Tai Ji Quan – Yang Long Form, Fighting Style

based on Yang Zhendou, 3rd son of Yang Chengfu
and great-grandson of Yang Luchan

as taught and modified by
Jake Paul Fratkin
, OMD, L.Ac.

41 applications in a sequence of 114 forms
Bold =
first time it appears in form, R or L

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SECTION ONE: 19 forms (17 new)

1.      Preparation Stance Yu Bei Shi

2.      Taiji Beginning Stance Tai Ji Qi Shi

3.      Upwards Downwards

4.      Holding Tai Ji Ball, R

GRASP SPARROW’S TAIL (4 FORMS)(R): Lan Que Wei

5.           Right Ward Hand You Peng Shou

6.           Roll Back Hand Li Shou

7.           Press Hands (and separate) Ji Shou

8.           Push Hands An Shou

9.      Single Whip, Short (R side) Dan Bian

10.     Raise Hands, Lean Forward (to R) Ti Shou, Fu Kao

11.     White Crane Spreads Wings (R) Bai He Liang Chi

12.     Left Brush Knee, Twist Step Zuo Lou Xi, Ao Bu

13.     Hands Play Pi Pa Shou Hui Pi Pa

14.      Left Brush Knee, Twist Step                                       Zuo Lou Xi, Ao Bu

15.     Right Brush Knee, Twist Step You Lou Xi, Ao Bu

16.      Left Brush Knee, Twist Step                                       Zuo Lou Xi, Ao Bu

17.     Forward Step, Deflect Downwards, Parry, Punch

Jin Bu, Ban, Lan, Chui

18.     Apparent Close-Up Ru Feng Si Bi

19.     Cross Hands Shi Zi Shou

 

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SECTION TWO: 47 forms (24 new)
2-a:
19 forms (10 new)

20.     Embrace Tiger, Return to Mountain (L & R) Bao Hu, Gui Shan

DIAGONAL GRASP SPARROW’S TAIL (4 Forms) Lan Que Wei

21.            Right Ward Hand                                                   You Peng Shou

22.            Roll Back Hand                                                      Li Shou

23.            Press Hands (and separate)                                 Ji Shou

24.            Push Hands                                                            An Shou

25.     Long Arm, Short Arm

26.     Fan Through Back (with R hand) Shan Tong Bei

27.     Fist Under Elbow Zhou Di Kan Chui

28.     Step Back and Repulse Monkey (3 times) Dao Nian Hou

29.     Slanting Flying (to R) Xie Fei Shi

30.      Step Behind, Apparent Close-Up                                Ru Feng Si Bi

31.     Rope Pull

32. Lean Forward (R)                                                       Fu Kao

33.      White Crane Spreads Wings (R)                                Bai He Liang Chi

34.      Left Brush Knee, Twist Step                                       Zuo Lou Xi, Ao Bu

35.     Sea Bottom Needle (R) Hai Di Shen

36.      (Elbow) Fan Through Back (with L hand)                 Shan Tong Bei

37.     (Wheel Arms), Chop Body with Fist Pie Shen Chui

38. Deflect Downwards, Parry, Punch Ban, Lan, Chui


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2-b: 16 forms (9 new)

39.     Left Ward Hand Zuo Peng Shou

(Step Up) GRASP SPARROW’S TAIL (4 Forms)        Lan Que Wei

40.                  Right Ward Hand                                             You Peng Shou

41.                  Roll Back Hand                                                Li Shou

42.                  Press Hands (and separate)                           Ji Shou

43.                  Push Hands                                                      An Shou

44.     Single Whip, Long (R side) Dan Bian

45.     Cloud Hands (to L, 3 times) Yun Shou

46.      Single Whip, Short (R side)                                      Dan Bian

47.     High Pat Horse (R hand) Gao Tan Ma

48.     Right Separate Foot You Fen Jiao

49.     High Pat Horse (L hand) Gao Tan Ma

50.     Left Separate Foot Zuo Fen Jiao

51.     Turn Body, Kick Foot (L)                                      Zhuan Shen, Deng Jiao

52.      Right Brush Knee, Twist Step                                    You Lou Xi, Ao Bu

53.      Left Brush Knee, Twist Step                                       Zuo Lou Xi, Ao Bu

54.     Forward Step, Downward Punch (R) Jin Bu, Zai Chui ½ way

 

