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Shaolin Temple Weapons Training

 

Shaolin Weapons

Kungfu Weapons

 

Shaolin Monk Weapons(Shaolin Weapons)=Have a Great variety,Shaolin Temple  forms to learn kungfu monks,soldiers and Imperial Generals ,officers brought their own martial arts skills  to the Temple General Guan Yunchang,Cheng Yaojin,Luo Cheng,Gao Huide and the Yang Family members,for instance,taught the Shaolin Monks their characteristic fighting skills with the Broad sword,the crescent axe,the plum blossom spear and the black tiger hammar.

Shaolin Weapons were skillfully masters by the Shaolin fighting Monks,After repeated practiced and research,Shaolin Fighting Monks developed many different Weapons  and create their  unique styles,The variety of shaolin Weapons increased to over 120 after the Song dynasty,now the Spear sword ,Staff,Broadsword,Monk”s spade,Straight Sword,Cane and 9 Section whip are in common use.

Shaolin Kungfu has four fundamental weapons the Straight  Sword,the Spear,the Broad Sword,and also the staff ,and the four basic weapons of kungfu and one that all  critical martial artist really should  master.

1) The Staff-The Father of all Weapons

2)The Broad Sword-The Marshal of the Weapons

3)The Spear-The king of all Weapons

4)The Straight Sword-The Gentleman of all Weapons

The 18 Shaolin Weapons  consist of 9Short Weapons such as Axes,Swords,and Double,Daggers,and 9 long Weapons,such as Spear,Staff,and Halbard

The Broad Sword  Developed to lay the wind,The blood grooves near the back  edge of the blade are etched in for stability,and for allowing air into the wound for a quick pull out,in ancient China there is a saying that the Dao (Broad sword)wil be the master of all weapons,as a results of the way,The Dao is a employed,it has verified to have more benefits then other Weapons,Even a slight sliding across the enemy”s body would cause a lot more critical injury then from the hammer,the pole,the spear,or the whip ,Given that the broad sword  is sharp only one side,placing the spine of the Sword close toward body can avoid the Weapon from causing injury to the holder,

The Staff is really a required Weapon,With the study of the Staff your going to  under stand strategies that will assists you to with  other Weapons,The Staff provides you balance and coordination along with controlled eye hand manage,The staff is amongst,the very first tools utilised  by early man to assist him survive,The Staff is excellent Weapon because it makes  you to understand to make use of both hands.

Butterfly Sword ,Two shot swards working in unison and with deadly results,The Butterfly Swords was  a common  southern  style Weapon and have the ability to be flipped hiding it from an enemy,This form naturally increases  a practitioner hand and arm speed although strengthening one”s wrists

The Kwan Dao or  Long-Handled -Broad sword

The 3 Sectional Staff is one of the archetypal Weapons of kungfu,

The Gim or Straight Sword different from the Broad Sword,

The Spear is refferred to as King of Long Weapons

Short Stick

Spear

Curved Sword Broad sword

Shaolin Tiger Fork

Double hook Sword

Double Dagger

Rope dart

Cresnet moon spade

Old mans Staff

Straight Sword Scholar”s Sword

Double Hammers

Double Axe

Staff

Double spade moon Sword

Halberd-Ta Dao

monk Spade

Crescent moon spear

Three sectional staff

Long axe

Snake and Creasent  Spear

Middle Horse Cutter

Shield Rattan & Other materials

Eight Sutra Hammer

Big Horse Cutter

Small Horse Cutter

The Four Basic Weapons

There are four basic kungfu weapons, two short ones and two long ones. All of
the other weapons derive from these four. These basic four bear a slight
northern accent. Some southern styles emphasize only two basic weapons: the long
pole and the butterfly swords. We will, however, honor these basic four, since
they are more universal.



    1. Staff (Gun)
    2. Broadsword (Dao)
    3. Spear (Qiang)
    4. Straight Sword (Jian)



Long Weapons

Long weapons are generally taller than the user and require both hands. Most of
these are pole arms, and kungfu has hundreds of variations of pole arms alone.
Every weird pole arm head has a different Chinese name, some of which are
redundant and overlapping.



    1. Dagger Axe (Ge)
    2. Lance (Mao)
    3. Long Stick Axe (Yue)
    4. Halberd (Ji)
    5. Single Halberd (Dan
      Ji)

