單換掌/Dan Huan Zhang – Single Changing Palm

 

一勢單鞭不為奇,左右循環乃為宜。

左換右兮右換左,抽身倒步自合机。

 

The First Pattern Single Whip isn’t unusual, only Left & Right Cyclying is proper.
Left Changes to Right as Right Changes to Left, Withdrawing Body Falls, Stepping naturally & round is the crucial point.

 

蓋手掌/Gai Shou Zhang – Covering Hand Palm

 

二勢蓋掌迎面撲,撥雲見日走自如。

左換右兮右換左,丹鳳朝陽向上出。

 

The Second Pattern Covering Palm directly pounces, Dispel the Clouds to See the Sun Walks freely.
Left Changes to Right as Right Changes to Left, A Red Phoenix Facing Toward the Sun comes out.

 

背身掌/Behind the Back Palm

 

三势背身是團撞,兩手變化逞剛強。

左換右兮右換左,抽身長手不須忙。

 

The Third Pattern Behind the Back is round Crashing, the Two Hands carry out Changes firmly.
Left Changes to Right as Right Changes to Left, Withdrawing Body & Long Hand doesn’t have to rush.

 

劈手掌/Pi Shou Zhang – Chopping Hand Palm

 

四勢劈掌走自由,两手變化内中求。

左換右兮右換左,不扣步兮莫回頭。

 

The Fourth Pattern Chopping Palm Walks freely, both hands change & seek to hit the Center.
Left Changes to Right as Right Changes to Left, nobody turns around without Hook Step.

 

順勢掌/Shunshi Zhang – Taking Advantage Palm

 

五勢順勢是化影,脫身化影側身靈。

左換右兮右換左,閃展個位進步贏。

 

The Fifth Pattern Taking Advantahe Palm is a changing shadow, Escaping Body Changing Shadow Inclined Body is lively.
Left Changes to Right as Right Changes to Left, Dodging Extending a single point Advance Step to win.

 

順步掌/Shunbu Zhang – Smooth Step Palm

 

六勢順步是雙捋,千斤墜地變化多。

左換右兮右換左,日月並行走開合。

 

The Sixth Pattern Smooth Step is double dragging, A Thousand Jin Fall to Earth has many variations.
Left Changes to Right as Right Changes to Left, the Sun & Moon Unite & Walk Away Together.

 

下塌掌/Xiata Zhang – Downward Dropping Palm

 

七勢下榻變化精,插花掖肋腰內橫。

左換右兮右換左,翻身倒步形如龍。

 

The Seventh Pattern Downward Dropping transforms the Essence, Thrust the Flower to Hide the Ribs the waist moves horizontal internally.
Left Changes to Right as Right Changes to Left, Overturning Body Falling Step shaped like a Dragon.

 

平穿掌/Ping Chuan Zhang – Level Penetrating Palm

 

八勢平穿是面迎,兩手變化隨步行。

左換右兮右換左,走如風兮站如釘。

 

The Eighth Pattern Level Penetrating is face to face, both hands vary following the steps.
Left Changes to Right as Right Changes to Left, Walk like the Wind & Stand as if Nailed Down.

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