up
Cross Hands
Grasp the Peacock's Tail -- Left Style
Single Whip -- Right Style
Push Down -- Right Style
Golden Cock Stands on One Leg

Section 2
Step Back and Whirl Arms on Both Sides
Needle at the Bottom of the Sea -- Right Style
Flash the Arm -- Left Style
Turn Body and Throw Fist
Punch Fist Under the Elbow
Part the Wild Horse's Mane on Both Sides
Fair Lady Works and the Shuttle

Section 3
Wave Hands Like Clouds -- Left Style
Pat High on the Horse -- Right Style
Kick with Toes of Right Foot
Kick with Toes of Left Foot
Strike the Tiger on Both Sides
Kick with Right Heel
Strike Opponent's Ears with Both Fists
Oblique Flying
Push Palm in Bow Step -- Right Style

Section 4
Slap Crossed-Kick
Brush Knee and Punch Down
Needle at the Bottom of the Sea -- Left Style
Flash the Arm -- Right Style
Wave Hands Like Clouds -- Right Style
Pat High on the Horse -- Left Style
Turn Body Back and Strike Groin with Fist
Push Down -- Left Style
Step Forward with Seven-Star
Step Backward and Straddle the Tiger
Push Palm in Bow Step -- Left Style
Turn Body and Lotus Kick
Curved Bow Shoots Tiger
Step Backward, Parry and Punch
Closing Form

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

 
 
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