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#163765 - 07/03/05 07:52 PM Sword
Sai124 Offline
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Quick question - Do any of you know where I can find how to do some "flashy" sword moves. I can currently do a finger twirl, but I would like to do other "flashy" moves, but I can't think of any. Any help would be great! Thanks!

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#163766 - 07/03/05 10:11 PM Re: Sword [Re: Sai124]
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Better ask your instructor or join an acting school that teaches flashy stage combat moves.
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#163767 - 07/04/05 12:28 PM Re: Sword [Re: Sai124]
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what kind of sword? Katanas? fencing swords? what? and then what kinda flashy? to look aggressive, or to look fast? too vague. Look for a dojo.

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#163768 - 07/04/05 02:09 PM Re: Sword [Re: Warwolph]
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Sorry for the lack of information. My school has eight different sword katas, but I would like to do something different. What I'm looking to do is make up my own sword kata. The only problem, is that I stink at making up katas. The sword that I have is a Dragon Samurai Sword which can be found here: [url] http://gungfu.com/cart-htm/swords_samurai_alloy.htm [/url] . I have the Katana and the guard is removed. Once again, I am sorry for the lack of info; I'm just trying to get some ideas for a nice sword kata.

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#163769 - 07/04/05 04:26 PM Re: Sword [Re: Sai124]
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Quote:

Sorry for the lack of information. My school has eight different sword katas, but I would like to do something different. What I'm looking to do is make up my own sword kata. The only problem, is that I stink at making up katas. The sword that I have is a Dragon Samurai Sword which can be found here: [url] http://gungfu.com/cart-htm/swords_samurai_alloy.htm [/url] . I have the Katana and the guard is removed. Once again, I am sorry for the lack of info; I'm just trying to get some ideas for a nice sword kata.




I'd be very careful with using this type of sword it is not meant to do kata with, it's merely a wall hanger and is not meant to be used! It will fly apart sooner or later.

And I'd stick to your schools' kata for now.

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