Practical Tai-Chi- 28" The Practical Taiji (Tai Chi) series from CAS Hanwei has been developed in response to many requests for a quality Taiji sword for everyday practice. Our SH2008 series features three blade lengths to suit the individual requirements of the Taiji practitioner. Featuring a steel guard and pommel the swords are correctly balanced and the the un-edged blades are crafted in fully tempered high-carbon steel. The flattened-diamond blade section produces a blade that is moderately stiff, while still allowing for some flexibility. Key Features: - Designed for T'ai Chi practitioners - Fully tempered high-carbon steel blade - Scabbard included Specifications: - Overall: 34 1/2 - Blade Length: 28 - Handle Length: 6 1/2 - Weight: 1lb 3oz - Point of Balance: 4" - Width at Guard: 1.09" - Width at Tip: .75" - Thickness at Guard: .21" - Thickness at Tip: .11"