Kungfu Magazine 2005 January/February
The Sword Collector's Special

KFM 2005 Jan/FebCover Story:
A Sword Fit for a King
An Interview with Antique Sword Expert Wang Sheng Ji
By Gigi Oh (with Jonathan Oh and Gene Ching)

The Sword & the Chalice
Master Zhang Anji Reveals the Secrets of Drunken Sword
By Gene Ching (with Gigi Oh)

The Gentleman of Weapons - Legends of the Chinese Double-edged Sword
By Jonathan Oh (with Gene Ching)

China?s Most Precious Swords - The Legend of Dragon Well Forge
By Jonathan Oh (with Gene Ching)

Chinese Pride - The Hanwei Forge of Paul Chen
By Mike Song

A Straight Talk about Straight Sword
By Adam Hsu

Standing Guard for 2300 Years - The Terra-Cotta Army of Emperor Qin
By Brian Jacobs

Emei Sword Drawing Skill - The Forgotten Art of Drawing the Jian
By John P. Painter Ph. D. ND

The Feng Shui of Sword Display - A Place to Hang Your Sword
By Wilson Sun (with Gigi Oh and Gene Ching)

Forging Swords the Old Fashioned way - Recreating Bronze Swords with Traditional Methods
By Gene Ching

The Sword of Wei Tuo - The Weapon Forges of Shaolin Temple
By Gene Ching

Can Chinese Swords Make the Cut? - Sun Moon Competition Swords and the Olympic Bid
By Gene Ching

An Introduction to Chinese Single-Edged Hilt Weapons (Dao) and Their Use in the Ming and Qing Dynasties
By Phillip M. W. Tom with Scott M. Rodell

9 Simple Rules of Sword Maintenance The Basic Care and Feeding of Your Sword
By Gene Ching

The Treasures of Shaolin?s Six and One Half Principles
By Benny Meng

Tournaments & Events
United Shaolin of Americ a The First International Shaolin Martial Arts Competition
By Gene Ching

The Lone Star, The 7th Annual 2004 Taiji Legacy International Martial Arts Championship
By Gene Ching

2004 First Annual International Open Traditional Kung Fu Wushu Championship
By Gigi Oh (with Gene Ching)

168th Birthday Celebration of Choy Lee Fut Kung Fu founder Chan Heong
By Sifu Ng Fu Hang

Grandmaster Chan Tai-San, National Treasure, Passes on at 85
By Benny Meng

Grandmaster Chan Tai-San, National Treasure, Passes on at 85
By David Ross

The 2nd Annual NCCAF Tournament
By Melissa Do

Gee Tuck Som Tuck Reunion Celebration
By Melissa Do

1st International Collegiate Shuai-chiao Event a Milestone in Shuai-chiao History
By Dr. Daniel Weng

Kung Fu Horoscope
By Wilson Sun (with Gigi Oh and Gene Ching)

Kung Fu Wisdom: A Willow Leaf Double Saber
By Dr. Dominic Cheung (Zhang Cuo)

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