Learn Tai Chi 103 Form (Yang-Style) - Long or Traditional Form

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Learn Tai Chi 103 Form (Yang-Style) - Long or Traditional Form

Here are the movements and videos for the Tai Chi 103 form (also known as the long or traditional 103 form). This is the traditional long form (ch'uan) for Yang-style Tai Chi.

For more forms, please visit the main Tai Chi Forms section.

YouTube Video of Yang Tai Chi 103 Form
Part 1

YouTube Video of Yang Tai Chi 103 Form
Part 2

YouTube Video of Yang Tai Chi 103 Form
Part 3

Movements in the Yang Tai Chi 103 Form

  1. Preparation Form
  2. Beginning
  3. Grasp the Bird's tail
  4. Single whip
  5. Raise Hands and Step Forward
  6. White Crane Spreads its Wings
  7. Left Brush Knee and Push
  8. Hand Strums the Lute
  9. Left Brush Knee and Push
  10. Right Brush Knee and Push
  11. Left Brush Knee and Push
  12. Hand Strums the Lute
  13. Left Brush Knee and Push
  14. Step forward, Parry Block and Punch
  15. Apparent Close Up
  16. Cross Hands
  17. Embrace the Tiger and Return to Mountain
  18. Fist Under Elbow
  19. Step Back and Repulse the Monkey, Left
  20. Step Back and Repulse the Monkey, Right
  21. Step Back and Repulse the Monkey, Left
  22. Diagonal Flying
  23. Raise Hands and Step Forward
  24. White Crane Spreads its Wings
  25. Left Brush Knee and Push
  26. Needle at Sea Bottom
  27. Fan Through the Back
  28. Turn Body and Chop with Fist
  29. Step Forward, Parry Block and Punch
  30. Step Forward and Grasp the Bird's Tail
  31. Single whip
  32. Cloud Hands (1)
  33. Cloud Hands (2)
  34. Cloud Hands (3)
  35. Single whip
  36. High Pat on Horse
  37. Right Separation Kick
  38. Left Separation Kick
  39. Turn Body and Left Heel Kick
  40. Left Brush Knee and Push
  41. Right Brush Knee and Push
  42. Step Forward and Punch Down
  43. Turn Body and Chop with Fist
  44. Step Forward, Parry Block and Punch
  45. Right Heel Kick
  46. Left Strike Tiger
  47. Right Strike Tiger
  48. Turn Body and Right Heel Kick
  49. Twin Fists Strike Opponents Ears
  50. Left Heel Kick
  51. Turn Body and Right Heel Kick
  52. Step Forward, Parry Block and Punch
  53. Apparent Close Up
  54. Cross Hands
  55. Embrace the Tiger and Return to Mountain
  56. Diagonal Single Whip
  57. Parting Wild Horse's Mane, Right
  58. Parting Wild Horse's Mane, Left
  59. Parting Wild Horse's Mane, Right
  60. Grasp the Bird's Tail
  61. Single Whip
  62. Fair Lady Works at Shuttles
  63. Grasp the Bird's Tail
  64. Single Whip
  65. Cloud Hands (1)
  66. Cloud Hands (2)
  67. Cloud Hands (3)
  68. Single Whip
  69. Snake Creeps Down
  70. Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg, Left
  71. Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg, Right
  72. Step Back and Repulse the Monkey, Left
  73. Step Back and Repulse the Monkey, Right
  74. Step Back and Repulse the Monkey, Left
  75. Diagonal Flying
  76. Raise Hands and Step Forward
  77. White Crane Spreads its Wings
  78. Left Brush Knee and Push
  79. Needle at Sea Bottom
  80. Fan Through the Back
  81. Turn Bodyand White Snake Spits out Tongue
  82. Step Forward, Parry Block and Punch
  83. Step Forward and Grasp the Bird's tail
  84. Single Whip
  85. Cloud Hands (1)
  86. Cloud Hands (2)
  87. Cloud Hands (3)
  88. Single Whip
  89. High Pat On Horse with Palm Thrust
  90. Cross Kick
  91. Step Forward and Punch Groin
  92. Step Forward and Grasp the Bird's tail
  93. Single Whip
  94. Snake Creeps Down
  95. Step Forward Seven Stars
  96. Step back and Ride the Tiger
  97. Turn Body and Swing Over Lotus
  98. Bend the Bow and Shoot the Tiger
  99. Step Forward, Parry Block and Punch
  100. Apparent Close Up
  101. Cross Hands
  102. Closing
  103. Return to Normal

References

  1. International Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan Association, Traditional Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan 103 Movement Hand Form, http://www.yangfamilytaichi.com/about/forms/hand-103, Added - 9/7/13



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