Chen’s Taichi

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陳氏太極拳精要十八式
Chen’s Taichi Essential 18 Forms 

  1. 起势    Starting Posture
  2. 金剛捣碓    Buddha’s Warrior Pounds Mortar
  3. 懶扎衣    Lazy About Tucking the Robe
  4. 六封四閉    Six Sealing and Four Closing
  5. 單鞭    Single Whip
  6. 白鵝亮翅哪    White Goose Spreads Wings
  7. 斜行    Diagonal Step
  8. 摟膝    Grab the Knee
  9. 拗步    Twisted Step
  10. 掩手肱拳    Covering Hand Punch
  11. 高探馬    High Pat on Horse
  12. 左蹬跟    Left Heel Kick
  13. 玉女穿梭    Fair Lady Works at Shuttles
  14. 運手    Wave Hands
  15. 轉身雙擺蓮    Turn Around with Double Lotus Kick
  16. 當頭炮    Cannon to the Face
  17. 金剛搗碓    Buddha’s Warrior Pounds Mortar
  18. 收式     Closing Posture

陈氏太极剑精要十八式
Chen’s Taichi Sword Essential 18 Forms

  1. 太极剑起势     Taichi Sword Opening Posture
  2. 朝阳剑    Presenting the Sword to the Sun
  3. 仙人指路    Immortal Points the Way
  4. 青龙出水    Black Dragon Emerges from Water
  5. 护膝剑    Protecting the Knee
  6. 前刺后劈    Forward Pierce and Backward Chop
  7. 青龙转身    Black Dragon Turns Around
  8. 斜飞式    Diagonal Flying Posture
  9. 展翅点头     Spreading the Wings and Pecking the Head
  10. 拔草寻蛇     Brushing the Grass to Search for Snakes
  11. 金鸡独立    Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg
  12. 下刺盖拦式    Downward Pierce & Covering Block
  13. 古树盘根     Coiling Roots of Ancient Trees
  14. 饿虎扑食    Hungry Tiger Jumps to Its Prey
  15. 青龙摆尾    Black Dragon Sweeps Its Tail
  16. 野马跳涧     Wild Horse Leaps over the Gorge
  17. 磨盘剑    Grinding Mill Sword
  18. 太极剑还原    Taichi Sword Closing Posture

陈氏太极拳老架一路
Chen’s Taichi Old Frame Routine One

  1. 太极起势    Taichi Starting Posture
  2. 金刚捣碓    Buddha’s Warrior Pounds Mortar
  3. 懒扎衣    Lazy About Tucking the Robe
  4. 六封四闭    Six Sealing and Four Closing
  5. 单鞭     Single Whip
  6. 金刚捣碓    Buddha’s Warrior Pounds Mortar
  7. 白鹅亮翅    White Goose Spreads Wings
  8. 斜形    Diagonal Posture
  9. 搂膝    Brush the Knee
  10. 拗步    Twisted Steps
  11. 斜行    Diagonal Step
  12. 搂膝    Brush the Knee
  13. 拗步    Twisted Steps
  14. 掩手肱拳    Covering Hand Punch
  15. 金刚捣碓    Buddha’s Warrior Pounds Mortar
  16. 撇身捶    Leaning Body Punch
  17. 青龙出水    Black Dragon Emerges From Water
  18. 双推手    Double Push Hands
  19. 肘底看拳     Fist Under the Elbow
  20. 倒卷肱     Roll the Forearm Backward and Step Back
  21. 白鹅亮翅     White Goose Spreads Wings
  22. 斜行    Diagonal Step
  23. 闪通背    Fan the Back
  24. 掩手肱拳    Covering Hand Punch
  25. 六封四闭    Six Sealing and Four Closing
  26. 单鞭    Single Whip
  27. 运手    Wave Hands
  28. 高探马    High Pat on Horse
  29. 右擦脚    Right Toe Kick
  30. 左擦脚    Left Toe Kick
  31. 左蹬一根    Left Stump with the Heel
  32. 前趟拗步    Wade Forward and Twisted Steps
  33. 击地捶    Punch the Ground
  34. 踢二起    Double Skip Flying Kick
  35. 护心拳    Protecting the Heart Punch
  36. 旋风脚    Tornado Kick
  37. 右蹬一根    Right Stump with the Heel
  38. 掩手肱拳    Covering Hand Punch
  39. 小擒打    Small Posture Grappling Strike
  40. 抱头推山    Hold the Head and Push the Mountain
  41. 六封四闭    Six Sealing and Four Closing
  42. 单鞭    Single Whip
  43. 前招    Cover the Front
  44. 后招    Cover the Back
  45. 野马分鬃    Wild Horses Part Mane
  46. 六封四闭    Six Sealing and Four Closing
  47. 单鞭    Single Whip
  48. 玉女穿梭    Fair Lady Works with Shuttles
  49. 懒扎衣    Lazy About Tucking the Robe
  50. 六封四闭    Six Sealing and Four Closing
  51. 单鞭    Single Whip
  52. 运手    Wave Hands
  53. 摆脚跌岔    Double Lotus Kick Followed by Falling Split
  54. 金鸡独立    Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg
  55. 倒卷肱    Roll the Forearms Backward and Step Back
  56. 白鹅亮翅    White Goose Spreads Wings
  57. 斜行    Diagonal Step
  58. 闪通背    Fan the Back
  59. 掩手肱拳    Covering Hand Punch
  60. 六封四闭    Six Sealing and Four Closing
  61. 单鞭    Single Whip
  62. 运手    Wave Hands
  63. 高探马    High Pat on Horse
  64. 十字脚    Cross Kick
  65. 指裆捶    Punch the Groin
  66. 猿猴探果    Ape Reaches for Fruit
  67. 单鞭    Single Whip
  68. 雀地龙    Dragon Creep on the Ground
  69. 上步七星    Step up with Seven Star Punch
  70. 下步跨肱    Step Back and Grab with the Forearm
  71. 双摆莲    Double Lotus Kick
  72. 当头炮    Cannon Fist
  73. 金刚捣碓    Buddha’s Warrior Pounds Mortar
  74. 收式    Closing Posture

