Monk Spade

Shovel or Spade (Chan, ). The general structure of the shovel is a flat metal head on the end of a metal rod, or a rod made from strong wood. A small metal piece covers the opposite end of the rod Three different shovels or spades are commonly known. The “Crescent Moon Shovel” (Yue Ya… Read More

History and Origin Of the Staff

In Bak Fu Pai Kung Fu The use of the staff is integrated as the first weapon because it is a base weapon that is a gateway to all other long weapons. We use a wax wood staff that is held at one end, and naturally tapers down toward the main striking end of the… Read More

Historical Info about Wudang Mountain

The Wudang Mountains (Chinese: 武當山; pinyin: Wǔdāng Shān) consist of a small mountain range in the northwestern part of Hubei, China, just south of Shiyan. They are home to a famous complex of Taoist temples and monasteries associated with the god Xuan Wu. The Wudang Mountains are renowned for the practice of Taichi and Taoismas… Read More

Historical Info of Emei Mountain

  Mount Emei ([ɤ̌.měi]; Chinese: 峨眉山[1]; pinyin: Éméi shān) is a mountain in Sichuan Province, China, and is one of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains of China. Mt. Emei sits at the western rim of the Sichuan Basin. The mountains west of it are known as Daxiangling.[2] A large surrounding area of countryside is geologically… Read More

History of Saber Use and Type

Saber or Wide Blade Sword (Dao, ) . The character for saber was also commonly translated as “Wide Blade Sword.” The blade was more than 1.5 inches wide, and the handle was often sandwiched between two pieces of wood, and then wrapped with cloth to absorb sweat. A circular or semicircular metal guard protected the… Read More