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Bagua Sword Foundational Practices for Short Edge Cuts

Three variants of the short edge cut: Springing Rising – A simple snap along a linear path Hooking Rising – A circular cut thrown from the wrist. Arcing Rising – A circular cut thrown from the elbow. The latter two … Continue reading

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Meyer’s Longsword – The Short Cut or Fake Krumphauw

This fun little trick starts out as a Krumphauw using the short edge. It is thrown slightly early as if you simply screwed up the timing. There-in lies the trick. As soon as your point passes under your foe’s sword, … Continue reading

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