Tai Chi Chuan



Syllabus



Tai Chi Chuan

  1. SET
  2. BOW
  3. COMMENCEMENT
  4. HOLD SPHERE LEFT
  5. HOLD SPHERE RIGHT
  6. WARD OFF LEFT
  7. WARD OFF RIGHT
  8. ROLL BACK
  9. PRESS
  10. SPLIT
  11. PUSH
  12. SINGLE WHIP (1, 2, 3)
  13. PLAY THE PI-PI
  14. LEAN (1, 2)
  15. STORK COOLS ITS WINGS
  16. SINGLE PUSH
  17. ROLLING WAVE PUNCH (1, 2)
  18. SPLIT
  19. PUSH
  20. CROSS HANDS (1, 2, 3, 4)
  21. COMPLETION
  22. SET
  23. BOW

Facts

Tai Chi Chuan originates from China. (1 Mark)
Tai Chi Chuan means 'Supreme Ultimate Fighting System.' (1 Mark)
Tai Chi Chuan students mainly focus on three main aspects; Form, Partner Exercises (Push Hands) and Martial Applications. (2 Marks)
Advanced practitioners of Tai Chi may train with weapons, traditionally these are the Narrow Sword, Broad Sword and Spear (although Staff, Fan and Knives are also used). (2 Marks)
It is believed that practicing Tai Chi Chuan has many health benefits including increased relaxation, increased mobility and improved balance. (2 Marks)
Extra Info (2 Marks)

Move of the Week Videos

During the term that the Junior Warriors are learning this form, you will find videos here to help you practice at home.