Hunyuan Taiji Sword

There are mainly thirteen techniques in the sword form so it has also been called the Thirteen Sword” (Shansan Jian). The techniques are: chop (pi), crisp explosion (beng), pull up (liao), poke (ci), pick (tiao), point (dian), move (yun), brush (mo), hang (gua), twist (jiao), push (tui), pull (yin), and push up (tuo).
The four jins of stickiness, adherence, linkage and following and the five stepping methods are incorporated into the sword form, making it flow in Qi, smooth and circular, spirited and together in use of Jin.

The sword is not only graceful; it mainly trains the waist movement in Taijiquan.

The names of the Hunyuan Taiji Sword:
1 Qi shi - Beginning Form
2 Xian-ren Zhi Lu - The Immortal Points the Way
3 Ye Di Cang Hua - Flower Hidden Under the Leaves
4 Dan Feng Cao Yang - Phoenix Facing the Sun
5 Pi Jian Tan Hai - Chop and Reach Out to the Sea
6 Qi Long Chu Shui - Blue Dragon Comes Out of Water
7 Zuo You Hu Xi - Left and Right Protecting the Knees
8 Zhuan Shen Bi Men - Turn and Close the Door
9 Qing Long Cu Shui - Blue Dragon Comes Out of Water
10 Fan Shen Zhan Jiao - Turn Around and Chop
11 Gen Bu Ci Jian - Step Up to Poke
12 Xie Fei Shi - Fly Diagonally
13 Feng Huang Zhan Chi - Phoenix Spreads its Wings
14 Feng Huang Dian Tou- - Phoenix Nods its Head
15 Na Zha Tan Hai - Na Zha Reaches Out to the Sea
16 Bai Yuan Xian Guo - White Ape Presents Fruits
17 Kao Juan Hong - Step Back and Whirl Arms
18 Chuan Lin Zhan Chi - Dart Through a Forest and Spread Wings
19 Fan Shen Zhan Jiao - Turn Around to Chop the Snake
20 Jin Ji Du Li - Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg
21 Bo Cao Xu She- - Spread the Grass to Seek the Snake
22 Ye Ma Tiao Jian - Wild Horse Jumps the Valley
23 Bai She Tu Xin - White Snake Spits its Tongue
24 Er Long Xi Zhu - Twin Dragon Play with the Ball
25 Hei Xiong Fan Bei - Black Bear Turns its Back
26 Ying Xiong Dou Zhi - Eagle and Bear Try to Out-Wit Each Other
27 Da Peng Zhan Chi - Grand Eagle Spreads its Wings
28 Ling Mao Pu Shu  - Clever Cat Catches Mouse
29 Jin Ji Dou Ling - Golden Rooster Shakes Its Wings
30 Na Cha Tan Hai - Na Cha Reaches Out to the Sea
31 Su Qin Bei Jian - Su Qin Carries the Sward
32 Gu Shu Pan Gen - Ancient Tree curls Up Its Roots
33 Xie Fei Shi - Fly Diagonally
34 Zuo You Tuo Qian Jin - Left and Right Push-up One Thousand Pounds
35 Zuo You Jie Wan - Left and Right Cut the Writs
36 Heng Sao Qian Jun - Horizontally Chopping One Thousand Army
37 Jin Zhen Dao Gua - Golden Needle Hands Upside Down
38 Bai Yuan Xian Guo- - White Ape Presents Fruits
39 Zuo You Luo Hua Shi - Left and Right Falling Flowers
40 Gong Bu Shang Ci - Bow Stance Poking Up
41 Zhuan Shen Xia Ci - Turn and Poke Down
42 Xie Fei Shi - Fly Diagonally
43 Fu Shen Tan Hai - Lean Forward to Reach to the Sea
44 Yao Zi Fan Shen - the Swallow Hawk Turn Around
45 Huang Long Chu Dong - Yellow Dragon Comes Out of the Cave
46 Muo Pan Jian - the Grinding Sword
47 Zhi Nan Zhen  - Compass Points South
48 Shou Shi - Closing Form

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