Sun Taijiquan Competition Routine

Section I

  • Ready Position
  • Tuck in Robes
  • Open Hands
  • Close Hands
  • Single Whip – right
  • Lift Hands and Step Up
  • White Crane Spreads its Wings
  • Open Hands
  • Close Hands
  • Brush Knee and Twist Step on Left Side
  • Hands Strum the Lute
  • Advance, Deflect, Parry and Punch
  • Apparent Close
  • Embrace Tiger and Push the Mountain
  • Open Hands
  • Close Hands
  • Brush Knee and Twist Step (turn to the right)
  • Tuck in Robes
  • Open Hands
  • Close Hands
  • Single Whip – right
  • Fist under Left Elbow

Section II

  • Turn Body 90° Left, Brush Knee and Twist Step
  • Turn Body 180° Right, Brush Knee and Twist Step
  • Turn Body 90° Left, Brush Knee and Twist Step
  • Tuck in Robes
  • Open Hands
  • Close Hands
  • Single Whip – left
  • Wave Hands Life Clouds – right 3 times
  • High Pat on the Horse
  • Parting Feet – left
  • Parting Feet – right
  • Step Forward Penetrate, Brush, and Punch Ground

Section III

  • Turn Body with Flying Front Kick
  • Turn Body and Tame Tiger
  • Lift Foot – left swinging axe kick
  • Turn Body and Kick with Right Heel
  • Advance, Deflect, Parry and Punch
  • Apparent Close
  • Embrace Tiger and Push the Mountain

Section IV

  • Open Hands (turn to left)
  • Close Hands
  • Brush Knee and Twist Step
  • Tuck in Robes
  • Open Hands
  • Close Hands
  • Oblique Single Whip
  • Part the Horse’s Mane – twice: left then right
  • Tuck in Robes
  • Open Hands
  • Close Hands
  • Single Whip – left

Section V

  • Wave Hands Like Clouds – left style
  • Wave Hands and Push Down
  • Golden Cock Stands on One Leg
  • Flash Through the Back

Section VI

  • Fair Lady Works at the Shuttle
  • Pat High on the Horse
  • Cross Slap Kick
  • Step Forward and Strike Groin with Fist
  • Tuck in Robes in Moving Step (this section has a longer description – use it)
  • Open Hands
  • Close Hands
  • Single Whip – left
  • Single Whip and Push Down
  • Step up to Form Seven Stars
  • Step Backward and Mount the Tiger
  • Turn Body and Lotus Kick
  • Curved Bow Shoots Tiger
  • Clout with Both Fists
  • Merge the Yin and Yang
  • Closing Form – return to Wuji