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a comprehensive list of Forms for the Yang, Sun, Lee, Wu, Peking & other styles

Sun Forms: | Sun Form | Sun Competition Form |

Sun Competition Form

Mark's note: The entire content has been lifted from James Marshall's webpages, who in turn has copied his lists from other sources. These sources are quoted in italics first, and then his notes are included as they may be of interest.

Copied from Competition Routines for Four Styles Taijiquan, translated by Xie Shoude, published by People's Sports Publishing House.

"The Sun-style routine is characterized by quick, nimble movements, good coordination between the opening and closing of the arms, rigorous method of performance, graceful bearing."

Section 1
1.Ready Position
2.Tuck in Robes
3.Open Hands
4.Close Hands
5.Single Whip
6.Raise Hand
7.The White Crane Flashes Its Wings
8.Open Hands
9.Close Hands
10.Brush Knee and Twist Step on the Left Side
11.Hand Strums the Lute
12.Step Up, Parry and Punch
13.Apparent Close-Up
14.Embrace Tiger and Push Mountain
15.Open Hands (Turn to the Right)
16.Close Hands
17.Brush Knee and Twist Step (Turn to the Right)
18.Tuck in Robes -- Right Style
19.Open Hands
20.Close Hands
21.Single Whip -- Left Style
22.Punch Fist Under Elbow

Section 2
23.Turn Body, Brush and Push Hand -- Left Style
24.Turn Body, Brush and Push Hand -- Right Style
25.Brush Knee and Twist Step -- Left Style
26.Tuck in Robes -- Left Style
27.Open Hands
28.Close Hands
29.Single Whip -- Right Style
30.Wave Hands Like Clouds -- Right Style
31.Pat High on the Horse
32.Separate Legs -- Left Style
33.Separate Legs -- Right Style
34.Step Forward and Punch Down

Section 3
35.Turn Over with Flying Front Kick
36.Turn Body and Tame Tiger
37.Lift Foot -- Left Style
38.Turn Body and Kick with Right Heel
39.Step Up, Parry and Punch
40.Apparent Close-Up
41.Embrace Tiger and Push Mountain

Section 4
42.Open Hands (Turn to the Left)
43.Close Hands
44.Brush Knee and Twist Step
45.Tuck in Robes
46.Open Hands
47.Close Hands
48.Oblique Single Whip
49.Part the Horse's Mane
50.Tuck in Robes
51.Open Hands
52.Close Hands
53.Single Whip -- Left Style

Section 5
54.Wave Hands Like Clouds -- Left Style
55.Wave Hands and Push Down
56. Golden Cock Stands on One Leg
57.Flash Through the Back
58.Section 6
59.Fair Lady Works at the Shuttle
60.Pat High on the Horse
61.Cross Slap Kick
62.Step (Forward) and Strike Groin with Fist
63.Tuck in Robes in Moving Steps
64.Open Hands
65.Close Hands
66.Single Whip -- Left Style
67.Single Whip and Push Down
68.Step Up to Form Seven Stars
69.Step Backward and Mount the Tiger
70.Turn Body and Lotus Kick
71.Curved Bow Shoots Tiger
72.Clout with Both Fists
73.Combine "Yin" and "Yang" Into One
74.Closing Form

list from: http://www.astro.umd.edu/~marshall/taichi.html

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