Brush Knee and Twist Step (left) 10. - It is good for beginners, each posture provides you the skill necessary to the next move. Turn the body and draw on a slant (Zhuanshen Xiedai) 32 - Divine Staff of T'ien Ti Tao/Tiandidao. The traditional Yang style tai-chi chuan slow foundation form is commonly referred to as the 'long form' or 108 form. I am teaching the tai chi 24 form at a local fitness franchise who slotted me into their fall program lineup to teach a session of 6 one hour classes. 26. 11- SINGLE WHIP (TAN PIEN) 86- APPARENT CLOSE UP (SHUT THE DOOR) Turn around and smear horizontally (Xuanzhuan Pingmo) Shift weight Left, pivot right heel to Front, Shift weight Right – right … 5- RAISE HANDS 9- FLYING OBLIQUE (XIE FEI SHI) 32. 24- CLOSING THE TAI CHI (SHOU SHI). APPARENT CLOSE UP 2- GRASP THE BIRD’S TAIL / LEFT&RIGHT (LAN CH’UEH WEI) This after I told them I needed a session of 8 classes 1.5 hrs. Bow stance and stab straight (Gongbu Zhici), 10 Yang style tai chi forms for beginners by Mrs Bao, the Official Chinese 10 Yang style tai chi forms for beginners, the 16 Yang style tai chi forms, the Standard 24 Yang style tai chi forms by. 42 - Competition Sword Tai Chi Jian (complements 42 Tai Chi Chuan competition forms), 46 - Chen Broadsword, Beijing Branch (Tian Qiutian), 48 - Chen Shi (Chen Style) Xinyi Hun Yuan sword, 58 - Chen Sword, Beijing Branch (Chen Fake), 60 - Wu style Tai Ji Jian (Created by Master Chian Ho Yin), 67 - Movement Yang family tai chi chuan Sword Form, 84 - Wu Style Heaven and Earth Sword Form (Qian Kun Jian), 270 - Lee style T'ai Chi Ch'uan Stick (Staff). 10 - Yang Introductory Form (also often called 8-step) 11 - Chen created by Liming Yue after many years of study with Chen Zhenglei and Kongjie Gou 12 - Chen(Based on the movements from Feng Zhiqiang's Chen Style Xinyi Hunyuan Taijiquan system. Right bow stance and block (You Gongbu Lan) PART WILD HORSE’S MANE X2 Form 2 Buddha’s warrior attendant pounds mortar—right style Form 3 tuck in robes Form 4 six sealing and four closings----right style Form 5 single whip—left style Form 6 parry and punch with elbows Form 7 protect heart with fists Form 8 white crane spreads its wings Form 9 walk obliquely and twist step 24- TURN THE BODY AND PUNCH Yang 10 Form Videos  4. CLOUD HANDS X3 3. 23. 43- KICK LEFT HEEL 96 - Ma Yungsheng "New Taijiquan" 96-steps as taught in Nanjing Central Kuoshu Academy. 12- HIGH PAT ON HORSE (GAO TAN MA) Opening of Tai Chi 2. Reverse body and chop behind (fanshen Huipi) 83- TURN THE BODY, DOUBLE LOTUS KICK 10- CLOSING THE TAI CHI (SOU SHIH). 18- FAIR LADY WORKS THE SHUTTLE (CHUAN SHUO) Tai Chi and Health Qigong form movement names, including Yang 10 Form, 24 Form, 108 Form, 42 sword form, Ba Duan Jin, Wu Qin Xi, 12 Movements of Daoyin Health Preservation, Yi Jin Jing Left bow stance and block (Zuo Gongbu Lan) 39- STEP BACK & TAME TIGER – LEFT 826 Views. 22. To do Tai Chi, you perform a series of postures or movements in a slow, graceful manner. Brush Knee (left) 12. 