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July 5, 2020

In General Qi Jiguang's book, his Long Saber stances came without any explanation on how they are being used in an actual fight. Here's a quick 3 mins video that I've made to share my interpretation / theory on 3 of the stances, which actually looked very similar to ea...

August 13, 2019

The Chinese Long Saber manual was the 1st manual that I translated and interpreted when I started this website 9 years ago. The one thing that bothered me all these years was how similar the "Bury Head" and "Enter Cave" stances looked like. Surely either one can perfor...

August 4, 2018

What is (in my opinion) the 3rd most valuable and difficult skill to achieve in sword fighting?

How do you differentiate between a well-trained martial artist, and a normal person who simply picks up a sword to fight?

I hope this video can help to address some of that. T...

December 8, 2017

In order to full understand ancient Eastern martial arts manuals, we need to triangulate information from the 3 major sources: Chinese, Korean, Japanese.

September 1, 2017

To commemorate the 7th year anniversary of the founding of ChineseLongsword.com, I've created 5 short videos to share some basics of practicing the Chinese Long Saber.

Part 1 - Choosing Your Long Saber's Length

For years, I've been using a professionally-made Chinese Lon...