SCOTT RODELL - TORONTO ON CANADA - SABRE WORKSHOP

  • 08 Apr 2017
  • 09 Apr 2017
  • TORONTO ON CANADA

Workshop April 8-9, 2017 Scott Rodell on the Dao (Military Saber): 

First time LaoShi Rodell is teaching a workshop focusing on the Dao.

HanWei Forge will be releasing their Rodell Chinese cutting Dao this year. See attached.

To make the most of this momentum, GRTC Toronto has organised 2 Saber workshops for 2017 (second workshop is Nov 4-5, 2017).

This workshop will introduce the 13 Tai Ji saber cuts, saber body mechanic, saber footwork, two-handed saber techniques (half-swording), and saber applications against swords/polearms.  Learn the difference in intent and striking/cutting target between a jian/sword and a dao/saber.  Why is the saber considered a military weapon?  What is the significance of the martial adage:  Sword moves like a dragon, Saber moves like a tiger?

Registration is open now.  Cost:$250.

$400 if you bring a friend.

Early bird discount $225, before March 8th.

Location:  Fighting Arts Collective, 927 Dupont Street, Toronto.

Method of Payment:  Paypal to this address chiangp@gmail.com

For more information on the Chinese saber:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dao_(sword)

Bring:  safety goggles or squash goggles.

Yours in wellness,

Poney Chiang

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