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Unusual Weapons

Nov
26
2014

Chop Chop

At Plum, we never give up on books, even if we are told they have gone out of print. And sometimes we are rewarded by the return of a classic; in this case, it’s Yin Yu Zhang’s slim volume on the famous Chopper Knife. We now, once again, have a few copies available.  Click image […]

Feb
29
2012

The Eternal Ring of Wing Chun

Here is the first book in English on the practice of the Bamboo Ring particularly as it relates to Wing Chun and other southern forms of Kung Fu.

Feb
13
2012

The Kung Fu Flail

The idea of the nunchaku may bring up images of a screaming Bruce Lee wannabe devastating a half dozen overweight gangsters in shirts so ugly they deserved the beating from the moment they walked on the screen.

Apr
25
2011

Unusual Weapons: Door God’s Sword: The Jian

The Jian and the straight sword resemble each other in appearance, but the Jian has no blade, and its body is segmented.