16 Weapon: Straight Sword Form
The Straight Sword is one of the 4 primary weapons of Kung Fu. It is known as the "Gentleman" of all weapons. The movements of the Straight Sword are embodied by the spirit of the Phoenix.
Movements are light and swift with emphasis on grace and beauty.
The form performed on the video is the most popular Straight Sword form in the world and is practiced by the many traditional schools as well as contemporary Wushu schools around the world.
In this video, James Theros takes you through the most important basics of the weapon and demonstrates the complete form in both walkthrough versions, as well as a normal speed demonstration of the complete form.
Included in the performances are valuable insights and detailed instruction on how to perform each technique properly.