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Jade Lotus Tai Chi Chuan 

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Yang Style Traditional Long Form

     108 Posture Names

First Section

  1. Opening Form
  2. Grasp Sparrow's Tail
    1. Ward off left
    2. Ward off right
    3. Roll  Back
    4. Press
    5. Push
  3. Single Whip  -  (alternate view)
  4. Raise Hands and Play Guitar
  5. White Crane Spreading Wings
  6. Brush Knee and Twist Step -- Right
  7. Hands Strumming the Lute
  8. Brush Knee and Twist Step -- Right
  9. Brush Knee and Twist Step -- Left
  10. Brush Knee and Twist Step -- Right
  11. Hands Strumming the Lute
  12. Brush Knee and Twist Step -- Right
  13. Strike, Parry, and Punch
  14. Withdraw and Push

Second Section

  1. Apparent Close-Up
  2.  Embrace Tiger and Return to Mountain
  3. Grasp Sparrows Tail
  4. Chinese Opera Step
  5. Fist Under Elbow
  6. Step Back and Repulse Monkey
  7. Step Back and Repulse Monkey
  8. Step Back and Repulse Monkey
  9. Diagonal Flying
  10. Raise Hands and Play Guitar
  11. White Crane Spreading Wings
  12. Brush Knee and Twist Step
  13. Needle at Sea Bottom
  14. Fan Through Back
  15. Turn and Chop with Fist
  16. Strike, Parry, and Punch
  17. Two Birds Flying
  18. Grasp Sparrows Tail
  19. Single Whip
  20. Wave Hands Like Clouds
  21. Single Whip
  22. High Pat on Horse
  23. Right Separation Kick
  24. Left Separation Kick
  25. Turn and Kick with Left Heal
  26. Brush Knee and Twist Step
  27. Brush Knee and Twist Step
  28. Step Up and Punch Down
  29. Turn and Chop with Fist
  30. Strike, Parry, and Punch
  31. Modified Two Birds Flying
  32. Kick with Right Toe
  33. Hit Left to Tame Tiger
  34. Hit Right to Tame Tiger
  35. Turn and Kick with Right Heal
  36.  Double Bees Buzz Ears
  37. Kick with Left Heel
  38. Turn around and Kick with Right Heal
  39. Strike, Parry, and Punch
  40. Withdraw and Push

Third Section

  1. Apparent Close-Up
  2. Embrace Tiger and Return to Mountain
  3. Obliquely Grasp Sparrow’s Tail
  4.  Diagonal Single Whip
  5. Parting Wild Horse's Mane -- Right
  6. Parting Wild Horse's Mane -- Left
  7. Parting Wild Horse's Mane -- Right
  8. Grasp Sparrow’s Tail
  9. Single Whip
  10. Jade Maiden Working at Shuttles (at 4 Angles)
  11. Jade Maiden Working at Shuttles (at 4 Angles)
  12. Jade Maiden Working at Shuttles (at 4 Angles)
  13. Jade Maiden Working at Shuttles (at 4 Angles)
  14. Grasp Sparrow’s Tail
  15. Single Whip
  16. Wave Hands Like Moving Clouds
  17. Single Whip
  18. Snake Creeps Down
  19. Golden Cock Stands on One Leg -- Right
  20. Golden Cock Stands on One Leg -- Left
  21. Step Back and Repulse Monkey
  22. Step Back and Repulse Monkey
  23. Step Back and Repulse Monkey
  24. Diagonal Flying
  25. Raise Hands and Play Guitar
  26. White Crane Spreading Wings
  27. Brush Knee and Twist Step
  28. Needle at Sea Bottom
  29. Fan Through Back
  30. White Snake Turns Body and Spits Tongue
  31. Strike, Parry, and Punch
  32. Step Up and Grasp Peacock's Tail
  33. Single Whip
  34. Wave Hands Like Moving Clouds
  35. Single Whip
  36. High Pat on Horse
  37. Five Darts in a Cave
  38. Turn, Cross Hands, and Sweeping Lotus Kick
  39. Brush Knee and Punch
  40. Grasp Sparrow’s Tail
  41. Single Whip
  42. Snake Creeps Down
  43. Step Up to Form Seven Stars of the Big Dipper
  44. Step Back to Ride the Tiger
  45. Turn and Sweepin Lotus Kick
  46. Double Punch with Cannons
  47. Bend Bow and Shoot the Tiger
  48. Strike, Parry, and Punch
  49. With draw and Push
  50. Cross Hands
  51. Closing Form