Fei Mao Dan fly whisk

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Fei Mao Dan fly whisk

Postby Josh Young » Fri Jan 17, 2014 9:29 pm

I have read of fly whisks being used as a weapon and am looking for examples or photographs.
Can anyone help me find examples of these?
I have not had any luck thus far.

I am also curious about their use.
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Re: Fei Mao Dan fly whisk

Postby Sanfung » Fri Jan 24, 2014 3:31 pm

I have seen precious few examples of practical applications in the use of the fly whisk. However, it is said that flicking hairs into the eyeballs of an opponent will give you ample time to use the handle of the fly whisk to attack a venerable point on the head of your opponent, such as the temple.

That being said, I have occasionally seen video of external shaolin demonstration forms that use the fly whisk. I was able to find one example fairly easily.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuAJcqqZNwA

A quick search found a VCD called Shaolin Buddhist Whisk, but there wasn't much information currently available on it.
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Re: Fei Mao Dan fly whisk

Postby John the Monkey mind » Sat Jan 25, 2014 5:55 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKIr-IBXXx8

A form ^ "Many clever uses of the weapon. A good showing of the yin (whisk hair) and yang (stem) actions. " http://www.plumpub.com/sales/vcd/coll_wudang.htm The VCD is listed as being about an hour.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qx7BBHpfYPg

Whisk vs sword at about 1:30 ^
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