48 - Chen Shi (Chen style) Xinyi Hunyuan Taijiquan (48 Form by Feng Zhiqiang), 49 - Yang Family Demonstration and Competition Form ("Short" Form), 66 - Combined Standardized (Lost, original content unknown), 67 - Movements Combined Tai-Chi Chuan form, 71 - Chen Erlu (Cannon Fist), Beijing Branch (Chen Fake), 83 - Chen Yilu, Beijing Branch (Chen Fake), 88 - Yang Standardized (which appears to differ slightly from traditional forms of similar length), 95 - Shanghai Jianchuan T'ai Chi Association. This was before the official one was created in China in 1999. 6. BRUSH KNEE AND PUNCH TO THE GROIN 5- WHITE CRANE FLASHES IT’S WINGS (BAI HE LIANG CHI) 73- SINGLE WHIP SINGLE WHIP 60- GOLDEN COCK STANDS ON ONE LEG – (X2) 8 Immortals Cane Form List 12. 76- TURN AROUND & KICK FORWARDS SINGLE WHIP Log in or Register Left bow stance and stab (Zuogongbu) 53- SINGLE WHIP Forms Chen. Contact / Classes / Form List Lineage / Wu Style Tai Chi Links Video Contacts Classes: 2020 - Classes 2021 START MONDAY 4 JAN & SATURDAY 9 JAN - time and place as below Wet season classes at PALMERSTON RECREATION CENTRE Saturdays 8 to 9.30am Palmerston Recreation Centre … Tina Chunna Zhang, Frank Allen (2006). 28. 77- BRUSH KNEE & PUNCH TO THE GROIN 52- STEP UP, GRASP THE BIRD’S TAIL 23- CROSS HANDS (SHI ZI SHOU) Sun 6: Basic 6 moves, performed on Right and Left. CLOSING FORM. This page was last edited on 18 January 2021, at 16:20. Strum the Pei Pa 13. 21- BRUSH KNEE, TWIST, STEP FLASHING ARMS, TURN AND STRIKE DESCENDING SINGLE WHIP STEP UP AND CROSS FISTS (SEVEN STAR POSE) DESCENDING SINGLE WHIP ROLL BACK AND PRESS HANDS 8. 63- RAISE HAND 3- SINGLE WHIP (TAN PIEN) Different schools will use different translations. Raise Hands 10. COMMENCING FORM PARRY, DEFLECT AND PUNCH BEND THE BOW TO SHOUT THE TIGER Left empty stance and slice upward (Zuo Xubu Liao) Wang Pei-sheng, Zeng Weiqi (1983). 11. 26- STEP UP, GRASP THE BIRD’S TAIL Yang Long Form Videos 8. 80- SNAKE CREEPS DOWN 31- KICK TO THE RIGHT SIDE WITH TOES Ba Gua. 30- HIGH PAT ON HORSE Push 8. 20- FLASH ARMS (SHAN TONG BEI) Grasp Bird's Tail 4. Sun 20: Basic 6 moves, performed on Right and Left. 19. 66- NEEDLE AT SEA BOTTON 12- APPARENT CLOSE UP (SHUT THE DOOR) T’ai Chi Beginning 3. 20. 22- NEEDLE AT SEA BOTTOM RIGHT KICK WITH FISTS 3- SINGLE WHIP (TAN PIEN) It is an offshoot of Chen tai chi and is named after the village where it was practiced. Empty stance, circle sword and chop (Xubu Lumpi) TURN, KICK TO THE RIGHT SIDE WITH HEEL Left bow stance and block (Zuo Gongbu Lan) An excerpt from the traditional Yang-style 85 form Tai Chi. Raise the knee and hold the sword (Tixi Pengjian) 38- KICKS TO THE RIGHT SIDE WITH HEEL Yang 48 Combination Set List 10. NEEDLE AT SEA BOTTOM RAISE HAND HIGH PAT ON HORSE List of tai chi forms taught at BLFTC from beginners forms to the more advanced sequences: Below you will find the list of the following tai chi form for the 10 Yang style tai chi forms for beginners by Mrs Bao, the Official Chinese 10 Yang style tai chi forms for beginners, the 16 Yang style tai chi forms, the Standard 24 Yang style tai chi forms by Master Li Tanji, the English simplified 24 forms created by Jifu Huang, the 88 Yang style tai chi forms, the 32 tai chi forms, the 40 International Competition forms, the 42 International Competition rorms, 18-steps taiji sword & 32-steps taiji sword by Master Li Tanji. STRUM THE LUTE Simplified Tai Chi 24 form (YMAA Taijiquan) Yang style by Liang, Shou-Yu displays names of each form as the movements are demonstrated. APPARENT CLOSE UP 67- FAN TROUGH THE BACK SNAKES CREEPS DOWN White Stork Spreads Wings 7. Empty stance ad intercept downward (Xubu Xiajie) Part the Horse’s Mane – Left. 8 Form Tai Chi (Demo, please see the new version) - YouTube TURN BODY, DOUBLE LOTUS KICK 27. 