TIGER & CRANE
Salutation & section 1
- Left smoother block followed by a left flex block then a left downward chop left hand will then do a clearing action then bring left hand up to shoulder in push block position.
- Circle hand across center line into full extended push block position then do 4 push block then on the 4th push block it will turn into a spear hand followed by 3 eye rakes then counter grab.
- Bring to right shoulder.
- Repeat on right side followed by a left punch then a right punch followed a right backhand then both hands in chamber.
- Both heels point to outside then the toes will point to the outside then square off into a horse stance followed by a double.
- Uppercut, cross hands left on top.
- Double elbow strike, hands in chamber.
- Rring hands up to shoulder in push block position.
- 3 push blocks on 4th motion slap thighs as you go into low horse.
- Double spear hand, 3 eye rakes, counter grab, left and right hand rotate to 9:00 in push block position, then to 3:00.
- Right hand stays facing 3:00 left hands moves to face 9:00.
- Hands will meet back hand to back hand at 12:00.
- Use a clearing motion followed by a double spear hand.
- Teasing The Tiger in hard bow at 9:00 then 3:00.
- Go back into square horse, left upward block.
- Right heel palm down center line.
- Right hand does a CW circular claw motion back to top, then left, then right does a full circular motion, roll hands over back to back and roll into chamber.
- Left check kick to 1:30.
- Right front snap kick, left hard bow then a left heel palm down center line.
- Circle out to 1:30 with left hand followed by 3 push blocks on 4th motion turn into a spear hand, 3 eye rakes, counter grab.
- Right hand under left to clear, right heel palm, left heel palm to 1:30 in hard bow, go back into square horse, facing 10:30.
- Right heel palm down center line.
- Right hand circles back around and heel palms towards 7:30.
- Right hand clears back across body and into chamber.
- Strike back out with a heel palm to 10:30.
- Counter grab and bring back to chamber.
- Right check kick to 9:00.
- Left front snap kick repeat above motion on left side.
- Cross step left to 3:00.
- Right front snap kick to 12:00.
- Left check kick, then a right jumping front snap kick landing at 12:00.
- Followed with double spear hand as you go into a left hard bow then grab shoulders.
- Pull into right cat stance, then step left to 9:00 left clearing motion under right arm, hand should be in push block position, shuffle forward, right punch, right foot to 9:00 into cat stance, right chop, right upward block, left heel palm down centerline.
- Left foot dancers towards 10:30, facing 3:00, left inverted punch right hand in chamber, then repeat week side.
- Left foot steps to 12:00, facing 3:00, left smoother right hammerfist, hop to 9:00.
- Right knee on ground, right smoother, left hand in chamber, right foot to 12:00.
- Right vertical block, left vertical punch step left to 2:30, butterfly strike, left to 7:30, left claw, right cat stance,
- Cross step to 10:30 with right foot, right threading the needle, left to 7:30, left threading the needle, left foot steps back to 6:00.
- Left elbow step back right, right elbow, step back left to 6:00.
- Right cross step to 6:00, left to 6:00.
- Right foot to 3:00 into square horse.
Right smoother block as you go into a right hard bow, left smoother block left hard bow, left push block, step left to 12:00, right hard bow right punch, right then left upward block, right foot draws to cat, right crane beak strike, left crane block, left crane strike, right block, left forward into cat stance, right crane beak strike left crane block, step back left into right cat, double crane block to right knee, go into crane stance, hands extend out, 7 crane strikes, on 8th, land forward with right leg and left crane beak strike, step left to 9:00, right crane beak strike to 9:00 landing in hard bow.
Adjust slightly to 12:00 with left foot, Chinese “L” to 9:00, then to 3:00 using eagle beak strikes on both, square horse hands in chamber, right threading the needle, right foot cross steps to 9:00, left to 9:00, going into square horse hands in chamber, U punch to 9:00, left uppercut then right as you go to low square horse.
Left foot cross steps directly in front of right, hands cross right on top of left, right foot steps, to 12:00 in front of left foot, then left foot steps to 5:00, double back fist (strike to 4:30 & 2:30, step back to center with left foot, right foot steps to 3:00 double Backfist (4:30 & 7:30), square off and go to left hard bow left hand drops and circles to push block position, step forward left, right rising punch, forward right left rising punch, left foot forward right upwards block, left upwards block, forward right, right inverted punch, right hard bow.
Shift body 90degs placing right foot at 3:00, right punch to 9:00, right goes into knife edge block, right front snap kick, right side kick, landing in right cat, step left to 9:00, butterfly strike, right on top, rotate so left is on top, left hand makes a fist shift right foot to 3:00, with left punch and repeat week side.
Left hand does threading the needle, pivot to face 10:30, reverse angle with right threading the needle to 4:30, left threading the needle as right foot crosses to 10:30, left foot steps to 11:00 into square horse facing 1:30, hands cross left on top, double Backfist to the sides, 3 crane strikes to 1:30 starting with the right hand, on 3rd strike step left to 1:30 and strike to 9:00 with right hand.
Go to heel toe facing 12:00 left heel palm to 9:00, right hand in chamber, right foot steps to 9:00, facing 6:00 right heel palm to 9:00, left hammerfist, right foot to 3:00 facing 12:00, right heel palm to 3:00 left foot to 6:00 facing 9:00, from that position 3 turns to 6:00 each turn should end up facing 9:00, both hands in chamber, pivot on left
foot land on right knee, right downward block, left hand covers.
Right hooking block as you come up right front snap kick, left heel palm , 3 check kicks, front snap kick moving to 12:00, left forearm smash, left hammerfist, 4 half fist to 12:00, start with right in hard bow, right threading the needle as right foot cross steps to 6:00, pivot to face 3:00, into double crane blocks to side, spin 3x towards 6:00, pivot on left foot, drop to right knee, right hammerfist left cover.
Right foot to 9:00, facing 7:30, left foot to 9:00, with right upwards block, left inverted punch, pivot 180degs. roll hands over to a left upwards block, right inverted punch, left foot cross steps to 6:00 right upwards, left inverted punch, left foot steps to 10:30, right threading the needle, right foot cross steps to 10:30, feet come together in neutral stance, both hands in chamber, facing 2:30, Pivot to face 10:30, right leg forward, left hard bow, butterfly
strike to 10:30, right on top.
Section 9 and Close
Pivot to face 4:30 in a twist stance, right foot cross steps to 4:30, butterfly strike to 4:30, left on top, left foot cross steps to 4:30, facing 2:30 double extended outward block, hands in chamber as you pivot to 12:00, right front snap kick, double spear hand strike, grab shoulders, pull into right cat, left foot steps to 9:00, clear arm, leaving left hand out, pivot to 3:00, hard bow left hand circles to 12:00, step left to 12:00 right punch, right to 12:00, left punch pivot on right foot 180 degs end up in left cat stance, Teasing The Tiger position, do 2 Teasing The Tigers, finish with last part of salutation.