DVD: Saber by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
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Run Time: 191min
Number of discs: 1
Menus/Subtitles: English, Spanish
Region Encoding: All Regions
Release Date: November 2008
The Root of Short Weapons Training.
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming teaches the fundamental techniques, solo drills, and 2-person matching practice for Saber training. Saber training develops the fundamental skills required for all other short weapons training, and it is traditionally the first short weapon learned in Chinese martial arts.
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming teaches the history of the Saber (Dao) and discusses the strategies and proverbs related to the Saber. He explains the differences between Saber styles with examples from his private collection. Dr. Yang then comprehensively demonstrates 25 fundamental techniques common to all Chinese martial art styles.
Next, over two dozen solo and partner practices are taught, culminating in freestyle Saber matching training. Dr. Yang offers detailed instruction and corrections of every movement as students demonstrate, making it easy for the viewer to learn.
- History and Proverbs of the Saber by Dr. Yang.
- Various types of Saber from Dr. Yang's personal collection.
- Solo and partner matching practice drills.
This program and the "Taiji Saber DVD" and "Shaolin Saber Basic Sequences DVD" (YMAA) will provide a solid foundation in Saber technique.
SPECIAL FEATURES: English, Spanish Menus/Subtitles • Dozens of Chapters • Interactive YMAA Catalog with Preview Trailers for All YMAA Videos
YMAA PRODUCTION • DR. YANG, JWING-MING • “SABER FUNDAMENTAL TRAINING” • WRITTEN & PERFORMED BY DR. YANG, JWING-MING, WITH TONY CHEE, PEDRO RODRIGUES, SETH PUTNAM, KATHY YANG • EDITING & DVD AUTHORING BY OCEAN SILVER • PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BY DAVID SILVER
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, is a renowned author and teacher of Chinese martial arts and Qigong. Born in Taiwan, he has trained and taught Taijiquan, Qigong and Chinese martial arts for over forty-five years. He is the author of over thirty books, and was elected by Inside Kung Fu magazine as one of the 10 people who has "made the greatest impact on martial arts in the past 100 years." Dr. Yang lives in Northern California.
Martial Arts Publisher of the Year, 2008 NQA World Congress on Qigong and TCM