Student Resources

The Form and Postures of Yang Style Taijiquan

View a complete list of postures in English and Chinese.

Browse the Tai Chi dictionary.

Student Newsletter

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Class Shirts and Shoes

Shoreline Tai Chi class shirt

Available in every size and color. Shipped directly by Amazon.

Indoor cotton-sole practice slippers.

Outdoor Tai Chi shoes by Xero.

Form Demonstration Video

Performed by masters Fu Zhongwen, Xie Bingcan and Chris Marshall.

“Grasp the Bird’s Tail” by Chris Marshall.

The Essence and Applications of Taijiquan

The Essence and Applications of Taijiquan

Yang Chengfu’s classic book contains a photo of each posture, and partial descriptions of the transitional movements between these postures.

Training Equipment

Class Handouts

Tai Chi 101 Worksheet

Competition Rules

2019 IWUF Rules and Judging Methods

Sections relevant to Yang style Tai Chi include:

  • Taijiquan, Taijijian Competition Attire Types & Specifications
  • Optional Taijiquan, Taijijian Routine Content Requirements
  • Taijiquan & Taijijian technique categories, deduction content and deduction codes