《武藝圖譜通志 - 雙劎》
Muye Dobo Tongji - Ssang Geom
The Korean Double Swords
From the 3rd scroll of the Korean manual, Muye Dobo Tongji, is a chapter on 雙劎 (Chn: Shuang-Jian, Krn: Ssang Geom), Double Sword. Although it uses the 劎, which usually refers to a straight double-edged sword, this manual documents the usage of Double Sabers, single edged curved blade.
It also gave interesting historical facts, highlighting that wielding 2 swords can be practical in battle, as well as a form of sword dance.
Contents (43 pages + 2 x Routine-Sheets):
- Introduction & History
- Illustrated Stances
- 2 x Separate sheets of the Double Sword Routine
Features to help you learn & understand:
- Hanyu Pinyin pronounciation for all Chinese text
- accompanying English translation
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The Double Swords Form
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Koreans today are putting huge efforts into reviving Muye Dobo Tongji.
Below are videos of some Koreans demonstrating the routine that's documented in the Double Sword chapter. There are various other groups of Koreans training in the martial arts of the Muye Dobo Tongji as well.
Clear demonstration & explanation on the basics of using 2 swords by Bok Kyu Choi.