​More exotic weapons still used by some traditional styles include:the large dadao and podao sabres:

​the whip, chain whip and steel whip.

​the lasso;

the feng huo lun, or wind and fire wheels;

the sanjiegun, or three sectional staff;

The sheng biao, or rope dart;

the cane;

the ji, or halberd;

the qiang, a 2m long spear or a 4m long lance.

Weapons of T'AI CHI CH'UAN

Variations of t'ai chi ch'uan involving weapons also exist such as taijijian. The weapons training and fencing applications employ:
the jian, a straight double-edged sword, practiced as taijijian;

the dao, sometimes called a broadsword;

the tieshan, a folding fan, also called shan and practiced as taijishan;

the gun, a 2m long wooden staff and practiced as taijigun;

The diagram to the right displays the varying sizes of chinese staves.