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Yang Style 16 Hand form

Chinese Pronunciations can be found here

No

16 Step Taijiquan

Ba Shi Tai Ji Quan

How Many

Facing

1

Opening Stance

Qi Shi


N

2

Parting the horse's mane

Ye Ma Fen Zong

3

W

3

White Crane Spreads its Wings

Bai He Liang Chi


W

4

Brush knee twist steps

Luo Xi Ao Bu

3

W

5

Play the lute

Shou Hui Pi Pa



6

Repulse monkey

Dao Juan Hong / Dao nion hou

4

W going E

7

Grasp the bird's tail - left style

Zuo Lan Que Wei


W

8

Grasp the bird's tail - right style

You Lan Que Wei


E

9

Single whip

Dan Bian


NW, NE W

10

Wave hands

Yun Shou

3

N going W

11

Single whip

Dan Bian


W

12

High pat on the horse

Gao Tan Ma


W

13

Right heel kick

You Deng Jiao


NW

14

Double punch to the ears

Shuang Feng Quan Er


NW

15

Turn around, left heel kick

Zhuan Shen Zuo Deng Jiao


S

16

Snake creeps down - left form

Zuo Xia Shi Du Li


S to E

17

Snake creeps down - right form

You Xia Shi Du Li


N to E

18

Fair lady works on shuttles

Yu Nu Chuan Shuo

2

SE, NE

19

Needle at sea bottom

Hai Di Zhen


E

20

Fan through back

Shan Tong Bei


E

21

Turn around, block, parry & punch

Zhuan Shen Ban Lan Chui


S, W, NW, W

22

Apparent Close-up

Ru Feng Si Bi


W

23

Cross hands

Shi Zi Shou


W, N, NE

24

Closing form

Shou Shi


N