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#249787 - 04/29/06 12:32 AM a site for you guys
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Registered: 04/28/06
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Loc: San Antonio, Texas, USA
I know how nice people in forums are as well as helpfull so I wanted to give back to you guys with a site with some info on kung fu weapons

http://www.chinavoc.com/kungfu/weapons.asp

hope you like it and I hope most of you guys have not seen it before

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#249788 - 04/29/06 08:23 AM Re: a site for you guys [Re: Rene]
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Thanks for that. The site is a bit odd to navigate, with nothing below the "descriptions to follow". But then I saw the weapons list on the left side. Very nice.
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#249789 - 04/29/06 11:42 AM Re: a site for you guys [Re: Rene]
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No problem Matt.

I really like the rake weapon and I used to think to myself when seeing one in my backyard "This would make a cool weapon", so there you go!

Matt, do you think an umbrella of a specific kind (I don't know which kind though, maybe you know?) could be used effectively as a weapon?

If I run into any more cool sites I'll let you guys know!

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#249790 - 04/29/06 11:55 AM Re: a site for you guys [Re: Rene]
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While not strictly about umbrellas, some arts have trained to use the cane as weapon. Check this:

http://ejmas.com/jnc/jncart_barton-wright_0200.htm

Most normal umbrellas are not really suitable for SD, as they are too flimsy. There are some makers of heavy-duty umbrellas for SD purposes. Google "umbrella for self defense", you should find something.
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