This is the first of the Wing Tsun weapons. The Luk Dim Boon Kwun (six and half point pole) is roughly 8-9ft in length and constantly tapered along it's entire length, the Wing Tsun pole is one of the finest skills to be gained from the styles practise.
The Wing Chun pole is incredibly difficult to manouvre with any degree of precision to begin with. Coupled with it's weight this makes for a formidable training tool.
The main benefits of practising with the pole include wrist and grip strengthening, forearm development, and most importantly of all, inch energy. It would be easy to suggest that moving the pole requires strong arms. However the truth is that to be able to master the pole the practitioner must know how to link and use their entire body.
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