DON'T USE A SWORD LIKE A SABRE

Traveling Dragon Sword

The graceful movement of a sword

A common mistake many students make is to use a sword like a saber. A saber is forceful and is often swung round the exponent's body. A sword is gentle and is never swung round the exponent's body. The movements of a saber come mostly from the shoulder, whereas those of a sword come from the wrist. A sabre is like a ferocous tiger; a sword is like a graceful dragon.

Movements of a Graceful Dragon

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Wrong Slashing Movement Correct Slashing Movement Moving Around
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Turning Flowers Wrong Chopping Movement Correct Chopping Movement


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