The Yang style traditional long-form sequence as presented by Fu Zhongwen in his book (Fu, 1999, pp. 22-23) is described through 85 postures. Following is a list of the posture names as described in the translated book of Fu Zhongwen.

Number Posture Name
1
Preparatory Posture
2
Beginning Form
3
Grasp Sparrow's Tail
4
Single Whip
5
Lift Hands Upward
6
White Crane Displays Wings
7
Left Brush Knee Twist Step
8
Hands Strum Pipa
9
Left and Right Brush Knee Twist Step
10
Hands Strum Pipa
11
Left Brush Knee Twist Step
12
Advance Step, Deflect, Parry, and Punch
13
Like Sealing, As If Closing
14
Cross Hands
15
Embrace Tiger, Return to Mountain
16
Observe Fist Under Elbow
17
Left and Right Step Back Dispatch Monkey
18
Flying Obliquely
19
Lift Hands Upward
20
White Crane Displays Wings
21
Left Brush Knee Twist Step
22
Needle at Sea Bottom
23
Fan Through Back
24
Turn Body and Strike
25
Advance Step, Deflect, Parry, and Punch
26
Step Up, Grasp Sparrow's Tail
27
Single Whip
28
Cloud Hands
29
Single Whip
30
High Pat on Horse
31
Left and Right Separate Feet
32
Turn Body and Kick with Heel
33
Left and Right Brush Knee Twist Step
34
Advance Step, Plant Punch
35
Turn Body and Strike
36
Advance Step, Deflect, Parry, and Punch
37
Right Kick with Heel
38
Left Hit Tiger
39
Right Hit Tiger
40
Turn Body, Right Kick with Heel
41
Twin Peaks Strike the Ears
42
Left Kick with Heel
43
Turn Body, Right Kick with Heel
44
Advance Step, Deflect, Parry, and Punch
45
Like Sealing, As If Closing
46
Cross Hands
47
Embrace Tiger, Return to Mountain
48
Oblique Single Whip
49
Wild Horse Pans Mane
50
Grasp Sparrow's Tail
51
Single Whip
52
Jade Maiden Threads Shuttle
53
Grasp Sparrow's Tail
54
Single Whip
55
Cloud Hands
56
Single Whip
57
Squatting Single Whip
58
Golden Cock Stands on One Leg
59
Left and Right Step Back Dispatch Monkey
60
Flying Obliquely
61
Lift Hands Upward
62
White Crane Displays Wings
63
Left Brush Knee Twist Step
64
Needle at Sea Bottom
65
Fan Through Back
66
Turn Body. White Snake Darts Tongue
67
Deflect, Parry, and Punch
68
Grasp Sparrow’s Tail
69
Single Whip
70
Cloud Hands
71
Single Whip
72
High Pat on Horse with Piercing Palm
73
Cross-Shaped Legs
74
Advance Step Punch Toward Groin
75
Advance Step Grasp Sparrow's Tail
76
Single Whip
77
Squatting Single Whip
78
Step Up Seven Stars
79
Retreat Astride Tiger
80
Turn Body Sweep Lotus
81
Draw the Bow and Shoot the Tiger
82
Advance Step, Deflect, Parry, and Punch
83
Like Sealing, As If Closing
84
Cross Hands
85
Closing Posture
  • Fu, Z. (1999). Mastering Yang Style Taijiquan (L. Swain, Trans.): North Atlantic Books.


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