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NAMES OF THE MOVEMENTS IN THE TWO-PERSON SPARRING SET


PERSON A (odd-numbered movements)
     
     PERSON B (even-numbered movements)


1. STEP FORWARD & PUNCH

     2. RAISE THE HAND

3. STEPPING FORWARD, BLOCK & PUNCH

     4. PARRY & PUNCH

5. STEP FORWARD WITH LEFT BUMP

     6. RIGHT FIGHTING TIGER POSTURE

7. STRIKE WITH LEFT ELBOW

     8. RIGHT PUSH

9. LEFT BACKFIST
  
     10. RIGHT BUMP

11. WITHDRAW A STEP, LEFT FIGHTING TIGER POSTURE
    
     12. RIGHT BACKFIST

13. RAISE THE HAND
    
     14. TURN & PUSH

15. FOLD UP, BACKFIST
 
     16. PARRY & PUNCH (TAKING THE MOMENTUM ASIDE)

17. HORIZONTAL RENDING TECHNIQUE
     
     18. WILD HORSE VEERS ITS MANE – LEFT POSTURE (SWITCHING THE FEET)

19. RIGHT FIGHTING TIGER POSTURE (USING LOWER HAND)
   
     20. TURN, WITHDRAWING A STEP, ROLLBACK

21. STEP FORWARD WITH LEFT BUMP
     
     22. TURN & PUSH

23. SEPARATE BOTH HANDS, PRESSING KICK (RETREAT TO SITTING TIGER POSTURE)
     
     24. PUNCH TO THE CROTCH

25. STEP FORWARD, PLUCK & REND
   
     26. SWITCH THE FEET, MAIDEN WORKS THE SHUTTLE – RIGHT POSTURE

27. LEFT WARD OFF, RIGHT BACKFIST
     
     28. WHITE CRANE COOLS ITS WINGS (PRESSING KICK)

29. LEFT BUMP
     
     30. WITHDRAW A STEP, BREAK THE ARM

31. TURN & PUSH (WITH ROLLBACK BACK)
     
     32. DOUBLE WINDS FILL THE EARS

33. DOUBLE-HAND PUSH
     
     34. LOW-POSTURED PARRY & PUNCH

35. SINGLE-HAND PUSH (TO THE RIGHT ARM)

     36. RIGHT TWIST THE ARM

37. SEIZING THE MOMENT, PUSH
     
     38. NEUTRALIZE, STRIKE WITH RIGHT PALM

39. NEUTRALIZE & PUSH
     
     40. NEUTRALIZE, STRIKE WITH RIGHT ELBOW

41. PLUCK & REND
     
     42. SWITCH THE FEET, BREAK THE ARM

43. RIGHT FIGHTING TIGER POSTURE
    
     44. TURN, WITHDRAWING A STEP, ROLLBACK

45. STEP FORWARD WITH LEFT BUMP
    
     46. RETURN WITH PRESS

47. SPREAD WITH BOTH HANDS, BUMP (SWITCHING THE FEET)
     
     48. TURN, LEFT BUMP (SWITCHING THE FEET)

49. STRIKE WITH RIGHT ELBOW
     
     50. TURN, GOLDEN ROOSTER STANDS ON ONE LEG

51. RETREAT & NEUTRALIZE
     
     52. PRESSING KICK

53. TURN, STEP FORWARD WITH BUMP
     
     54. BREAK THE LEFT ARM

55. TURN (SWITCHING THE FEET), KICK TO THE RIGHT SIDE
     
     56. SPREADING WITH BOTH HANDS, RIGHT BRUSH KNEE

57. TURN (SWITCHING THE FEET), KICK TO THE LEFT SIDE
     
     58. SPREADING WITH BOTH HANDS, LEFT BRUSH KNEE

59. SWITCH HANDS, RIGHT BUMP
  
     60. RETURN WITH RIGHT BUMP

61. STEP FORWARD, CATCH THE SPARROW BY THE TAIL – LEFT POSTURE
     
     62. RIGHT CLOUDING HANDS

63. STEP FORWARD, CATCH THE SPARROW BY THE TAIL – RIGHT POSTURE
     
     64. LEFT CLOUDING HANDS

65. RIGHT SPREADING (WARD-OFF)
     
     66. SIDEWAYS BODY, TORSO-FLUNG PUNCH

67. STEP FORWARD, RISING UP AND REACHING OUT TO THE HORSE (LOW PRESSING KICK)
     
     68. WHITE CRANE COOLS ITS WINGS (then SHEATHING KICK BELOW WITH SLAPPING PALM ABOVE)

69. TURN AROUND, SWINGING LOTUS KICK
     
     70. LEFT DIAGONAL FLYING POSTURE

71. SNEAKY HAND, SNAKING BODY LOW POSTURE
    
     72. RIGHT DIAGONAL FLYING POSTURE

73. LEFT FIGHTING TIGER POSTURE
     
     74. TURN, TORSO-FLUNG PUNCH

75. RETREAT, DRIVING AWAY THE MONKEY (FIRST)
     
     76. LEFT SLAP (STEPPING FORWARD)

77. RETREAT, DRIVING AWAY THE MONKEY (SECOND)
     
     78. RIGHT SLAP

79. RETREAT, DRIVING AWAY THE MONKEY (THIRD, PALM STRIKE TO THE FACE)
     
     80. STEP FORWARD WITH THE BIG DIPPER

81. NEEDLE UNDER THE SEA
     
     82. FAN THROUGH THE BACK

83. PLAY THE LUTE
     
     84. BEND THE BOW, SHOOT THE TIGER

85. TURN, SINGLE WHIP
     
     86. PUNCH UNDER THE ELBOW

87. CROSSED HANDS
     
     88. CAPTURE THE TIGER AND SEND IT BACK TO ITS MOUNTAIN 

This is the first half of the form.

(PERSON B now switches sides with PERSON A by continuing with 1. STEP FORWARD & PUNCH to execute the odd-numbered movements and they repeat the sequence. It can then finish or they can switch again and continue indefinitely.)