Hand Form

Techniques from our hand form which have applications:

  1. 七星勢  seven stars style

  2. 攬雀尾  grasping bird’s tail

  3. 單鞭  single whip

  4. 斜飛勢  flying oblique high and low

  5. 提手上勢  raise hands and step up

  6. 白鶴涼翅  white crane flaps its wings

  7. 摟膝拗步  brush knee twist step

  8. 手揮琵琶  stroke the lute

  9. 搬攔捶  parry, deflect and punch

  10. 如封似閉  as if shutting a door

  11. 抱虎歸山  embrace tiger, return to mountain

  12. 十孛手  cross hands

  13. 肘底看捶  fist under elbow

  14. 倒攆猴  step back repulse monkey

  15. 海底針  needle at sea bottom

  16. 扇通背  fan through the back

  17. 撇手  swing fist

  18. 雲手  cloud hands

  19. 高探馬  pat the horse high

  20. 左右披身  drape body to left and right

  21. 左右分腳  separate legs left and right

  22. 轉身蹬腳  turn body and kick

  23. 進步栽捶  step forward punch down

  24. 翻身撇身捶  turn body and swing fist

  25. 卸步七星  step back seven stars

  26. 打虎勢  to beat the tiger

  27. 披身踢腳  twist the body and kick

  28. 雙峰貫耳  box the ears

  29. 野馬分鬃  parting wild horse’s mane

  30. 玉女穿梭  fair lady works shuttle

  31. 蛇身下勢  snake creeps down (low style)

  32. 金雞獨立  golden cockerel stands on 1 leg

  33. 撲面掌  slap the face

  34. 擺蓮腿  single hand sweep lotus leg

  35. 指擋捶  punch the groin

  36. 退步跨虎  step back to ride the tiger

  37. 雙擺蓮腿  double hand sweep lotus leg

  38. 彎弓射虎  draw the bow to shoot the tiger

  39. 雙抽腿  double seizing legs

  40. 折臂式  break arm style

  41. 迴旋手  gyrating arms

  42. 虎抱頭  tiger embraces head

  43. 白蛇吐信  white snake spits out tongue

  44. 先鋒臂  vanguard arms

  45. 飛花掌  flying flower palm

  46. 五行肘  5 element arm

  47. 奔雷手  running thunder hand

  48. 單抽腿  single seizing leg

Adapted from Wudang Style Tai Chi Syllabus.

Last modified: 17th November 2013 at 14:53 (view history)

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