Shi Er Tan Tui Quan is the 12 routine springing leg boxing. This form has 12 multi posture exercises that train you to move from stance to stance with speed and precision. Each exercise is practiced on the right and left sides of the body consecutively one after another on a line. Each exercise can be practiced as many times as one likes to get a vigorous workout. It gets it's name from the springing kicks that are drilled in every form and the springing single leg posture that is held at the end of each exercise. This form was practiced in the Shao Lin Si (Little Forest Temple) and Muslim communities in China. Also known as Tan Tui, there are many variations of the form. In China, Tan Tui is known as one of the countries "national exercises", it is known to discipline the mind and strengthen the body. Movements are simple to learn and it offers great self-defense applications. It is included as one of the top three forms students must know before learning the more difficult Hua Chuan series.