* Traditional Tai Chi Dao
* The Long Quan Tai Chi Dao (tai chi broadsword) is unique among dao broadswords.
The first third of the blade (the shoulder) is thicker than the rest for strength in parrying. It is fitted with a blade forged in China legendary Long Quan (dragon well) forges, by the Shen family smiths from combat (high carbon content) steel.
*Available in 28 through 33.5 in. Blade Length(s)
* Shen Family Swords: Many sword-making families now live in Long Chuan, but the most famous among them is the Shen family.
The Shen family's swords have been known to have the best quality and skill for hundreds of years. In the 1911 Long Chuan Master Sword competition, a sword forged by the third generation of the Shen family stabbed through three solid brass blanks as well as split a sword from another maker in half, thus earning the title "King of Swords.