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Northern Shaolin Sword—Forms, Techniques & Applications

by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, Jeffrey Bolt

Sword training is one of the highest accomplishments in Chinese Martial Arts. Sword training improves your perception, timing, and reactions. This book presents in-depth history, fundamentals and three complete sword sequences, including a rare Matching Set. Two person routines, martial applications & sword fighting strategies included.

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Release date: 
September 1, 2000
Paperback: 316 pages
Dimensions: 
9.22 × 7.24 × 1 in
ISBN: 9781886969858
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Master the Way of the Sword!
Discover the King of Short Weapons - the Lord of One Hundred Arms!

Improve your balance, strength, focus, and martial skills with this elegant and effective Chinese weapon, from America's most respected author and teacher of Shaolin Gong Fu. Mastering the Art of the Northern Shaolin Sword requires extensive physical training, which will result in a strong, finely-tuned body and mind. And as self-defense, Shaolin Sword is indispensable, improving your perception, timing, and reactions, allowing for the quickest and most appropriate response to any given situation.

Sword training is one of the highest accomplishments in Chinese martial arts. Northern Shaolin Sword is a complete book for martial artists seeking to refine their skill and spirit.

  • In-Depth History, Fundamentals and Forms.
  • Two-Person Routines, Applications and Fighting Strategies.
  • Three Complete Sword Sequences, including the Rarely Seen or Taught Matching Set.
  • Easy-to-Follow Step-by-Step Photos with Detailed Instruction.

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About the Authors

Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming

Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming (楊俊敏博士) started his Gongfu (Kung Fu) training at the age of fifteen under the Shaolin White Crane (Bai He) Master Cheng, Gin Gsao (曾金灶). In thirteen years of study (1961-1974) under Master Cheng, Dr. Yang became an expert in the White Crane style of Chinese martial arts, which includes both the use of bare hands and of various weapons such as saber, staff, spear, trident, two short rods, and many others. With the same master he also studied White Crane Qin Na … More »

Jeffrey Bolt

Tournament promoter and Vice President of the USA Wushu Kungfu Federation, was inducted into Inside Kung Fu Magazine's Hall of Fame for Outstanding Martial Arts Promotions. Studying and teaching Chinese Martial Arts since 1975, he currently runs the Houston Institute of Chinese Martial Arts. Mr. Bolt lives in Houston, Texas. … More »