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March 17, 2020

浑元剑经 "Hunyuan Jianjing" is a Chinese sword manual written in late-Yuan/early-Ming period, so this ancient book could easily be more than 600 years old! It is entirely written in words with no diagrams at all, which is a pain to translate as I was reading through it. Bu...

February 4, 2020


     A page from an antique Japanese manual, which was peculiarly written 75% in classical Chinese language (even this particular page was written in 100% Chinese), this is a Sword Striking Post for you to practice downwards cuts.


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...

May 10, 2018

In sword sparring or free-play, safety is a constant debate. Some people want more safety, others want to reduce safety in order to increase realism for more "

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