    6. Double Headed
      Spear (Shuang Tou Qiang)

    7. Snake Spear (She
      Qiang)

    8. Hooked Single
      Spear (Lian Dao Qiang)

    9. Talon, Claw (Zhua)
    10. Pen (Bi)
    11. Buddha Hand (Fo
      Shou)

    12. Monk Cudgel (Chan
      Zhang, Zen Stick)

    13. Monk Spade (Chan)
    14. Gold Coin Spade (Jin
      Qian Chan)

    15. Rake (Pa)
    16. Hoe (Chu Tou)
    17. Tiger Fork (Hu
      Cha)

    18. Two Teeth Fork (Liang
      Jian Cha, Two Point Fork or Niu Jiao Cha, Ox Horn Fork)

    19. Flying Fork (Fei
      Cha)

    20. Dragon Whisker
      Fork (Long Xu Cha)

    21. Three-Point
      Double-Blade Sword (San Jian Liang Ren Dao)

    22. Long Handled
      Sword (Da Dao)

    23. Kwan Dao
    24. Eagle Head Sword (Ying
      Tao Dao)

    25. Pu Dao
    26. Horse Chopping
      Sword (Zhan Ma Dao)

    27. Heaven and Earth,
      Sun and Moon Sword (Qian Kun Ri Yue Dao)

    28. Cicada Wing Sword
      (Chan Zi Dao)

    29. Heaven Lotus
      Phoenix Tail (Tian He Feng Wei Tang)

    30. Wolf Spear (Lan
      Qiang)

    31. Wolf Teeth Club (Lan
      Ya Ban)

    32. Wolf Teeth
      Spiked-Trident (Lan Ya Dang)

    33. Lashing Staff (Shao
      Zi Gun)



Short Weapons

Short weapons can be used one handed, like a sword. Generally speaking, these
are personal side arms. Many of these when used in pairs are twin weapons,
although our twin weapon list is limited to those weapons that are only used as
twins. Furthermore, some short weapons have soft versions.



    1. Nine Ring
      Broadsword (Jiu Huan Dao)

    2. Nine Hook
      Broadsword (Jiu Gou Dao)

    3. Southern
      Broadsword (Nan Dao)

    4. Ghost Head
      Broadsword (Gui Tao Dao)

    5. Swallow Tail
      Broadsword (Yan Zi Dao)

    6. Long Broadsword (Zha
      Dao)

    7. Straight Sword
      Piercer (Jian Ci)

    8. Snake Straight
      Sword (She Jian)

    9. Whip (Bian)
    10. Mace (Jian)
    11. Hammer (Chui)
    12. Eight Corner
      Hammer (Ba Ling Chui)

    13. Steel Fan (Tie
      Shan)

    14. Iron Smoking Pipe
      (Tie Yan Dou)

    15. Iron Flute (Tie
      Di)

    16. Cymbals (Ba)
    17. Iron Ruler (Tie
      Chi)

    18. Crutch or Cane (Guai)
    19. Fly Whisk (Fei
      Mao Dan)

    20. Shield (Dun)
    21. Water Parting
      Shield (Fen Shui Dun)

    22. Bench (Ban
      Deng)

    23. Two-Handed
      Broadsword (Shuang Shou Dao, also Bagua Dao)

    24. Two-handed
      Straight Sword (Shuang Shou Jian)

    25. Push Dagger (Chi
      Shou)



Soft Weapons

Soft weapons, or flexible weapons, have a joint or are attached to a rope. These
weapons require great skill, since they are always changing. Many of these can
also be hidden weapons, since they are very compact when collapsed.



    1. Meteor Hammer (Liu
      Xing Chui)

    2. Rope Javelin (Sen
      Biao)

    3. Flying Weight (Shuang
      Tao Fei Chui)

    4. Mother and Son
      Hammer (Zi Mu Chui)

    5. Three Section
      Staff (San Jie Gun)

    6. Two Section Staff
      (Er Jie Gun)

    7. Whip Chain (Qi
      Jie Bian, Seven Section Whip or Jiu Jie Bian, Nine Section Whip)

    8. Dragon Head Stick
      (Long Tao Gan Ban)

    9. Double Flying
      Claw (Shuang Fei Zhua)

    10. Four Section
      Sickle (Si Jie Tang)



Twin Weapons

Twin weapons are two mirror-image weapons, one held in each hand. In modern
kungfu, the practice of twin weapons balances out the left hand with the right,
since many styles have a predetermined dominance.



    1. Twin Broadswords (Shuang
      Dao)

    2. Twin Straight
      Swords (Shuang Jian)

    3. Butterfly Knives (Hu
      Die Shuang Dao, Butterfly Double Sword or Niu Er Jin Dao, Ox Ear Sharp
      Sword)

    4. Axe (Fu)
    5. Sickle (Lian
      Dao)

    6. Hook (Gou)
    7. Nine Teeth Hook (Jiu
      Zi Gou)

    8. Twin Halberds (Shuang
      Shou Ji)

    9. Twin Daggers (Shuang
      Bi Shou)

    10. Ring (Huan)
      or Wheel (Lun)

    11. Iron Ring (Shuo
      Huan)

    12. Deer Antler
      Knives (Lu Jiao Dao)

    13. Iron Comb (Tie
      Su Zi)

    14. Iron Chopsticks (Tie
      Kuai Zi)

    15. Emei Piercers (Emei
      Ci)

    16. Horse Halberd (Ma
      Ji)

    17. Unicorn Horn
      Sword (Lin Jiao Dao)

    18. Mandarin Duck
      Spade (Yuan Yang Chan)



Hidden and Flying Weapons

Hidden weapons are a fascinating sub-topic of Chinese weaponry. Used to expand
the range of offense beyond close combat, a great number of ingenious hidden
weapons were created to surprise the enemy. Small enough to be hidden in a
sleeve or robe, and particularly useful in a surprise attack or when you are
outnumbered, these are generally small weapons, with the exception of the bows.



  1. Arhat Coin (Luohan
    Qian)

  2. Flying Knife (Fei
    Dao)

  3. Flying Dart (Fei
    Biao)

  4. Sleeve Sword (Shu
    Jian)

  5. Iron Toad (Tie
    Chan Chu)

  6. Flying Locust
    Stone (Fei Huang Shi)

  7. Scholar’s Brush (Pan
    Guan Bi or Zhaung Yuan Bi – Judge’s Brush or Champion Place Brush)

  8. Wolf Teeth Hammer
    (Lan Ya Chui)

  9. Bow (Dan Gong)
  10. Crossbow (Lu)