蹶張心法 (Jue Zhang Xin Fa) is an ancient Crossbow manual, that documented the construction details and blueprint on making a medieval Chinese Crossbow, 400 years old during the Ming Dynasty.
Due to the tremendous wealth of content in this manual, this is the 1st time the page size is set to A4, as compared to the other manuals which are A5 size.
Furthermore, with a bigger page size, you'll be able to see the many diagrams in this book more clearly.
Contents (168 pages A4 size):
The Crossbow Sayings
Complete Diagram of Foot-Drawn Crossbow
Old Bronze Mechanism
Improved New Crossbow Mechanism
Wood Choice For Construction Of Crossbow's Body
Construction Of Crossbow's Prod With Bamboo
Hawk Prod Sayings
Construction Of The Bowstring
Construction Of The Knee-Loop, Leg-Rope, Waist-Rope
Construction of Arrow Shaving Knife & Sheath
Shaving Crossbow Arrows
Construction Of Quiver
Construction Of Metal Arrowhead
Construction Of Poison Bottle
Drawing Crossbow With Foot & Knee
Crossbow Shooting & Engaging Enemy
Waist-Drawn Crossbow And Mechanism Details
Waist-Drawn Crossbow Quiver
Hidden Crossbow (for ambushing)
Arrow Poison Preparation Method
Features to help you learn & understand:
- Hanyu Pinyin pronounciation for all Chinese text
- Chinese text side-by-side with the English translation.
This E-Book is available to you for download at USD 27.80, and formatted to A4-size for easy printing.
Your support will further the research of ancient Chinese battlefield arts, and encourage efforts in the redrawing, enhancement and translation of other ancient manuals.
Footdrawn Crossbow English Translation