U.S. TAI CHI ACADEMY

Taijiquan Instructor Program

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I. Warm-up Exercises


II. Ten Posture Form (M1-10)


III. Two-Man Fighting Form (M1-8             A&B)


IV. Shaolin Chin Na:


     1. Hold the Moon in Arms


     2. Pat Chest and Twist Elbow


     3. Turn the Oar Over Along

         with the Current


     4. Step and Sweep the Tree



I. Cheng Man-Ch'ing Form (M1-37)


II.Two-Man Fighting Form (M9-16        A&B)


III. Shaolin Chin Na:


     5. Kneel Down to Beg


     6. Xiang Zi Carries Basket


     7. Protect Both Shoulders


     8. Twist Elbow and Lock Throat


     9. Boy Worships Buddha


     10. Stare at Golden Sun


I. Yang Style Long Form (1-17)


II. Two-Man Fighting Form (M17-           24 A&B)


III. Shaolin Chin Na:


     11. Eagle Flies Towards Eye


     12. Fruit From the Tree Sings


     13. Branch Fades Away and Falls


     14. King of Heaven Holds the                 Tower


     15. Rocks Fall on Mount


     16. Two Roots Separate the                     Cloud


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I. Yang Style Long Form (M18-58)


II. Two-Man Fighting Form (M25-32             A&B)


III. Grasp Sparrow's Tail Chin Na:


     1. Ward-off Upward Against

         Opponents Elbow


     2. Backward Upward Turning


     3. Small Elbow Wrap


     4. Arms Wraps Around the

         Dragons Neck


    5. Cavity Attack


IV. Ward-off Chin Na (Left and Right):


      1. Cavity Attack 1


      2. Cavity Attack 2


V. Break Elbow Forward Rollback Chin        Na:


    1. Large Rollback


    2. Wild Chick Breaks its Wings


    3. Arms Rolls Back the Enemy

        Elbow


VI. Opening Chin Na:


     1. Cavity Attack


     2. Bear Hug from Behind


VII. Push Hands:


      1. Cooperative


      2. Non-Cooperative


I. Yang Style Long Form (M59-108)


II. Two-Man Fighting Form (M33-42 A&B)


III. Single Whip/Diagonal Flying Chin Na:


      1. Attack Throat

     

      2. Diagonal Flying

   

      3. Roast Peking Duck


      4. Cavity Attack


IV. Play Guitar Chin Na:


      1. Cavity Attack


      2. Break Elbow Forward


     3. Heaven King Supports the

         Pagoda


V. Crane Spreads its Wings Chin Na:


    1. Left Cross Elbow


    2. The Crane Spreads its Wings


    3. Cavity Kick Attack


VI. Brush Knee and Push Chin Na:


      1. Brush Knee and Push Forward


      2. Both Hands Twist the Neck


     3. Cavity Attack


VII. Withdrawal Chin Na:


       1. Withdrawal Forward


       2. Low Outward Wrist Press


VIII. Fist Under Elbow Chin Na:


        1. Left Right Cross Elbow


        2. Cavity Attack


IX. Needle at the Bottom of the Sea

      Chin Na:


      1. Upward Pushing Elbow


      2. Cavity Attack


      3. Wrist Bend Forward


      4. Friend Greets with Hands


X. Push Hands:


    1. Cooperative


    2. Non-Cooperative


I. Two-Man Fighting Form (M43-51)


II. Wave Hands Like Clouds Chin Na:


    1. Block High Hit Low


    2. Cloud Hands to Lock the Elbow


    3. Fair Lady Picks the Peach


III. Punch Downward Chin Na:


     1. Two Children Worship the

         Buddha


IV. Hit Tiger Right Chin Na:


      1. The Arms Locks the Python

           Neck



V. Double Ears to Wind Chin Na:


    1. Force the Bow


    2. Cavity Attack


VI. Parting Wild Horses Mane Chin Na:


     1. Wild Horses Shear the Mane


     2. Cavity Attack


VII. Four Corners Chin Na:


      1. Cavity Attack


      2. Forward Upward Turning


VIII. Golden Peasant Chin Na:


       1. Cavity Attack


IX. Snake Darts Tongue Chin Na:


      1. Fang of the Cobra


      2. Lock the Arm and Push the

          Neck


X. Seven Stars Chin Na:


    1. Seven Stars to the Lock the

        Throat


    2. Cavity Attack


XI. Step Back to Ride the Tiger Chin Na:


     1. Cavity Attack


XII. Sweep Lotus and Horizontal Kick             Chin Na:


      1. Two Hands Push the Chest


XIII. Shoot the Tiger Chin Na:


         1. Inverted Punch Forward


XIV. Push Hands:


        1. Cooperative


        2. Non-Cooperative


Taijiquan Instructor Graduates

 Julio Ruiz-llarrasa - Yellow Sash (April 29, 2014)

Steven C. Siegel - Green Sash (November 3, 2015)

Stephen Bell - Blue Sash (October 3, 2017)

Gary Porter - Blue Sash (October 3, 2017)

Irma Imaniati Reeves - Yellow Sash (February 28, 2018)

Ervin Reeves - Yellow Sash (February 28, 2018)

Vern Hoffman - White Sash (April 17, 2018)

Hugh Replogle - White Sash (April 17, 2018)