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Chen Style 48 Form

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Created by Feng Zhi-Qiang. Also see: Tai Chi Library.

Names of Moves in the Chen Style Xin Yi Hunyuan Fourty-Eight Movements Taiji Form

Notes on pronunciation:

  • / = rising tone
  • - = steady tone
  • ~ = falling then rising tone
  • \ = falling tone

Section I 1. wu/ ji/ qi~ shi\ Literal Translation: “Nothing, Ultimate2, Starting, Posture” Descriptive Translation: Starting Posture

2. jin- gang- dao~ dui- Literal Translation: “Buddha’s Warrior, Pound, Mortar” Descriptive Translation: Buddha’s Warrior Pound Mortar

3. lan~ zha- yi- Literal Translation: “Lazy, Tie, Coat” Descriptive Translation: Leisurely Tie Coat

4. liu\ feng- si\ bi\ Literal Translation: “Six, Blocking, Four, Closing” Descriptive Translation: Six Blocking Four Closing

5. dan- bien- Literal Translation: “Single, Whip” Descriptive Translation: Single Whip

6. bai/ he\ liang\ chi\ Literal Translation: “White, Crane, Show, Wings” Descriptive Translation: White Crane Spreads Wings

Section II 7. xie/ xing/ ao/ bu\ Literal Translation: “Diagonal, Walk, Twist, Step” Descriptive Translation: Walk Obliquely and Twist Step

8. ti/ shou- shi\ Literal Translation: “Lift, Keep, Posture” Descriptive Translation: Lift Hands and Raise Knee

9. qian/ tang/ ao/ bu\ Literal Translation: “Forward, Wade, Twist, Step” Descriptive Translation: Wade Forward and Twist Step

10. yen~ shou~ gong- (or more commonly hong/) chui/ Literal Translation: “Cover, Hand, Arm, Punch ” Descriptive Translation: Cover Hand Punch

11. pi- shen- chui/ Literal Translation: “Drape, Body, Punch” Descriptive Translation: Shield Body Punch

12. bei\ zhe/ kao\ Literal Translation: “Back, Fold, Lean” Descriptive Translation: Fold and Lean with Back

Section III 13. qing- long/ chu- shui~ Literal Translation: “Green, Dragon, Emerge, Water” Descriptive Translation: Green Dragon Emerge from Water

14. shuang- tui- shou~ Literal Translation: “Double, Push, Hand” Descriptive Translation: Double Push Hand

15. san- huan\ zhang~ Literal Translation: “Three, Change, Palm” Descriptive Translation: Three Change Palm

16. dao\ juan~ gong- (or more commonly hong/) Literal Translation: “Reverse, Roll, Arm” Descriptive Translation: Reverse Roll Arm

17. tui\ bu\ ya- zhou~ Literal Translation: “Back, Step, Press, Elbow” Descriptive Translation: Step Back Press Elbow

18. zhong- pan/ Literal Translation: “Middle, Winding” Descriptive Translation: Middle Winding

Section IV 19. shan~ tong- bei\ Literal Translation: “Dodge, Through, Back” Descriptive Translation: Dodge through Back

20. ji- di\ chui/ Literal Translation: “Hit, Ground, Punch” Descriptive Translation: Ground Punch

21. ping/ xin- chui/ Literal Translation: “Horizontal, Heart, Punch” Descriptive Translation: Chest Level Punch

22. fan- shen- er\ qi/ jiao~ Literal Translation: “Turn, Body, Two, Raise, Foot” Descriptive Translation: Turn Body Double Kick

23. shou\ tou/ shi\ Literal Translation: “Beast, Head, Posture” Descriptive Translation: Beast Head Posture

24. xuan/ feng- jiao\ Literal Translation: “Twist, Wind, Foot” Descriptive Translation: Tornado Kick

Section V 25. you\ deng\ yi- gen- Literal Translation: “Right, Kick, One, Heel” Descriptive Translation: Rick Heel Kick

26. xiao~ qin/ da~ Literal Translation: “Small, Grab, Hit” Descriptive Translation: Small Grab And Punch

27. bao\ tou/ tui- shan- Literal Translation: “Hug, Head, Push, Mountain” Descriptive Translation: Hug Head Push Mountain

28. qian/ zao- hou\ zao- Literal Translation: “Front, Wave, Back, Wave” Descriptive Translation: Front and Back Wave

29. shuang- zhen\ jiao~ Literal Translation: “Double, Stomp, Foot” Descriptive Translation: Double Stomp Foot

30. yü\ nü~ chuan- shuo- Literal Translation: “Jade, Lady, Pierce, Shuttle” Descriptive Translation: Jade Lady Works Shuttle

Section VI 31. chuan- xin- zhou/ Literal Translation: “Through, Heart, Elbow” Descriptive Translation: Elbow Through The Heart

32. bai~ jiao~ die/ ca- Literal Translation: “Swing, Foot, Fall, Split” Descriptive Translation: Swing Kick Straddle Split

33. jin- ji- du/ li\ Literal Translation: “Golden, Rooster, Lone, Stand” Descriptive Translation: Golden Rooster Stand on One Foot

34. shi/ zi\ jiao~ Literal Translation: “Ten3, Character, Foot” Descriptive Translation: Cross Kick

35. zi~ dang\ chui/ Literal Translation: “Point, Groin, Punch” Descriptive Translation: Groin Punch

36. ye/ ma~ fen- zong- Literal Translation: “Wild, Horse, Part, Mane” Descriptive Translation: Wild Horse Part Mane

Section VII 37. yun/ shou~ Literal Translation: “Cloud, Hand” Descriptive Translation: Cloud Hand

38. gao- tan\ ma~ Literal Translation: “High, Pad, Horse” Descriptive Translation: High, Pad, Horse

39. zuo~ you\ cha- jiao~ Literal Translation: “Left, Right, Rub, Foot” Descriptive Translation: Left and Right Kick

40. zuo~ deng\ yi- gen- Literal Translation: “Left, Kick, One, Heel” Descriptive Translation: Left Heel Kick 41. lian/ zhu- pao\

Literal Translation: “Link, Perl, Canon” Descriptive Translation: Chain Canon 42. bai/ yuan/ xian\ guo~

Literal Translation: “White, Ape, Offer, Fruit” Descriptive Translation: White Ape Offer Fruit

Section VIII 43. que\ di\ long/ Literal Translation: “Sparrow, Earth, Dragon” Descriptive Translation: Low Flying Dragon

44. shang\ bu\ qi- xing- Literal Translation: “Forward, Step, Seven, Star” Descriptive Translation: Forward Step Seven Star

45. tui\ bu\ kua- hu~ Literal Translation: “Retreat, Step, Straddle, Tiger” Descriptive Translation: Step Back Straddle Tiger

46. sha- yao- ya- zhou~ Literal Translation: “Tighten/Stop, Waist, Press, Elbow” Descriptive Translation: Snap Waist Press Elbow

47. dang- tou/ pao\ Literal Translation: “Match, Head, Canon” Descriptive Translation: Head Punch

48. shou- shi\ Literal Translation: “Closing, Posture” Descriptive Translation: Closing Posture

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