陈氏太极拳老架二路
Chen’s Taichi Old Frame Routine Two

  1. 太极起势    Starting Posture
  2. 金刚捣碓    Buddha’s Warrior Pounds Mortar
  3. 懒扎衣    Lazy About Tucking the Robe
  4. 六封四闭    Six Sealing and Four Closing
  5. 单鞭    Single Whip
  6. 跃步护心拳    Leap with Protecting the Heart Punch
  7. 进步斜行    Diagonal Step
  8. 回头金刚捣碓    Turn Around with Buddha’s Warrior Pounds Mortar
  9. 撇身拳    Leaning Body Punch
  10. 指裆    Strike the Groin
  11. 斩手    Chop Hand
  12. 翻­花舞袖    Dance with the Sleeves
  13. 掩手肱拳    Covering Hand Punch
  14. 转身腰拦肘    Turn Around with Cross Elbow Strike
  15. 大肱拳小肱拳    Upper and Lower Arm Strikes
  16. 玉女穿梭    Fair Lady Works with Shuttles
  17. 倒骑龙    Ride on the Dragon Backward
  18. 掩手肱拳    Covering Hand Punch
  19. 裹鞭裹鞭    Wrapping Punches
  20. 兽头势    Beast Head Posture
  21. 披架子    Chopping Posture
  22. 掩手肱拳    Covering Hand Punch
  23. 伏虎    Tame the Tiger
  24. 抹眉肱    Brush the Eye Brows
  25. 左右黄龙三搅水    Yellow Dragon Stirs Up Water
  26. 左冲右冲    Dash to the Left and Dash to the Right
  27. 掩手肱拳    Covering Hand Punch
  28. 扫膛腿    Sweep Kick
  29. 掩手肱拳    Covering Hand Punch
  30. 全炮捶    Full Cannon Fist
  31. 掩手肱拳    Covering Hand Punch
  32. 捣叉捣叉    Pound and Split
  33. 左二肱右二肱    Left and Right Continuous Strikes
  34. 回头当门炮    Turn Around with Cannon Fist
  35. 变势大捉炮    Switch Position with Cannon Fist
  36. 腰拦肘    Cross Elbow Strike
  37. 顺拦肘    Straight Elbow Strike
  38. 窝底炮    Cannon into the Nest
  39. 回头井拦直入    Turn Around and Drop the Pulley Rope into the Well
  40. 金刚捣碓    Buddha’s Warrior Pounds Mortar
  41. 收势    Closing Posture

