The Flying Phoenix is a creation based on classic Han Jian design. It is powerfully optimized for a fast "Cut and Thrust" sword technique.
Flying Phoenix is considered by LK Chen to be his masterpiece and the foremost sword in the LK5 collection.
Flying Phoenix has a 20 cm (7.8") handle and is primarily a single handed sword with the option of using 2 hands in certain techniques.
The hilt has an rhomboid cross section profile for accurate edge alignment.
Sword only weight: approx. 820 g (1 lb. 13 oz)
Blade length: 86 cm (34"),
Handle length: 20 cm (7.8"),
Total length: 106 cm (41.8"),
Width at the hand guard: 32 mm, Width at the tip: 15 mm
Accelerated tapering to a piercing point at 1/3 of the blade
Thickness: 7.2 mm - 2.5 mm at the tip
POB: approx.13 cm (5.1") from hand guard
Blade Profile: diamond 4 surfaces
Superior heat treatment:
Hardness 54-55 HRC.
Blade rebounds to true after bending,
Cut bamboo with ease.
Hand polish to smooth soft shine and sword sharp edge.
Folded pattern steel:
1060 carbon steel + T9 tungsten-vanadium high-speed tool steel.
1060 carbon steel
T9 tungsten-vanadium high-speed tool steel.
Tungsten <= 0.30
Vanadium <= 0.02
Molybdenum <= 0.20
Braid wax cotton wrap cord.
Industrial grade precision case brass fittings. The hand guard is in the shape of spreading wing of a swift flying bird.
Fit and finish
We perfected the fit and finish of our swords and the final assembly is meticulously performed by our senior craft masters. It takes a skill craftsman one whole working day to assemble our sword to a precision fit.
Sword Dynamics is first conceived by Peter Johnsson to objectively record the dynamics properties of medieval swords he encountered.
To learn how to interpret the Sword Dynamics Graph, click here!
Sword Dynamics was implemented by applied mathematician Dr. Vincent Le Chevalier as a free Weapons Dynamics Computer.
To learn how to measure basic data for the Weapons Dynamics Computer click here!
Sifu Brian Kuttel GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
Master Danny Fichman TEL AVIV ISRAEL
Sifu Brian Kuttel, GENEVA SWITZERLAND
Skallagrim NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA
Song of the Hidden Dragon - an ode to Zhuge Liang 諸葛亮 (181-234)
Imperial Chancellor of Shu Han, military strategist per excellence,
who style himself the "Hidden Dragon".
Zhuge Liang dedicated his life to bring peace to the land and
labored to his last breath trying to restore the glory of Han.
After a soundtrack in the Romance of the Three Kingdoms.