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Chinese Swords Guide Blog

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The Chinese Swords Guide Blog is my mini-journal about Chinese sword collecting, care and training. It...

  • lets you know whenever any new web pages appear on the Chinese Swords Guide, telling you about more interesting chinese Swords history, information or skills
  • keeps you up to date with the latest equipment, news and seminars (such as the Chinese Sword League Tournament in America, or the Sword Festival in Australia, where to buy the best Chinese sword for your price, get the most useful gloves,etc)
  • points out the most valuable not-to-be missed information from past experience
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    Mar 2, 2012

    Swords and Chinese Swordsmanship.

    Beautiful Chinese swords. Your guide to collecting and protecting; for training in Tai Chi and other Chinese swordsmanship. Share my martial arts journey and I'll introduce you to the experts.

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    Feb 8, 2012

    Hanwei Swords Functional Chinese Cutting Sword.

    Designed and tested by Scott M. Rodell, this latest in Hanwei Swords Chinese range is a functional cutting sword made to historic dimensions. Don't buy swords for cutting until you check this one

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    Dec 21, 2011

    The lost ancient Chinese 13th Century General Shi Bi Finally Found In Indonesia

    Hi, I'm Julian Permata from Indonesia I have many various swords from Majapahit Keris Indonesia, Versailes France in Napoleon Era, Solingen Germany from

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    Dec 12, 2011

    swords that seperate into two

    I'm looking for a knife or sword that is in a 2 to three foot long inclosed as one that when pulled apart becomes two of the same. Answer: Do a Google

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    Dec 12, 2011

    swords that seperate into two

    Swords that seperate into two Answer: Yes.... what about them

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    Dec 1, 2011

    How to determine the age of a lungchuan or longquan sword

    If it is real how old and the value where to sell it and for how much. ANSWER: Most swords you find will not be antiques. There are some ways of telling

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    Dec 1, 2011

    Shipping Sword from China

    Hello my name is Ernie. I’ve got a question. I’ve been living in China for 4 years and have just bought a SHARPENED double edged Chinese sword (Jian) because

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    Dec 1, 2011

    Cold Steel Pre 2008 Nodachi Sword

    Cold Steel is offering a Pre 2008 Nodachi Sword for $299.00. My question: Is this a good sword for the money ANSWER: Tom, I'm not familiar with Japanese

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    Dec 1, 2011

    Are these hook swords antiques?

    Hi, I found a nice pair of hook swords in China and I am having difficulty identifying the age of them, ie if they are indeed antiques and how old. they

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    Dec 1, 2011

    Practical Tai-Chi help?

    Hello! I recently purchased a Practical Tai-Chi (http://www.casiberia.com/prod_Detail.aspx?id=SH2008A) sword, from Hanwei, and I had a couple questions

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    Dec 1, 2011

    What is worth?

    I have a China 440 stainless is it worth anything. ANSWER: No, sorry. Hang it on the wall and enjoy it as a decoration. Stainless steel is too brittle

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    Dec 1, 2011

    Right angle shoulder stretch.

    This is a stretch that I discovered a few years back. Its great for stretching the shoulder muscles. Let your arms fall naturally at your sides, interlacing

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    Oct 4, 2011

    Chinese Swordsmanship Community

    Sword fighting, test cutting, historical Chinese swordsmanship pictures, and more. This is a Facebook community connected with the Chinese Swords Guide and other resources. Make sure you join this one and connect with friends.

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    Oct 4, 2011

    Manchu Archery Community on Facebook

    All interested in Chinese or Asian archery are most welcome at this Facebook Community. Join friends from across the world to share information. New pictures, links and discussions are being added almost daily. There will soon be information on the Chinese Swords Guide about Manchu Archery. In the meantime, you can make friends, see what others are doing, and even find the best sources of equipment at the Chinese Manchu Archery Facebook Community.

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    Jul 23, 2011

    Chinese Manchu Archery Facebook Group

    Traditional Chinese Manchu Archery is another new Facebook group readers of the Chinese Swords Guide might be interested in. Join by visiting this Page and clicking Like http://www.facebook.com/pages/Traditional-Chinese-Manchu-Archery/155025864569193?sk=wall

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