55 postures in all. This weapon has the reputation for being aloof from the mortal world. It is a soft weapon which is very portable and easily carried. The movements in this form are mainly cut, pull, shake, and sweep. When it is performed well, people are often surprised by the sensation that they resemble the wind sweeping the ground. It combines features of sword and broadsword with the styles of whip and dart, thus fully representing the perfect combination of hard and the soft, launching all attacks subtly but not overlooking defense.