陈氏太极拳新架一路
Chen’s Taichi New Frame Routine One

  1. 预备势                        Preparation Posture
  2. 金刚捣碓                    Buddhist Warrior Pounds Mortar
  3. 懒扎衣                        Lazy about Tucking the Robe
  4. 六封四闭                    Six Sealing and Four Closing
  5. 单鞭                            Single Whip
  6. 第二金刚捣碓             Second Buddhist Warrior Pounds Mortar
  7. 白鹤亮翅                    White Crane Spreads Wings
  8. 斜行拗步                    Twisted Diagonal Step
  9. 初收                            First Closing
  10. 前膛拗步                     Twisted Wade Forward
  11. 第二斜行拗步             Second Twisted Diagonal Step
  12. 再收                            Second Closing
  13. 前膛拗步                    Twisted Wade Forward
  14. 掩手肱捶                    Covering Hand Punch
  15. 第三金刚捣碓            Third Buddhist Warrior Pounds Mortar
  16. 撇身捶                        Leaning Punch
  17. 青龙出水                    Black Dragon Emerges from Water
  18. 双推手                        Push with Both Hands
  19. 三换掌                        Switch the Palms Three Times
  20. 肘底看捶                    Fist Under the Elbow
  21. 倒卷肱                        Roll the Forearms Backwards
  22. 退步压肘                    Press the Elbow on a Backward Step
  23. 中盘                            Middle Winding
  24. 白鹤亮翅                    White Crane Spreads Wings
  25. 斜行拗步                    Twisted Diagonal Step
  26. 闪通背                        Fan the Back
  27. 掩手肱捶                    Covering Hand Punch
  28. 大六封四闭                 Large Frame Six Sealing and Four Closing
  29. 单鞭                            Single Whip
  30. 云手                            Wave Hands
  31. 高探马                        High Pat on Horse
  32. 右擦脚                        Right Toe Kick
  33. 左擦脚                        Left Toe Kick
  34. 转身左蹬一跟             Turn Around and Left Stomp Kick
  35. 前膛拗步                    Wade Forward on Twisted Steps
  36. 击地捶                        Punching the Ground
  37. 二起脚(踢二起)     Double Flying Kick
  38. 护心捶­(兽头势)     Protecting Heart Punch (Beast Head Posture)
  39. 旋风脚                        Tornado Kick
  40. 右蹬一跟                    Right Stomping Kick
  41. 掩手肱捶                    Covering Hand Punch
  42. 小擒打                        Small Posture Grappling Strike
  43. 抱头推山                    Hold the Head and Push the Mountain
  44. 三换掌                        Switch the Palms Three Times
  45. 六封四闭                    Six Sealing and Four Closing
  46. 单鞭                            Single Whip
  47. 前招                            Cover the Front
  48. 后招                            Cover the Back
  49. 野马分鬃                    Wild Horses Part Mane
  50. 大六封四闭                 Large Posture Six Sealing and Four Closing
  51. 单鞭                            Single Whip
  52. 双震脚                         Double Stomping
  53. 玉女穿梭                     Fair Lady Works at Shuttles
  54. 懒扎衣                         Lazy About Tucking the Robe
  55. 六封四闭                     Six Sealing and Four Closing
  56. 单鞭                             Single Whip
  57. 云手                             Wave Hands
  58. 双摆脚                          Double Lotus Kick
  59. 跌岔                             Falling Split
  60. 金鸡独立                     Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg
  61. 倒卷肱                         Roll the Forearm Backwards
  62. 退步压肘                     Press the Elbow on a Backward Step
  63. 中盘                             Middle Winding
  64. 白鹤亮翅                     White Crane Spreads Wings
  65. 斜行拗步                     Twisted Diagonal Step
  66. 闪通背                         Fan the Back
  67. 掩手肱捶                     Covering Hand Punch
  68. 大六封四闭                  Large Posture Six Sealing and Four Closing
  69. 单鞭                             Single Whip
  70. 云手                             Wave Hands
  71. 高探马                         High Pat on Horse
  72. 十字单摆脚                  Cross Single Lotus Kick
  73. 指裆捶                          Punch to the Groin
  74. 白猿探果                      White Ape Reaches for Fruits
  75. 小六封四闭                  Small Posture Six Sealing and Four Closing
  76. 单鞭                             Single Whip
  77. 铺地锦                         Cover the Ground with Silk
  78. 上步七星                      Step Up with Seven Star Punch
  79. 退步跨虎                      Step Back and Mount the Tiger
  80. 转身双摆莲                  Turn Around with Double Lotus Kick
  81. 当头炮                         Cannon Fist Right in the Face
  82. 金刚捣碓                      Buddhist Warrior Pounds Mortar
  83. 收势                             Closing Posture

