The 32 Tai Chi Straightsword

The Jen Tao – or 32 Straight Sword Set of Li Jia Tai Chi Chuan (1840)

Open Tai Chi & Ancillary Tai Chi Opening

  1. Open Tai Chi
  2. Stretch Right & Offer Sword Hand to Left With Forward Step
  3. Remove Sword From Side – Push Hands & Sword

Section One

  1. Proffer Point in Humble Step Outside Heaven (Tientu/CV22)
  2. Springy Sword to Ride High in Ready Posture
  3. Drop Sword to Rear
  4. Sweeping Sword With Rolling Steps
  5. Crossing Arms & Set Point From Left in Crane Step Outside Heaven
  6. Draw Left, Coil, & Release From Tan Tien
  7. Sweeping Sword & Align With Leg in Straight Cat Step
  8. Handle Strike Back & Drop to Thrust Point

Section Two

  1. Sweep Sword Inverse by Right
  2. Sweeping Sword With Rear Rolling Steps
  3. Drop, Coil, & Release From Tan Tien
  4. Drop, Coil, Release From Tan Tien Horizontally
  5. Spring Forth to Thrust Point
  6. First Up – Circle Sword Left to Cross Step
  7. First Up – Circle Sword Right to Forward Step

Section Three

  1. Turn to Cut High Crescent Left to Inverse & Ready Posture
  2. Proffer Point in Humble Step
  3. First Up – Circle Sword Right to Forward Step
  4. First Up Circle Sword Left to Forward Step
  5. First Up – Circle Sword Right to Forward Step
  6. Advance to Cross Step & Thrust Point Backward
  7. Proffer Point From Right in Forward Step Outside Heaven

Section Four

  1. Lower Sword Right to Inverse in Cross Step
  2. First Down – Circle Sword Right & Proffer Point in Cat Step Outside Heaven
  3. Springy Sword to Ride High
  4. Fall Down With Crossing Arms to Drop Sword in Forward Step
  5. Springy Sword to Thrust Point Backward
  6. Proffer Point From Left to Cat Step Outside Heaven
  7. Crossing Arms & Sweeping Sword
  8. Handle Strikes Back, Drop, Thrust Point in Forward Step
  9. Whip Sword & Erase in Twist & Cross Step Caper
  10. Proffer Point in Forward Step

Ancillary Tai Chi Closing & Close Tai Chi

  1. Handle Strikes Back in Straight Cat Step
  2. Return Sword to Side
  3. Close Tai Chi

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