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  1. Thanks, guys. I appreciate the advice.

    Thanks, guys. I appreciate the advice.
  2. How to Tighten a Broadsword Without an Exposed Nut

    Good evening.

    My sword is becoming very loose and I need to tighten it. In the past, I was able to just tighten the nut on the butt end, but this particular sword does not have the nut exposed. ...
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    Thanks for your help. I have options now.

    Thanks for your help. I have options now.
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    Counterweight for Long Weapon Needed

    My tiger fork is a bit top-heavy. I am in need of a counterweight for it. Not sure if that is the exact terminology, but I see spikes sometimes on the end of some long weapons. Any ideas of...
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    I love it!!

    I love it!!
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    Thanks

    Thanks for the replies.
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    "Zig Zag Footwork"

    I am going through my forms and breaking down individual sequences. I notice that this particular footwork pattern shows up in a lot of my forms (hand and weapon). Here's a description:

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  8. Name of Technique?

    Nice vid. What is the name of the technique at 0:42 - 0:45 seconds? We have that technique in a few of our forms as well.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ra88ylAbVA
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    Another option

    This guy used industrial-sized coffee/food cans filled with cement.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puk_6zwNBqI
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    OK. You're right. I know this one. I never...

    OK. You're right. I know this one. I never knew it had an actual name; I just have been calling it "tam tui with scrape". Thanks again for your help.
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    Thanks, Fellas

    That's funny you should say that, I set this as my home page about a month ago after I learned that I'd be learning this technique in the next form. I'm on step 2.
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    Wah Lum's 7 Kicks

    I'm learning 7 kicks now and am having the hardest time executing the rising heel kick (the one right after the 360 sweep). Did anyone else out there have problems with the...
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    Self-Defense Class

    You're right. Hey you might get a kick out of this. I used one of the techniques from Straight form during our self-defense class. I hadn't planned on it, but it just came out. My partner was...
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    Thanks

    Thanks for the info. That makes sense. I have to admit, I've never thought about cupping the calf and pulling into the throat chop.
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    Straight Form Closing

    For the closing in straight form (heel kick to lady horse stance w/grab to low chop), can anyone share the application of this series? I'm thinking a kick to the solar plexus or what ever is open,...
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    Yeah, I was wrong about the block after the high...

    Yeah, I was wrong about the block after the high elbow. It is an uppercut. I think I misinterpreted it when first learned the form. Thanks for the info.

    Is there a "poem" associated with SF,...
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    What is ling? My guess is that it is kind of...

    What is ling? My guess is that it is kind of like using 2 man drills? Help me out on this one.
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    Just recently we were discussing the "iron...

    Just recently we were discussing the "iron finger" YEE used in some of the forms. It was explained to a group of us that when LKS moved to southern China, he incorporated some "Hung Gar-like" things...
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    Little ghost holds the flag Open the window and...

    Little ghost holds the flag
    Open the window and look at the moon
    Laying down boards to make a dock
    Looking for a snake in tall grass
    Sit on the horse and attack
    Poison snake comes out of its...
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    Will do. There is another sequence in SF that I...

    Will do. There is another sequence in SF that I love. It is the "long gwa choy" then uppercut then straight punch then high block to pek choy (all with the right arm as you quickly advance...
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    Frogman, Step behind elbow turn uppercut, no...

    Frogman,
    Step behind elbow turn uppercut, no block. Your left fist rests on the hip then fires right after the spin. . . I have chow choy double elbow, gwa, low hook, turn heun choy, gwa again, low...
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    WL Student

    Yes I am. This is my first taste of martial arts and I must say I love it so far. Its funny how these forms and even the info seems to be like an onion. You learn something on the surface, but...
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    Thanks, Yao.

    Thanks, Yao.
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    No, Yao, that's not me. I searched hard to try...

    No, Yao, that's not me. I searched hard to try to find this form on the web and this was the ONLY clip I could find. I kind of feel bad for posting this kid's vid now. In retrospect, maybe I...
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    You know, you guys are really opening my eyes to...

    You know, you guys are really opening my eyes to a few things. I never thought about using that technique as a defense, but it does make sense to me. Here is the hyperlink to straight form. The...
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