Hunyuan Broadsword

by Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy on 2008/02/20

It is different from other broad sword forms due to its internal nature. It has the characteristics of light and heavy, hard and soft, twinning and fast, strong and crisp, slow and fast, fast and sticky. It is, therefore, also called “Taiji Reeling Broad Sword”. Hunyuan Taiji Broad Sword form is simple, agile and full of changes. The sword moves with the body and the body carries the sword to reel. If the sword form is compared to “Needle in Cotton”, then the broad sword is “Hot Iron Coming Out of the Furnace”.

The names of the Broad Sword Form are:

  1. Preparation Form – Yu Bei Qi Shi
  2. Protecting the Heart – Hu Xin Dao
  3. Blue Dragon Comes Out of Water – Qing Long Chu Shui
  4. Wind Blows Scatters Clouds – Feng Juan Can Yun
  5. White Clouds Cover the Head – Bai Yun Gai Ding
  6. Black Tiger Search the Mountain – Hei Hu Sou Shan
  7. Suqin Carries the Sword Su Qin Bei Jian
  8. Golden Rooster Stands On One Leg – Jin Ji Du Li
  9. Cut the Grass Against the Wind – Ying Feng Zhan Cao
  10. Kill the White Snake From the Waist – Yao Zhan Bai She
  11. The Sun Has Three Rings (3) – Ri Tao San Huan (3)
  12. Brush Away the Clouds to Seek the Sun – Bo Yun Wang Ri
  13. Spread the Grass to Seek the Snake – Bai Cao Xun She
  14. Blue Dragon Comes Out of Water – Qing Long Chu Shui
  15. Wind Blows Scatters Clouds – Feng Juan Can Yun
  16. The Swallow Tucks Its Golden Wings – Yan Bie Jin Chi
  17. Ye Cha Reaches Out to the Sea – Ye Cha Tan Hai
  18. Turn Around to Chop Down – Fan Shen Pi Dao
  19. Turn Around to Chop Again – Fan Chen Zai Kan
  20. Yellow Dragon Stirs Water Three Times – Huang Long San Jiao Shui
  21. Step Back to Part the Water – Tui Bu Fen Shui Shi
  22. Double Stamp Feet – Shuang Zhen Jiao
  23. Jade Girl Works At Shuttle – Yu Nu Chuan Suo
  24. Kill the White Snake From the Waist – Yao Zhan Bai She
  25. Fight on Eight Directions – Ye Zhan Ba Fang
  26. Circularly Turning the Sword – Huan Xing Zhuan Dao
  27. Liao (from bottom to top motion) to the Crotch – Liao Yin Dao
  28. Protecting the Heart – Hu Xin Dao
  29. White Crane Spreads Its Wings and the Palm Through the Heart – Bai He Liang Chi Chuan Xin Zhang
  30. Turn the Back – Fan Bei Dao
  31. Standing On One Leg – Du Li Shi
  32. Chop Down Hang Sideways and Reaches Out to the Sea – Pi Dao Xie Gua Tan Hai
  33. Sweeping One Thousand Soldiers – Heng Sao Qian Jun
  34. Poking the Sword and Open and Close – Ci Dao Kai He
  35. Ye Cha Reaches Out to the Sea – Ye Cha Tan Hai
  36. White Ape Presents Fruits – Bai Yuan Xian Guo
  37. Carry the Moon to the Bossom – Huai Zhong Bao Yue
  38. Closing Form – Shou Shi

About Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

Chen Style Taijiquan 19th generation disciple. International Standard Bearer of the Practical Method system of Hong Junsheng. Second generation master of Hunyuan Taiji. Been teaching internationally since 1985. Educated in the West with a Master's Degree in Education. Highly accomplished through the lineage of two great masters. Disciplined, precise and powerful. He teaches a complete system of taiji based on the principle of yin yang separation; indirect power as a core concept; movement and tranquility as the source of action. In both theory and practice, his taijiquan deals with the problems of double-heavy. He is a real treasure of the heritage of taijiquan.

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Wilson Wong July 21, 2015 at 2:12 pm

I have viewed several of your youtube video and I’m interested being your disciple if that is reasonable request?


Kelvin Ho July 21, 2015 at 11:20 pm

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