The Seedling Saber

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One of the great swords of the world, associated through the globe with the Samurai, actually was created in China. From the end of the Han to the high cultural high point of the Tang, many hundreds of years, this sword was refined and reshaped. Then, in Japanese hands, it was refined even more. Here are two new DVDs on this popular and wonderful weapon. From the relatively small Wan Sheng style the first of these takes an unexpected turn when Mr. Liu starts throwing daggers from his side pouch in the middle of the saber form…

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