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108-form Wu family tai chi chuan

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雲手 --> The different slow motion solo form training sequences of T'ai Chi Ch'uan are the best known manifestation of T'ai Chi for the general public. [1]

24 relations: Chinese characters, English language, Fujian White Crane, Hand, Knee, List of human positions, Mandarin Chinese, Martial arts, Mountain, Pinyin, Pipa, Punch (combat), Pushing hands, Qigong, Romanization, Shanghai, Single whip, Tai chi, Tiger, Wade–Giles, Weapon, Wing, Wu Kung-tsao, Wu-style t'ai chi ch'uan.

Chinese characters

Chinese characters are logograms primarily used in the writing of Chinese and Japanese.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Fujian White Crane

White Crane Style (in) is a Southern Chinese martial art that originated in Fujian (福建) province.

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Hand

A hand is a prehensile, multi-fingered appendage located at the end of the forearm or forelimb of primates such as humans, chimpanzees, monkeys, and lemurs.

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Knee

The knee joins the thigh with the leg and consists of two joints: one between the femur and tibia (tibiofemoral joint), and one between the femur and patella (patellofemoral joint).

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List of human positions

Human positions refer to the different physical configurations that the human body can take.

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Mandarin Chinese

Mandarin is a group of related varieties of Chinese spoken across most of northern and southwestern China.

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Martial arts

Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices, which are practiced for a number of reasons: as self-defense, military and law enforcement applications, mental and spiritual development; as well as entertainment and the preservation of a nation's intangible cultural heritage.

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Mountain

A mountain is a large landform that stretches above the surrounding land in a limited area, usually in the form of a peak.

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Pinyin

Hanyu Pinyin Romanization, often abbreviated to pinyin, is the official romanization system for Standard Chinese in mainland China and to some extent in Taiwan.

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Pipa

The pipa is a four-stringed Chinese musical instrument, belonging to the plucked category of instruments.

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Punch (combat)

A punch is a striking blow with the fist.

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Pushing hands

Pushing hands, Push hands or tuishou (alternately spelled tuei shou or tuei sho) is a name for two-person training routines practiced in internal Chinese martial arts such as Baguazhang, Xingyiquan, T'ai chi ch'uan (Taijiquan), Liuhebafa, Ch'uan Fa, Yiquan.

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Qigong

Qigong, qi gong, chi kung, or chi gung is a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used in the belief that it promotes health, spirituality, and martial arts training.

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Romanization

Romanization or romanisation, in linguistics, is the conversion of writing from a different writing system to the Roman (Latin) script, or a system for doing so.

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Shanghai

Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.

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Single whip

Single Whip (單鞭 dān biān) is a common posture found in most forms of t'ai chi ch'uan.

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Tai chi

Tai chi (taiji), short for T'ai chi ch'üan, or Taijiquan (pinyin: tàijíquán; 太极拳), is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training and its health benefits.

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Tiger

The tiger (Panthera tigris) is the largest cat species, most recognizable for its pattern of dark vertical stripes on reddish-orange fur with a lighter underside.

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Wade–Giles

Wade–Giles, sometimes abbreviated Wade, is a Romanization system for Mandarin Chinese.

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Weapon

A weapon, arm or armament is any device used with intent to inflict damage or harm.

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Wing

A wing is a type of fin that produces lift, while moving through air or some other fluid.

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Wu Kung-tsao

Wu Kung-tsao or Wu Gongzao (1902–1983) was a famous Chinese teacher of t'ai chi ch'uan.

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Wu-style t'ai chi ch'uan

The Wu family style t'ai chi ch'uan (Taijiquan) of Wu Quanyou and Wu Chien-ch'uan (Wu Jianquan) is the second most popular form of t'ai chi ch'uan in the world today, after the Yang style, and fourth in terms of family seniority.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/108-form_Wu_family_tai_chi_chuan

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