Weapons - Flail 
Other names:  two-section staff; Sweeper or Broom (稍子 or 掃子). Pyeongon in Korean. Rentsuru in Japanese.
Versions taught: Shaolin (Grandmaster Wing Lam). I have seen two Chen Family Ta Chi Chuan stylists work with a flail but have not (as of April 2017) located a canonical form or found anyone who even says that there is such a form. 
Recommendations: learn nunchaku and staff first. Cost: varies from $40 to $60 or more.
Links to very short video movies
1. Zhang YanFei - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAzX1YKOwSc
2. unknown performer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNd8gfBvBqU
3. same performer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJ6qN0UHzZE
4. Xing Yi Liu He style two section staff (both pieces equal length) - unknown performer
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O68sNjSHgKo
5. Part of a collection of short videos of me doing the same strikes with different staffs
 https://youtu.be/OTQ8GC_2vQw

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