Chu Gar Dao

Normally thought of as a hacking type of weapon lacking the subtlety of the straight sword or the beauty of the double broadsword.
In Chu Gar Kuen the broadsword is used at close range, it is supported by the free hand and is mainly used to slash and stab whilst simultaneously blocking and flowing into a deflection or strike, this is quite different from the usual way a Chinese broadsword is used, In Chu Gar Kuen there are no fancy or flowery techniques everything is functional, whats more important these techniques can then be translated into the empty hands and used alongside the other fists.

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I am a lifelong practitioner of Chinese and Filipino Martial Arts, I have also studied Krabi Krabong and Muay Boraan in Thailand, I have studied Chinese Tui Na and Thai massage and make my own linaments and balm. I have written various articles and also three novels and a biography of my life and travels as well as a book of poems

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