 

 

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2-c: 12 forms (5 new)

 

55.      (Turn, Elbow) Chop Body with Fist                           Pie Shen Chui

56.      Deflect Downwards, Parry, Punch                             Ban, Lan, Chui

57.     Turn Body, Kick Foot (R) Zhuan Shen, Deng Jiao

58.     Unwrap Belt, Tie Up Tiger (R hand high) Pi Shen Fu Hu

59. (Turn), Unwrap Belt, Tie Up Tiger (L hand high)           Pi Shen Fu Hu

60.      Turn Body, Kick Foot (R)                                           Zhuan Shen, Deng Jiao

61.     Double Phoenix Covers Ears Shuang Feng Kua Er

62.      Turn Body, Kick Foot (R)                                           Zhuan Shen, Deng Jiao

63.      Turn Body, Kick Foot (L)                                           Zhuan Shen, Deng Jiao

64.     Back Step Deflect Downwards, Parry, Punch Ban, Lan, Chui

65.      Apparent Close-Up                                                     Ru Feng Si Bi

66.      Cross Hands                                                                 Shi Zi Shou


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SECTION THREE: 48 forms (27 new)

3-a: 14 forms (4 new)

67.      Embrace Tiger, Return to Mountain (L & R)             Bao Hu, Gui Shan

(Diagonal) GRASP SPARROW’S TAIL (4 Forms)       Lan Que Wei

68.            Right Ward Hand                                                   You Peng Shou

69.            Roll Back Hand                                                      Li Shou

70.            Press Hands (and separate)                                 Ji Shou

71.            Push Hands                                                            An Shou

72.     Diagonal Single Whip, Short Xie Dan Bian

73.     Part the Wild Horse’s Mane (R) Ye Ma Fen Zong

74.     Part the Wild Horse’s Mane (L) Ye Ma Fen Zong

(Diagonal) GRASP SPARROW’S TAIL (4 Forms)       Lan Que Wei

75.            Right Ward Hand                                                   You Peng Shou

76.            Roll Back Hand                                                      Li Shou

77.            Press Hands (and separate)                                 Ji Shou

78.            Push Hands                                                            An Shou

79.      Single Whip, Short (R side)                                      Dan Bian

80.     Jade Lady Works Shuttles (4 directions) Yu Nu Chuan Suo


 

 

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3-b: Opposite Side

18 forms (16 new)

 

(Step Up) GRASP SPARROW’S TAIL (L)               Lan Que Wei

81.         Left Ward Hand Zuo Peng Shou

82.         Roll Back Hand Li Shou

83.         Press Hands (and separate) Ji Shou

84.         Push Hands An Shou

85.     Single Whip, Short (L side) Dan Bian

86.     Cloud Hands (to R, 3 times)                                   Yun Shou

87.      Single Whip, Short (L side)                                       Dan Bian

88.     Squat Down (L side) Xia Shi

89.     Golden Cock Stands on Leg (L) Jin Ji Du Li

90.     Golden Cock Stands on Leg (R) Jin Ji Du Li

91.     Step Back and Repulse Monkey (3 times) Dao Nian Hou

92.     Slanting Flying (to L) Xie Fei Shi

93.     Lean Forward (to L) Fu Kao

94.     White Crane Spreads Wings (L) Bai He Liang Chi

95.      Right Brush Knee, Twist Step                                    You Lou Xi, Ao Bu

96.     Sea Bottom Needle (L) Hai Di Chen

97. (Elbow) Fan Through Back (R hand) Shan Tong Bei

98. (Turn 180º) Fist Under Elbow (L hand)              Zhou Di Kan Chui


 

 

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3-c: Normal Side

16 forms (7 new)

 

99. (Turn 180º, Wheel Arms) White Snake Spits Out Tongue (R hand)

