The main movements of saber manipulation

September 20, 2022

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There are many moves when it comes to lightsaber manipulation. They range from basic spins to saber throws and today we are going to introduce you to the first handling moves.

In this article we will talk about some basic moves, you will find tutorials on our social networks every 2 weeks, feel free to send us videos of you doing these moves!

First we have the classic spin which is a simple forward and backward spin.

Then there is the windmill or figure 8 which is a movement of 8 on the right and left.

One of the most famous, the Obi-Ani spin which is a movement that aims to move the sword from front to back.

More complicated is the famous Palm spin which aims to make the sword turn in the palm of the hand.

And to finish we have the blind catch which is a movement where you have to throw your sword behind you and catch it in the other hand without looking.

Small point of attention make sure you always train with a stick before doing it with your sword to avoid damaging it!

So what is your favorite move ? For us it’s the Obi-Ani!

According to you, what are the other essential moves to know?