List Price: $29.95$23.48This Chinese Long Straight-Sword manual is based on 2 ancient manuals:
1) 武備志 (Wu Bei Zhi) "Military Preparation Manual" by Mao Yuan-Yi. The techniques contained in it is believed to have been exported from China to Korea, then back to China again.
2) 手臂錄 (Shou Bi Lu) "Records of Arms" by Wu Shu, a late-Ming/early-Qing martial artist who specialized in the Pear-Flower Spear, and learnt the Straight-Sword in his later years. Learn More
List Price: $59.95$44.95俞大猷 (Yu Da-You) is a famous Ming-Dynasty General who defend China against the Japanese pirates invasion. Legend has it that General Yu visited Shaolin Temple, and improved on the monks' Staff techniques with his own teachings. He later wrote and compiled 正氣堂集 (Zheng Qi Tang Ji), "Compilation of Vital Energy". In his book, is a section called 劍經 (Jian Jing), "Sword Treatise".
It is a compilation of his martial arts knowledge, and contains very deep and in-depth concepts on weaponry combat. The fundamentals are taught through the Staff, the Chief of all weapons, so that these can later be applied onto wielding the sword. Learn More
List Price: $38.45$34.95Martial arts historian and innovative instructor Yoshinori Kono invites other guests from various martial arts to talk about how to develop your body through martial arts training. Learn More
List Price: $27.45$24.95Part of the Yoshinori Kono's book series on "body movement", this book focuses on Chinese martial arts. Learn More