陈氏太极拳新架二路
Chen’s Taichi New Frame Routine Two

  1. 预备势               Preparation Posture
  2. 金刚捣碓              Buddha’s Warrior Pounds Mortar
  3. 懒扎衣                  Lazy about Tucking the Robe
  4. 六封四闭              Six Sealing and Four Closing
  5. 单鞭                      Single Whip
  6. 搬拦肘                  Horizontal Blocking Elbow
  7. 护心捶                  Protecting the Heart Punch
  8. 拗步斜行              Twisted Diagonal Step
  9. 煞腰压肘拳          Pressing Waist and Elbow Punch
  10. 井拦直入              Drop the Pulley Rope into the Well
  11. 风扫梅花              Blowing Plum Blossoms
  12. 金刚捣碓              Buddha’s Warrior Pounds Mortar
  13. 撇身捶                  Leaning Body Punch
  14. 斩手                      Chop the Hand
  15. 翻花舞袖              Fancy Waves with the Sleeves
  16. 掩手肱捶           Covering Hand Punch
  17. 飞步腰拦肘          Leap with Twisted Elbow Strike
  18. 云手(前三)      Wave Hands (First 3)
  19. 云手(后三)      Wave Hands (Second 3)
  20. 高探马                  High Pat on Horse
  21. 连珠炮                  Continuous Bombardment
  22. 倒骑麟                  Ride Backward on a Dragon
  23. 白蛇吐信              White Snake Spits its Tongue
  24. 海底翻花              Stir Up Turbulence Under the Sea
  25. 掩手肱捶              Covering Hand Punch
  26. 左裹鞭炮              Left Side Wrap and Punch
  27. 右裹鞭炮              Right Side Wrap and Punch
  28. 兽头式                  Beast Head Posture
  29. 劈架子                  Chopping Posture
  30. 翻花舞袖              Fancy Waves with Sleeves
  31. 掩手肱捶              Covering Hand Punch
  32. 伏虎                      Taming Tiger Posture
  33. 抹眉红                  Brush the Eye Brows
  34. 右黄龙三搅水      Right Side Yellow Dragon Stirs the Water Three Times
  35. 左黄龙三搅水      Left Side Yellow Dragon Stirs the Water Three Times
  36. 左蹬一跟              Left Heel Kick
  37. 右蹬一跟              Right Heel Kick
  38. 海底翻花              Stir Up Turbulence Under the Sea
  39. 掩手肱捶              Covering Hand Punch
  40. 扫膛腿                  Sweeping Kick
  41. 掩手肱捶              Covering Hand Punch
  42. 左冲                      Double Punch to the Left
  43. 右冲                      Double Punch to the Right
  44. 倒插                      Backward Thrust Punch
  45. 海底翻花              Stir Up Turbulence Under the Sea
  46. 掩手肱捶              Covering Hand Punch
  47. 夺二肱                  Fight for Control With the Forearm
  48. 连环炮                  Linking Punch
  49. 玉女穿梭              Fair Lady Works with Shuttles
  50. 回头当门炮          Turn Around with Double Punch
  51. 玉女穿梭              Fair Lady Works with Shuttles
  52. 回头当门炮          Turn Around with Double Punch
  53. 腰栏肘                  Twisted Elbow Strike
  54. 顺拦肘                  Straight Elbow Strike
  55. 穿心肘                  Piercing the Heart Elbow Strike
  56. 窝里炮                  Cannon into the Nest
  57. 井拦直入              Drop the Pulley Rope into the Well
  58. 风扫梅花              Blowing Plum Blossoms
  59. 金刚捣碓              Buddha’s Warrior Pounds Mortar
  60. 收势                      Closing Posture