9- BRUSH KNEE, TWIST, STEP – (X3) 55- STEP UP & GRASP THE BIRDS TAIL 78- STEP UP & GRASP THE BIRD’S TAIL 57- CLOUD HANDS (X5) 4- SINGLE WHIP 29- SINGLE WHIP 1. 1. Audio clips in Chinese for each of the 24 form tai chi posture names. 35- STEP UP AND PUNCH DOWNWARDS FIST UNDER ELBOW Blue Snake Books, Berkeley, California, USA. One leg stance, circle and chop down (Duli Lumpi) Yang 24 Form Videos 6. 30. 16- DESCENDING SINGLE WHIP (XIA SHOU) Cheng Man Ch ‘ing Style Tai Chi Chu’an. One leg stance and stab up (Duli Shangci), 9. Horizontal draw to the right (Xiangyou Pingdai) I am sure as you know It is a shortened version of the Yang 24 form. Step back and draw the sword back (Tuibu Huichou) 69- STEP UP, WARD OFF AND PUNCH Tens of thousands of people perform tai chi to mark the first anniversary of the opening of the Beijing Olympics in … 1-PREPARATORY 7- BRUSH KNEE, TWIST, STEP Horizontal draw to the right (Xiangyou Pingdai) 5. X3 – STEP BACK TO REPULSE MONKEY 33- TURN BODY AND KICK WITH LEFT HEEL 56- SINGLE WHIP 15- DIAGONAL GRASP THE BIRDS TAIL List of T'ai chi ch'uan forms, postures, movements, or positions in order of number of forms: Learn how and when to remove this template message, Yang ('Simplified', 'Beijing', 'New Style') Standardized, Chen (Old Frame, First Routine, Lao Jia Yi Lu), Wu-style of Wu Ch'uan-yu and Wu Chien-ch'uan, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqmpaLCcv-g, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOCbrxoMhPM, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzQBLU7TVbw, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0u2oGm4BbUY, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwNIov8VluA, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTOmGyfLRBE, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T66NvkkSzSg, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVDH5GK1664, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETvlL5QbAOs, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMDTb6rEvYw, Listing of Tai Chi and Wushu forms in Chinese (traditional and simplified characters) and English, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_t%27ai_chi_ch%27uan_forms&oldid=1001184121, Articles that may contain original research from March 2016, All articles that may contain original research, Articles with unsourced statements from October 2014, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 4 - Chen 4 Step is a subset of Chen Old Frame One (Zhu Tian Cai), 4 - Chen 4 Step is a subset of Chen Beijing Branch (Wang Xiaojun), 10 - Yang Introductory Form (also often called 8-step), 11 - Chen created by Liming Yue after many years of study with, 12 - Chen(Based on the movements from Feng Zhiqiang's Chen Style Xinyi Hunyuan Taijiquan system. The 42 International Competition Forms – covering several styles of tai chi chuan: Sometimes also know as the 16 sword as first and last moves are not always counted. 