杨式太极剑和太极刀 Traditional Yang Style Sword & Sabre
学太极剑和刀之前， 最好先有太 极拳的基础，会比较容易学好，因为手持器械，须注意身体和器械之协调和配合，要求刀术之姿态能显得潇洒利落，神气威武壮观。其实，剑与刀之演练，同样在精神方面和形体动作上之完整统一尤为重要的。
Taiji sword and Taiji sabre both are type of Taiji short instruments, the exercise method and style and Taijiquan is basically the same. However, the sword gentle and sabre is more masculine. The speed of their exercises should be slightly faster than taijiquan. Its action requirements should be brisk, calm, round and smoothly and agility is higher.
Before learning both of this equipment, it is best to have the foundation of Taijiquan first, will be easier to learn, because of the hand-held equipment, should pay more attention to the coordination between the body and equipment in order to achieve the complete unity of spirit and body movements of this exercise , magnificent and mighty. In fact, the sword and saber both having the same spirit and physical action on the complete unity is particularly important.
Swords and saber both have their own unique use of law, such as the use of the sword consist of 13 tactics like split, point, puncture, stir, pressure, hit, cut etc. As to Taiji sword, to focal the role of the wrest will lead the movements of the sword with arm move, hand with the eyes follows, steady pace, jumping brisk, flexibilities, Self-satisfied and breathing naturally.
The Taiji saber have the use of such as cut, chop, chop, cut, tease, tie, stab, wrapped, fan, block, slip, draw and scratch. However, the drill blade method will simultaneously drive a variety of blade method, quite difficult to distinguish, which is some of the differences with the fencing.