Note: The below are general concepts of Baat Jaam Dao and is not a means to teach or a complete guide.
Baat Jaam Dao (八斬刀)
- This involve the application of Wing Chun theory, structure, and energy to a weapon, Dao (刀) as an extension of the body and arms.
Anyone can learn a weapon form. To learn either Wing Chun weapons, the Luk Dim Boon Gwun or/and Baat Jaam Dao, you need to be proficient in all 4 forms, Siu Nim Tao, Chum Kiu, Biu Jee and Muk Yuk Jong. Also, you need the essence of Wing Chun to be a master of either weapons.
The Baat Jaam Dao form:
- is short range fighting
- requires charging (attacking) without fear (fearless)