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Parts
The sword is composed of parts in 3 sections:
(1) - the tip, the edges and the spine            
(2) - the guard, the handle and the knob      
(3) - the tassel (optioanl for decoration)      
The 6 blade divisions are: front, middle and rear
(each is further divided into upper & lower)


The Sword Basic



The 32 Form Taichi Sword

+ 圖解說明 Description & Animation

The Competition Form



Yang Style 56 Form



Wudang 49 Form



Chen Style 56 Form

陳氏太極單劍49式

Ming
Grips
Holding the sword correctly is most important in Tai Chi Sword exercise. Generally, the hand should be firm but loose enough to be flexible so the wrist can easily rotate. The common method is to hold sword with the thumb, index and middle fingers with little assistance from the other two fingers.

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