Nan dao southern broadsword saber
Nan dao, south saber also called broadsword. With a flexible blade. The pommel is a little loose for sound effect. Simple weapon for everyday training. Round hollow metal handle and sturdy sheath.
Stand straight with your arm at your side. The distance from wrist to jawline is approximately the desired blade length. With a shorter blade, the weapon is easier to handle.
For international IWUF competitions, “When a southern-style broadsword is held in his left hand, its tip shall be no lower than his lower jaw.”