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The Five Principles of Scoring: ASL-FFE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bymIYBz0mxU The ASL-FFE sytem of Lightsaber combat is based around five core principles: Engagement Arming: Engagement Arming is an action which opens a "weapon phrase" and grants an attack priority before launching it at the opponent. This action is performed by bringing the entire hilt and blade behind the vertical midline of the body. This… Continue reading The Five Principles of Scoring: ASL-FFE

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New Book: Tai Chi, Baguazhang and The Golden Elixir: Internal Martial Arts Before the Boxer Uprising

Attention! Head on over to to North Star Martial Arts and check out a copy of Scott Phillips new book on Taiji and Bagua, "Tai Chi, Baguazhang and The Golden Elixir: Internal Martial Arts Before the Boxer Uprising". This is a unique examination of some of the more esoteric practices that could underly many of… Continue reading New Book: Tai Chi, Baguazhang and The Golden Elixir: Internal Martial Arts Before the Boxer Uprising

Lightsaber Academy, Sparring showcase

The French Rules in Action!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y35IY8I-pDo An example of match play using the FFE rule set. Here it is! We have finally have some good examples of the rules for the French Federation  of Fencing Lightsaber competition. This is of course the system that our own Cedric Giroux produced for the FFE and recently made the news. Ever since then,… Continue reading The French Rules in Action!