FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 144 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
FuYuan, chilin, simple, Max8811, Aanna
23127 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
FuYuan 2
Max8811 1
jakmak52 1
cxt 1
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
New Topics
Grand Opening: Tai Chi Apeldoorn Douwe Geluk
by FuYuan
Yesterday at 07:13 AM
Championship Kata/Forms Techniques
by jakmak52
12/22/16 03:55 PM
** Introduce Yourself! **
05/13/07 08:02 AM
Pregnancy and training
04/23/06 02:31 AM
Recent Posts
** Introduce Yourself! **
by FuYuan
Yesterday at 07:02 AM
Pregnancy and training
by Max8811
08/14/17 11:23 AM
Championship Kata/Forms Techniques
by cxt
08/04/17 10:25 PM
Forum Stats
23127 Members
36 Forums
35679 Topics
432721 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#113780 - 01/21/05 04:33 PM Re: Re: swords

Let me re-phrase some of this. My point was that he was NOT practicing a sword art and that it seemed he would not use it for sparring. I was not saying that you would use a live steel blade for sparring and that he should buy a live steel blade. Rather, i was informing him that there truly is no need to buy a sword upwards of a few hundred dollars if you do not intend to use it in such a way. Yes, low end swords do break, but i guarantee you that if he buys a 300$ production line sword made of carbon steel it will not brake if he swings it around in the yard. AND TAKE HIS ADVICE, i would highly recomend not buying a live steel blade. My point is that he could buy a fine sword for what he wants at a reasonable price. Laf, you might find the same sword completely horrid, but that is because you use (again assuming) a very high quality sword. Hope i cleared some of that up, and thanks for pointing it out, dont want him confused [IMG][/IMG]

#113781 - 01/21/05 04:49 PM Re: Re: swords

true enough, I'm not in any sword art now. I do want to fence or do Kendo, and after looking around the forums Iaido has peeked my interest. I plan on doing that in college though, after I'm finished with the school sports I do now.
as for swords as toys, I understand that perfectly. especially after my sister nearly chopped my cat in half with one of my swords once. I keep them in my room, clean them, look at them sometimes, but I never walk out of my house and swing one around like some crazed D&D fanatic.

BTW, I'm open for any recommendations to a type of sword art that anyone wants to throw out. Something that is challenging and keeps you working, but fun as well.

#113782 - 01/25/05 02:42 PM Re: Re: swords

hmm, you could try

Page 2 of 2 < 1 2

Moderator:  Charles Mahan, Cord, MattJ, Reiki 

Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Only $89

Fight Videos
Night club fight footage and street fights captured with the world's first bouncer spy cam

How to Matrix!
Learn ten times faster with new training method. Learn entire arts for as little as $10 per disk.

Self Defense
Stun guns, pepper spray, Mace and self defense products. Alarms for personal and home use.

Stop An Urban Gorilla: Get 2 FREE TASER M26C Replacement Air Cartridges With Each New TASER M26C!


Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga