Comparison of Numbering of Postures in Professor Cheng's Works

 Posture # 
   Posture Name     Unique Posture Numbering:
 T'ai Chi (Cheng/Smith)   13 Treatises (Lo/Inn)   13 Treatises (Cheng)   New Method (Cheng) 
1   Preparation 1 1 1 1
2   Beginning 2 2 2  
3   Wardoff (left) 3 3 3 2
4   Wardoff (right) 4 4 4 3
5   Rollback 5 5 5 4
6   Press 6 6 6 5
7   Push 7 7 7 6
8   Single Whip 8 8 8 7
 Posture #     Posture Name    T'ai Chi (Cheng/Smith)   13 Treatises (Lo/Inn)   13 Treatises (Cheng)   New Method (Cheng) 
9   Lift Hands 9 9 9 8
10   Shoulder 10 10 10 9
11   White Crane Spreads Wings 11 11 11 10
12   Brush Knee and Twist Step (left) 12 12 12 11
13   Play Guitar 13 13 13 12
14   Brush Knee and Twist Step (left)
15   Step Forward, Deflect Downward[, Parry and Punch]  14 14 14 13
         [Parry and Punch] 15
16   Sealing, Apparent Closure 15 15 16 14
17   Cross Hands (end of First Third) 16 16 17 15
18   Embrace Tiger Return to Mountain 17 17 18 16
19   Rollback (slanted)
20   Press (slanted)
21   Push (slanted)
22   Single Whip (slanted)
 Posture #     Posture Name    T'ai Chi (Cheng/Smith)   13 Treatises (Lo/Inn)   13 Treatises (Cheng)   New Method (Cheng) 
23   Fist Under Elbow 18 18 19 17
24   Step Back and Repulse Monkey (right) 19 19 20 18
25   Step Back and Repulse Monkey (left) 20 20 21 19
26   Step Back and Repulse Monkey (right)
27   Diagonal Flying 21 21 22 20
28   Wave Hands Like Clouds (right) 22 22 23 21
29   Wave Hands Like Clouds (left) 23 23 24 22
30   Wave Hands Like Clouds (right)
31   Wave Hands Like Clouds (left)
32   Single Whip
 Posture #     Posture Name    T'ai Chi (Cheng/Smith)   13 Treatises (Lo/Inn)   13 Treatises (Cheng)   New Method (Cheng) 
33   Squatting Single Whip 24 24 25 23
34   Rooster Stands on One Leg (right) 25 25 26 24
35   Rooster Stands on One Leg (left) 26 26 27 25
36   Separate Foot (right) 27 27 28 26
37   Separate Foot (left) 28 28 29 27
38   Turn Body and Kick with Heel 29 29 30 28
39   Brush Knee and Twist Step (left)
40   Brush Knee and Twist Step (right) 30 30
41   Step Forward and Low Punch 31 31 31 29
42   Right Wardoff, Step up to
43   Rollback
44   Press
45   Push
46   Single Whip
 Posture #     Posture Name    T'ai Chi (Cheng/Smith)   13 Treatises (Lo/Inn)   13 Treatises (Cheng)   New Method (Cheng) 
47   Fair Lady Works Shuttles (right) 32 32 32 30
48   Fair Lady Works Shuttles (left) 33 33 33 31
49   Fair Lady Works Shuttles (right) 32
50   Fair Lady Works Shuttles (left) 33
51   Wardoff (Left)
52   Wardoff (right)
53   Rollback
54   Press
55   Push
56   Single Whip
 Posture #     Posture Name    T'ai Chi (Cheng/Smith)   13 Treatises (Lo/Inn)   13 Treatises (Cheng)   New Method (Cheng) 
57   Squatting Single Whip
58   Step Forward to Seven Stars 34 34 34 34
59   Step Back and Ride Tiger 35 35 35 35
60   Leg Sweeps Lotus 36 36 36 36
61   Bend Bow and Shoot Tiger 37 37 37 37
62   Step Forward, Deflect Downward, Parry, and Punch
63   Sealing, Apparent Closure
64   Cross hands
65   Conclusion
 Posture #     Posture Name    T'ai Chi (Cheng/Smith)   13 Treatises (Lo/Inn)   13 Treatises (Cheng)   New Method (Cheng)