陈氏太极单剑
Chen’ Taichi Single Sword

  1. 太极剑初势           Tai Chi Sword Opening Posture
  2. 朝阳剑                   Present the Sword to the Sun
  3. 仙人指路               Immortal Points the Way
  4. 青龙出水               Black Dragon Emerges from Water
  5. 护膝剑                   Protecting the Knee
  6. 闭门式                   Closing the Door Posture
  7. 青龙出水               Black Dragon Emerges from Water
  8. 翻身下劈剑            Flip the Body and Chop the Sword
  9. 青龙转身               Black Dragon Turns Around
  10. 斜飞式                   Diagonal Flying Posture
  11. 展翅点头               Spread Wings and Point the Head
  12. 拨草寻蛇               Brush the Grass to Search for Snake
  13. 金鸡独立               Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg
  14. 仙人指路               Immortal Points the Way
  15. 盖拦式                  Covering and Blocking Posture
  16. 古树盘根               Coiling Roots from Ancient Trees
  17. 饿虎扑食               Hungry Tiger Jumps to Its Prey
  18. 青龙摆尾               Black Dragon Sweeps Its Tail
  19. 倒卷肱                   Roll the Forearm Backward
  20. 野马跳涧               Wild Horse Leaps over the Gorge
  21. 白蛇吐信               White Snake Spits Its Tongue
  22. 乌龙摆尾               Black Dragon Sweeps Its Tail
  23. 钟魁仗剑               Zhong Kui Holds Up the Sword
  24. 罗汉降龙              Giant Tames the Dragon
  25. 黑熊翻背              Black Bear Flip the Body
  26. 燕子啄泥              Swallow Pecks Mud
  27. 白蛇吐信              White Snake Spits Its Tongue
  28. 斜飞式                  Diagonal Flying Posture
  29. 鹰熊斗智              The Eagle and Bear’s Fight of Wits
  30. 燕子啄泥              Swallow Pecks Mud
  31. 摘星换斗              Pick and Move the Stars
  32. 海底捞月              Fish the Moon From the Bottom of the Sea
  33. 仙人指路              Immortal Points the Way
  34. 凤凰点头              Phoenix Nod the Head
  35. 燕子啄泥              Swallow Pecks Mud
  36. 白蛇吐信              White Snake Spits Its Tongue
  37. 斜飞式                 Diagonal Flying Posture
  38. 左托千斤             Left Side Holding Up Thousand Pound
  39. 右托千斤             Right Side Holding Up Thousand Pound
  40. 燕子啄泥             Swallow Pecks Mud
  41. 白猿献果             White Ape Presents Fruit
  42. 落花式                 Falling Blossoms Posture
  43. 上下斜刺             Up Down Diagonal Pierce
  44. 斜飞式                 Diagonal Flying Posture
  45. 哪叱探海             Ne Zha Tackles the Sea
  46. 怪蟒翻身             Monster Python Flip over the Body
  47. 韦驼献杵             Wei Tuo Presents the Pole
  48. 磨盘剑                 Grinding Mill Sword
  49.  太极剑还原         Tai Chi Sword Closing Posture

陈氏太极双剑
Chen’ Taichi Double Sword

  1. 双剑起势            Double Sword Starting Posture
  2. 落花流水朝阳剑 Falling Flowers and Flowing Water Present Sword to the Sun
  3. 转身美女望月     Fair Lady Gazes at the Moon
  4. 夜叉探海             Yaksha Explores the Sea
  5. 黑熊翻背朝阳剑  Black Bear Flips Over and Presents Sword to the Sun
  6. 转身凤凰双展翅  Phoenix Spreads the Wings
  7. 上三剑                 Forward Three Sword Strikes
  8. 古树盘根             Ancient Tree Coils Its Roots
  9. 日套三环             Three Circles Around the Sun
  10. 黑熊翻背朝阳剑  Black Bear Flips Over and Presents Sword to the Sun
  11. 左罗汉降龙          Arhat Tames Dragon (Left)
  12. 右罗汉降龙          Arhat Tames Dragon (Right)
  13. 转身蝴蝶吸水      Butterfly Taps Water
  14. 黑熊翻背朝阳剑   Black Bear Flips Over and Presents Sword to the Sun
  15. 左罗汉降龙          Arhat Tames Dragon (Left)
  16. 右罗汉降龙          Arhat Tames Dragon (Right)
  17. 转身二郎担山      Erlang Shen Carries a Mountain
  18. 黑熊翻背朝阳剑   Black Bear Flips Over and Presents Sword to the Sun
  19. 钟魁仗剑              Zhongkui Holds up the Sword
  20. 古树盘根              Ancient Tree Coils Its Roots
  21. 翻身下劈              Flip Over and Chop
  22. 黑熊翻背朝阳剑   Black Bear Flips Over and Presents Sword to the Sun
  23. 左翻身下劈剑       Flip Over and Chop (Left)
  24. 右翻身下劈剑       Flip Over and Chop (Right)
  25. 转身朝阳剑           Present Sword to the Sun
  26. 左右磨盘剑           Grinding Mill Sword (Left and Right)
  27. 霸王拳鼎               Overlord Lifts Cauldron
  28. 护膝剑                   Protecting the Knee
  29. 白蛇吐信               White Snake Spits Tongue
  30. 左凤凰双展翅        Phoenix Spreads Wings (Left)
  31. 右凤凰双展翅        Phoenix Spreads Wings (Right)
  32. 转身朝阳剑            Present Sword to the Sun
  33. 连环刺虎                Pierce at the Tiger Repeatedly
  34. 左右双舞剑           Wave the Swords (Left and Right)
  35. 左盘龙                   Coiling Dragon (Left)
  36. 右卧虎                   Crouching Tiger (Right)
  37. 狮子滚绣球            Lion Rolls Silk Ball
  38. 拨云望日                Brush Away Clouds to See the Sun
  39. 怀中抱月                Hold the Moon in the Arms

