Yang Style Tai Chi Long Form

We practice the Traditional Yang Style Tai Chi in the manner of Yang Zhen Ji, son of the great Yang Chen Fu. Our study programme encompasses all the body requirements and energy refinements inherent in Traditional Yang Tai Chi, and indeed all authentic Tai Chi.

Traditional Yang Style Tai Chi Long Form – 103 Postures

Part 1
1 Preparation
2 Opening Posture
3 Grasping Bird’s Tail
4 Single Whip
5 Lift Hands and Set Up
6 White Crane Separates its Wings
7 Brush Knee and Push
8 Hands Strum the Lute
9 Brush Knee and Push (left)
10 Brush Knee and Push (right)
11 Brush Knee and Push (left)
12Hands Strum the Lute
13 Brush Knee and Push
14 Parry Block and Punch
15 Apparently Closed
16 Cross Hands
Part 2
17 Embrace Tiger and Return to Mountain
18 Fist Under Elbow
19 Step Back Repulse Monkey (right)
20 Step Back Repulse Monkey (left)
21 Step Back Repulse Monkey (right)
22 Diagonal Flying
23 Lift Hands and Set Up
24 White Crane Separates its Wings
25 Brush Knee and Push
26 Needle at Sea Bottom
27 Fan Through the Back
28 Turn Body and Chop Opponent with Fist
29 Parry Block and Punch
30 Grasping the Bird’s Tail
31 Single Whip
32 Wave Hands Like Clouds, First Time
33 Wave Hands Like Clouds, Second Time
34 Wave Hands Like Clouds, Third Time
35 Single Whip
36 High Pat on the Horse
37 Right Separation Kick
38 Left Separation Kick
39 Turn Body and Kick with Left Heel
40 Brush Knee and Push (left)
41 Brush Knee and Push (right)
42 Step Forward and Punch Downward
43 Turn Body and Chop Opponent with Fist
44 Parry, Block and Punch
45 Right Heel Kick
46 Hit the Tiger (left)
47 Hit the Tiger (right)
48 Turn over and Kick with Right Heel
49 Double Boxing at Opponent’s Ears
50 Left Heel Kick
51 Body Turn and Kick with Right Heel
52 Parry, Block and Punch
53 Apparently Closed
54 Cross Hands
Part 3
55 Embrace Tiger and Return to Mountain
56 Diagonal Single Whip
57 Part the Wild Horse’s Mane (right)
58 Part the Wild Horse’s Mane (left)
59 Part the Wild Horse’s Mane (right)
60 Grasp the Bird’s Tail
61 Single Whip
62 Fair Lady Works at Shuttles (four corners)
63 Grasp the Bird’s Tail
64 Single Whip
65 Wave Hands Like Clouds, First Time
66 Wave Hands Like Clouds, Second Time
67 Wave Hands Like Clouds, Third Time
68 Single Whip
69 Snake Creeps Down
70 Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg (right)
71 Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg (left)
72 Step Back Repulse the Monkey (right)
73 Step Back Repulse the Monkey (left)
74 Step Back Repulse the Monkey (right)
75 Diagonal Flying
76 Lift Hands and Set Up
77 White Crane Separate its Wings
78 Brush Knee and Push
79 Needle at Sea Bottom
80 Fan Through the Back
81 Turn Body, White Snake Puts Out its Tongue
82 Parry, Block and Punch
83 Grasp the Bird’s Tail
84 Single Whip
85 Wave Hands Like Clouds, First Time
86 Wave Hands Like Clouds, Second Time
87 Wave Hands Like Clouds, Third Time
88 Single Whip
89 High Pat On Horse with Piercing Palm
90 Cross Kick
91 Parry, Block and Punch
92 Grasp the Bird’s Tail
93 Single Whip
94 Snake Creeps Down
95 Step Forward to Seven Stars
96 Retreat to Ride the Tiger
97 Turn Round With Lotus Kick
98 Bend the Bow to Shoot The Tiger
99 Parry, Block and Punch
100 Apparently Closed
101 Cross Hands
102 Closing Posture
103 Completing the Routine