Having recently started to learn the Cheng Man Ching 54 Form Straight Sword I found this video from the early 1970s by chance. Unobtrusive music and a voice-over throughout giving the names of the positions. A slightly spooky feel, almost expect Kojak or Columbo to stroll into view. Not just useful for instruction but a really atmospheric period-piece.

Nigel Minchin

Tai Chi Chuan and Qi Gong practitioner since 2014 and instructor since 2020 (https://spirittaichi.com). Practising the Yang 8 and 24 step hand forms, 32 sword form, Cheng Man-Ch’ing 37 step hand and 54 step sword forms, Chen Old Frame (first routine Lao Jia Yi Lu). Swimming Dragon, Ba Duan Jin and Shibashi Qi Gong forms.

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