This is the most valuable treasure among weapon manipulation arts. When performed perfectly, the sword is to follow the movement of body, and is manipulated by the will so that it can achieve such a state that the body and the sword can cooperate as one unit.
74 postures in all. While Shaolin enjoys fame for its long history of cudgel manipulation, Wudang gained its fame for its internal Kung Fu and sword forms. The sword plays a very special role in Chinese martial arts, and is considered the “King of Weapons”.