Traditional Yang Style Short Form

(aka the 37 Posture Form as created by Cheng Man Ching)

1. Beginning of T'ai Chi Chuan 2. Ward Off, Left 3. Ward Off, Right 4. Roll Back 5. Press 6. Push 7. Single Whip 8. Lifting Hands 9. Pull Down and Bump 10. White Crane Fans Its Wings 11. Brush Knee Twist Step, Left 12. Play the Lute 13. Brush Knee Twist Step, Left 14. Deflect Down, Parry and Punch 15. As If To Close Door 16. Embrace Tiger 17. Return to Mountain 18. Diagonal Grasp Birds Tail 19. Single Whip 20. Punch Under Elbow 21. Step Back to Repulse Monkey, Right 22. Step Back to Repulse Monkey, Left 23. Step Back to Repulse Monkey: Right 24. Diagonal Flying Posture 25. Wave Hands Like Clouds, Left 26. Wave Hands Like Clouds, Right 27. Wave Hands Like Clouds, Left 28. Single Whip

29. Snake Creeps in Grass 30. Golden Pheasant Stands on One Leg, Right 31. Golden Pheasant Stands on One Leg, Left 32. Separation of the Right Leg 33. Separation of the Left Leg 34. Turn Around and Kick With Heel 35. Brush Knee Twist Step, Left 36. Brush Knee Twist Step, Right. 37. Brush Knee and Punch Down 38. Step Forward and Grasp Birds Tail 39. Single Whip 40. Fair Lady Works the Shuttle I 41. Fair Lady Works the Shuttle II 42. Fair Lady Works the Shuttle III 43. Fair Lady Works the Shuttle IV 44. Grasp the Birds Tail 45. Single Whip 46. Snake Creeps in Grass 47. Step Up to Seven Stars 48. Retreat to Ride the Tiger 49. Turn Around and Sweep Lotus 50. Bend Bow and Shoot Tiger 51. Deflect Down, Parry and Punch 52. As If To Close Door 53. Crossing Hands 54. Conclusion of Tai Chi Chuan

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