The 38 Form Routine of t'ai chi ch'uan/Taijiquan, (Chinese: 太极拳; pinyin: Tàijíquán), is a short version of Tai chi composed of thirty-eight movements, This Taolu it's a Basic one to learn in Chen-Style Taijiquan. Was created by 陳小旺 Chen Xiaowang and is based on the traditional old (Laojia) first routine and new (Xinjia) first routine routine.

Movements Edit

  1. Beginning posture
  2. Pound the Mortar Mortar (Jin gang dao zhui, 金刚捣碓)
  3. White Crane Spreads Its Wings (Báihè Lìangchì, 白鹤亮翅), Stork/Crane Cools Its Wings
  4. Stepping Forward Three Steps (Shan

San Bu, 上三 步)

  1. Walking Obliquely
  2. Brush Knee
  3. Wade Forward Twist Step on Both Sides
  4. The Fist of Covering Hand and Arm
  5. The Punch of Draping Over Body
  6. Push With Both Hands
  7. Change Palms Three Times
  8. Fist Under Elbow
  9. Step Back and Whirl Arms on Both Sides
  10. Step Back and Press Elbow
  11. Beast Head Pose
  12. Flash the Back
  13. Wade Forward and Twist Step on Both Sides
  14. Green Dragon Comes Out of Water
  15. Punch of Hitting the Ground
  16. Double Raise Foot
  17. The Fist of Protecting Heart
  18. Forward Trick
  19. Backward Trick
  20. Kicking with the right heel (zuǒ dēngjigen, 左蹬一跟)
  21. Kicking with the Left heel (zuǒ dēngjigen, 左蹬一跟)
  22. Jade maiden weaves at the loom (Yùnǚ chuānsuō, 玉女穿梭)
  23. Lazily Tying Coat (Lan Zha Yi, 懒扎衣), Lazy tie clothes
  24. Six Sealing and Four Closing (Liu Feng Si Bi, 六封四闭), Six four closed
  25. Single Whip (Dān biān, 单鞭)
  26. The Dragon on the Ground
  27. Step Forward with Seven Stars
  28. Small Catching and Hitting
  29. Waving hands like clouds (Yúnshǒu, 云手)
  30. High Pat on the horse’s back (Gāo tàn mǎ, 高探马)
  31. Double Sweep Lotus
  32. The Cannon Right Overhead
  33. Pound the Mortar Mortar (Jin gang dao zhui, 金刚捣碓)
  34. Closing

Applications Edit

Form 38 Chen Style Taiji Quan

Form 38 Chen Style Taiji Quan

Form 38 Chen Style Taiji Quan