To better understand the TUTORIALS of WUSHU – JIAN (SWORD) and for increasing the personal WUSHU culture of those who follow us, we decided to report the names of JIAN (SWORD) different parts and components.
The chinese name of SCABBARD is 剑鞘 jiàn qiào.
剑 jiàn 由剑身 jiàn shēn、剑格 jiàn gé、剑柄 jiàn bǐng、剑首 jiàn shǒu 构成.
The structure of JIAN is composed by the blade body, the guard, the handle and head.
Pay attention: 剑格 jiàn gé is also called 护手 hù shǒu (like in BROADSWORD and NANDAO)
剑身包含剑尖 jiàn jiān、剑刃 jiàn rèn、剑脊 jiàn jí.
The blade body includes tip, blade edges, and spine.
The face of the sword is called 剑面 jiàn miàn.
Pay attention: 剑尖 jiàn jiān is also called 剑范 jiàn fàn or 剑锋 jiàn fēng
剑穗 jiàn suì ——剑的软体附饰物
The soft appendage of the Sword is called jiàn suì