Unearthing the Treasures: The Kung Fu Sword Part 2

Kung Fu Straight SwordHere is the second part of Adam Hsu’s survey on the Kung Fu sword and its culture. As he has done some many times before, Sifu Hsu brings both a scholarly eye and a committed heart to his subject. He talks about the mysterious history of most sword forms, of how seriously they were practiced, the whole culture of the sword and adds a very heartfelt appeal that we not let this traditional technique vanish, despite the threats of the present. He also handles some confusing points like; is there a specific Baji sword or not? How do you tell what is the proper technique? Another “cut above” piece that makes you think.

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Unearthing Treasures: The Kung Fu Sword Part Two

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