陈氏太极单刀(又名十三刀)
Chen’s Taichi Single Broadsword (Sabre 13 Forms)

  1. 单刀起势        Starting Posture
  2. 护心刀            Protecting the Heart
  3. 青龙出水        Black Dragon Emerges from Water
  4. 风卷残花        Blowing Falling Blossoms
  5. 白云盖顶        White Clouds Hovering Over the Head
  6. 黑虎接山        Black Tiger Guards the Mountain
  7. 苏秦背剑     Su Qin Carries the Sword on the Back
  8. 金鸡独立        Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg
  9. 迎风滚避        Roll the Saber Against the Wind
  10. 腰斩白蛇        Chop the Snake Across the Waist
  11. 日套三环        Three Rings Circle the Sun
  12. 拨云望日        Brush Away the Clouds to Look at the Sun
  13. 左拨草寻蛇    Left Brush Away the Grass to Search the Snake
  14. 右拨草寻蛇    Right Brush Away the Grass to Search the Snake
  15. 青龙出水        Black Dragon Emerges from Water
  16. 风卷残花        Blowing Falling Blossoms
  17. 雁别金翅        Wild Goose Fold Its Wings
  18. 夜叉探海        Sea Monster Tackle the Sea
  19. 左翻身砍        Left Flipping Chop
  20. 右翻身砍        Right Flipping Chop
  21. 白蛇吐信        White Snake Spits Tongue
  22. 怀中抱月        Hold the Moon
  23. 收势             Closing Posture

陈氏太极双刀
Chen’s Taichi Double Saber

  1. 双刀起势         Double Saber Starting Position
  2. 全舞花朝阳刀 Full Circle Waves and Present Saber to the Sun
  3. 切三刀朝阳     Slice the Sabers Three times and Present Saber to the Sun
  4. 一步跃刀         Jump and Chop
  5. 上三刀             Step Forward with Three Chops
  6. 雁别金翅         Wild Goose Tucks in the Wings
  7. 孤雁出群         Lone Wild Goose Dashes Out of the Crowd
  8. 一刀朝阳         Chop and Present Saber to the Sun
  9. 左插花             Arrange Flowers (left)
  10. 右插花             Arrange Flowers (right)
  11. 二刀朝阳         Two Chops and Present Saber to the Sun
  12. 二刀蝴蝶吸水  Two Chops with Butterfly Draws Water
  13. 一刀朝阳         Chop and Present Saber to the Sun
  14. 左插花             Arrange Flowers (left)
  15. 右插花             Arrange Flowers (right)
  16. 二刀朝阳         Two Chops and Present Saber to the Sun
  17. 二刀伏虎         Two Chops and Tame Tiger Posture
  18. 一刀朝阳         Chop and Present Saber to the Sun
  19. 钟魁仗剑         Zhongkui Holds Up the Sword
  20. 古树盘根         Ancient Tree Coils its Roots
  21. 翻身砍             Wheel Over and Chop
  22. 一刀朝阳         Chop and Present Saber to the Sun
  23. 左右搅项         Left and Right Coil
  24. 二刀朝阳         Two Chops and Present Saber to the Sun
  25. 二刀转向         Two Chops and Turn Around
  26. 霸王举鼎         Overlord Lifts Cauldron
  27. 罗汉降龙         Arhat Tames Dragon
  28. 左右片马刀     Left and Right Chops On Horse
  29. 二刀朝阳        Two Chops and Present Saber to the Sun
  30. 白蛇吐信         White Snake Spits Tongue
  31. 左扑右扑         Dash Left and Dash Right
  32. 上步七星         Step up with Seven Stars
  33. 下步跨肱         Step Back and Hook with Forearms
  34. 一刀下势         Chop and Lower the Posture
  35. 收势                 Closing Posture

陈氏太极双锏
Chen’s Taichi Double Baton

  1. 双锏起势 Double Baton Starting Posture
  2. 兽头势 Beast Head Posture
  3. 左右搅项 Left and Right Coil Around the Neck
  4. 全舞花 Full Circle Waves
  5. 朝阳锏 Present Baton to the Sun
  6. 急三锏 Three Quick Strikes
  7. 退三锏 Three Strikes on Backward Steps
  8. 四门锏 Strikes to Four Directions
  9. 霸王举鼎 Overlord Uplifts Cauldron
  10. 罗汉降龙 Ahrat Tames Tiger
  11. 左旋滴水翻花打 Rotate Left and Strike
  12. 右旋滴水翻花打 Rotate Right and Strike
  13. 左掤右挡 Push Left and Block Right
  14. 护心锏Protecting the Heart Posture
  15. 美女纫针 Fair Lady Threads Needle
  16. 护膝锏 Protecting the Knee Posture
  17. 上掤下势Uplift the Baton on Falling Stance
  18. 转身一锏 Turn Around and Down Strike
  19. 收势 Closing Posture

