DISCUSSION

 

 

II.
THE MEDIEVAL WEAPONS

 

4 - The Shock Arms

 

 

 

 

       The Shock Arms from Đại-Việt in Medieval Period include Three principal and essential Categories :

       I) The Category of Heavy Shock Arms holding a Hilt or a Shaft (in order to hold for striking and knocking) includes Eight kinds :

       - The Blade-Breaker - The Two Matched Blade-Breakers ;

       - The Rigid War Flail - The Two Matched Rigid War Flail ;

       - The Unique Battle Axe ;

       - The Two Matched Battle Axes ;

       - The Great Battle Axes ;

       - The Two Matched War Maces ;

       - The Great War Maces;

       - The War Hammer-Spear.


          II) The Category of Light Shock Arms holding a Hilt (in order to hold for striking and projecting) includes One kind :

       - The Flying War Maces.


          III) The Category of Light Shock Arms holding a Metal Chain (in order in order to hold for projecting and bindind) includes Two kinds :

       - The Shooting Star with no handle ;

       - The Shooting Star holding a handle.

 

      

Committee of Martial Arts Masters
Bình-Định SA-LONG-CƯƠNG
FRANCE

 

 

 

 

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