Introduction to Chen Tai Chi
Lessons by Kevin Wacknov,
Student of Chen Tai Chi Master Anthony Wong


the Chen Tai Chi Old Form in Mirror Image
(Foot movements are explained after Posture 10)


Postures 1-3 Mirror Image for Following

  1. Tai Chi Beginning
  2. Jin Gang Pounds the Pestle
  3. Grab and Tuck in the Robe


Postures 4-6 Mirror Image

  1. Six Sealing and Four Closing
  2. Dan Tian Change
  3. Jin Gang Pounds with the Pestle


Postures 7-9 Mirror Image

  1. White Goose
  2. Oblique Posture
  3. Embrace the Knee


Postures 10-12 Mirror Image

  1. Paced Steps
  2. Oblique Posture
  3. Embrace the Knee


Postures 13-15 Mirror Image

  1. Paced Steps
  2. Covering-the-Hand Forearm Fist (The Punch)
  3. Jin Gang Pounds with the Pestle


Postures 16-18 Mirror Image

  1. Diagonal Body-Stroke Fist
  2. Teal Dragon Emerges from the Water
  3. Push with Two Hands


Postures 19-21 Mirror Image

  1. Fist (Open Palm, actually) Under Elbow
  2. Reverse with Spiraling Forearms
  3. White Goose Displays the Wing


Postures 22-24 Mirror Image

  1. Oblique Posture
  2. Flash the Back
  3. Covering-the-Hand Forearm Fist


Postures 25-27 Mirror Image

  1. Six Sealing Four Closing
  2. Dantian Change
  3. Hand Maneuver (Cloud Hands)


Postures 28-30 Mirror Image

  1. High Pat on Horse
  2. Kick with Right Foot
  3. Kick with Left Foot


Postures 31-33 Mirror Image

  1. Kick with Left Heel
  2. Paced Steps
  3. Immortal's Grappling Grip


Postures 34-36 Mirror Image

  1. Kick with Two Feet Up
  2. Protecting-the-Heart Fist
  3. Whirlwind Kick


Postures 37-39 Mirror Image

  1. Kick with Right Heel
  2. Covering-the-Hand Forearm Fist
  3. Small Catching and Striking


Postures 40-42 Mirror Image

  1. Covering the Head, Push the Mountain
  2. Six Sealing and Four Closing
  3. Dantian Change


Postures 43-45 Mirror Image

  1. Forward Trick
  2. Backward Trick
  3. Wild Horse Parts Its Mane


Postures 46-48 Mirror Image

  1. Six Sealing and Four Closing
  2. Dantian Change (Single Whip)
  3. Jade Lady Works the Shuttle


Postures 49-51 Mirror Image

  1. Grab and Tuck in the Robe
  2. Six Sealing and Four Closing
  3. Dantian Change


Postures 52-54 Mirror Image

  1. Hand Maneuver (Cloud Hands)
  2. Swing the Leg
  3. Drop and Split


Postures 55-57 Mirror Image

  1. Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg
  2. Reverse with Spiraling Forearms
  3. White Goose Shows the Wing


Postures 58-60 Mirror Image

  1. Oblique Posture
  2. Flash the Back
  3. Covering-the-Hand Forearm Fist


Postures 61-63 Mirror Image

  1. Six Sealing and Four Closing
  2. Dantian Change
  3. Hand Maneuver (Cloud Hands)


Postures 64-66 Mirror Image

  1. High Pat on Horse
  2. Cross the Foot
  3. Pointing-to-the-Groin Punch


Postures 67-69 Mirror Image

  1. Grab the Fruit
  2. Dantian Change
  3. Ground-Hacking Dragon


Postures 70-72 Mirror Image

  1. Step Up to Form the Seven Stars
  2. Step Back to Cross the Forearm
  3. Swing the Leg


Postures 73-75 Mirror Image

  1. Head-on-Cannon
  2. Jin Gang Pounds with the Pestle
  3. Closing Posture


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