Tai Chi 8 Posture Form or 10 Posture Form was created in Bejing, China in
1999. This form consist of 8 Postures of Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan plus the
Opening & Closing Postures.
Tai Chi 8 Form is very popular for it's simplicity and it requires very little space to play or practice.
Commencing form (Opening)
Posture #1. Repulse Monkey Right then left;
Posture #2. Brush Knees, Left then Right
Posture #3. Part the Wild Horses Mane, Left then Right
Posture #4. Wave Hands Like Clouds, Left side leads; two times, then right 2
Posture #5. Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg, Right leg up left down, then
left leg up right down
Posture #6. Cross hands and Heel kick, Kick right, then kick left
Posture #7. Grasp The Bird's Tail: Ward-off, Roll back, Press, Push
Right side, then Left side
Posture #8. Cross Hands