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24 Tai Chi Form Movements

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Simplified 24 Tai Chi Form
1

Beginning movement: Both arms float up then sink down with body 起势

2

Part the wild horse mane: Hold ball, step out then spread arms 左右野马分鬃

3

White crane spreads its wings: Cross wrists, lift up then open arms 白鹤亮翅

4

Brush knee and twist step: Raise arms, brush knee then push 左右搂膝拗步

5

Hand strums the lute: Bring in then lift up with left arm 手挥琵琶

6

Step back and whirl arms: Hold ball in front, step back then push 左右倒卷肱

7

Grasp the birds tail (left): Ward off, roll back, press then push 左揽雀尾

8

Grasp the birds tail (right): Ward off, roll back, press then push 右揽雀尾

9

Single whip: Circle arms, hook right then push with left palm 单鞭

10

Wave hands as clouds: Circle arms while stepping sideways to the left 云手

11

Single whip: Circle arms, hook right then push with left palm 单鞭

12

High pat on horse: Turn left palm, pull back and push with right palm 高探马

13

Kick with right heel: Circle arms, open arms from the top and kick with right heel 右蹬脚

14

Strike ears with both fists: Palms dropping over right knee, step down with double fist 双峰贯耳

15

Turn and kick with right heel: Turn body, open arms and kick with left hee 转身左蹬脚

16

Push down and stand on left leg: Drop on right leg then lift right arm and knee up 左下势独立

17

Push down and stand on right leg: Drop on left leg then lift left arm and knee up 右下势独立

18

Work at shuttles on both sides: Hold ball then block and push 左右穿梭

19

Needle at sea bottom: Circle arms then drop right arm between knees 海底针

20

Flash the arm: Touch right wrist, lift up then push and pull 闪通臂

21

Turn, deflect , parry and punch: Turn, circle right fist, left brush then right punch 转身搬拦锤

22

Apparent close up: Left palm under right elbow, open, close then push 如封似闭

23

Cross hands: Open arms while turning, cross arms in front and stand up 十字手

24

Closing movement: Turn palms down then drop arms to the side 收势

 

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