The Chinese Maio Dao sword can be used like a sword, staff or spear and is a single-edged two handed sword. It cuts like the wind with powerful strikes to show the majesty of this exquisite weapon. It has a narrow blade with a length of 1.2 metres (47 in) or more and a long hilt. It is rarely practiced in modern Chinese martial arts and is a very unique Chinese weapon. Historically the Miao Dao was very popular on the Chinese battlefields, and nowadays it is regaining its popularity in various martial arts.