Yang Style Form Posture Study

This chart displays which posture is in each of the more popular Yang Style forms. There are many variations of the Yang Style which incorporate different postures from the 108 long form.

Abbreviations of the forms in the chart:

YT = Yang Style Traditional Long Form (103 postures)
YL = Yang Style Long Form (108 postures)
YE = Yang Style Extended Short Form
CH = Yang Style Short Form (Cheng Man Ch’ing 37 postures)
YC = Yang Style Competition Form (49 postures)
YS = Yang Style Simplified Form (24 postures)

Yang Tai Chi Posture Study