the horse and stepping up
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Stepping up and grasping the bird’s tail
03 04 05 06
从上步揽雀尾 03 到 06 与以前所说明的动作（4）揽雀尾中的步骤 01 到 04 完全相同。
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high patting the horse and stepping up 01
Keep the right hip and knee stable. With the connecting line
between the left hip and the left heel as axis, rotate the left foot
from southwest to west leading both feet in parallel.
Continue to keep the original state of both upper arms. With the
left elbow as center, raise and roll the left forearm up toward the
upper left side till the forearm and the upper arm are basically in
the same plane. Open the left fist and let the palm face to the
With the right elbow as center, rotate and twist the forearm at
the same time to the left till the forearm is pointing to the south.
Open the right fist. Let the palm face upward and position it near
to the left elbow.
high patting the horse and stepping up 02
Follow all the basic requirements as previously mentioned with
regard to the shift from slanting forward position in bow-step to
upright sit-back position. Move the left leg forward. Stretch it
forward and ground with the left heel.
Still maintain the original state of both upper arms. With the
right elbow as center, raise and roll the right forearm up toward
the right upper side till the forearm is in the same plane as the
right upper arm. Take the right forearm as axis, rotate the right
palm from facing up to facing left.
With the left elbow as center, roll down the left forearm to the
right along the outer side of the right forearm till the left palm is
facing up with fingers near and next to the right elbow.
Stepping up and grasping the bird's tail 01
Stretch the right leg and bend the left leg. Follow the previous
mentioned procedures to shift from sitting back upright
position to slanting forward position in bow-step.
Keep the left arm at its original state and maintain the relative
position between the left forearm and the upper body. While
shifting the weight center forward, with the right elbow as
center roll the right forearm forward and downward.
Stepping up and grasping the bird's tail 02
Follow the previously mentioned procedures, shift from
slanting forward in bow-step to upright sitting back position
and move the right leg forward.
Keep the state of the left arm unchanged. With the right
shoulder as center, withdraw the forearm backward while
raise the torso up. Move the right elbow to the right side of
the body leading the right forearm in horizontal level and
pointing to the west. At the same time, with the right elbow as
center, turn the right palm from facing south to facing down
with the right fingers and the left wrist touching each other’s.
From 03 to 06 of Stepping Up and Grasping The Bird's Tail, the procedures are the same as 01 to 04 of Grasping The
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由 Daniel Kwok 先生校译
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by Mr.Daniel Kwok