Tai Chi 97 Form (Sun Style)

1. Stand in wuji

2. Quarter turn to left, raise hands to shoulder height, then lower hands and posture. Step out left foot (heel first), glide-up right foot and press with hands parallel.
3. Pivot right, Lanji Yi (lazily tie the coat) and press.
4. open hands
5. close hands

6. single whip
7. raise left hand to head
8. white crane spreads its wings
9. open hands
10. close hands

11. brush over left knee, twist step and press
12. strum the lute
13. advance with deflect, parry and punch
14. apparent close
15. embrace the tiger and push the mountain
16. Face front open hands
17. close hands

18. brush the knee and twist step
19. strum the lute
20. lazily tie the coat
21. Face front open hands
22. close hands

23. single whip looking right
24. fist under the elbow
25. repulse the monkey, left
26. repulse the monkey, right
27. strumming the lute
28. white crane spreads its wings
29. open hands
30. close hands

31. brush over left knee and twist step
32. strum the lute
33. three connections through the back (needle at sea bottom, defend the front, defend the back, draw back, step out and double punch up, ward off, Lanji Yi.).
34. Face front open hands
35. close hands

36. single whip
37. Wave hands in the clouds x 3 times
38. high pat on the horse
39. raise the leg, toe kick, right
40. raise the leg, toe kick, left
41. turn the body and left kick
42. advance and hammer down (Horseman’s Stance)
43. reverse the body and double rising attack
44. ambush tiger
45. left toe kick
46. right heel kick
47. advance with deflect, parry and punch
48. apparent close
49. embrace the tiger and push the mountain
50. open hands
51. close hands

52. brush the knee and twist step
53. strum the lute
54. lazily tie the coat (Do not face front)
55. open hands
56. close hands

57. diagonal single whip
58. part the wild horse’s mane
59. open hands
60. close hands
61. single whip
62. right palm stance
63. fair lady weaves with shuttles x 4 times
64. strum the lute
65. lazily tie the coat
66. open hands
67. close hands

68. single whip
69. cloud hands
70. cloud hands follow-up
71. Rooster stands on one leg
72. repulse the monkey x 4 times
73. strum the lute
74. white crane spreads its wings
75. open hands
76. close hands

77. brush the knee and step
78. strum the lute
79. three connections through the back (needle at sea bottom, defend the front, defend the back, draw back, step out and double punch up, ward off, Lanji Yi.)
80. open hands
81. close hands

82. single whip
83. cloud hands
84. high pat on horse
85. crossed lotus kick
86. advance and punch
87. retreat and lazily tie the coat
88. open hands
89. close hands

90. single whip
91. downward single whip
92. advance to seven stars
93. step back and ride the tiger
94. spinning lotus kick
95. pull the bow and shoot the tiger
96. double punch
97. merge the yin and yang
98. return to wuji