Kung Fu Weapons Picture

The weapons used by Kung Fu masters originate mainly from ancient military weapons…

The weapons used by Kung Fu masters originate mainly from ancient military weapons. Weapons training are generally carried out after the student is proficient in the basics, forms and applications training. The basic theory for weapons training is to consider the weapon as an extension of your body. The same requirements for footwork and body coordination are required. The process of weapon training proceeds with forms, forms with partners and then applications. Most systems have training methods for each of the Eighteen Arms in addition to specialized instruments specific to the system. The Eighteen-Arms, the term used to describe Kung Fu weaponry 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…

China Pictures and PhotosPeople who visit this page also visit

Also see Single City Tours to Beijing Tours, Xian Tours, Guilin Tours, Shanghai Tours, Hong Kong Tours, Yangtze River Tours, Tibet Tours and much more destinations in China; Selections from our China Tours Special Offers.