The Yang style traditional long form sequence as presented by Yang Zhenduo in his book (Z. Yang, 1991, pp. 31-33) is described through 103 forms. Following is a list of the form names as described in Yang Zhenduo.

Number Form Name
1
Preparatory Form
2
Commencing Form
3
Grasp the Bird’s Tail
__3 I
Ward Off Slantingly Upward (Left Side)
__3 II
Ward Off Slantingly Upward (Right Side)
__3 III
Pull Back
__3 IV
Press Forward
__3 V
Push
4
Single Whip
5
Raise Hands and Step Up
6
White Crane Spreads Its Wings
7
Brush Knee and Twist Step (Left Style)
8
Hand Strums the Lute
9
Brush Knee and Twist Step (Left Style)
10
Brush Knee and Twist Step (Right Style)
11
Brush Knee and Twist Step (Left Style)
12
Hand Strums the Lute
13
Brush Knee and Twist Step (Left Style)
14
Step Up, Deflect Downward, Parry and Punch
15
Apparent Close-Up
16
Cross Hands
17
Carry the Tiger to the Mountain
18
Fist Under Elbow
19
Step Back and Repulse the Monkey (Right Style)
20
Step Back and Repulse the Monkey (Left Style)
21
Step Back and Repulse the Monkey (Right Style)
22
Slant Flying
23
Raise Hands and Step Up
24
White Crane Spreads Its Wings
25
Brush Knee and Twist Step (Left Style)
26
Needle at Sea Bottom
27
Fan Through the Back
28
Chop Opponent with Fist
29
Step Up, Deflect Downward, Parry and Punch
30
Step Up and Grasp the Bird’s Tail
31
Single Whip
32
Wave Hands Like Clouds on Both Sides (1)
33
Wave Hands Like Clouds on Both Sides (2)
34
Wave Hands Like Clouds on Both Sides (3)
35
Single Whip
36
High Pat on Horse
37
Separate of Right Foot
38
Separate of Left Foot
39
Turn and Kick with Left Heel
40
Brush Knee and Twist Step (Left Style)
41
Brush Knee and Twist Step (Right Style)
42
Step Up and Punch Downward
43
Turn Over and Chop Opponent with Fist
44
Step Up, Deflect Downward, Parry and Punch
45
Kick with Heel
46
Hit the Tiger (Left Style)
47
Hit the Tiger (Right Style)
48
Turn and Kick with Right Heel
49
Strike Opponent’s Ears with Both Fists
50
Kick with Left Heel
51
Turn and Kick with Right Heel
52
Step Up, Deflect Downward, Parry and Punch
53
Apparent Close-Up
54
Cross Hands
55
Carry the Tiger to the Mountain
56
Diagonal Single Whip
57
Part the Wild Horse’s Mane (Right Style)
58
Part the Wild Horse’s Mane (Left Style)
59
Part the Wild Horse’s Mane (Right Style)
60
Grasp the Bird’s Tail
61
Single Whip
62
Fair Lady Works at Shuttles
63
Grasp the Bird’s Tail
64
Single Whip
65
Wave Hands Like Clouds on Both Sides (1)
66
Wave Hands Like Clouds on Both Sides (2)
67
Wave Hands Like Clouds on Both Sides (3)
68
Single Whip
69
Push Down
70
Golden Cock Stands on One Leg (Right Style)
71
Golden Cock Stands on One Leg (Left Style)
72
Step Back and Repulse the Monkey (Right Style)
73
Step Back and Repulse the Monkey (Left Style)
74
Step Back and Repulse the Monkey (Right Style)
75
Slant Flying
76
Raise Hands and Step Up
77
White Crane Spreads Its Wings
78
Brush Knee and Twist Step (Left Style)
79
Needle at Sea Bottom
80
Fan Through the Back
81
White Snake Puts Out Its Tongue
82
Step Up, Deflect Downward, Parry and Punch
83
Step Up and Grasp the Bird’s Tail
84
Single Whip
85
Wave Hands Like Clouds on Both Sides (1)
86
Wave Hands Like Clouds on Both Sides (2)
87
Wave Hands Like Clouds on Both Sides (3)
88
Single Whip
89
High Pat on Horse and Go with Palm
90
Cross Legs
91
Step Up and Punch Opponent’s Pubic Region
92
Step Up and Grasp the Bird’s Tail
93
Single Whip
94
Push Down
95
Step Up to Form Seven Stars
96
Retreat to Ride the Tiger
97
Turn Round and Kick Horizontally
98
Shoot the Tiger with Bow
99
Step Up, Deflect Downward, Parry and Punch
100
Apparent Close-Up
101
Cross Hands
102
Closing Form
103
Restoring Form
  • Yang, Z. (1991). Yang Style Taijiquan (Second ed.). Beijing, China: Morning Glory Publishing.


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