The Different Styles

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Style Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will help you assess your understanding of the different Tai Chi styles.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which best describes Chen style?
    • A. 

      This involves a body lean to one side.

    • B. 

      Fast and slow combined together with some jumping and stomping movements.

    • C. 

      Fast and slow, low movements

    • D. 

      Both high and low movements with the occassional high kick.

  • 2. 
    What best describes the Yang style?
    • A. 

      Yang movements are slow, even, gentle, big and large.

    • B. 

      Yang movements are slow, low, gentle and small

    • C. 

      Yang movements are slow, small, gentle with low kicks

  • 3. 
    Who created the Chen style?
    • A. 

      Chen Wangting

    • B. 

      Chen Zhenglei

    • C. 

      Chen Changxing

    • D. 

      Chen Xiaowang

  • 4. 
    Who created the Sun style?
    • A. 

      Sun Shurong

    • B. 

      Sun Lutang

    • C. 

      Sun Yongtian

    • D. 

      Sun Jianyun

  • 5. 
    Who created the Yang style?
    • A. 

      Yang Luchan

    • B. 

      Yang Zhenduo

    • C. 

      Yang Chengfu

  • 6. 
    What is the original name of the birthplace of Chen style ?
    • A. 

      Guangfu town, Yongnian county, Heibei province

    • B. 

      Chenjiagou village, Wen county, Hunan province.

    • C. 

      Guangfuzhen town in Guangpingfu area

  • 7. 
    What are the five main styles of Tai Chi?
    • A. 

      Chen, Yang, Wu, Wu/Hao, Sun

    • B. 

      Chen, Yang, Sun, Chenmanching, Hao

    • C. 

      Yang, Chenmanching, Wu/Hao, Chen, Wu

  • 8. 
    This style emphasises parallel footwork which is much closer than the Yang or Chen styles
    • A. 

      Sun

    • B. 

      Wu/Hao

    • C. 

      Chen - Man-ching

    • D. 

      Wu

  • 9. 
    This is the oldest and parent form of the 5 styles.
    • A. 

      Lee

    • B. 

      Sun

    • C. 

      Chen

    • D. 

      Yang

  • 10. 
    Silk Reeling exercises are an important skill for this style of Form
    • A. 

      Chen Man-ching

    • B. 

      Yang

    • C. 

      Lee

    • D. 

      Chen

  • 11. 
    This style is said to to be the most popular and widely practised style in the world today
    • A. 

      Chen man-ching

    • B. 

      Yang

    • C. 

      Sun

    • D. 

      Lee