WILDCAT TAI CHI

Yě māo fēn zōng! / Part the Wildcat's mane!

THE 24-FORMS ILLUSTRATED WITH PICTURES AND VIDEO

All animated GIFs are from the Show Me Tai Chi Society website.


1. Beginning Stance


2. Part the Wild Horse's Mane (left and right)






3. White Crane Spreads its Wings





4. Brush Knee and Twist Step (left and right)




5. Playing the Lute (Pipa)



6. Step Back and Roll Arms (left and right) (also called: Repulsing the Monkey)




7. Grasping the Sparrow's Tail (left)

 

 



8. Grasping the Sparrow's Tail (right)






9. Single Whip



10. Wave Hands Like Clouds



11. Single Whip


 

12. High Pat on Horse



13. Right Heel Kick

 

14. Strike Opponent's Ears with Both Fists
      (Two Winds Pierce Both Ears)



15. Turn and Left Heel Kick


 


16. and 17. Squat Down and Stand on One Leg (Left, then Right)
  Also called:
  Snake Slides Down and Golden Cockerel Stands on One Leg





18. (Fair Maiden) Working the Shuttle (left and right)


 

 

 


19. Needle at the Bottom of the Sea


 

20. Open Arms like a Fan  (also called: Flashing Arms)



21. Turn, Deflect, Parry, and Punch





22. Apparent Closing



23. Crossing Hands



24. Closing Position




 



CCTV series / Episode 15

Entire 24-Form Routine