Of course, when first learning any new cane form, begin with a slower, more deliberate, less vigorous practice to help the body adapt to the moves of the new form.
Thus, even a fast and vigorous cane form from any style can be done more in the "Taiji" fashion outlined and shown above.
The cane will typically extend from the floor to the height of your hip socket and maybe up to your belly button.
Normally, Taijiquan sword forms are not very well adapted as cane forms, but I practice the Standard 32 Sword Form with my cane as do many others.
Karate, kung fu, Shaolin, Bagua and Hsing I cane or stick forms are often fast, vigorous, powerful, twisting, agile, and with some very low stances.
Since 2005, I have also maintained the Cloud Hands Blog to point to changes and additions at the Cloud Hands Website.
Since the Cloud Hands Website is a very well-established and stable website, it provides readers with a good and secure starting point for their online research into Taijiquan and Qigong.
For this reason, when you do find a good and useful webpage, be sure to save the webpage to a folder on your hard drive or server. More emphasis on using a thicker and longer walking stick, like a Japanese Jo, rather than an inconspicuous cane. Cane Masters Instructional Video Series, Volume 5, Winning Katas with Techniques. shares his advanced techniques and winning katas with you in this 51 minute tape. "In this presentation by Ted Mancuso, he utilizes a traditional Shaolin cane set taught to him by one of his teachers, Lam Kwong Wing, to explore the very nature of weapons work. In-depth stepwise breakdowns of each section of this fast and mobile form.