The 7 lightsaber combat forms are here for a reason. Each one was created to combat a weakness that the prior form had. For example:
Form II, also known as Makashi, The Way of the Ysalamiri, or The Contention Form, was the second of the seven classic forms of lightsaber combat. Developed for the purpose of lightsaber-to-lightsaber combat, to address the failings of Form I, Makashi was the most dueling-centric of the seven classical forms.
But, in the entire 25,000-300,000 years that the Jedi Order stood they still pushed these forms and these forms alone. Some notable Jedi/Sith have mixed forms, such as Count Dooku; since his form and lightsaber itself was relatively weak against blaster deflection, he incorporated some Niman into his form (he used elements of Niman again when he fought Ventress and Savage Opress, holding off Ventress in a blade lock while holding Savage down with bouts of Force Lightning).
Obi-Wan Kenobi also utilized form mixing into his combat style. When he dueled Darth Vader on Mustafar and was kicked he immediately used that energy of that kick into a flip and landed on his feet. He also used a very basic Form IV aboard the Invisible Hand in Revenge of the Sith in order to lure Dooku into a false sense of security. Form mixing is also seen in Anakin Skywalker's first duel with Count Dooku when Obi-Wan threw his saber to aid him in defeating Dooku. In all of these cases, form mixing was used to great effect by the best practitioners of their chosen form.
But by incorporating elements from another form into your own formidable one is where we see truly skilled lightsaber duelist. If the Jedi Order taught this the entire order would have been far better at lightsaber combat. They might have survived Order 66 using this technique, or even managed to kill Darth Vader.