The Fan form is a great
form for beginners because the movements are gentle and quite easy to learn.
This Fan form (not traditionally a
Chen style weapon) was created by Master Eva Koskuba of the Chinese Internal Arts Association (CIAA) and Grandmaster Chen
Xiao Wang (Standard Bearer of Chen style Taijiquan) gave it his blessing.
This first clip gives an explanation
of how to hold the fan.
The following clip is a demonstration
of the form and beneath it is a list of the movements.
1 - Opening 2 - Embrace the moon 3 - Black Dragon flicks its tail 4 - Protect the knees 5 - Black Dragon flicks its tail 6 -
Waving the Banner three times 7 - Peacock shows off its tail feathers 8 - Big Peng spreads its wings 9 - Three circles around the sun 10 - The immortal points the way 11 - Splitting the mountain 12 - Spread wings 13 - The immortal points the way 14 - Blue Dragon comes out of the water 15 -
White Crane spreads its wings 16 - Golden Cockrell stands on one leg 17 - Yellow Eagle swooping down 18 - Ancient Tree entwines its roots 19 - Shut the fan 20 - Closing