Form 1: Qishi (Commencing form) 起勢
a. Shift the body weight onto the right leg with the waist and hips relaxed.
b. Move the “empty” left leg to the left with a shoulder-width away, with the toes pointing straight ahead.
c. Turn inward both two hands with the palms facing backward.
d. Relax the wrists and let the arms floating up and away from the body until both wrists reach shoulder height with palms facing downwards and fingers gently pointing forward. Both two arms are slightly bent with the elbows slightly lower than the shoulder and wrists.
e. Bend knees and relax waists to squat while keep your hip from protruding.
f. The body's gravity center shall be maintained in between both legs.
g. The two arms' downward movement shall be consistent with the squatting action.