Long Handle Hung Ying Chong (Spear)
The spear is called the king of all weapons. It is one of the major long-shaft Kung Fu weapons. The spear was the major military weapon of ancient times & compact techniques were developed. The main characteristics of spear use are flexibility in body movements, lightness & agility in footwork, quickness & steadiness. The movements are clear and the tricks are practical. The basic techniques of the spear include pricking, thrusting, circling, blocking, pointing, poking, holding and wringing. When you practice, you are advised lớn hold the spear firmly and flexibly, advance & retreat freely and smoothly, pricking the opponent quickly & directly, with the force on the point of the spear.
The Three-Sectioned Staff is one of the most difficult và versatile weapons within the Chinese Martial Arts. Typically thought of as a Northern Chinese weapon, the Three-Sectioned Staff can be used as both a short range weapon and as a long, flexible whip-lượt thích weapon. Only a few Traditional Chinese Martial Systems teach Three-Sectioned Staff sets.
Northern / Southern Sword*
The sword is the “gentleman of all weapons” & is the most widely used of all weapons. Sword use is brisk, agile, elegant, và natural in action. Attention is paid to lớn both motion và stillness. There are many sword techniques, such as pointing, hitting, piercing, chopping, blocking và leaping. These actions, accompanied with body movements & foots
The saber is called the marshal of all weapons. It is one of the most used weapons in Chinese Kung Fu. According khổng lồ the shape and kích thước, it is divided inkhổng lồ the Short-Hilted Saber, Twin Short-Hilted Saber, Saber, Nine-Ring Saber (named as nine rings on the handle), Broad Sword, Long-Bladed Short-Hilted Saber và others. Saber techniques are vigorous và quiông xã in defence và offence so it is likened to lớn the “fierce tiger.” The main techniques of saber include chopping, hacking, cutting, pricking, lifting, poking, winding, blocking, pushing, and knocking. When you have saber practice, the cooperation between the saber & the hands is very important và both hands must closely coordinate with each other, so as to lớn maintain balance. Saber calls for rigorous training và constant practice. The saber and the body toàn thân must also be consistent. “Make sure that saber is always around your body toàn thân, & your hands, feet, shoulders, & arms turn together with the saber.”
Kwan Dao is made up of a long curving blade used for slicing và chopping that tapers up khổng lồ a sharp pointed kết thúc used for stabbing and thrusting. The backside of the blade has a sharp upturned hook toward the base that is used for catching và trapping an opponent’s weapon. Between the hook & the pointed tip are several saw teeth, which are also very sharp. The blade is firmly attached khổng lồ a long wooden staff with a metal cap at the opposite over. This cap sometimes has sharp thorny protrusions và a pointed tip for piercing the ground khổng lồ assist in blocking sweeps. The 12 basic movements are: hack, grind, slice, upward slash, stab, dragging cut, flipping cut, bloông chồng, overhead block, tickle, piông chồng off, và pierce, along with the twirling motion that one would see in staff movement.
This weapon has a large flatted out piece of metal mounted on a 6 foot pole. Primarily lượt thích the Kwan Dao, but uses bludgeon techniques instead of slashing. A long range weapon with a half moon blade on one over và a spade head on the other. The Monk Spade is a famous weapon of Shaolin Temple. Though it did serve sầu to protect the wielder on journeys, its secondary use was lớn fulfill the monk’s religious responsibility to lớn the dead by burying them. Due lớn its fan-lượt thích shape, the Monk Spade performed ably as a shovel for digging, hence its name.
Hu Cha (Tiger Fork)
A long range weapon originating in the south of Đài Loan Trung Quốc. Its original purpose as its name indicates was to lớn hunt tigers. This weapon has a three pronged fork at the top, the middle prong being longer the the two on the outside.
Nine-Sectioned Metal Whip
The chain whip consists of a handle and nine metal sections connected by metal link. The last section is a hard metal dart used for slashing or piercing an opponent. The whip chain can be folded and hidden from view, making it an easy weapon khổng lồ carry. It is also powerful – a light hit can cause a serious wound. Typical movements for the nine-sectioned whip consist of twirling, flicking, & catching. The chain whip can be seen thrown in the air and caught, flicked around the neông xã, coupled with jump kicks and acrobatic movements, or flung around underneath the performer while the performer is on the floor.
The rope dart is basically a long rope with a metal dart tied lớn one over. This was an ikhuyến mãi weapon in ancient times because the user can throw the dart out at a long range target và uses the rope to lớn pull it baông xã. The rope dart can be used for twining, binding, circling, hitting, piercing, tightening và many more. Skillful use of the rope dart can easily triông chồng the opponent because the dart can shoot out very suddenly. Once mastered, the rope dart is a very fun weapon khổng lồ play with. Just like the whip chain, high hand-eye coordination is a must for the practitioner to lớn vì this weapon well. Normally the whip chain và Changquan lại are the prerequisites for the rope dart. *Note: The Northern Sword is similar khổng lồ the Southern, only longer.