65- BRUSH KNEE, TWIST, STEP – LEFT STEP BACK TO RIDE THE TIGER Simple Whip Heart: Yin: Hand: Fire: 11 AM-1 PM: 12. Tai Chi is now widely practised and taught in 4 Form Chen. … GRASP THE BIRD’S TAIL 37- STEP UP, WARD OFF AND PUNCH 70- STEP UP & GRASP THE BIRD’S TAIL GOLDEN COCK STANDS ON ONE LEG APPARENT CLOSE UP, FLYING OBLIQUE/DIAGONAL FLYING The first and last moves are not counted in this sequence. 13. GOLDEN ROOSTER STANDS ON ONE LEG (LEFT & RIGHT) The term taiji is a Chinese cosmological concept for the flux of yin and yang, and 'quan' means fist. STEP UP, WARD OFF & PUNCH GRASP THE BIRD’S TAIL 31. 36- WHITE SNAKE SHOWING TOUNGUE WHITE CRANE SPREADS ITS WINGS Grasping the Bird’s Tail on the Right: Pericardium: Yin: Hand: Fire: 7-9 PM: 9. Comments Off on (8/27) Chen Tai Chi 27 Form: Step to Both Sides. Tai Chi 8 Form is an introductory routine, easy to learn because of its simplicity, symmetry, and compact in a small space. 79- SINGLE WHIP 17- STEP BACK, REPULSE THE MONKEY (X3) STEP UP AND PUNCH DOWNWARDS Step in and stab backhand (Jimbu fanci) 13 - Posture Poem Yang family tai chi chuan Saber Form, 14 - Chen Taiji Halberd (Guandao/Dadao), Chen Beijing Branch, 23 - Chen long stick (gun), Chen Beijing Branch. Chen. Yang Long Form List 7. Back step and strike backhand (Chebu Fanji) 47- CROSS HANDS, 48- CARRY THE TIGER TO THE MOUNTAIN Stand upright with feet together and stab with a flat sword (Bingbu Pinci) Translate List of tai chi chuan forms in English online and download now our free translator to use any time at no charge. SHOOT THE TIGER CROSS FISTS, STEP BACK OPEN HANDS 82- TURN RIGHT & RETREAT TO RIDE THE TIGER 41- SWIVEL LEFT & KICK RIGHT HEEL 16. It was originally derived from the Chen style tai-chi 'lao jia' and while there is some commonality in the names and sequence of the movements, it is clearly very different. 42- HIT EARS WITH BOTH FISTS Tai Chi 8 Form Seminar Video Library This content is for Gold Member, Silver Member, Bronze Member, Tai_Chi_Centre_Instructor_Member, Health Qigong Club, and Hu Xiaofei Kangyang Club members only. 40- TAME THE TIGER – RIGHT 5- SINGLE WHIP (TAN PIEN) Now tai chi has been added to Unesco’s list of intangible cultural heritage. CLOSING THE TAI CHI. 6- BRUSH KNEE, TWIST STEP (LOU XI AO BOU) 10- STRUM THE LUTE Yang 24 Form List  5. BRUSH KNEE, TWIST STEP, SINGLE WHIP 4. Single Whip (an excellent posture for chi circulation) 9. List of Tai Chi Forms 2.Yang 10 Form List 3. 50- SIDE STEP SINGLE WHIP HIT EAR WITH BOTH FISTS GRASP THE BIRD’S TAIL, TURN BODY AND PUNCH The 88 Yang style tai chi forms – known as the long form: Also known as the 108 forms, depending if every move is counted when one move is repeated several times. This is a good set of forms as a prelude to the Official 42 International Competition tai chi forms . 7- WHITE CRANE FLASHES ITS WINGS (BAI HE LIANG CHI) Contract the body and draw on the diagonal (Suoshen Xiedai) 19- NEEDLE AT SEA BOTTOM (HAI DI ZHEN) White crane spreads wings is a quintessential tai chi form that hones balance as you shift your weight from one side to the next. GRASP THE BIRD’S TAIL Jump step and stab with a flat sword (Tiaobu Pinci) Tai Chi can be a dynamic or free flowing form of moving meditation which helps bring about calm and peace of mind whilst gently exercising the whole body and helps to enhance the flow of Qi (vital energy) within the body. Shoulder Stroke (a great inside fighting technique) 11. Brush Knee and Twist Step (right) 11. 