It is with great sadness that we have to report that Dan Docherty passed away on 9th December 2021. His memory lives on through this website, his articles, videos, podcasts and in the hearts, minds and teaching of his many students and friends throughout the world.

If you are looking for a teacher in this style, then please visit “Where to Learn” “Instructor Listings” page as although this is not being kept up to date it will provide contact details for a number of his main students.

The PTCCI practitioners Facebook page is useful should you have questions.

The Wudang Tai Chi Advanced Short Hand Form

1. Tai chi at rest

2. Ready style

3. Beginning style (tui peng, jun ji)

4a. Step aside flying oblique low

4b. High

5. Raise hands step up

6. White crane flaps wings

7. Embrace tiger and return to mountain

8. Cross hands

9. Oblique brush knee twist step

10. Turn body brush knee twist step

11. Seven stars style right

12. Grasping birdÕs tail

13. Oblique single whip

14. Under elbow see fist

15. Seven stars style left

16. Needle at sea bottom

17. Fan through the back

18. Turn body swing fist

19. Right drape body

20. Left separate legs

21. Turn round and kick with heel

22. Parting wild horse's mane left and right

23. Fair lady works at shuttle left and right

24. Cross, single hand sweep lotus leg

25. Punch the groin

26 turn body swing fist

27. Step up, pat the horse high

28. Step up grasping bird's tail

29. Single whip

30. Snake creeps down

31. Golden cockerel on one leg

32. White snake puts out its tongue

33. Golden cockerel on one leg

34. Step back to strike the tiger, left

35. Twist the body and kick

36. Step back to strike the tiger, right

37. Tai chi in unity

38. Completion