More exotic weapons still used by some traditional styles include:the large dadao and podao sabres:
the whip, chain whip and steel whip.
the feng huo lun, or wind and fire wheels;
the sanjiegun, or three sectional staff;
The sheng biao, or rope dart;
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;