Weapon is an Extension of the Mind

Continuous Palm

That th e warriors of old came too our peaceful hermitages to foster their martial skill is no paradox. They came to learn how to apply the secret of emptiness, how to ensure that the enemy's sword, though aimed at flesh, encounters void,, and how to destroy the foe by striking with dispassion. Hatred arouses wrath wrath breeds excitement excitement leads to carelessness which, to a warrior, brings death. A master swordsman can slay ten enemies besetting him simultaneously, by virtue of such...

An Introduction To Sun Style Ba Gua Swordplay

Phoenix Feather Sword

Following is an introduction to the concepts and practice of the Sun Lu Tang 0 fT style Ba Gua straight sword. Although Sun Lu Tang himself claims the Ba Gua straight sword method was passed down through Ba Gua Zhang's founder, Dong Hai Chuan Jt M'l , this particular method of swordplay is unique to the Sun style. Its theory of use and the flavor of it's movements closely parallels Sun style Ba Gua Zhang the empty hand art and truly serves as an armed counterpart to the original weaponless...