71- SINGLE WHIP 13 - Beijing Northern Wu Style Tai Ji Shi San [13] Dao. 21- DEFLECT DOWNWARDS, PARRY AND PUNCH (BAN LAN CHUI) 51- PART WILD HORSE’S MANE – (X4) The standard is Yang 24 Simplified Form. 7. 61- REPULSE THE MONKEY – (X3) 72- CLOUD HANDS (X3) 8 Immortals Cane Form Video 13. 10- CLOUD HANDS (YUN SHOU) CROSS HANDS, STRIKE RIGHT LEG 19- STRUM THE LUTE Each posture flows into the next without pausing. Commencing form Both hands rise to shoulder level 2. 58- SINGLE WHIP 25- STEP UP, WARD OFF AND PUNCH 10. 22- APPARENT CLOSE-UP (RU FENG SHI BI) 62- FLYING OBLIQUE 5. Tai Chi 24 form moves in Chinese, Pinyin, English and 4 other languages the movements' names in Chinese, Pinyin, English, German, French, Italian, and Spanish. Zhaobao Style is a modern form of tai chi that consists of a large (108 moves) and small (75 moves) frame practiced at different heights. Tai Chi 8 Form is an introductory routine, easy to learn because of its simplicity, symnetry, and compact .. 3 years ago . 64- WHITE CRANE SPREADS ITS WINGS The Yang style is the most popular and it consists of slow continuous, soft and circular movements in a flowing form. Yang Style 10 Form is a relatively new form developed in the early 2000 by a commission who decided to create other tai chi forms for competition and for grading purposes. 8- STRUM THE LUTE 8: Play the Pipa: 手挥琵琶: Shǒu huī pípá: 8: 9: Brush Knee and Push (3 times) 搂膝拗步: Lōu … 9 Form Chen. Yang Broadsword Video 9. T-stance and pull back (Dinabu Huichou) 45- STEP UP, WARD OFF AND PUNCH Taoist Tai Chi is an exercise form of t'ai chi ch'uan which is taught in more than 25 countries by the non-profit International Taoist Tai Chi Society and associated national Taoist Tai Chi societies. 6- Sun 6: Tai Chi for Arthritis (TCA), created by Dr. Paul Lam of the Tai Chi for Health Institute, Sydney, Australia. GRASP THE BIRD’S TAIL The 40 International Competition Forms of Yang style tai chi chuan: OPENING FORM 1- COMMENCING FORM (QI SHIH) 49- DIAGONAL GRASP THE BIRDS TAIL Ben, The big 8 form is great for an intro into Tai Chi. 6- RAISE HAND (TI SHOU) 29. TURN LOTUS KICK FAIR LADY WORKS THE SHUTTLES X2, LEFT FIST UNDER RIGHT ELBOW/STEP BACK WITH LEFT LEG There are more than one set of 18 sword sequences. 13- CROSS HANDS, 14- CARRY THE TIGER TO THE MOUNTAIN 18. FAN THROUGH THE BACK/FLASH ARMS Notably, the family's Shanghai branch has a different enumeration scheme, numbering the same "long form" routine sequence with 89 posture names instead of 108. Stand with feet together and point (Bingbu Dianjian) 2. Waving Hands Like Clouds (3 steps) Triple Heater: Yang: Hand: Fire: 9-11 PM: 11. Tai chi (simplified Chinese: 太极; traditional Chinese: 太極; pinyin: Tàijí), short for T'ai chi ch'üan or Tàijí quán (太極拳), sometimes colloquially known as "Shadowboxing", is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for defense training, health benefits, and meditation. Step Up and Raise Hands (very similar to Strum the Pei Pa) 6. This