Red Bamboo Tai Chi Fan

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  • Overview
  • Bamboo Tai Chi Fan are everywhere in China and Chinese Martial Arts practitioners have developed it into a weapon and drills and forms in Tai Chi and Kung Fu

Product details

  • Perfect for Tai Chi forms and some partner work
  • Can take the demands of defence and striking practice
  • Used in China for thousands of years
  • Suitable for Tai Chi and Chinese Kung Fu
  • Lightweight and easy to use


Watch our video on the Bamboo Tai Chi Fan


Bamboo Tai Chi Fan Description

The Bamboo Tai Chi Fan is a common sight in China and, especially on a hot day, you’ll see people with them everywhere. Chinese Kung Fu and Tai Chi has weapons that started of as everyday items and got slowly developed into training weapons. The fan is no exception and nowadays people across the world use these simple items to practice their chosen arts with.  


Bamboo is a common building material in China partly due to it’s abundance but also because of it strength to weight ratio. It’s equal to steel. This Bamboo Tai Chi Fan has ribs that are made entirely of bamboo with the end ribs being round to fit well with your hand and make it comfortable to hold. The material fixed to the ribs is a nylon / polyester. When closed it can make a hard baton like implement and open a perfect fan. It also comes with a silk style satin case to hold it in. 


The red nylon material is attached to red painted ribs giving a total red look. The fan is lightweight so very easy to use and move around for your forms and practice. Great for all Tai Chi practice but will also suit all styles of Chinese Kung Fu that use them.


Advice from the shop on your Bamboo Tai Chi Fan

“Those looking for a natural material for the fan will be sorely disappointed, they all come with a nylon / polyester covering. They are lightweight which is great for training, many try the Red Metal Tai Chi Fan if you want it to be a bit heavier.”

Doug Swift – Owner of Enso Martial Arts Shop


Sizing of your of Bamboo Tai Chi Fan

Here are the dimensions of this Bamboo Tai Chi Fan:  

  • Total Length when folded = 13' / 33cm 
  • Weight = 140g


If you have any questions about the Bamboo Tai Chi Fan you want to buy feel free to contact us at our shop to discuss it, call (0117) 9425832 or email [email protected]


Shipping your Bamboo Tai Chi Fan

We have a few different options for posting your items at Enso Martial Arts Shop. Prices vary depending on the overall order, weight, size etc. The checkout page will automatically workout the possible options for you. 

We can send your item(s) in the following ways:

Courier Tracked - Order before 1pm, we can pack and post the same day to be with you the next working day, this is not a weekend service. It is fully tracked and we will send you the tracking number when we process your order.

Hermes - In our experience an extremely slow service, we cannot guarantee it will arrive. It isn't an option on the website for good reason, so if you want this pitiful service and your parcel thrown into a random hedge near your house, if you're lucky, just to save about £2 then simply call us on 0117 942 5832 and we can process your order over the phone. 

UPS Worldwide - For anywhere outside the UK, we can post the same day but delivery times are dependent on the destination. Approximate delivery times are as follows: 

* Europe: 2-3 working days

* USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand: 3-4 working days

* All other destinations: 4-7 working days.


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