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

Yang Forms: | Long Yang | Long Yang variation 1 | Long Yang variation 2 | Long Yang as 88 moves |
  | Short Yang | Yang Competition |

Yang Competition Form

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 mainly based on Yang Chengfu's writings, but has some minor modifications. The Pat Foot movement is new and the form's difficulty is increaed for example in Kick with Heel and Kick to Both Sides where the foot must be higher than the waist. The routine is arranged with the practical needs of attack and defense in mind while demonstrating the soft, flowing style characteristic of Yang style tai chi. "

Ready Position
Section 1
Commencing Form
Grasp the Peacock's Tail
Single Whip
Raise Hands and Step Up
The White Crane Spreads Its Wings
Brush Knee and Twist Step
Hand Strums the Lute
Parry and Punch
Apparent Close-Up

Section 2
Oblique Flying
Punch Under Elbow
Step Back and Whirl Arms
Work at Shuttle on Both Sides
Part the Horse's Mane on Both Sides

Section 3
Wave Hands Like Clouds
Single Whip
Pat High on the Horse
Kick with Right Heel
Strike Opponent's Ears with Both Fists
Separate with Left Foot
Turn Body and Kick with Heel
Needle at the Bottom of the Sea
Push Through the Back

Section 4
White Snake Spits Its Tongue
Slap Right Foot
Tame Tiger on Both Sides
Push Down -- Right Style
Stand on One Leg -- on Both Sides
Strike Groin with Fist
Grasp the Peacock's Tail
Single Whip
Push Down -- Left Style
Step Forward with Seven-Star
Step Backward and Straddle Tiger
Turn Body and Lotus Kick
Curved Bow Shoots Tiger
Parry and Punch
Apparent Close-Up
Cross Hands
Closing Form

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

 
 
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