Seven Stars

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吴式太极二剑 (七星剑)

1.太极剑起势               tài jí jiàn qǐ shì                                   Taiji sword beginning form

2. 揽雀尾                         lǎn què wěi                                       Grasping bird’s tail

3. 楼膝拗步                    lóu xī ǎo bù                          Brush knee, twist step

4. 分剑七星                    fēn jiàn qī xīng                     sword divides the seven stars

5.犀牛望月                    xī niú wàng yuè                               Rhinoceros gazes at moon

6.大蟒翻身                     dà mǎng fān shēn                           Big python turns its body

7. 盘根指雁                    pán gēn zhǐ yàn                               twisted root, point to the wild  goose

8. 当门剑                          dāng mén jiàn                                  sword at the front door

9, 彩凤舒 羽                 cǎi fèng shū  yǔ                               colourful phoenix displays feathers

10. 魁星提斗                  kuí xīng tí dòu                                   Kuí Xīng raises his ladle

11。翻身栽剑                fān shēn zāi jiàn                              turn body plant sword

12.  当门剑                      dāng mén jiàn                                  sword at the front door

13. 魁星提斗                  kuí xīng tí dòu                       Kuí Xīng raises his ladle

14. 藏剑式                       cáng jiàn shì                                     hidden sword movement

15. 一指朝阳                 yī zhǐ zhāo yáng                               point at the rising sun

16. 金鸡点头                  jīn jī diǎn tóu                                     Golden cockerel nods its head

17. 探海式                        tàn hǎi shì                                         scout the sea movement

18. 指档剑                        zhǐ dǎng jiàn                                     sword points at crotch

19. 沛公斩蛇                  pèi gōng zhǎn shé                          Pei Gong chops snake

20. 开步截拦                 kāi bù jié lán                                     open step and block

21. 盘根指雁                  pán gēn zhǐ yàn                               twisted root, point to the wild goose

22. 转身摇旗                  zhuǎn shēn yáo qí                          Turn around wave banner

23. 灵猫扑鼠                  líng māo pū shǔ                               Clever cat catches a mouse

24. 乌龙摆尾                  wū lóng bǎi wěi                                Black dragon sways its tail

25. 仙人指路                 xiān rén zhǐ lù                                  Immortal points the way

26. 捧剑式                        pěng jiàn shì                                     Clasp sword movement

27. 回马鞭                        huí mǎ biān                           turn and whip horse

28. 天女散花                  tiān nǚ sǎn huā                               Heavenly girl scatters flowers

29. 金龙摆尾                  jīn lóng bǎi wěi                                 Golden Dragon sways its tail

30.大鹏展翅                   dà péng zhǎn chì                             Big bird spreads wings

31. 夜叉探海                  yè chā tàn hǎi                                   Ye cha explores sea (Ye cha is a transliteration of the                                                                                                                                                                                    sanskrit Yaksa: a nasty ghost, or a Budhist guard)

32. 抱剑式                        bào jiàn shì                                       embrace sword movement

33. 玉女送书                  yù nǚ sòng shū                                fair lady presents book

34. 凤凰旋涡          fèng huáng xuàn wō                      phoenix whirlpool

35. 翻身劈剑                  fān shēn pī jiàn                                turn body chop sword

36. 上步崩剑                  shàng bù bēng jiàn                         step up energise sword

37. 回身点剑                  huí shēn diǎn jiàn                           turn body point sword

38.  李广射石                 lǐ guǎng shè shí                               lǐ guǎng shoots a stone      (shoots an arrow through a stone)

39. 白猿献果                 bái yuán xiàn guǒ                            white ape offers fruit

40. 金龙搅尾                 jīn lóng jiǎo wěi                                golden dragon stirs tail

41. 回身点剑                  huí shēn diǎn jiàn                           turn body point sword

42.  李广射石                 lǐ guǎng shè shí                               lǐ guǎng shoots a stone

43. 金龙探爪                  jīn lóng tàn zhuǎ                              golden dragon scouts for claw

44. 拨云见日                   bō yún jiàn rì                                     dispel clouds see the sun (restore justice)

45. 落花无情                 luò huā wú qíng                               shedding petals unrelentingly

46.  落花待扫                 luò huā dài sǎo                                sweep the fallen blossoms

47. 王祥卧鱼                  wáng xiáng wò yú                         Wáng Xiáng crouches to fish

48. 天王托塔                 tiān wáng tuō tǎ                                Tiān Wáng holds pagoda

49 盘根指雁                   pán gēn zhǐ yàn                                twisted root, point to the wild goose.

50. 云摩三舞剑            yún mó sān wǔ jiàn                         sword dances and rubs clouds

51. 连环劈剑                  lián huán pī jiàn                  linked sword chops

52.金鸡独立                   jīn jī dú lì                                            golden cock stands on one leg

53. 云照巫山                 yún zhào wū shān                          mount Wu covered in cloud

54. 钩挂连环                  gōu guà lián huán                          hook and hang chain of rings

55. 收势                shōu shì                                            closing form

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