陈氏太极枪
Chen’s Taichi Spear 

  1. 起势                  Opening Posture
  2. 夜叉探海           Yaksha Explores the Sea
  3. 全舞花              Twirling Rotation on Both Sides
  4. 中平枪              Horizontal Pierce in the Middle
  5. 急三枪              Three Continuous Jabs
  6. 上平枪              Horizontal High Pierce
  7. 珍珠倒卷帘       Fold the Pearl Curtain Backward
  8. 下平枪               Horizontal Low Pierce
  9. 颠腿橹一枪       Skip with Sculling Spear
  10. 扎青龙献爪       Blue Dragon Reaches Out Claw
  11. 上步捉一枪       Step Forward and Pierce
  12. 扫地刺               Sweeping Pierce
  13. 边拦枪               Side Block
  14. 往前打两枪        Forward Step with Two Hammer Strikes
  15. 黄龙点杆            Yellow Dragon Point Strike
  16. 撩扎一枪            Sweeping Jab
  17. 半个舞花            Twirling Rotation on One Side
  18. 腰群拦枪            Horizontal Sweeping Block
  19. 回头半个舞花     Turn Around with Twirling Rotation on One Side
  20. 手按地蛇枪         Hold Snake on the Ground
  21. 挑一枪                 Uplift Spear
  22. 扎一枪                  Jab Spear
  23. 掩两枪                  Two Stepping Jabs
  24. 左摇旗一扫朝天枪 Flag Pole Left Sweep Pierce to the Sky
  25. 右摇旗一扫铁牛耕地 Flag Pole Right Sweep Iron Plough
  26. 回头半个舞花      Turn Around with Twirling Rotation on One Side
  27. 下滴水枪             Water Drop Pierce
  28. 掩两枪                 Two Stepping Jabs
  29. 上骑龙枪              Forward Step and Ride the Dragon
  30. 往前进拨草寻蛇   Forward Step Blushing Grass to Look for Snakes
  31. 往后退白猿拖枪   Backward Step White Ape Dragging Spear
  32. 回头刺乌龙入洞   Turn Around Black Dragon Enters the Cave
  33. 颠回腿收琵琶式   Skip and Play Pipa
  34. 往前打两枪           Forward Step with Two Hammer Strikes
  35. 摇旗扫地               Flag Pole Sweep
  36. 泰山压卵               Taishan Mountain Crushes Egg
  37. 半个舞花               Twirling Rotation on One Side
  38. 灵猫扑鼠               Cat Jumps on Mouse
  39. 左扑一枪                Left Short Jab
  40. 右扑一枪               Right Short Jab
  41. 翻身回头刺枪       Wheel Over and Pierce
  42. 踢一跟子               Snap Kick
  43. 单手出枪               Single Hand Pierce
  44. 全舞花                   Twirling Rotation on Both Sides
  45. 二郎担山扫一枪    Erlang Shen Carries a Mountain
  46. 半个舞花               Twirling Rotation on One Side
  47. 下六分枪               Downward Jab
  48. 回头半个舞花        Turn Around with Twirling Rotation on One Side
  49. 鹞子扑鹌鹑            Sparrow Hawk Dashes at a Quail
  50. 右扫一枪                Sweep to the Right
  51. 挑一根子                Uplift Spear
  52. 扎一枪                    Down Pierce
  53. 全舞花                    Twirling Rotation on Both Sides
  54. 二郎担山扫一枪     Erlang Shen Carries a Mountain
  55. 半个舞花                Twirling Rotation on One Side
  56. 美女认针                Fair Lady Threads a Needle
  57. 玉女穿梭                Fair Lady Works at Shuttles
  58. 刺闯鸿门枪            Pierce and Dash Through Hongmen
  59. 回头扫一枪            Turn Around and Sweep
  60. 全舞花                   Twirling Rotation on Both Sides
  61. 护膝枪                   Protecting the Knee Strike
  62. 掩两枪                   Two Stepping Jabs
  63. 苍龙摆尾               Black Dragon Wags Its Tail
  64. 往前挡一枪            Forward Block Strike
  65. 往前再挡一枪        Forward Block Strike Again
  66. 往左挡一枪            Left Block
  67. 往右挡一枪            Right Block
  68. 半个舞花                Twirling Rotation on One Side
  69. 太公钓鱼                Taigong Casts Fishing Rod
  70. 回马枪                    Turn Around and Pierce
  71. 收势                        Closing Posture