sequence was also created by the famous  Master Li Tanji, nicknamed ‘Lungfei’ from whom our tai chi club gets its name. 14- STRIKE OPPONENT’S EARS WITH FISTS (SHUANG FENG GUANER), 15- TURN AND KICK WITH LEFT HEEL (DENG JIAO) 11- STEP UP, WARD OFF AND PUNCH 68- TURN THE BODY AND PUNCH 8. RIGHT TOE KICK – HAND HITTING TOES 6- WHITE CRANE SPREADS ITS WINGS Applications Chen. 44- STEP ACROSS & SWIVEL TO KICK RIGHT HEEL Stand with feet together and point (Bingbu Dianjian), Back step and strike backhand (Chebu Fanji), Step in and stab with flat sword (Jinbu Pingci), Horizontal draw to the right (Xiangyou Pingdai), Horizontal draw to the left (Xiangzuo Pingdai), One leg stance and stab up (Duli Shangci), Turn the body and chop down (Zhuanxhen Lumpi), Empty stance and point forward (Xubu Qian Zi), Stand upright with feet together and stab with a flat sword (Bingbu Pinci), Right bow stance and block (You Gongbu Lan), Left bow stance and block (Zuo Gongbu Lan), Bow stance, circle and chop down (Gongbu Lumpi), Turn around and smear horizontally (Xuanzhuan Pingmo), Bow stance and stab straight (Gongbu Zhici). The following list is an English translation from Chinese of the empty hand or fist form list published in Wu Kung-tsao's Wu Family T'ai Chi Ch'uan. Left Grasp Bird's Tail 3. 18- FLYING OBLIQUE Yang 48 Combination Set Videos 11. Stand with feet together and point (Bingbu Dianjian) SINGLE WHIP SINGLE WHIP STRUM THE LUTE Curving back arms (Repulse Monkey) Right, left; 3 times each side 3. KICK TO THE LEFT SIDE WITH TOES 23- FAN THROUGH THE BACK Step in and stab with flat sword (Jinbu Pingci) 15. 59- SNAKE CREEPS DOWN Press 7. Official Chinese 10 Yang style tai chi forms for beginners: The official Chinese 10 tai chi forms, created in China in 1999. Simple Whip Heart: Yin: Hand: Fire: 11 AM-1 PM: 10. It is also know as Tai Chi 10 Form if you count the opening ans closing forms. 46- APPARENT CLOSE UP (SHUT THE DOOR) Horizontal draw to the left (Xiangzuo Pingdai) [2] Single Whip 5. The 10 Form and 16 Form were developed as forms that are easier than the 24 which was developed in the 1950's. Brush Knee (left) 8. 42 - T'ai Chi Dao of T'ien Ti Tao/Tiandidao. Sun 41: additional 6 moves, also performed both sides. 2. TAME THE TIGER (LEFT & RIGHT) 41 - Sun 41: Tai Chi for Arthritis (TCA), created by Dr. Paul Lam of the Tai Chi for Health Institute, Sydney, Australia. This sequence is sometimes known as the 8 forms as first and last forms are not always counted: 3- BRUSH KNEE, TWIST STEP ON BOTH SIDES (LOU XI AO BU) X2, 4- PART WILD HORSES MAINE ON BOTH SIDES (YE MA FEN ZONG) X2, 6- GOLDEN COCK STANDS ON ONE LEG (XIA SHIH DU LI), 8- GRASP THE BIRD’S TAIL (LAN CH’UEH WEI) RIGHT/LEFT, 2- PART WILD HORSES MAINE ON BOTH SIDES (YE MA FEN ZONG) X2, 3- WHITE CRANE FLASHES IT’S WINGS (BAI HE LIANG CHI), 4- BRUSH KNEE, TWIST STEP ON BOTH SIDES (LOU XI AO BU) X2, 9- REPULSE THE MONKEY/CURVE BACK ARMS (DAO NIAN HAO) X2, 10- FAIR LADY WORKS THE SHUTTLES (CHUAN SUO) RIGHT/LEFT X2, 12- FAN THROUGH THE BACK/FLASH ARMS (SHAN TONG BEI), 14- GRASP THE BIRD’S TAIL (LAN CH’UEH WEI) RIGHT/LEFT. 17- GOLDEN COCK STANDS ON ONE LEG (DU LI) Classical Northern Wu Style Tai Ji Quan. 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