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"I wish it need not have happened in my time," said Frodo.

"So do I", said Gandalf, "and so do all who live to see such times.  

But that is not for them to decide.  

All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us."


Lord of the Ring - J.R.R. Tolkein

Master Daniel Pesina

Master Pesina demonstrates double hand sword techniques with the Roaring Dragon


Swallow Tail Spear - HAN Dynasty and the 3 kingdoms PERIOD

LK Chen demonstrate a 1:1 recreation of a Han Dynasty Swallow Tail Spear

Flying PhOENIX TEST

HEMA swordsman test the Flying Phoenix. Full review here

MAGNIFICENT Chu Jian

LK Chen test a recreation of a 2,300 year old Chinese swords - Magnificent Chu Jain  

LK Chen SLICE 3" (9cm) thick Bamboo with White Arc (740 grams)

WHITE ARC

LK Chen yield 2000 year old Han Jian and an authentic 1:1 recreation White Arc

STRIKING EAGLE

WHISTLE OF A STRIKING EAGLE 

ROARING DRAGON

LK Chen Demonstrate double hand Chu Jian - Roaring Dragon

BAMBOO CUTTING WITH striking eagle and roaring dragon

See the power of the double handed Chu Jian 

'MACKAY' Double Dragon Sui Dao

LK Chen brought the 1400 years old  'Mackay' Double Dragon Sui Dao back to life

Cavalry Han Dao - HEAVENLY HORSE DESIGN DETAILS

LK Chen share details on the design of the  Heavenly Horse Cavalry Han Dao

Bamboo Cutting with Heavenly Horse Cavalry Han Dao

This cutting demo illustrate the superior blade geometry of a cavalry Han Dao.

Chinese Swords compare to Rapier

Skallagrim and Swordsage compare and contrast great Western and Chinese swords 

Flying Phoenix Hardness testing

Superior heat treatment make a light but hard blade

Flying Phoenix piercing Han style steel armor

LK Chen test the thrusting power of Flying Phoenix

Flying Phoenix

Well wishes and reflections

LK Chen's well wishes to all,  and his reflections in human conditions and dilemma of sword practice in the modern world. Cameo appearance by his free range chicken who tends to interrupt and voice her own opinion whenever LK has something profound to say.

About Me

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My Background

My Inspiration

My Background

I have been practicing Jian for over a decade and come to the realization that Chu Jian and Han Jian were the most advanced battle Jian of all ages.  This prompt me to try recreate this glorious past to let it shine again.

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My Medium

My Inspiration

My Background

Steel, bronze, wood, fabrics and paint, are the medium where our craftsman recreate authentic historical  han jian and other chinese swords

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My Inspiration

My Inspiration

My Inspiration

Han Dynasty was the zenith of Chinese Sword design and swordsmanship. It was a glorious era where people were proud of their Han Jian.  It is my wish to rekindle this ancient martial arts and Chinese Swords tradition and to share it with the world.   

Contact US

If you have any questions or like to know more, please contact us

Questions or Comments?

Feel free to send us a message.  We always love to hear what Chinese swords and Han Jian  lovers think of our work. 

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