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Cannon Fist (Pau Chui) Movements

  1. Opening
  2. Buddha's warrior attendant pounds the mortar
  3. Casually roll up the clothes
  4. Join hands
  5. Single whip
  6. Move and intercept with elbow
  7. Power protecting fist
  8. Twisting step diagonal whip
  9. Twist waist, pressing elbow fist, strike into the well fence
  10. Wind scatter the may flower
  11. Buddha's warrior attendant pounds the mortar
  12. Slanting body fists
  13. Leaning body fist
  14. Chopping hands
  15. Turning flowers, brandish sleeves
  16. Covering hand fist
  17. Jumping step with opposite side elbow
  18. Mopping hands (3)
  19. High pat on horse
  20. Mopping hands (3)
  21. High pat on horse
  22. Continuous cannon strikes (3)
  23. Mounting the cheetah backwards
  24. White snake splits its tongue (3)
  25. Turning flowers from the sea bottom
  26. Covering hand fist
  27. Turning body with six covering
  28. Left rope whip cannon (3)
  29. Right rope whip cannon (3)
  30. Animal head posture
  31. Splitting posture
  32. Turning flowers, brandish sleeves
  33. Covering hand fist
  34. Crouch in tiger posture
  35. Mopping elbow strike
  36. Right yellow drago three water stirring
  37. Left yellow dragon three water stirring
  38. Left heel kick
  39. Right heel kick
  40. Turning flowers from the sea bottom
  41. Covering hand fist
  42. Ground sweeping leg
  43. Covering hand fist
  44. Left charge
  45. Right charge
  46. Reverse thrust
  47. Turning flowers from the sea bottom
  48. Covering hand fist
  49. Strike with both arms
  50. Linking cannon (3)
  51. Jade lady weaves at the shuttle
  52. Turning form cannon
  53. Slanting body fist
  54. Opposite side elbow
  55. Same side elbow
  56. Penetrating heart elbow
  57. Close range cannon, strike into the well fence
  58. Wind scattering the may flower
  59. Buddha's warrior attendant pounds the mortar
  60. Close