Learn to do cool Kung-Fu Broad Sword moves!
The Broad Sword in Chinese Kung-Fu is a very common weapon. It is sharp on one side, and dull on the other. It has a curved shape to facilitate big swinging motions. Sometimes, the swords have tassels or tails. Those were for wrapping your hand and gripping the handle, so that when the blood drizzles down the sword, it can get absorbed into the cloth, and reduce the chances of you losing your grip on the sword during battle.
This little section that I show is from a routine called "Tiger's Tail Broad Sword." In Cantonese, it is, "Fu Mei Don Do". This particular form is taught by Tat Mau Wong, who learned from Lee Koon Hung.
While the sword routine has some flair to it, there are some very practical concepts you are working on with blocking and striking, that you could translate to a stick, to use for self defense.
Try out these moves and let me know what you think. If you need help, send me a message, I'll try to help as best as I can.
One of the things I love best about doing forms like these is that I can work on it by myself on my own time. And that is truly how it becomes a way of life for me.
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