Bai She Tu Xin

100.    Forward Step, Deflect Downwards, Parry, Punch     Jin Bu, Ban, Lan, Chui

(Step Up) GRASP SPARROW’S TAIL (4 Forms)(R)  Lan Que Wei

101.          Right Ward Hand                                                   You Peng Shou

102.          Roll Back Hand                                                      Li Shou

103.          Press Hands (and separate)                                 Ji Shou

104.          Push Hands                                                            An Shou

105     Single Whip, Short (R side)                                      Dan Bian

106.   Squat Down (R side) Xia Shi

107.   Step Up, Seven Stars Shang Bu, Qi Xing

108.   Step Back, Ride Tiger Tui Bu, Kua Hu

109.   Turn Body, Sweep Leg Zhuan Shen, Bai Lian

110.   Bend Bow, Shoot Tiger Wan Gong, She Hu

111.    Forward Step, Deflect Downwards, Parry, Punch     Jin Bu, Ban, Lan, Chui

112.    Apparent Close-Up                                                     Ru Feng Si Bi

113.    Cross Hands                                                                 Shi Zi Shou

114.   Closing Taiji He Tai Ji


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FORMS/APPLICATIONS

 

  1. Apparent Close-Up                                                     Ru Feng Si Bi
  2. Bend Bow, Shoot Tiger                                                Wan Gong, She Hu
  3. Brush Knee, Twist Step                                              You Lou Xi, Ao Bu
  4. Chop Body with Fist                                                    Pie Shen Chui
  5. Closing Taiji                                                               He Tai Ji
  6. Cloud Hands                                                                 Yun Shou
  7. Deflect Downwards, Parry, Punch
  8. Double Phoenix Covers Ears                                       Shuang Feng Kua Er
  9. Embrace Tiger, Return to Mountain                           Bao Hu, Gui Shan
  10. Fan Through Back                                                       Shan Tong Bei
  11. Fist Under Elbow                                                        Zhou Di Kan Chui
  12. Golden Cock Stands on Leg                                           Jin Ji Du Li
  13. Hands Play Pi Pa                                                         Shou Hui Pi Pa
  14. High Pat Horse                                                            Gao Tan Ma
  15. Holding Tai Ji Ball
  16. Long Arm, Short Arm
  17. Part the Wild Horse’s Mane                                        Ye Ma Fen Zong
  18. Preparation Stance                                                     Yu Bei Shi
  19. Press Hands (and separate)                                       Ji Shou
  20. Push Hands                                                                  An Shou
  21. Raise Hands, Lean Forward
  22. Raise Hands, Step Up                                                  Ti Shou, Shang Shi
  23. Roll Back Hand                                                            Li Shou
  24. Rope Pull                                                                   
  25. Sea Bottom Needle                                                       Hai Di Shen
  26. Separate Foot                                                              You Fen Jiao
  27. Single Whip, Long                                                       Dan Bian
  28. Single Whip, Short                                                     Dan Bian
  29. Slanting Flying                                                           Xie Fei Shi
  30. Squat Down                                                                  Xia Shi
  31. Step Back and Repulse Monkey                                   Dao Nian Hou
  32. Step Back, Ride Tiger                                                 Tui Bu, Kua Hu
  33. Step Up, Seven Stars                                                  Shang Bu, Qi Xing
  34. Taiji Beginning Stance                                                Tai Ji Qi Shi
  35. Turn Body, Kick Foot                                                  Zhuan Shen, Deng Jiao
  36. Turn Body, Sweep Leg                                                 Zhuan Shen, Bai Lian
  37. Unwrap Belt, Tie Up Tiger                                         Pi Shen Fu Hu
  38. Upwards Downwards
  39. Ward Hand                                                                   Zuo Peng Shou
  40. White Crane Spreads Wings (R)                                Bai He Liang Chi
  41. White Snake Spits Out Tongue (R hand)                     Bai She Tu Xin

 

JAKE PAUL FRATKIN, OMD is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine in practice since 1978. After seven years basic training in Japanese acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in this country, he went to Beijing for one year to do advanced hospital training in herbal internal medicine, pediatrics and medical qi gong. He is the author of CHINESE HERBAL PATENT MEDICINES, (2001), a respected reference work of 1200 Chinese herbal products available in this country. In 1999 he received the national award, Acupuncturist of the Year, from the American Association of Oriental Medicine, and 2006 he received the award as Acupuncture Teacher of the Year. He is a recognized expert in the treatment of leaky gut syndrome, chronic respiratory and digestive disorders. Jake lives and practices in Boulder, Colorado

 

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