Yang Style Tai Chi Sword

The straight sword; most associated with Taoism. The sword is a weapon that trains the user in extending energy along the blade and focusing with pin point accuracy. The whole body guides the sword movements. In ancient times every scholar, official and aristocrat would wear a sword at court. Sword is the first Tai Chi weapon to learn.


Yang Family Tai Chi Sword 67 Postures

1 Ready Position
2 Opening
3 Seize the Moon with Three Rings
4 Big Dipper
5 Swallow Swoops Over the Water
6 Block and Sweep (Right)
7 Block and Sweep (left)
8 Little Dipper
9 Swallow Returns to its Nest
10 Cat Seizes the Rat with Agility
11 Phoenix Lifts Up Its Head
12 Wasp Enters the Cave
13 Phoenix Opens its Right Wing
14 Little Dipper
15 Phoenix Opens its Left Wing
16 Casting the Fishing Rod
17 Poking the Grass to Seek the Snake R
18 Poking the Grass to Seek the Snake L
19 Poking the Grass to Seek the Snake R
20 Embracing the Moon
21 Birds Lodging in the Forest
22 Black Dragon Sways its Tail
23 Green Dragon Gets Out of the Water
24 Lotus Swirls in the Wind
25 Lion Shakes its Head (left)
26 Lion Shakes its Head (right)
27 Tiger Covers its Head
28 Mustang Jumps Over the Ravine
29 Rein In the Horse
30 Needle Pointing South
31 Dusting In the Wind (left)
32 Dusting In the Wind (right)
33 Dusting In the Wind (left)
34 Pushing the Canoe with the Current
35 Comet Chasing the Moon
36 Heavenly Steed Brings Good News
37 Lifting the Curtain
38 Car Wheel (left)
39 Car Wheel (right)
40 Swallow Picks up Bits of Earth In its Beak
41 Roc Extends its Wings
42 Fishing For the Moon at Sea Bottom
43 Naza Explores the Sea
44 Rhino Watches the Moon
45 Hunting the Wild Goose
46 Green Dragon Shows its Claws
47 Phoenix Opens Both Wings
48 Block Up Left
49 Block Up Right
50 Hunting the Wild Goose
51 White Ape Presents Fruit
52 Falling Flowers (right)
53 Falling Flowers (left)
54 Falling Flowers (right)
55 Falling Flowers (left)
56 Falling Flowers (right)
57 Fair Lady Works at Shuttles
58 White Tiger Sways its Tail
59 Tiger Covers its Head
60 Fish Jumps Over the Dragon’s Gate
61 Black Dragon Twists Round the Pole (left)
62 Black Dragon Twists Around the Pole (right
63 The Immortal Points the Way
64 An Incense for the Heaven
65 Plums Blossoms Blown By the Wind
66 Presenting the Tablet
67 Returning the Sword To the Original Position