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by RKurczewski
Tue Feb 19, 2013 12:27 pm
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: Wind blows away the plum flowers technique- question
Replies: 6
Views: 7700

Re: Wind blows away the plum flowers technique- question

Thank you once again. Being Tang Lang adept rather then student of Tai Chi, I am approaching subject from much more utilitarian angle, so I am not really going into advanced speculations (you might be 100% true- by no means trying to undermine your approach or conclusions)- it's just: either somethi...
by RKurczewski
Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:33 pm
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: Wind blows away the plum flowers technique- question
Replies: 6
Views: 7700

Re: Wind blows away the plum flowers technique- question

Thank you very much. You are very polite- which is as refreshing as it is uncommon on internet forums. Interpretation from Dr Yang Jwing-Ming book (by no means ultimate authority or anything, just first source on my desk) is as follows: "After blocking [which happened in previous move, the fairy sho...
by RKurczewski
Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:29 am
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: Wind blows away the plum flowers technique- question
Replies: 6
Views: 7700

Re: Wind blows away the plum flowers technique- question

Thank you for sharing. I do not expect "absolute truth" (as you can imagine), just opinions of fellow practitioners (I myself am but a beginner). As you say- it might be an effective "360 degrees block" so to speak or kind of "ward- off" move, but with all honesty- position seems to be kinda "weak" ...
by RKurczewski
Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: Saviolo fencing
Replies: 19
Views: 15917

Re: Saviolo fencing

Since I did a lot of italian fencing I'd dare to make one point. Yes, italian masters advised grabbing a sword of adversary (as a last resort) BUT please, remeber how blade of rapier of that time was shaped. Only as much as 1/3 of it was sharpened and, to be honest, cuts do not really play big role ...
by RKurczewski
Tue Jan 01, 2013 6:50 pm
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: Wind blows away the plum flowers technique- question
Replies: 6
Views: 7700

Wind blows away the plum flowers technique- question

Greetings (my very first post here, please,be patient with me). Wind Blows Away the Plum Flowers (Feng Sao Mei Hua), present in Yang Taiji 54 jian form as well as some Wudang jian and dao forms. I have been pondering on this technique for some time and if any of you would care to give me a hand it w...