Chinese Kung Fu Weapons: Chinese Martial Arts Weapons for Shaolin Monks

Chinese kung fu Weapons: Here we introduce Chinese Martial Arts Weapons usually used by Shaolin kungfu fighters. Include Sword, Sabre Spear, Cudgel and Rare Weapons. Or you may be interested in hidden weapons.

Chinese Kung Fu Weapons Profile: The weapons used by Wushu masters originate mainly from ancient military weapons. The Eigh-teen-Arms, the term used to describe Wushu weaponary includes the sabre, spear, sword, halbert, axe, battle axe, hook, fork, whip, mace, hammer, talon, trident-halberd, cudgel, long-handled spear, short cudgel, stick and meteor hammer. Some weapons are used to fight at a distance, while others at close range. Some are overt whereas others are covert. Some are hard while others are soft. Their functions are wide ranging-they beat, kill, hit, shoot and block with cutting blades, hooks, points or pricks.

The assortment of Wushu weapons has added to the colorful programs of martial arts, and pro-ficiency in Wushu involves being skilled in the techniques and usage of the Eighteen-Arms. A brief introduction to the weapons and their individual characteristics follows.

Sword Sabre Spear Cudgel Rare Weapons

Chinese Kung Fu Weapons: These are the weapons which are not so commonly used as the four mentioned above. Of these some might have been widely used in Wushu in certain periods of history, some interim weapons in the development of Wushu, or used in a certain area, and others used by certain schools, but nowadays rarely used. Some examples of such weapons are:

Dagger-Axe Halberd Stick Jointed Iron Staff Mace Hammer Hook Axe and Battle Axe Trident-Halberd Fork Lance Talon(Claw) Rake Ring Meteor Hammer Hidden Weapons

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