陈氏太极春秋大刀
Chen’s Taichi Spring and Autumn Halberd 

  1. 关圣提刀上霸桥      Halberd in Hand, General Guan Stands on the Ba River Bridge[1]
  2. 白云盖顶逞英豪      White Clouds Overhead Showing Heroic High Spirits
  3. 举刀磨旗怀抱月      Upper Cut Like Holding the Moon in the Arms
  4. 上三刀吓杀许褚      Three Forward Chops Frighten General Xu Chu[2]
  5. 下三刀惊退曹操      Three Backward Chops Scare Away General Cao Cao[3]
  6. 白猿拖刀往上砍      White Ape Drags the Halberd and Chops Upward
  7. 全舞花                     Twirling Rotations on the Left and the Right
  8. 一掤虎就地飞来      Crouching Tiger Flies Overhead
  9. 分鬃刀难遮难挡      Separating Horse’s Main with Chops That No One Can Hold
  10. 十字刀劈砍胸怀      Cross Chop Aims Directly at the Chest
  11. 磨腰刀回头盘根      Horizontal Slice and Settle on Sitting Posture
  12. 舞花撒手往上砍      Rotation Leads to Upward Chops
  13. 举刀磨旗怀抱月      Upper Cut Like Holding the Moon in the Arms
  14. 舞花撒手往下砍      Rotation Leads to Downward Chops
  15. 落在怀中又抱月      Upper Cut Like Holding the Moon in the Arms
  16. 全舞花刷刀翻身砍  Full Rotation with Flipping Chops
  17. 刺回一举嗔吓人魂  Backward Thrust Shock the Enemy with Fear
  18. 舞花往左定下式      Left Rotation Leads to Settled down Posture
  19. 白云盖顶又转回      White Clouds Overhead with Coming Back Attacks
  20. 舞花翻身往上砍      Rotation followed by Flipping Upward Chops
  21. 再举青龙看死人      Lift the Blue Dragon and Check out the Dead Enemy
  22. 舞花往右定下式      Right Rotation Leads to Settled Down Posture
  23. 白云盖顶又转回      White Clouds Overhead with Coming Back Attacks
  24. 递酒挑袍猛回头      Propose a Toast, Lift the Robe and Turn Around Suddenly
  25. 花刀转下铜判竿      Wave the Halberd and Hold Hell’s Judge’s Staff High
  26. 舞花双脚谁敢阻      Rotate the Halberd with Double Kicks
  27. 花刀转下铁门栓      Wave the Halberd and Hold Like a Steel Latch
  28. 卷帘倒退难遮闭      Roll the Curtains with Backward Steps
  29. 十字一刀往举起      Cross Chops Hold the Halberd High
  30. 翻身再举龙探水      Wheel Over Lifting the Halberd like Dragon Reaches for Water

[1] Ba River Bridge – an ancient bridge over the Ba River¸ which was a common place for people to say farewell during the Han and Tang Dynasties. In Three Kingdoms, is it said that General Guan said farewell to General Cao Chao on this bridge.

[2] Xu Chu – (? – 230) was a warrior who lived during the late Han Dynasty and Three Kingdoms era of Chinese history.

[3] Cao Cao (155 – 220) was a warlord and the penultimate chancellor of the Eastern Han Dynasty who rose to great power during the dynasty’s final years.

陈氏太极十三杆
Chen’s Taichi 13 Forms Long Pole

  1. 青龍出水              Black Dragon Emerges from Water
  2. 童子拜觀音          Youngster Prays to Guan Yin
  3. 餓虎扑食              Hungry Tiger Jumps on Its Prey
  4. 攔路虎                  Tiger Blocks the Way
  5. 腰攔槍                  Cross Waist Parry with the Spear
  6. 斜披橫掃眉           Strike Obliquely to Sweep the Eyebrows
  7. 井欄倒掛              Well Pulleys Hanging Upside Down
  8. 中心入碓              Pound Straight to the Mortar
  9. 俊鳥入巢              Pretty Bird Enters Its Nest
  10. 面披背崩              Chop Forward and Spring Backward
  11. 拖桿                      Drag the Pole to Retreat
  12. 黃龍三攪水          Yellow Dragon Stirs Water Three Times
  13. 收回懷中抱月      Hold the Moon in the Arms